The latest Kia Optima car reviews, news and advice from our team

2016 Kia Optima Sportswagon Review 3 years ago

Kia Optima Estate (2018 - ) review

In a world of SUVs the Kia Optima Sportswagon stands out as one of a diminishing number of estate options – good to look at and well-equipped it’s a little off the pace of rivals like the Mondeo and Passat though
2016 Kia Optima PHEV First Drive 3 years ago

2016 Kia Optima PHEV first drive review

Kia’s family saloon gets a new plug-in hybrid version with super-impressive efficiency figures, but a sensible pricetag. Question is, is it any good?
2016 Kia Optima Sportswagon First Drive 3 years ago

2016 Kia Optima Sportswagon first drive review

The Kia Optima Sportswagon is a family estate car that competes with popular rival wagons like the Ford Mondeo, Vauxhall Insignia and Volkswagen Passat. It’s not the strongest in the class for driving manners, but it’s spacious, stylish and sensational value for money.
2017 Kia Niro Chicago Auto Show Best Of 4 years ago

Chicago Motor Show 2016: Top 5 cars

We bring you our biggest highlights from the 2016 Chicago Auto Show - the world's largest motor show - and give you the low-down on the global debuts for Kia, Nissan, and Chevy.
2016 Kia Optima refinement Review 4 years ago

Kia Optima Saloon (2015 - ) review

The Kia Optima is a four-door family saloon that competes with popular rivals like the Ford Mondeo, Vauxhall Insignia and Volkswagen Passat. Finally, after some lacklustre previous versions, this Optima is a credible alternative.
2015 Kia Optima First Drive 4 years ago

2015 Kia Optima 1.7 CRDi 2 first drive review

The Kia Optima is a four-door family saloon that competes with popular rivals like the Ford Mondeo, Vauxhall Insignia and Volkswagen Passat. And finally, the Optima is a credible alternative.
Kia Optima Saloon Review 5 years ago

Kia Optima Saloon (2014 - ) review

Read the Kia Optima (2014 - ) car review by Auto Trader's motoring experts, covering price, specification, running costs, practicality, safety and how it drives