Road test of the Kia Optima in Australia. David Brown speaks with Errol Smith. For quite a while I have liked the look of the Kia Optima, a medium sized sedan. Haven’t driven one for a while. We have driven the Ford Mondeo and it has come a long way and the Toyota Camry has got a bit better looking – a bit. Subaru’s latest Liberty is a pretty good car.
So how is the Optima holding up. They released a new model late last year. There are only two versions the SI $34,490 plus on road costs. The GT comes in at $43,990. That’s a price hike of $3,000 on the previous model. But it is still not expensive. Not sure you can call it a GT but a good family car nonetheless.
Originally aired on 9 July 2016. For past programs and individual segments visit www.drivenmedia.com.au