What are our customers saying about the Kia Optima in Dubai, UAE
Tabish - My Optima EX GDI are excellent cars for Dubai, not only does it look great, it has all the features I need and fuel economy is incredible. Pros: Fuel consumption, price and looks. Cons: Some interior trim pieces seem hard.
Tariq - When I went to buy pre owned cars, I was interested in a second hand Optima, but due to the safety features I purchased an import GT line model instead. These are great cars for the UAE due to space inside and the way it looks. Pros: Style, space and price. Cons: Safety options of base models.
Bilal - I really enjoy my used Kia Optima GDI 2.4 Full option. Perfect cars for the region and their price in UAE doesn’t drop like many of its competitors. Pros: Comfortable ride, price and practicality. Cons: Handling.
Five reasons to buy a Kia Optima
As part of one of the biggest South Korean auto manufacturers, the Kia Optima falls into the category of being robust and have proved their reliability over the years.
In current spec not only does these cars look great from the outside, the interior feels top of its class.
Need an extra kick? Older generations of the Kia Optima can be had with V6 instead of an inline four and current generations can be had with a turbocharged motor.
Finding a buyer for your used Kia Optima in the region is relatively easy due to its reliability and the same can be said about selling it in export markets.
Older generations weren't known for their fuel economy, but current models are.
About the Kia Optima.
Borrowing the underpinnings of the Hyundai Sonata, the Optima made its debut almost ten years later in the early 2000’s. Since then, the sedan has proved popular around the world and in the GCC. In current trim, the cars features are enough to rope anyone in that is thinking about buying a mid-sized sedan.
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 Kia Optima in Dubai, UAE
In its first generation, the mid-sized sedan rolls with a time designed body that won’t turn any heads in this generation. Still, it got the job done no matter what. Standard with bulb headlights, 15-inch rims on each corner, fabric seats, manual accessories and radio tuner.
2002, saw the Optima receive a minor update and a year later a new grille is slapped on the front end that features the brand's logo and 2004 models have different light housings.
In its first year, only a V6 2.5-litre petrol motor powers the front wheels with models following a year later having an optional four-cylinder engine. Both engines can be had with a manual or automatic transmission.
Looking to buy a pre owned Kia Optima for sale in Dubai, UAE? Prices start at AED 7,000.
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 Kia Optima in Dubai, UAE
In its second generation, the Kia Optima sports a redesigned body plus interior to boot to keep the vehicle fresh in the minds of consumers.
With a large list of options as both standard and extras. Air conditioning, powered accessories, sunroof, CD player, 16-inch alloy rims, multi-function steering wheel, a choice of fabric or leather seats, ABS, dual airbags and rear folding seats to increase cargo space.
2009 saw the Kia Optima receive a facelift with new lights at the front and back along with new interior features.
Both the V6 and inline four cylinder motors return for another few years to power the front wheels once again. Mated to either a manual or automatic transmission.
Want to buy a second hand Kia Optima for sale in Dubai in Dubai, UAE? Prices start at AED 8,000.
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Kia Optima for sale in Dubai, UAE
Now in its third generation, the Kia Optima receives an all-new look and a range of new features to draw customers back.
Standard models are equipped with power accessories, air conditioning, single airbag, media inputs, CD player, paddle shifters behind the steering wheel, multifunction steering wheel and 16-inch steel rims. Optional extras include a panoramic sunroof, leather seats, 17 or 18-inch alloys, ABS, chrome door handles, rear parking sensors, six-CD changer, navigation, Bluetooth, cooled seats and hill-start assist.
The V6 motor is dropped in favour for an additional four cylinder petrol engine powering the front wheels and mated to a manual or automatic gearbox.
Looking to buy used Kia Optima in Dubai, UAE? Prices start at AED 27,000.
2016 and 2017 Kia Optima in Dubai, UAE
Now in its fourth generation, the Kia Optima once again receives an all new look both inside and out.
With it’s tighter front grille and reworked lights, options of the cars remain identical to the previous generation.
Aside from the standard sedan model, this generation introduced a station wagon version of the Optima with identical options and a redesigned rear end.
Four cylinder motors are the engine of choice again to power the front wheels. 2.4-litre naturally aspirated versions are standard with the other being a 2-litre turbocharged variant paired to either a standard automatic gearbox or a dual clutch transmission.
Want to buy a used Kia Optima for sale in Dubai, UAE? Prices start at AED 50,000.