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The Optima is redesigned for 2006 and ranks among the better family sedans. It is pleasant and a good value, with a roomy back seat. Both the 2.4- and 2.7-liter EX models we tested had a comfortable ride, but suspension noise is pronounced. Handling is not particularly agile, but the Optima is very secure. The 2.4-liter four-cylinder returned 23 mpg overall, while the more powerful 2.7-liter V6 got 21 mpg overall.
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