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Kia has been offering buyers competent, stylish cars at prices that undercut rivals. But that low price came at the expense of refinement. As with the Sorento, the Optima shows that Kia has turned a corner. It still looks great, and now it comes with more substance. Why is it that some cars fly under the radar? You think more people would know about a certain vehicle and embrace its goodness.
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Kia Optima Road Test

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The EX is a great value, with standard 17-inch wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control and leather seats (heated up front). It’s also the least-expensive trim that offers the optional advanced safety gear -- which, unfortunately, adds several thousands to the price.
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