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The Optima is the only car in its class with standard full-length side curtain air bags, active headrests, and a tire pressure monitoring system, according to Kia, and the brand also has 'America's leading warranty,' which brings five years or 60,000 miles of roadside assistance and bumper-to-bumper coverage and ten years or 100,000 miles of powertrain coverage. The Optima also has a roomier interior than most of its competitors, with its interior volume greater than that of the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, or Nissan Altima.
Changes for the 2008 Kia Optima are minimal. The audio system no longer has a cassette player and instead comes with an iPod input jack. The EX trim now includes leather seat trim instead of cloth.
The 2008 Kia Optima's base engine is a 2.4L four-cylinder engine with CVVT variable valve timing, making 162 horsepower. The optional 2.7L V6 also incorporates variable valve timing and produces 185 horsepower. The base LX model with the four-cylinder engine is available with a five-speed manual transmission or five-speed automatic transmission, while the EX four-cylinder model and both the LX and EX V6 is only available with the automatic.
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|Passenger Crash Grade||
|Side Impact Crash Test - Front||
|Side Impact Crash Test - Rear||
Braking & Traction
|Tire Pressure Monitoring System||Std|
|Driver Air Bag||Std|
|Passenger Air Bag||Std|
|Side Air Bag||Std|
|Side Head Air Bag||Std|
|Rear Head side Air Bag||Std|
|Child Safety Locks||Std|
|Variable Inter. Wipers||Std|
Kia Certified Pre-Owned Warranty
|120-months/100,000-mile Powertrain warranty from original in-service date|
|Age/Mileage Eligibility||up to 5 model years old w/ less than 60,000 miles|
|Lease Term Certified||No|
|Roadside Assistance||10-Year/Unlimited Mileage from In-Service Date|
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