Kia Optima

About 145,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in June

Kia, VW and supercar makers among the affected, while Takata impacts more

Issues over the month include damaged airbag circuits, sliding doors that don't stop for obstacles, and seatbelt buckles that don't restraint properly. Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry Jul 5, 2018, 2:30 AM

2018 EcoRun surpasses all expectations

AJAC EcoRun continues to be showcase for fuel-efficient vehicles, driving Read More

More than 158,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in March

Non-latching seats and loose steering wheels among the issues addressed Read More

Car Safety Used Cars Apr 5, 2018, 2:30 AM

Hyundai, Kia to recall combined 1.5 million cars

Engine debris could result in reduced oil flow, leading to engine failure Read More

Car Safety Apr 7, 2017, 10:30 PM


Green Car of the Year award down to 5 finalists

BMW 3 Series,Chev Bolt, Chrysler Pacifica, Kia Optima, Toyota Prius Read More

Auto Shows Green Cars Nov 12, 2016, 10:05 PM

Kia, Honda most attractive to families

Asian brands dominate top 10 list, with only one North American entry

Ten vehicles chosen as new car purchases blessed with style, substance and kid-friendly features, in sizes and shapes to suit all family needs. Read More

Auto Awards Jun 11, 2016, 10:30 PM

Kia Optima wagon would do well in Canada

Sportswagon set to make debut in Geneva and hit showrooms in Q4 2016

The Canadian market is similar in consumer acceptance of wagons to that of Europe, but Kia Canada has decided to follow the US and not import the car. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Feb 17, 2016, 1:25 PM

FIRST DRIVE: 2016 Kia Optima pours on the pressure

Lurking beneath a familiar Optima look is an all-new vehicle based on a new platform

The all-new Optima is the first of 26 new vehicles or full model changes Kia plans to introduce between now and 2018. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Oct 18, 2015, 12:45 PM


Kia teases new Optima in advance of New York show

New Optima mid-size sedan will debut at the New York Auto Show on April 1

The fourth-generation Optima's design echoes the form introduced by Kia's Sportspace wagon concept at the recent Geneva Motor Show. Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Mar 19, 2015, 4:40 PM

Batman, your Kia is ready?

Comic book-inspired Kia Optima makes world debut in Gotham City

Batman-themed Kia Optima is intended to raise awareness of DC Entertainment's "We Can Be Heroes" campaign to fight hunger in the the Horn of Africa. Read More

Auto Industry People Auto Industry Oct 12, 2012, 6:00 AM

2012 Kia Optima Hybrid

Kia's mid-size hybrid sedan leapfrogs over the competition

The Optima Hybrid was voted the Best New Family Car over $30,000 at AJAC’s 2012 Canadian Car Of The Year shootout Read More

New Cars Green Cars Apr 17, 2012, 6:00 AM