KIA Optima Maintenance Costs

A KIA Optima will cost about $5,934 for maintenance and repairs during its first 10 years of service.

This beats the industry average for popular sedan models by $905. There is also a 17.53% chance that an Optima will require a major repair during that time. This is 3.97% better than similar vehicles in this segment. The chart below illustrates how these costs and repair probabilities will increase over time.

Probability of a Major Vehicle Repair (%)
Est Annual Maintenance/Repair Costs ($)

KIA Optima Maintenance Costs

Year Major Repair Probability Annual Costs
1 1.81% $209
2 3.00% $243
3 3.37% $298
4 5.94% $384
5 8.52% $457
6 9.58% $570
7 10.33% $800
8 13.36% $892
9 14.76% $977
10 17.53% $1,104
11 27.16% $1,120
12 33.79% $1,255

KIA Optima Maintenance Schedule

Mileage Recommended Maintenance
3,000 Change Oil and Filter
5,000 Change Oil and Filter
7,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Clean Throttle Body
10,000 Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
15,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Clean Throttle Body
20,000 Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
22,500 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Clean Throttle Body
25,000 Change Oil and Filter
30,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
35,000 Change Oil and Filter
37,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Clean Throttle Body
40,000 Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
45,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
50,000 Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
52,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Clean Throttle Body
55,000 Change Oil and Filter
60,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Replace Timing Belt, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement, Valve Clearance Adjustment, Change Oil and Filter
65,000 Change Oil and Filter
67,500 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Clean Throttle Body
70,000 Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
75,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Replace Timing Belt, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter
80,000 Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
82,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Clean Throttle Body
85,000 Change Oil and Filter
87,000 Cooling System Flush
90,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Transmission Fluid Service, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
95,000 Change Oil and Filter
97,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Clean Throttle Body
100,000 Cabin Replace Air Filter, Spark Plugs Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
105,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Replace Timing Belt, Transmission Fluid Service, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement
110,000 Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
111,000 Cooling System Flush
112,500 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Clean Throttle Body
115,000 Change Oil and Filter
120,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Replace Timing Belt, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement, Valve Clearance Adjustment, Change Oil and Filter
125,000 Change Oil and Filter
127,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Clean Throttle Body
130,000 Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
135,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
140,000 Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
142,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Clean Throttle Body
145,000 Change Oil and Filter
150,000 Rotate Tires, Service Battery/cables, Replace Timing Belt, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Cabin Replace Air Filter

What About KIA Optima Insurance Costs?

The average cost to insure a KIA Optima is about $1,563 per year. This adds up to around $7,815 after 5 years of vehicle ownership. Unlike regular maintenance, this expense can often be lowered by shopping around for lower insurance premiums. Comparing quotes will ensure that you are not overpaying if you already own a KIA Optima. Or, if you are just researching, then it would be money-wise to know this cost before buying. Try our Competitive Quote Tool or the form below to get free quotes. Advertising Disclosure

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