While the V6 won't inspire thrills, it's smooth and quiet, and offers decent acceleration and enough thrust for confident merging on the highway.
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8.3 sec0 to 60 Acceleration
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3.5Comfort and Convenience see details
3.0Safety Features see details
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|The Kia Optima is available in 5 trims:|
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2009 KiaOptima LX 4dr Sedan
2009 KiaOptima EX 4dr Sedan
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