Safety Ratings
2004 Kia Optima
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls1
Number of Complaints145
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2004 Kia Optima vehicles

2004 Kia Optima (5/27/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09V183000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: KIA MOTORS CORPORATION (KMC) IS RECALLING 36,538 MODEL YEAR 2001-2004 OPTIMA VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. ROAD SALT APPLIED IN THESE STATES DURING THE WINTER MONTHS MAY RESULT IN PROGRESSIVE, INTERNAL CORROSION OF THE FRONT SUBFRAME. OVER TIME, SUCH SUBFRAME CORROSION NEAR THE CONNECTION TO THE LOWER CONTROL ARM CAN LEAD TO WHEEL MISALIGNMENT AND/OR OTHER NOTICEABLE STRESS IN STEERING, OR ACCELERATED ABNORMAL TIRE WEAR.

Defect: CORROSION OF THE FRONT SUBFRAME COULD LEAD TO SEPARATION, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: KMC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 15, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA'S CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542.

2004 KIA OPTIMA for sale

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2004 Kia Optima

$4,964

2004 KIA OPTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 110738 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Medford, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima

$4,991

2004 KIA OPTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 137213 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Coeur D Alene, ID
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima

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2004 KIA OPTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Liberty Lake, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima

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2004 KIA OPTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 185970 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Midwest City, OK
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima LX

$4,945
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2004 KIA OPTIMA LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 79876 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bowling Green, KY
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima LX

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$6,495

2004 KIA OPTIMA LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 109021 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Shirley, NY
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima EX

$8,995

2004 KIA OPTIMA EX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 109196 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Easley, SC
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima LX

$4,990

2004 KIA OPTIMA LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 72895 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Kissimmee, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima LX

$2,995

2004 KIA OPTIMA LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 88000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Naugatuck, CT
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima LX

$5,369

2004 KIA OPTIMA LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 103274 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Puyallup, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima LX

$4,987

2004 KIA OPTIMA LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 111610 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Easley, SC
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima LX

$6,944

2004 KIA OPTIMA LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 122121 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Monticello, MN
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima EX

$8,995

2004 KIA OPTIMA EX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 69652 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Honolulu, HI
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima LX

$6,998

2004 KIA OPTIMA LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 89357 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Spokane, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2004 Kia Optima LX

$3,695

2004 KIA OPTIMA LX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 153325 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Prospect, CT
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy
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