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2013 Kia Optima gets a facelift

By SYF77 on 24 Apr 2013

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The swoopy Kia Optima K5 has just undergone a facelift for the 2013 model year. For this blog post, I've compiled a set of before and after photos for the readers to make their own comparison. As the saying goes, 'a picture is worth a thousand words'.

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The most obvious cosmetic update is done at the taillight combination. Personally, I prefer the current model's taillight as it is more sleek. The face lifted version reminds me of an Optima which did not have a good night sleep.

On the inside, the 2013 Optima gets a sportier steering wheel and a new gear stick.

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SYF77
Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



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Wormvirus Apr 24 2013 09:33 AM
from korean to jap to audi, good job
Jerrcik Apr 24 2013 10:16 AM
Korean cars all the way!!

Jamesc Apr 24 2013 10:53 AM
At last they stuck the missing bit of the tail lights.
GrandCruiser Apr 24 2013 01:49 PM
In case if you are not sharp enough, that STEERING WHEEL (facelifted) looks like, if not, the same as the one in Gallardo. biggrin.gif
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