Kia Optima insurance rates
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The average insurance costs for a Kia Optima is $181 a month — or $2,172 a year. Your actual cost could be more or less depending on your driving record, the number of miles you drive in a year and other factors.
A 2017 Kia Optima starts at a base price of $22,200. With the average insurance rate at $2,172 per year, the annual insurance cost–to–base car price ratio is 9.8%.
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The Kia Optima has been around since 2000 and is currently in its fourth generation. The midsize car is known for its low base price, spacious interior and premium quality materials. There is a hybrid variant available for the Kia Optima. The Kia Optima has been the winner of International Car of the Year award for two years.
Insurance companies determine the insurance cost for a Kia Optima based on safety ratings, theft rates, replacement costs and overall damage susceptibility. Insurance rates can change based on a driver’s history and location. Kia shoppers should grab quotes from several insurance companies to find the lowest premium possible before they commit. Kia Optima shoppers should also do their research and see if they qualify for insurance discounts with each insurance company.
You could save money on car insurance for your Kia Optima if it comes equipped with these safety features.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named the Kia Optima as a Top Safety Pick+ car. All the crash tests were rated as good, the highest rating possible, by the IIHS. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded the Kia Optima with a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating and received the highest rating in all crash tests.
In 2012, Forbes Magazine ranked the Kia Optima as the number 18 in the Top 20 Most Stolen New Cars list. There are approximately 2.39 thefts for the Kia Optima per 1,000 models.
From a price standpoint, the Kia Optima ranks right in the middle of our list of the 360 priciest car models to insure.
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