Kia Optima: Owner’s Responsibility
Maintenance, Service and Record Retention are the owner’s responsibility.
You should retain documents to show proper maintenance has been performed on your vehicle in accordance with the scheduled maintenance service charts shown on the following pages. You need this information to establish your compliance with the servicing and maintenance requirements of your Kia warranties.
Detailed warranty information is provided in your Warranty and Consumer Information Manual.
Repairs and adjustments required as a result of improper maintenance or a lack of required maintenance are not covered.
We recommend you have your vehicle maintained and repaired by an Authorized Kia Dealer. An Authorized Kia Dealer meets Kia`s high service quality standards and receives technical support from Kia in order to provide you with a high level of service satisfaction.
Scheduled Maintenance Service If none of the following conditions are applicable, then use Schedule 1 – Normal Maintenance.
- Repeated short distance driving.
- Driving in dusty conditions or sandy areas.
- Extensive use of brakes.
- Driving in areas where salt or other corrosive materials are being used.
- Driving on rough or muddy roads.
- Driving in mountainous areas.
- Extended periods of idling or low speed operation.
- Driving for a prolonged period in cold temperatures and/or extremely humid climates.
- More than 50% driving in heavy city traffic during hot weather above 90°F (32°C)
However, if any of the preceding conditions apply, follow Schedule 2 – Severe Maintenance.
After 105 months or 105,000 miles (168,000 km) continue to follow the prescribed maintenance intervals.