Kia Optima Depreciation

Kia Optima Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid % Left Years Left Net Used Value ®
2020 $27,905 $27,905 $157 $0 0% 100% 100% 12 0
2019 $27,005 $18,611 $189 $9,294 33.31% 68.22% 91.67% 11 23.45
2018 $26,201 $15,610 $248 $3,001 16.12% 58.63% 83.33% 10 24.7
2017 $26,250 $15,529 $338 $81 0.52% 57.87% 75% 9 17.13
2016 $26,253 $14,940 $397 $589 3.79% 55.4% 66.67% 8 11.27
2015 $25,844 $12,004 $517 $2,936 19.65% 44.45% 58.33% 7 13.88
2014 $25,586 $10,586 $736 $1,418 11.81% 38.5% 50% 6 11.5
2013 $23,398 $9,503 $840 $1,083 10.23% 37.02% 41.67% 5 4.65
2012 $22,464 $8,641 $909 $862 9.07% 34.42% 33.33% 4 -1.09
2011 $22,315 $7,829 $1,046 $812 9.4% 30.4% 25% 3 -5.4
2010 $19,933 $5,534 $1,076 $2,295 29.31% 22.36% 16.67% 2 -5.69
2009 $19,188 $5,292 $1,241 $242 4.37% 21.11% 8.33% 1 -12.78
2008 $18,204 $4,391 $1,474 $901 17.03% 16.02% 0% 0 -16.02
Year Price % Paid % Left NUV ®
2020 $27,905 100% 100% 0
2019 $18,611 68.22% 91.67% 23.45
2018 $15,610 58.63% 83.33% 24.7
2017 $15,529 57.87% 75% 17.13
2016 $14,940 55.4% 66.67% 11.27
2015 $12,004 44.45% 58.33% 13.88
2014 $10,586 38.5% 50% 11.5
2013 $9,503 37.02% 41.67% 4.65
2012 $8,641 34.42% 33.33% -1.09
2011 $7,829 30.4% 25% -5.4
2010 $5,534 22.36% 16.67% -5.69
2009 $5,292 21.11% 8.33% -12.78
2008 $4,391 16.02% 0% -16.02
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Used Kia Optimas For Sale

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2017 Kia Optima LX

2017 Kia Optima LX

Mileage: 19,805
Mileage: 19,805     Price: $14,998
Location: Sterling, VA ~ 14 miles away
Dealer: CarMax Dulles
Low Depreciation Risk

$14,998


2015 Kia Optima LX

2015 Kia Optima LX

Mileage: 77,868
Mileage: 77,868     Price: $12,998
Location: Frederick, MD ~ 24 miles away
Dealer: CarMax Frederick

$12,998


2016 Kia Optima LX

2016 Kia Optima LX

Mileage: 34,185
Mileage: 34,185     Price: $14,998
Location: Frederick, MD ~ 24 miles away
Dealer: CarMax Frederick

$14,998


2012 Kia Optima EX EX-Leather Seats
Price: 7498

$7,498


2015 KIA Optima LX Sedan 4D 4-Cyl 2.4 Liter Auto 6-Spd Sportmatic FWD Hill Start Assist Control Traction
Price: 12590

$12,590


2016 KIA Optima LX Turbo Sedan 4D Knee Air Bags Remote Trunk Release Blind-Spot Detection Backup Camera Power Seat
Price: 13590

$13,590


About The Numbers

Our depreciation figures are calculated by aggregating then analyzing pricing, sales and other related automotive data sets.

Here are some brief descriptions of the columns:
  • Year - The vehicle model year.
  • New Price - The geometric mean new price paid of that model year grouped by most the popular trim levels.
  • Current Price - The geometric mean listing price of a used model of that year grouped by the same trim levels.
  • Maintenance - Estimated maintenance and repair costs during that year of ownership.
  • $ Decline - Year over Year price decline.
  • % Decline - Year over Year percentage of decline.
  • % Paid - Percentage paid of the original price.
  • % Left - Percentage left of reliable years of the vehicle.
  • Years Left - Current industry average of years remaining with predictable maintenance and repair costs.
  • Net Used Value ® - Our ranking & sorting index to help you find the model years with the most value.
2,344,925 total data points last analyzed on 04/16/2020.
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Our Kia Optima Depreciation Analysis and Recommendations

The 2018, 2019 & 2017 Kia Optima model years are currently the best values.

On average, expect to pay only 59% of the original cost with 83% of the vehicle's lifetime remaining for a 2018 Optima. That gives it a Net Used Value® score of 24.7 which factors in annual maintenance costs, price decline, reliable years left and available inventory.

Also consider the 2019 & 2017 Optima model years. Those currently have a generally low risk of any significant depreciation over the next several years.

Own a 2018 Kia Optima?

While we would advise holding onto this vehicle for a few years, that's not always the plan. Dealers have access to similar figures so they know that your vehicle has a low risk of depreciation.