Kia has discovered that the cables on automatic transmission-equipped Optimas built between September 2005 and June 2007 may not have been installed properly.
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What goes into making a car suitable for various markets?
If you ask one of Kia's public relations staffers what's among the most frequently requested cars the automaker could sell here, they'll probably say a high-level Kia Rio with a manual transmission.
And you thought you were cool because your BMW came with three years of free scheduled maintenance.