Strut Assembly Replacement Estimate for Kia Optima

Kia Optima Strut Assembly Replacement costs $325 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$268 to $444
Labor: $112 -$192
Parts: $156 -$252
Average Dealer price
$461 to 727
Average Shop price
$328 to 515
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2002 Kia OptimaL4-2.4LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$327.29Shop/Dealer Price$404.35 - $583.24
2009 Kia OptimaV6-2.7LService typeStrut Assembly - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$336.02Shop/Dealer Price$413.04 - $565.31
2010 Kia OptimaV6-2.7LService typeStrut Assembly - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$336.02Shop/Dealer Price$412.93 - $565.12
2007 Kia OptimaV6-2.7LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$407.33Shop/Dealer Price$503.29 - $725.64
2012 Kia OptimaL4-2.4LService typeStrut Assembly - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$336.59Shop/Dealer Price$413.62 - $566.22
2003 Kia OptimaV6-2.7LService typeStrut Assembly - Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$327.29Shop/Dealer Price$404.34 - $583.23
2008 Kia OptimaL4-2.4LService typeStrut Assembly - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$339.98Shop/Dealer Price$418.03 - $573.30
2003 Kia OptimaV6-2.7LService typeStrut Assembly - Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$287.66Shop/Dealer Price$354.91 - $504.16
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Trung
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Trunk was amazing! Fast and friendly, as always.
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Noe
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Noe was polite, kind, and professional. I would have him back again to work on my vehicle.
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Rusty
18 years of experience
It was a bit hassled with the reps at the center but Rusty took charge it seemed and got the job done for me. Was very polite and kind. And quick.
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Luis
12 years of experience
Good service - he was able to determine the cause of the noise on the steering column. He was unable to fix it on the spot since replacing the part required shop tools for precision.
2011 KIA OPTIMA - CAR IS MAKING A NOISE INSPECTION
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All about Strut Assembly Replacement

The strut assembly, an essential part of your car's suspension system, is attached to the front wheels and is used to absorb road shock, providing a smooth ride. Most cars made after 1995 have shock absorbers in the rear and strut assemblies in the front suspension. Older cars may have shock absorbers at all four wheels. Faulty or damaged struts affect the ride comfort as well as the braking effectiveness. The strut assembly, located in the front or rear of the car, is basically a shock absorber with a spring coil for additional support. The front wheels have the extra weight of the engine and need extra support to absorb shock from the road. The shock absorber has a piston and a cylinder that contains a gas or liquid substance. The spring is attached to the piston. When you drive over a bump, the piston inside the cylinder moves up and down against the gas/fluid and the spring, absorbing the shock from the bump. The strut assembly takes a beating over time, especially on bumpy roads. It will eventually start leaking the gas/liquid, leaving you with an unstable or rugged ride. With worn out struts, it is possible that the tires could lose contact with the road and/or the tires will wear out prematurely.

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