• Kia Optima Overview
  • Requirement to rent a vehicle in UAE

Kia Optima Overview

Behind its pretty face, the Optima is a fantastic value car with elegant chassis and sizable cabin. Five powertrains are available: 185-hp 2.4-liter and 245-hp turbo 2.0-liter inline-fours with six-speed automatic transmissions; a 178-hp turbo 1.6-liter inline-four using a seven-speed automatic. There is plenty of technology, too, from a brilliant stereo system with Bluetooth technology to connect to your phone. It comes with cruise control, traction control and automatic emergency braking.

Requirement to rent a vehicle in UAE

If you're a UAE Resident...

  • UAE Driving License
  • Copy of Passport
  • Copy of Residential Visa
  • Copy of Emirates ID

If you're a Tourist / Visitor...

  • Driving License from Country of Origin
  • International Driving Permit
  • Copy of Passport
  • Copy of Visit Visa

Security Deposit

AED 1000 - AED 8000 depending on the car and the car rental company's policies is 'generally' secured for the rental period + 15 days


Passport holders of GCC, US, UK, Canada and certain other countries can drive on their home country license in the UAE