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How to Jack up a Kia Securely

DIY Cost: $160 - 400
Est. Time: 5 mins
Difficulty: Very Easy

Summary

Step-by-step instructions on where to place the jack stand and how to jack up a Kia Optima.

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Park the vehicle on level ground.Parking the Kia Optima on a flat-ground level.

     

  2. Set the parking brake and put wheel chocks or a block on the rear wheels to prevent the vehicle from moving forward and backward.
  3. There are four jack points on the vehicle. The two jack points on the front are located behind the front wheel and under the passenger or driver's door.  The other two are located at the back wheel and under the rear door.Jack point on the front of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.Jack point on the front of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

     

  4. Jack the vehicle onto the jack points using a floor, scissor, or accordion jack.Jacking up the Kia Optima 2016-2020.

     

  5. Support the vehicle with jack stands. Put the jack stands on the cross-member or frame of the vehicle.Support the vehicle with jack stands.

     

Notes

How to Jack up a Kia Securely What you will need Jack stands Jack (Scissor or accordion) Procedure Park the vehicle on level ground.