2016 Kia Optima Review, Price, Release Date, Features

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Kia Optima this year’s version is longer, taller and wider than ever.


The manufacturer says the new design inspired by contemporary architecture. Headlamps swept back fenders and penetrating. Optima and Optima SX grille comes on SXL, hot stamped and formed into a needle tip design is reminiscent of the Kia K900 luxury sedan. A former model on the grid looked like a poor quality because it is considered to be a huge improvement.


HID headlights, bi -Functional and alloy wheels with diameters of 16 “and 18” ranges between.

Kia also revealed three new shades of paint will be added to the 2016 Optima color palette.

interior 2016 Kia Optima

the new 2016 Kia Optima spent many internal changes. more processing power, shoulder room, rear seat leg room and luggage space – provides more space in the cabin has been extended to a half-inch wheelbase. In the passenger cabin, soft-touch materials and embellished with metallic accents the instrument panel has been accompanied used by stitching through the door. Heated and ventilated front seats, power-adjustable driver and front passenger seats have to be.

The cabin was clean and combined with simplified design, and also create a greater sense of space has been a wider center console. Ergonomics have been improved by reducing the number of functional keys and buttons

UVO system comes standard with 4 new services -. Geo-fencing, Speed ​​Alert, Curfew Alert and driving points. Other available services are carplay Android Auto and Apple. 2016 Optima also quick charge USB port and 8 “is equipped with a touch screen.

The optional Infinity audio system with 14 speakers, Clari-Fi technology has, and includes upgraded 630-watt digital amplifier.

new Optima also comes with an available rearview camera with 360 ° monitor. Rest of available features “Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Autonomous Emergency Braking.

engine and Properties

2016 Kia Optima five trim levels-LX LX Turbo EX, SX Turbo will be available SXL-coming for several different powertrains.

:> will be offered three engine options. the first option for the Optima LX 178 hp, is expected to deliver 5,500 and 195 pound-feet of torque. As a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox acting was supposed to be mated. According to the manufacturer, it provides a sporty feel without sacrificing fuel economy 7-speed DCT.

The 2.4-liter GDI engine, the LX and EX models are available, and it is estimated to put out 185 hp at 6,000 rpm and torque of 178 pound-feet, 2.0-liter turbo at 6,000 rpm and torque of 260 pound-feet at 1,350 rpm, 247 whereas hP is expected to produce.

Both engines are paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Crops took SX and SXL paddle shifters.

The price and release date

Pricing has not been announced yet, but soon it will be before Optima sales history on set for the last quarter of this year. ranged from $ 28,000 base price of $ 22,000 is expected.

Just like its predecessor, the 2016 Kia Optima will be manufactured at the car plant in West Point, Georgia.

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