2016 Kia Optima release

Another Korean sedan arrives on the market. Forth generation of 2016 Kia Optima enters into the big game with their rivals. Winner is the quality.

About 2016 Kia Optima

One of the world premiere of Optima 2016 occurred at the Auto Show in New York. This phenomenal concept has passed a long way from its impersonal vehicles to modern models. New design, refinement, increased dimensions than its predecessor, it seems, is intended to attract the attention of all car enthusiasts. Competitors in this category are Chevrolet Malibu, Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata. This vehicle for the US market, will be produced and continue to fabric Kia u West Point, Georgia.

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2016 Kia Optima price and release date

Price is not yet published. We can only speculate and assume that it will be in the range from $ 22,000 to $ 28,000.


2016 Kia Optima Exterior

Evolutionary, somewhat futuristic look can be observed in the 2016 Optima. At first glance reveals a more aggressive look on the front. The developers tried to add a lot of details it make this car exceptional. Although reminiscent of its predecessor, there is a difference in the rear windows that are longer. The front grille is slightly redesigned, with ideally integrated headlights. The lower grille is also wider. The front part is much more aggressive than the previous model. The rear lights are equipped with LED technology, while the trunk has sharper lines. On the bottom we can see a strong pair of massive exhaust pipes. Wheels are aluminum from 16 to 18 inches. Altogether, the chassis is longer, wider and therefore stiffer, thus providing a safer ride and more space inside the cabin. There is also a panoramic roof.

2016 Kia Optima - exterior

2016 Kia Optima Interior

As already mentioned, the interior has been redesigned, larger and more comfortable. It can be seen a lot of details on the dashboard and doors, which have so far been characteristic only for premium models. There are a lot of metal decorations, carefully selected. The center console has fewer buttons and do not burden the driver. All seats in the Optima have the option of heating and ventilation, and because of that they are much more comfortable. Passenger seat is adjustable in height. The seats are in the upper levels of equipment covered in leather. The company introduced two new interior colors, rich Merlot and dark Eggplant. New technology of the vehicle includes 8-inch color touch screen and the standard audio system with six speakers. The new Optima offers and Rearview Camera with available 360 speed monitor. Since equipment is also available and advanced Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection and Traffic Alert.

2016 Kia Optima - interior

2016 Kia Optima Engine

Optima 2016 will be available with three and four-cylinder engines and five trim levels, LKS, Turbo EIR, EIR, SKS Turbo and SKSL. These are 2.4 liter 4-cylinder and 2.0-liter turbo four with six-speed automatic transmission. Power of 2.4-liter turbo engine dropped from 192 horsepower and 181 torque at 185 horsepower and 178 torque. 2.0-liter turbo engine has lost 27 HP

compared to its predecessor. Now develops 247 HP and 260 lb / ft. Offer will join the 1.6-liter turbo four-cylinder engine. There are still no estimates of fuel consumption of the new model 2016 Kia Optima.

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