2016 Kia Optima, which will be available very soon, may be the best choice if you are searching an economic, comfortable and good looking mid-size sedan.
Redesign of interior and exterior
According to all the sources from which we have heard about the new 2016 Kia Optima, we have all the reasons to belive how this mid size sedan is going to be one of the best cars in its category. 2016 Kia Optima is coming as the fourth generation of this stunning Kia’s model. This time Kia’s engineers have decided to refresh it completely, both interior and exterior of the vehicle. If we are talking about dimensions of the car, there aren’t many changes. Size and weight of the vehicle have remained the same. Here are and some changes new Kia is about to offer when it hits the showroom floors. On the front end of the new 2016 Kia Optima we can see new and reshaped front grille. New grille is bigger than before, and it has a tiger nose inscribed in it. This nose has effected the headlights of the car which have been elongated and which have given to it more aggressive look than before. Also, new headlights are powered with the latest LED technology. When we are talking about the front end of the car we have to mention that the front bumper as well as the hood have gone through redesign too. Just like the front end, the rear end of the new 2016 Kia Optima has come with reshaped taillights. New Kia Optima, just like before, comes with four doors and ability to accommodate up to five passengers. As far as the interior of new Optima is concerned, it has suffered redesign too. The cabin has been made of the highest quality materials. Seats have been upholstered with premium leather material. New 2016 Kia Optima will share with its owners new and interesting features and gadgets. Some of these features include safety features too, and those are: new and upgraded infotainment system, new climate control, navigation system, USB, Bluetooth, cruise control, wireless and USB connectivity, audio system, blind spot monitoring, smart cruise control, warning about collision, lane departure warning and many more.
2016 Kia Optima engine options
How we have found out, new 2016 Kia Optima has been underpinned with few engine options. First engine option is the same engine we can find in the current Optima model. This is the 2.4 – liter four cylinder engine. This engine has ability to produce 185 horses and 178 lb-ft of torque. Its max speed is 152 mph. The second engine option is a 2.0 – liter turbocharged direct injection power unit. This engine option can give the power output of 247 horses and 260 lb-ft of torque. As the third engine option, there is a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder with 178 bhp (132 kW) and 195 lb-ft (264 Nm) of torque. 2016 Kia Optima engines will be matted to a 6 – speed automatic gearbox, while the 1.6-liter turbo is paired to a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox.
Release date and price
When it comes to the release date of the new 2016 Kia Optima, this great Kia’s sedan has been revealed in 2015 New York Auto Show, and we can expect it to hit the showrooms in coming months . The price of this amazing mid size sedan is also unknown yet, but some sources say it will cost around $21,500.