2016 Kia Optima made its debut at the New York auto show couple days ago. 2016 Kia Optima has always great for its generous amenities and progressive exterior design and the fact becomes more and more true. 2016 Kia Optima also has a couple of features such as new chassis, new engine and an interior which has been redesigned.
2016 Kia Optima exterior
In terms of exterior, 2016 Kia Optima looks very similar to the previous model. Some of the biggest differences arise in the headlight design. A couple of exteriors of 2016 Kia Optima have not changed much. It is 1 inch wider and offers a 0.4-inch longer wheelbase than before.
2016 Kia Optima power trains
2016 Kia Optima provides a new 1.6-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder which is completed with 178 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be paired by 2016 Kia Optima with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission which is the major addition of the brand. 2016 Kia Optima offers other two engines, a 247-hp 2.0-liter, GDI turbocharged engine which is available on more expensive models and a 185-hp, 2.4-liter, GDI four-cylinder on the EX and LX models. Both engines have been slightly returned for fuel economy and better performance and come paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.
2016 Kia Optima interior
If you see the interior of 2016 Kia Optima, you will find a little bit more space to stretch. Even though the exterior dimension of 2016 Kia Optima remain about the same, this car now provides more shoulder room, headroom, more trunk space and more rear legroom. A couple of buttons and a wider center console which are located inside the cabin make this interior look cleaner than before. 2016 Kia Optima also has more comfortable seats which are completed with a stiffer seat frame that can reduce vibration and new seat foam that can support passengers and drivers. These seats are covered with leather, cloth and complement two new interior colors which are dark aubergine and merlot.
2016 Kia Optima features
2016 Kia Optima has a couple of special features such as technological game, additional UVO services such as driving score, curfew alert, speed alert and geofencing which can be integrated with your smart phone. This car also has an upgraded 14-speaker Infinity premium audio system that operates Clari-Fi technology for a perfect audio signal and QuantumLogic surround sound which can be used for multidimensional listening experience.