KIA Optima (2016-2017) – the D-class sedan, built on the chassis of four-door Hyundai Sonata 7 World Premiere of the new Kia Optima 4 generations took place at the April Auto Show in New York 2015 and in the European specification sedan debuted in September at the motor show in Frankfurt.
Compared with its predecessor, the Kia Optima 2016 a new body had completely redesigned front end with different optics, a modified radiator grille and the other bumper. Audits have undergone and rear bumper and lights with LED sections have become. The European version of the KIA Optima 4 differs slightly from the North American and otherwise doctored lanterns decorated bumpers.
Configurations and prices KIA Optima 2016.
|2.0 Classic MT||$22,900||2.0 petrol (150 hp)||Manual (6)||front|
|2.0 Comfort AT||$25,600||2.0 petrol (150 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
|2.0 Luxe AT||$28,100||2.0 petrol (150 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
|2.0 Prestige AT||$29,700||2.0 petrol (150 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
|2.4 Luxe AT||$29,700||2.4 petrol (188 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
|2.4 Prestige AT||$31,440||2.4 petrol (188 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
|2.4 GT-Line AT||$34,100||2.4 petrol (188 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
|2.0T GT AT||$37,100||2.0 petrol (245 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
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In profile, the new Kia Optima (2016) remained quite recognizable, except that the rear side window moved to the rack. In general, the shape of the roof, chrome strip and even label on the front fenders – all preserved here.
The car wheels are available with diameters from 16 to 19 inches, as well as three new shades for paint finishes: Blue Vibrant Blue, Grey and Red Dynamic Grey Deep Red. However, it is recognized that the appearance of the production model proved to be much more modest yet previously submitted wagon of KIA Sportspace Concept.
Inside, KIA Optima 4 in the new body had a completely different front cover, other wheel and instrument panel, as well as higher-quality materials and finishes. The center console is slightly turned to the driver, and its design evokes associations with the Audi and BMW.
Unlike the machines of the former generation, here ducts moved laterally under the screen multimedia system, which allowed it to increase in size, and are located below the neat rows of climate and other vehicle systems controls.
The base engine for the 2016 Kia Optima is a new 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbo engine capacity of 178 hp(264 Nm), which is combined in a pair with a 7-band robotized transmission with two clutches, developed by KIA experts own. European version of the sedan also put a 1.7-liter diesel engine (141 hp and 340 Nm).
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Two other motor borrowed from its predecessor – a 2.4-liter aspirated to return to 185 hp and a more powerful 245-hp turbocharged unit working volume of 2.0 liters. At the same time, both adapted to work in tandem with the “robot” DCT, whereas previously they relied dedicated six machine.
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Sales of the new KIA Optima 2016 will start March 9, 2016, but the prices became known in February. For the basic version of Classic with initial engine 150 forces and ILAC asked to $22,900, and better equipped with automatic Comfort equipment costs from $25,600. Sedan with a more powerful 2.4-liter engine will cost at least $29,700 and a top version of the two-liter turbo engine GT with 245 hp was estimated at $37,100.
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The standard equipment KIA Optima 4 includes front and side airbags, ABS, ESP, diode running lights, air conditioning, audio system with six speakers, cruise control and a help function when starting uphill. Prestige Design has xenon head optics, heated front and rear seats, audio system Harman/Kardon, multimedia with 8.0-inch screen and navigation and tracking systems for the “blind” zones and assistance when leaving the parking lot in reverse.
I for vehicles with 2.4-liter engine is offered GT-Line package, which consists of a front bumper, Xenon optics, tinted rear lights, 18-inch wheels, a sport steering wheel in interior and aluminum pedals and rapids.