New Optima is the best-looking midsize sedan!
With the updated Optima mid-size 4-door sedan, Kia continues to advance value to new levels of sophistication, offering consumers world-class design, premium amenities and convenience upgrades.
Being a major player in the mid-size sedan segment, the model offers a choice of three different powertrains, including a turbocharged version and a hybrid-electric model.
With great exterior styling, beautifully executed interior layout and long list of standard safety features, the vehicle offers a great value for money to any new or used car shopper.
Furthermore, the Optima also offers the industry longest warranty, which is transferable to other owners!
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2016 Changes – What’s New
“Kia’s multi award-winning sedan features updated design and several technological enhancements!”
- Redesigned front fascia
- New rear LED tail-lamps
- Improved interior with more premium materials
- Enhanced powertrain and suspension
- New infotainment features
What consumers like about the Optima 4-door sedan:
- Hot-looking exterior design
- Turbocharged 2,0L GDI engine
- Availability of a hybrid model
- Comfy interior
General model introduction
The newest model comes with a host of premium amenities and convenience upgrades that you would expect to find in a higher category vehicle. It also boasts the stunning design that has helped Kia become a major global player.
Kia has come a long way in a very short time, and the Optima serves as the proof of how wonderful that journey has been for the company and the consumer.
The Optima is the top-seller for Kia in the United States, selling over 150,000 units in 2013 alone.
It is also making waves globally, where consumers can’t stop talking about its impressive design and fun to drive attitude.
US consumers will love that the Optima is built in Georgia, as well as the fact that the newly updated front and rear fascias give the car a real dynamic appeal.
The US-market Optima is available in 5 fantastic trims – LX, EX, SX, SX Turbo, and SX-Limited, with each one delivering an incredible level of standard features and amenities at an affordable price.
A pair of engines are available to choose from, both of which feature gasoline direct injection technology -GDI. There is a 2.4L 4-cylinder, and 2.0L turbo, and let’s not forget the option for a 2.4L hybrid powertrain.
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2000: First generation Optima was unveiled in 2000 and went on sale in South Korea.
2002: Known also as Kia Lotze, the model went on sale in the United States and Europe in 2002.
2005: Kia launched the 2nd-generation model in 2005.
2009: The Optima received a mid-cycle facelift for the 2009 model year.
2010: At the 2010 New York Auto Show, Kia unveiled the all-new model, which offered a choice of 3 powertrains (2,4L gasoline engine, 2,0L T-GDI engine and 2,4L hybrid electric system).
2013: In the mid 2013, the top-selling Optima received a facelift and several engine enhancements and styling updates.