2017 Kia Optima Interior, Price, Review

Tuesday, February 9th 2016. | Kia

Since the 4th generation of the Kia Optima has been fully revamped, there was no need for main modifications or improvements for the 2017 Kia Optima. This midsize sedan has received minor changes in key areas such as design, comfort, and technology. Although the company is not going to make any major changes to the car, the automaker will introduce minor upgrades to the present trim levels and packages for the 2017 model.

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2017 Kia Optima Exterior and Interior

The new 2017 Kia Optima may have the incredible aerodynamics due to the modern and extended body which provides it more elegant as well as aggressive look. The nose part can be tastefully decorated with the large honeycomb-like grille ending with thin angular LED headlights and the large air vents bellow it. Will probably be offered in different body colors and its windows may have nice isolation from UV radiation, outer noises as well as curious looks.

2017 Kia Optima still manages to offer a fairly cozy and upscale cabin than a few of its competitors. As an example, the base LX trim provides fancier configurations, a nice choice of convenience features. Some of them include automatic emergency braking, quilted leather upholstery, a 360-degree parking camera, a panoramic sunroof, and adaptive cruise control.

2017 Kia Optima Engine Specs

The 2017 KIA Optima  continues the existent lineup consisting of three engines in total (not counting here the hybrid). Standard engine is a 2.4 liter 4-cylinder engine with 6-speed automatic transmission; this engine provides out 185 hp engine offers 178 lb-ft of torque. Middle solution is the 1.6 liter turbo 4-cylinder engine combined with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission; this one achieves 178 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque. The third choice is the 2.0 liter turbo I-4 engine with 245 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque.

2017 Kia Optima Release Date and Price

2017 Kia Optima is predicted to be released in the half of 2016. Since major changes won’t be involved, you may expect a similar price tag of $ 22,000 for the base model.

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