The current Kia Optima is a sedan that has gone unnoticed in our country despite being an option, at least stylistically the most attractive. But now comes the 2016 Kia Optima , a new generation design that evolves and is postulated as an alternative as attractive in a segment in Europe seems to be treading water. It comes in the Hall of New York .
Its front already knew on a first preview and this is in all its glory. evolves its Tiger Nose Kia your grill now stretches to the headlights, integrating design and providing the Optima a more aggressive look. The bumper has two air intakes to the rather terse side to or are used.
Walking the side we see a final fine pillar that leads to a very soft roof fall to a third short and poorly defined volume. This space is topped with a chrome line that comes from the pillar A. Back also evolves the current design with a large pilots and character. The bumper delights us with an unusual marking diffuser and two tailpipes. The wheels up to 18 inches top a model that is placed in the position up in style.
For the interior Kia prepares us a classic space, more horizontal, uncluttered lines . Lose originality but according tells the brand, quality wins. And it has worked together to finish this aspect, you can count fabric or leather and materials better touch and visual quality. His interior space is greater than the outgoing generation, although no concrete data.
From the available engines only know the American range. Be three blocks gasoline arriving with powers of 178, 185 and 247 horses . Should I get a hybrid variant later. There will also be available for the less powerful engine box dual clutch automatic transmission and torque converter for the rest.
As for the equipment, not yet known ranges for Europe or what changes will come here, you can have elements such as heated and ventilated seats, adaptive cruise control system, blind spot detection camera 360 ° view Aerial or emergency braking system.
As for the car, the Kia Optima 2016 is stiffer than before so that Kia could work better in isolating the interior creating a more comfortable car. We also consider the brand that has strengthened the sound insulation to create a comfortable atmosphere on board.
The next generation Optima hit the American market in the last quarter of this year . In Spain should arrive around the same time and were expected to meet range, available engines and, of course, prices.
Source – Kia
From 27,150 euro
Article 2016 Kia Optima, New Generation, New York Hall was originally published in Current Motor.