2017 Kia Optima

Thursday, January 21st 2016. | Kia

2017 Kia Optima as the fourth generation will launch a number of redesigned variant. To keep up with the market’s demand, it will go through a very modern makeover. The first debut of this model was released in 2000. The interior will be classier and more comfortable than previous model. Based on the rumor, the latest Kia Optima will come out with bring Sportswagon variant and also hybrid and plug-in hybrid options. 2017 Optima will be in stiff competition in the automobile market later.

2017 Optima Front Angle

Exterior

Newest Kia Optima will reach a complete makeover. This model will get major changes to increase dimensions and weight reduction. Based on the rumor, the automaker will add Sportswagon model for new Optima. The front fascia both of vehicles will be similar. However, the other rumor mentions that the rear sides will borrow the Sportspace concept. The body structure of this car will be safer place for occupants.

Interior

Apart from that, the interior sides will be exclusive because the cabin will be made up from the finest quality materials. Besides that, the cabin offers more space. The legroom and headroom will be enhanced. 2017 Kia Optima supported with security system such as blind spot detection, collision warning and lane exit warning system. In addition, there will be new standard technological features inside such as Bluetooth connectivity, satellite HD radio, navigation system, USB 3.0 and an infotainment system. The automaker also gives the other new infotainment system such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

Engine

Under the hood of new Kia Optima will be powered with a 2.4 liter inline 4-cylinder engine. It will deliver outputs of 192 horsepower and 181 pounds feet of torque. The engine will be paired with a 6-speed automatic or manual transmission to reach better quality performance of 2017 Kia Optima. As the consequence, this car will have a top speed of 245 kmph that will be available in the front-wheel drive configuration. Unfortunately, the information of the engine specification is not clear. However, by using the engine , this car will also reach better improved fuel consumption. Therefore, it will make this vehicle becomes eco friendly and efficient.

Release Date and Price

According to the rumor, 2017 Kia Optima will arrive in the showrooms around in the end of 2016 or in the latest second quarter of 2017. Then this car will come out with the competitive price, that is $21.500. In the automobile market, the latest Kia Optima will face with the strong rivals such as Mazda 6, Nissan Altima, Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata, and Ford Fusion.