2017 Kia Optima Price, Specs

The 2017 Kia Optima is going to be a fantastic car which is currently under production. This will mark the 4th generation of medium size Kia Optima Sedan and will defiantly blow your mind.

The reports coming from valid sources suggest that company is planning to introduce some prominent changes so this time an entirely different car will be presented forward.

2017 Kia Optima front view

2017 Kia Optima – Design, Features

The reports which are coming related with the exterior point towards the fact that makers have given significant attention to the external appeal and look of 2017 Kia Optima. It will be lower than earlier model and changes have been given for improving the aerodynamic properties as well as performing capacity of engine. Anterior has changed framework also there is inclusion of spectacular HID headlights along with the High Beam Assists that get activation through sensors. Towards the posterior there are handsomely designed exhaustion pipes and you will find one on each side. There will be the inclusion of 16 inch alloy wheels for providing extended support. Towards the interior there will be capacity of accommodating 5 passengers and all of them will be seated upon super comfortable seats covered with leather also the seats towards anterior can be ventilated as well as heated.

2017 Kia Optima interior

2017 Kia Optima – Engine options:

There are sources which suggest that upcoming model of 2017 Kia Optima is going to keep the same engines that were used in the earlier ones. If we believe this news, the engine will be 2.4 l, along with the direct injection. There will be additional choice related with engine and that is 2.0 l, 4, cylinder turbo engine that has the potential of delivering 245 hp. Another option related with engine will be 1.6, turbo engine and this one has the power of producing 178 hp and torque of 264 Nm. These are prominent options related with engine that are being offered by the company. An important point to highlight here is that pairing of these engines will be carried out with the 6, speed automated transmission, but with 1.6, l turbo this is not the case as it is going to be paired with the 7, speed dual clutch transmission systems. It is also being suggested that makers will definitely focus on the preparation of hybrid engine for newer Optima and this one is going to be mix of electric and diesel motor.

Fuel economy:

This vehicle combined fuel economy is 27 mpg.

 Safety and competition:

Kia is providing a variety of high-grade features to the newer Optima and some of the main characteristics are being mentioned below

  • Blind spot detection,
  • Navigation systems,
  • Around view cameras,
  • abs,
  • Airbags,
  • Smart cruise controlling
  • Security System

The car will compete against Ford Fusion and Mazda 6.

 2017 Toyota Sequoia Rear view

2017 Kia Optima – Release Date and Price:

The 2017 Kia Optima will enter the market during the second half of year 2016. There is no date provided by the company till now so we will have to wait for some more time. Price will start from $ 22,700 for 2017 Kia Optima.