2016 Kia Optima

2016 Kia Optima Specifications:
  • Engine Size: 2.4L
  • Cylinders: I-4
  • Horsepower: 185
  • Torque: 178 lb-ft
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drivetrain: Front Wheel

The 2016 Kia Optima, all around performer

A refined family mover that purposely errors on the side of a sports styling and performance best describes the 2016 Kia Optima.

Kia's most popular vehicle takes the notion of what a mid-sized sedan can be and expands upon it. It expands upon with more expressive styling, increased interior refinement, and an overall attitude that brings dose of sport performance.

Adding to comfort for 2016, the Kia Optima increases in length and width from last year by an inch, resulting in a significant improvement in leg and head room.


Turbo charged is the key to performance in the 2016 Kia Optima powertrain, as it offers a total of two amongst its four models. Baser models receive the 1.6L Inline 4 with 185hp, and available in higher trims is a 2.0L Inline 4, producing 245hp.

All but one Optima model's transmission is a 6-speed automatic. Tamping down the power, but increasing fuel mileage, is the 7-speed dual clutch transmission, available on the LX. All of them possess the SportsMatic™ shifter for quicker and smoother response.

No matter the choice in engine, the 2016 Kia Optima provides an exceptionally refined drive, and excellent mid-range torque.


The 2016 Kia Optima's exterior is striking in appearance. It is the most artistically designed vehicle in the mid-sized sedan segment. The signature Tiger Nosed grille is what really sets it apart. Its many spikes are symmetrically ordered, and are integrated into the shape of the bumper.

The form of the Kia is aerodynamic, and the curves and finer details seem etched into the body like a smooth layer of skin. It all combines to make a very appealing, unique and distinct looking vehicle.


The cabin of the 2016 Kia Optima is roomy with finely crafted interior materials. Fit and finish inside the Optima gives the impression of being in a more expensive luxury vehicle. Soft touch materials are placed right where they are needed, and seats are comfortable. Available quilt stitched fabric in the seats increase style and comfort.

The Steering wheel in the 2016 Optima is flat bottomed to tie into the sports inspired style and performance. Heated seats are available as well as a rear sun shade, and the Optima incorporates Yes Essentials™ into its seat material for improved resistance to stains and spills.


Safety is a very series matter in the 2016 Kia Optima. The '16 model incorporates more Advanced Strength Steel into the frame of the body than in previous years. Improved section design in parts of the body increase rigidity, and new hot stamping of stress components betters both safety and ride quality.

A standard advanced air bag system includes dual front, seat and side airbags, drivers side knee and side curtain airbags. ABS, Vehicle Stability Management, and Electronic Stability Control add to the level of safety.


With Kia's UVO, all communication, music, navigation and app functions are voice activated. Now enjoy Bluetooth®, Apple CarPlay™, and Android Auto™ in the 2016 Kia Optima. Available in the Optima are Autonomous Emergency Braking, Surround View Monitor, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, and Forward Collision Warning. Rear View Back-Up camera is standard and the Optima comes with USB ports positioned in the front and for back passengers.

Stop into a Kia Dealership Today and check out the 2016 Kia Optima

A unique and distinct sports design, and the performance to back it up, the 2016 Kia Optima is a strong competitor in the mid-sized sedan category. It expressed refinement at every level. Stop into a Kia dealership today and check out the 2016 Kia Optima today.


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