Specs Overview

  • Price (MSRP)
    $ 29,895
    Fuel Type
  • Engine Name
    Engine: 2.4L In-Line 4 with D-CVVT Variable Valve Timing
    Transmission Name
    Transmission, 6 Speed Automatic W/Manual Mode
  • Trim
    EX Sunroof Sedan
    Standard L/100km
    9.6 City / 6.8 Hwy
  • Horsepower
  • Body Style
    Seating Capacity (Std/Max)

Safety Ratings

  • IIHS Moderate Overlap Front Test
    NHTSA Frontal Crash Rating
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    NHTSA Side Impact
  • IIHS Side Impact
    IIHS Rood Strength
  • IIHS Rear Crash Protect/Head Restraint Rating


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2017 Kia Optima News and Reviews

Kia Optima Diesel Wagon Forbidden Fruit Review

Diesel wagons are rare in the North America, yet two-thirds of all Kia Optima sales in Europe are expected to be the wagon and the volume powertrain is a turbodiesel. Intrigued by this forbidden fruit, I recently spent some time in the English countryside driving a new Kia Optima diesel wagon in attractive GT-Line S trim. Although a diesel-powered wagon…
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2016 Kia Optima Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award

The redesigned 2016 Kia Optima joins the ranks of midsize cars that have earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick+ award. The new Optima benefits from sharing a platform with the Hyundai Sonata, which also earned top marks from the IIHS.To earn the Top Safety Pick+ award, a vehicle not only has to earn "good" ratings in…
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2016 Kia Optima LX 1.6T First Test Review

The previous-generation Kia Optima helped revolutionize the midsize family sedan when it debuted in 2011. Although it was never a top-seller, it did show buyers that a family sedan could be desirable. It could drive well, look cool, and in general be a car you'd be proud of owning. The last Optima and its Hyundai Sonata stablemate are the cars…
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2016 Kia Optima SXL 2.0T First Test Review

Thanks to five model years of heavy lifting, the stylistically extroverted Kia Optima rests on a cache of persuasive and positive optics. Perhaps you remember the Optima from its Super Bowl commercial, co-starring Adriana Lima, Mtley Cre, and a very large sub sandwich; or as a Pirelli World Challenge race car; or as Blake Griffin's personal stunt/dunk vehicle. All that…
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Kia Optima: 2016 Motor Trend Car of the Year Contender

We Like: Its highway manners and quiet, smooth ride.We Don't Like: Its bland new exterior and unsatisfying 2.0-liter inline-four.The 2016 Kia Optima went mainstream during its makeover, shaving away all of the exterior elements that made it a breakout success.Things that might have been overlooked before now earned our scrutiny. The new Optima replaces the old one's strong exterior with…
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