2017 KIA Optima Is Getting A New Body

2017 KIA Optima is highly anticipated these days. The new model promises to be seriously modified. The main rivals for the car are Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima and Honda Accord.

Kia Optima 2017 Redesign

Designers have done a good work with the exterior aspect. Even though the design hasn’t been changed dramatically there’re some specific modifications. The front part of the car comes in chromed or black style. The new grill is integrated with optic headlights with chrome all over it. There’re six colour options. The bumper itself is also modified as well as the roof of the car. The car also offers four variants of alloy wheels the size of which varies from 16 to 18 inches. The rear part of 2017 Kia Optima looks rather attractive with the fresh pair of LED taillights.

2017 KIA Optima Parameters

  • Length: 4855 mm;
  • Width: 1860 mm;
  • Height: 1465 mm;
  • Wheelbase: 2805 mm.

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2017 KIA Optima Interior

The new interior of 2017 Kia Optima is available in two versions: beige and black. The inside part looks more peaceful now with a set of new technologies. The infotainment panel is of more conservative type. This is the section where you can find speed indicator. The interior has aluminum inserts and looks rather cozy. The model is also provided with a touchscreen which uses navigation system.

The rear seats are made more comfortable and spacious. The carmaker has redesigned the shape of the front seat as well. The new interior provides enough room for passengers with luggage. The climate control in rear part is also expected. The whole body of the car looks stronger now that is achieved through the use of new type of steel. The steering wheel has become more responsive.

2017 Kia Optima Engine and Specifications

The new Kia Optima runs on three types of engine which are partially inherited from the previous model. The first type of engine develops around 150 horsepower. The car has gained more than 100 pounds that is not good for the dynamics. The new engine needs 7.7 liters on the highway or 10.4 liters in the city. That is 0.7 liters more in comparison to its predecessor. The car is provided with 6speed manual transmission.

The second type of the engine is bit stronger and reaches up to188 horsepower and 241 Nm of torque. This engine comes with an automatic transmission only. The top class engine is of a turbo type including 2.0 liters with 245 horsepower 350 Nm of torque.

2017 Kia Optima is going to be rather a good choice owing to its engine and wide range of features. Even though the car still has its secrets and there're things we don't know about the final release the auto will be a good and economical choice.

2017 Kia Optima Images

2016-04-26 by Luke Widmeyer