New 2016 KIA Optima Concept sedan premiered in New York, it’s KIA Optima 4.
At the April 2015 auto show in New York was held world premiere of the new sedan 2016 KIA Optima Concept 4 generation. The basis of 2016 KIA Optima Concept formed from the chassis of the four-door Hyundai Sonata 7, debuted there, but a year earlier.
2016 KIA Optima Concept exterior
Compared with precursor, 2016 KIA Optima Concept in a new body has got completely restyled front with different optics, a modified grille and a different front bumper. Revisions have also been made to the rear bumper, and rear lights became narrow and got led sections.
In profile, the new 2016 KIA Optima Concept is quite recognizable, except that the rear side window is moved on the rack. But in general, the shape of the roof, chrome strap and even the nameplate on the front wings – all of this has been preserved here.
The car wheels available in sizes from 16 to 19 inches, and three new shades for exterior: Vibrant Blue, Dynamic Grey and Deep Red. However, it should be recognized that the shape of the production model is much more modest then of presented earlier KIA Sportspace Concept wagon.
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2016 KIA Concept Sportspace
2016 KIA Sportspace Concept is a prototype of a new generation of Optima in the station wagon body. The production version of the sedan presented in New York. The novelty will be available in 2016.
At the moment, the sedan is undergoing testing on the roads of Scandinavia. Judging by the spy photos, the car will differ from the current version, a different grille, new optics and large lamps. Inside, there will be entertainment system with 8-inch display.
Article about the 2016 KIA Optima has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is actual information.
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2016 KIA Optima Concept interior
In the cabin 2016 KIA Optima Concept got a completely new front panel, a different steering wheel and dashboard, as well as higher quality materials and finishes. The center console is a little bit turned to the driver, and its design evokes associations with the models of Audi and BMW.
Unlike vehicles of the previous generation, here ducts are moved laterally under the screen of the multimedia system that allowed to increase the screen up to 8”, and below is neat rows of buttons on the climate control and other systems of the car.
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2016 KIA Optima Concept, the engine and transmission
The base engine for Kia Optima 2016 is a new 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbo engine with a capacity of 178 HP (264 Nm), which is combined in a pair with a 7-speed robotized transmission with two clutches, developed by experts KIA independently.
Two other motors are borrowed from 2016 KIA Optima Concept predecessor, the 2.4-liter aspirated engine with a return of 185 HP and more powerful 247-horsepower turbocharged 2.0 L engine. In this case, both are also adapted to work in tandem with the “robot” DCT, whereas before they had dedicated six automatic gearbox.
2016 KIA Optima Concept release date
Sales of the new KIA Optima 4 in the States will start in the fourth quarter of 2015, the price will be announced later.
Release date: 4th quarter 2015
2016 KIA Optima Concept sedan equipment includes rear view camera and the circular view system for top modifications, plus a variety of safety assistants, including adaptive cruise control, security function for the “blind” areas and markings, etc.
Recall that the predecessor Kia Optima K5 released in 2011, and at the auto show in Frankfurt 2013 manufacturer presented a restyled version of the model. Probably at the exhibition in Germany in the autumn of 2015 will be held the European debut of facelifted Optima 4.
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2016 KIA Optima Concept video review
Photo of 2016 KIA Optima
- Engine Type : coming soon
- Engine Size : coming soon
- Cylinders : coming soon
- Max. Torque : coming soon
- Max. Power : coming soon
- Pwr:Wgt Ratio : coming soon
- Bore & Stroke : coming soon
Prices, specifications, options, features 2016 KIA Optima to change without notice.