Kia 2016 Optima: Priced Optimally For Middle Size War

Posted on Oct 14 2015 - 10:29am by Brian Williams

2016 Optima sedan has been released pricing for the all new and surprise. It costs the same as it did before. The car pricing  of today’s climate, holding or cutting a car’s price is something of a coupe, so kudos to Kia on that one. By containing the Honda Accord, Ford Fusion, Nissan Altima, and the Toyota Camry.


Here is a breakdown of the Optima’s 5 trim levelsLX, LX 1.6T, EX, SX, and SXL Optima LX $22,665 standard equipment contains a manual 6 way driver’s seat, 60/40 split folding rear seats, cruise control, a driver’s automatic down window, a 5 inch touchscreen, a backup camera, Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth, 16 inch aluminum wheels, and chrome exterior trim.

This trim level also adds gray finished 16-inch aluminum wheels, heated and power folding side mirrors, acoustic front window glass, auto up/down front windows, a leather wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, and push-button ignition with key-less entry.

Optima EX  $25,715 oddly, the EX goes back to the LX’s 2.4 liter four/six-speed automatic combo. Otherwise, it adds 17 inch wheels, LED taillights, dual projector-beam headlights, LED running lights, Dual zone automatic climate control, two rapid-charge USB ports, a heated steering wheel and front seats, a twelve way power driver’s seat, woodgrain interior trim, and leather seating surfaces.

Optima LX 1.6T $24,815 as its name connotes, the LX 1.6T trades the LX’s 2.4 liter 4 for a turbocharged 1.6 liter four making 178 horsepower. The turbo is paired with a 7 speed dual clutch automatic transmission.

As such, the SX adds a sport tuned suspension, paddle shifters, 18 inch aluminum wheels, dual exhaust outlets, gloss black exterior trim, red-painted brake calipers, adaptive self-leveling HID headlights, and a rear spoiler.

Inside, there is an 8 inch touchscreen with navigation, a color screen in the gauge cluster, metal trim, and rear side window sunshades. The safety roster is vivid impression, too, with rear parking sensors, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, autonomous emergency braking, forward collision warning, lane-departure warning, and a surround-view camera.

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