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.