2017 Kia Optima Release Date and Rumors

Thursday, September 24th 2015 | Kia


Kia is ready to show off their innovation through the fourth generation of 2017 Kia Optima. It will come out with more innovations although at this time, rumors are mentioned that the company is still working on its development. The company will offer the engine department that is quite similar to the sibling, Hyundai i40. For Kia K5, it will be released in Asian market. For those who anticipate its arrival, you might not find out any six-cylinder engine since the four-cylinder will be kept for 2017 Kia Optima.

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Exterior and Interior

With the more advanced development, 2017 Kia Optima is much more handsome than the previous model especially for its revised shape. The design is under the work of Peter Schreyer. It has much more distinctive look compared to the predecessor since it has larger dimension than before. The size for its wheelbase is 2805 mm and it means it has 10 mm of longer design than the previous. The car also has 25 mm of larger horizontal with the total about 1860 mm. With the extended dimension, it has much more spacious cabin design to offer higher level of comfort.

2017 Kia Optima will retain the iconic bent column C and raked windscreen. Many reports mentioned that it has LED rear lamp cluster with the more interesting details around the cabin because the reshaped parts to complete high level of quality materials. It is a luxury car with the cockpit built to support driver. It will be the challenge for Audi A6 and BMW.

2017 Kia Optima Security

Well, the demand of better protection in a new car is getting higher day by day and it is not something surprising if Kia has more advanced safety system around this car. The standard features will be rear-view camera, adaptive cruise control, rear cross traffic alert and blind spot detection. View Monitor System is added as a feature to help you capturing panoramic image. Those features are ready to complete the American market.

2017 Kia Optima Price and Release Date

2017 Kia Optima is expected to be in offer about $22,000 for the base variant. It might be released sometime in the November of 2016 at one of the worldwide international car show. Because its rivals are quite strong, it is important for Kia to start its release soon right before all competitor takes their market.

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