Kia Optima is a five-seat midsize vehicle in the Sedan category. For the 2016 model year, there are five trim-lines to choose from with three different gas engines that produce from 178 to 245 horsepower. EPA-estimated annual regular gasoline expense is $1,750 to $2,200, which over the course of five years will save you $1,500 in extra fuel spending. Kia Optima has received a 5-stars crash rating from NHTSA.
There are no current lease offers, but according to our records 2016 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Automatic/T has been offered for $149 before.
2016 Optima has a relatively long wheelbase ( 110.4 in) and a wider body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 3219 - 3594 lbs.
2016 Optima seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only three measurements - legs, shoulders, and hips - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on head. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Optima ia a class-leader on only one measurement - hips - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on shoulders and head. Trunk volume is the larger than average among its peers with 15.9 cu. ft.
2016 Optima LX
2016 Optima LX Turbo
2016 Optima EX
2016 Optima SX Turbo
2016 Optima SXL Turbo
|Engine||2.4L Inline-4||1.6L Inline-4 Turbo||2.4L Inline-4||2.0L Inline-4 Turbo||2.0L Inline-4 Turbo|
|HP||185 hp||178 hp||185 hp||245 hp||245 hp|
|Drivetrain||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|City||24 - 25 MPG||28 MPG||24 - 25 MPG||22 MPG||22 MPG|
|Highway||34 - 36 MPG||37 MPG||34 - 36 MPG||31 MPG||31 MPG|
|Combined||28 - 29 MPG||31 MPG||28 - 29 MPG||25 MPG||25 MPG|
|Annual Fuel Cost||$1,900 - $1,950||$1,750||$1,900 - $1,950||$2,200||$2,200|
2016 Optima Sedan comes in five trim levels, with an average price that is $158 less compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average less powerful engine, Optima
2016 Optima Sedan has a 5-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, like all of its peers. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed two hundred and forty-five complaints, which is less than the average for its rivals. There are also four recalls issued by Kia, which by itself is a relatively low number.