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Kia Optima 2016

Which 2016 Cars Have Hands-Free Liftgates?

By Rick Popely on November 11, 2016

CARS.COM — Ever wish you had a third hand to open the liftgate on your SUV because both your right and left are busy carrying grocery bags, a box or maybe a child? Related: Which 2017 ... Read More
Recall Alert: 2016 Kia Optima

By Jennifer Geiger on October 13, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 12,000 model-year 2016 Kia Optima sedans manufactured between Nov. 13, 2015, and April 23, 2016. Only vehicles equipped with the 2.4-liter four-cyli... Read More
What's the Best Car for an Uber Driver?

By Matt Schmitz on September 28, 2016

CARS.COM — If you catch rides frequently with the reigning champs of ride-hailing, Uber and Lyft, you might hear a common refrain while chatting up your drivers about their car: "I bo... Read More
2017 Kia Cadenza Review: First Drive

By Fred Meier on August 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Kia's redesign of the 2017 Cadenza significantly refines a car for buyers who want the stretch-out space and feature glut of a full-size luxury sedan at the price of an entr... Read More
Software Update Delivers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto to More Kia Vehicles

By Matt Schmitz on July 19, 2016

CARS.COM — Kia is expanding the availability of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to more of its lineup via a software update. Eligible models include current and previous model-year vehicles... Read More
New-Car Deals: July 2016

By Kelsey Mays on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Bargain lovers, your time has come. Auto incentives continue to run high, with the average new car needing $3,237 in total discounts to sell last month, according to Autodata Co... Read More
2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge: Mileage Drive

By Brian Wong on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM — The Kia Optima was the big mpg winner in our 2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge, averaging 36.1 mpg. The Volkswagen Passat took second with 33.7 mpg, more than 2 mpg behind the Kia. R... Read More
2016 Midsize Sedan Challenge Video: Device Charging

By Aaron Bragman on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM — In our increasingly connected world, it becomes more important to be able to charge personal electronics when we're on the go. Every one of the nine family cars tested in th... Read More
What's the Best Midsize Sedan for 2016?

By Patrick Olsen on June 6, 2016

CARS.COM Midsize sedans are the automotive equivalent of the refrigerator: They are appliances, and you need yours to work well, and work reliably. If you want one in avocado green, you can ... Read More
2016 Kia Optima: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on May 31, 2016

CARS.COM — With its 2016 redesign the Kia Optima grew in length, but more importantly for families, it increased its rear legroom too. The 2016 Optima has 35.6 inches of rear legroom, up n... Read More