Kia Optima 2016

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Hyundai Sonata, 2016 Kia Optima; 2016-2017 Hyundai Elantra, 2016 Sonata Hybrid

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 9, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 30 model-year 2015-16 Hyundai Sonata sedans manufactured between May 29, 2014, and Feb. 11, 2016; model-year 2017 Elantra sedans manufactured betwee... Read More
IIHS Names 2016 Kia Optima a Top Safety Pick Plus

By Kelsey Mays on March 30, 2016

CARS.COM — The redesigned 2016 Kia Optima earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's top designation, Top Safety Pick Plus. The Optima scored well in IIHS' crash tests &md... Read More
2017 Kia Optima Plug-In, Hybrid Photo Gallery

By Matt Schmitz on February 11, 2016

CARS.COM — The styling of the 2017 Kia Optima Plug-in should come as no shock; it looks a lot like the 2016 redesign of the regular Optima, and the same goes for the new hybrid version. Bo... Read More
Best of the 'Bowl: Cars.com's Favorite Super Bowl Ads

By Matt Schmitz on February 5, 2016

CARS.COM — Last Year's Super Bowl attracted an estimated 114 million viewers, which is why CBS, the game network this year, can charge advertisers a reported $5 million for the amount ... Read More
Kia Teases Super Bowl Ad Starring Christopher Walken

By Matt Schmitz on January 27, 2016

CARS.COM — What if you went to grab a pair of socks and found Christopher Walken sitting in your closet? In a new teaser for Kia's upcoming Super Bowl commercial advertising the all-ne... Read More
Our view: 2016 Kia Optima

By Bill Jackson on November 23, 2015

The newly redesigned 2016 Kia Optima, with its blend of driving dynamics and a well-thought-out interior, remains competitive in the absolutely cutthroat midsize sedan field. The redesigned Optima... Read More
2016 Kia Optima: First Drive

By William Jackson on October 19, 2015

The redesign of the 2016 Kia Optima improves an already good car. There are things that could be better, but Kia has done a largely good job in keeping the Optima competitive in the midsize seda... Read More
Kia Announces Prices for 2016 Optima

By Rick Popely on October 13, 2015

Kia's redesigned 2016 Optima midsize sedan has new styling, slightly larger dimensions, a new turbocharged engine and prices that range from unchanged to nearly $2,000 over the 2015 model. ... Read More