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Video: 2016 Kia Optima


Aside from an updated face, it doesn't look like Kia's midsize sedan has changed very much for 2016, but there's a lot new under the skin of the redesigned Optima. Length and width increase this year, making for more passenger

Video: 2016 Kia Optima

By Kelsey Mays  on April 3, 2015

Aside from an updated face, it doesn't look like Kia's midsize sedan has changed very much for 2016, but there's a lot new under the skin of the redesigned Optima. Length and width increase this year, making for more passenger

2016 Kia Optima Photo Gallery (30 Photos)

By Jennifer Geiger  on April 2, 2015

The Kia Optima has always been a fresh alternative to bland-looking midsize sedan competitors, and the updated 2016 version builds on that stance. The midsize sedan debuted at the 2015 New York International Auto Show with a longer body, fresh

Overhauled 2016 Kia Optima Looks Familiar

By Joe Bruzek  on April 1, 2015

The 2016 Kia Optima's major overall is a bit hard to appreciate by just looking at the car on a pedestal. When the car debuted for 2010, the Optima surprised some with standout good looks similar to pricey European luxury cars. The success of the

2016 Kia Optima: First Look

By Jennifer Geiger  on April 1, 2015

Competes with: Honda Accord, Ford Fusion, Mazda6, Nissan Altima Looks like: Kia gives the Optima a taste of the K900's face Drivetrains: 185-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder (LX, EX); 247-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder (SXL, SX Turbo) and 178-hp, turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder (LX);

Kia Previews New 2016 Optima

By Jennifer Geiger  on March 26, 2015

Kia promises an all-new Optima with more interior room, premium materials and new tech features. The 2016 version of the sedan will debut on April 1 during the New York International Auto Show, and Kia just gave us our first

Kia to Unveil New Optima in New York

By Jennifer Geiger  on March 19, 2015

Kia unveiled the Optima at the 2010 New York International Auto Show and the latest version of the brand's best-selling sedan will be on the stage at this year’s New York auto show.  Related: More 2015 New York Auto Show News

Of Course We Want A Kia Optima Station Wagon

By David Thomas  on February 16, 2015

  If ever there were a misunderstood style of motoring vehicle, it'd be the wagon. Sorry, minivans, some may look down upon you, but at least you still exist. The traditional wagon is all but gone for today's car shoppers

Is This the Next Kia Optima?

By Jennifer Geiger  on February 10, 2015

Kia's midsize sedan has been one of the more stylish cars in the class, and if a new concept version is any indication, the Optima will keep that status. Related: More Concept Cars The brand's new concept, which is unnamed,

Top 10 Most Overlooked New Cars

By David Thomas  on July 23, 2014

Every year hundreds of new-car models are introduced and enter the research process for millions of car shoppers. The dizzying number of choices sometimes shrouds from the masses what are good cars. More Top 10s Here are 10 cars that

Kia Introduces 2014 Optima Hybrid at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

By Aaron Bragman  on February 6, 2014

Korean automaker Kia has taken the wraps off of its updated 2014 Optima Hybrid at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show this week, revealing a barely restyled sedan whose changes are limited to slightly different front and rear bumpers. Kia says