With the launch of 2017 Kia Optima and Optima Hybrid, the manufacturers are looking forward to grabbing the market like never before. At the New York auto show, Kia has released an Optima model, a with high-class luxury and upgraded technologies.
The new Optima would go to be the 5th generation car; this model is likely to be similar to the previous version with very fewer modifications. The slightest changes could be. You can experience your ride with essential features like autopilot and automatic lift back door. Few new shades are going to join the great diversity of color availability of 2017 Kia Optima and Optima Hybrid.
Wagon version is supposed to be back in the European market with lots of excitement and eagerness, whereas no such declaration has been made regarding its launch in the US.
2017 Kia Optima and Optima Hybrid Specs
Exteriors and interiors are redesigned with great aerodynamics and elegant looks. Changes in the headlights and backlights are carrying the tag of luxury very well.
Under the shadow of safety experts, Kia has designed its 360-degree view with help of cameras all around this car. Four-side view helps in understanding the car very well.
Rumors are there regarding the installation of Smart Cruise Control (SCC) like Blida Spot Detection and Real Cross Traffic Alert in 2017 Kia Optima and Optima Hybrid as well.
Another version is a Plug-in Hybrid one as there is high demand for electric car in the market. Increasing Global Pollution and poor quality air index is attracting the concept of very less or zero emission. Hybrid cars have electric motors along with a large battery; the battery is charged via 120 or 240 volts charging adapter and last for 40 miles. This not only reduces the emission but also take good care of your pocket.
All new 2017 Kia Optima and Optima Hybrid will be powered by a 2.0-liter GDI engine along with a pair of 38 KW electric motor. The gasoline engine will undoubtedly perform well in comparison to the electric boost, but this cannot deny the fact that Optima Hybrid is gearing up with a whole new avatar in the Hybrid segment.
Two models are there for you with two different rims, 16 and 17 inches respectively. Upon which the fuel efficiency depends on, on an average it gives a combines rating of 18.2 mpg.
The engine of 2017 Kia Optima and Kia Optima Hybrid is controlled by the automatic six-speed transmission. This Transmission –Mounted electrical device replaces the conventional torque converter allows both hybrid and pure EV operations.
Competitors, Price and Release Date
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid being its true competitors always match up in the charts by nearby positions. With its cutting edge technology and ultimate comfort, it surely is going to win the hearts of the car enthusiasts.
Aggressive bumpers, stylish seats, elegant decor and updated features will obviously cost not more than your budget because the price of 2017 Kia Optima and Optima Hybrid is going to be designed for the masses. It is expected to be launched in the second quarter of 2016.