The midsize Optima has been a favorite in the Kia lineup since it began production. The Optima is an affordable sedan with a stylish and aggressive design with all of the best features in both technology and safety. The 2017 Kia Optima is due to arrive soon as it has an official release date of late 2016 to early 2017. So far, what we know about the 2017 Optima is that not much has changed since the outgoing 2016 models. The Kia Optima still features that aggressive tiger nose grille with demanding headlights and an aerodynamic design that gives the Optima a sleek look with quick performance.
2017 Optima Engine and Performance Specs
No matter what trim you choose, drivers will be pleasantly surprised at the power and fuel efficiency of the 2017 Optima. Kia offers two engine options for Optima drivers. The 2017 Optima LX will features a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine with a 7 Dual-Clutch Transmission, while the SX and SX Limited trims are offered with a 2.0-liter Turbo, perfect for those seeking a balance of fuel-efficiency and real-world power. Of course, customers are also able to choose the incredibly fuel-efficient 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid for advanced hybrid technology with the same styling as the regular Optima model.
2017 Optima Technology and Safety Features
Feel safe in the 2017 Kia Optima will all of its available safety and technology features designed to make drivers more aware of their surroundings and potential threats. The available surround view monitor gives drivers a bird’s-eye view around the Optima to see every angle. Advanced Smart Cruise Control is a radar-based technology that helps the driver maintain a safe distance from vehicles in front by automatically slowing or accelerating their Optima. The available Forward Collision Warning System alerts the driver of objects immediately ahead that may cause a potential impact, encouraging the driver to brake.
2017 Kia Optima customers can also stay connected with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which is a seamless way to connect your smartphone to your Optima. If you are interested in test driving the 2017 Kia Optima as soon as it arrives at our Fort Worth dealerships then contact us today at Moritz Kia.