The new year brings a full redesign to the Kia Optima – and the 2016 lineup looks pretty good. It shows off great fuel efficiency and quiet road manners, plus a healthy list of equipment and features that are sure to make Kia fans in East Syracuse, NY and nearby towns like Auburn, Fulton and Central Square happy. There are four trim levels available on the Optima's 2016 lineup, each with plenty to enjoy. Here's a closer look.
|Engine Size:||2.4 L|
|Fuel Economy:||24/35 mpg|
Starting the 2016 kia Optima lineup is the base-level LX trim. With it comes everything from full power accessories and cruise control to six-way power driver seat with power lumbar adjustability. Wheels are 16-inch alloy. Electronics are above average with a five-inch central display, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and six-speaker sound system with CD player, satellite radio, USB port, and auxiliary audio jack. Also included is a rearview camera that makes backing up a breeze.
If you want to add more than tack on the optional Convenience package for extras like power-folding heated mirrors, auto-dimming rearview mirror, driver memory settings, and more.
Get the LX 1.6T trim to get a more powerful 1.6-liter engine and may other perks, like standard keyless entry and ignition and optional eight-inch touchscreen, HD radio, navigation system, and Kia's Uvo infotainment system.
Similar in content to the LX 1.6T is the EX trim. Though it houses the base engine, it gains LED running lights, a heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, and larger, 17-inch alloy wheels. Opt for the EX's Premium and Premium Audio packages for loads more, like a panoramic sunroof, LED interior lighting, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, and 10-speaker surround-sound audio system.
For the most powerful Optima, the SX is the ultimate choice. The SX is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine and fashions sports appeal with 18-inch alloy wheels, dual exhaust tips, sport-tuned suspension, adaptive xenon headlights and rear spoiler, along with extra touches like unique exterior styling details and upgraded gauges.
The SX's Premium package is a definite bonus if you enjoy safety features. It includes automatic high-beam headlights, adaptive cruise control, 360-degree parking camera system, and an electronic parking brake. But there's even more. Also included is a lane-departure warning system and frontal-collision mitigation system with automatic braking.
Want it all? Then grab the top SXL trim that includes everything on all lower trims as standard content, plus adds exterior chrome accents unique interior trim, and premium leather upholstery.
Like what you've learned so far about the 2016 Kia Optima? For more information, visit us in East Syracuse, New York, plus schedule a test drive and learn about financing options and wether leasing is better for you budget. We're close to Auburn, Fulton and Central Square.