2016 Kia Optima Release Date – With the new generation of Optima , Kia aims to find a place in Europe on the market breaks. For this, the Korean manufacturer has now even Sportspace, a concept meant to foreshadow what could be the break declination of his future family sedan. We know that this body has over the coast in Europe and the United States and Kia no mistake.
Although it is a concept for now, it is possible for Kia Sportspace to get an idea of the next series model. The pencil of the house designer, Peter Schreyer, is immediately recognizable. Concept Sportspace this dynamic lines with a slight Germanic inspiration. The front grille is seen adorned with the famous “Tiger Nose” (tiger nose) own all the latest products of the brand as the Cee’d, Sportage, Rio and also the current generation of Optima.
2016 Kia Optima Redesign
The redesigned 2016 Kia Optima is expected to get all of the structural and mechanical upgrades embodied in the Sonata–including upgraded hybrid and new plug-in hybrid powertrains.
That likely means a version of the Sonata Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid powertrains, which are both built around a 2.0-liter direct-injected four-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission with assistance from an electric motor.
2016 Kia Optima Release Date
The new wagon version will join the next-generation Optima sedan due for release within months. Yes, it appears the two bodies are unlikely to launch simultaneously. A drip-feed keeps public interest piqued.
The new-generation Optima sedan will launch in Australia around September this year, with a regular petrol engine option, but also a 180kW turbo-petrol engine shared with the Hyundai Sonata, and a petrol-electric hybrid option — a first for Kia in Australia. 2016 Kia Optima Release Date.
The Optima will also come with a plug-in hybrid powertrain option shortly after launch, though this version appears some way off an Australian launch. That said, we’ve just seen public demand shape Kia Australia product planning, so if you’re keen on an Optima PHEV, shout out.