2016 Kia Optima Hybrid Engine, Review

The entire KIA Company launches a new vehicle, 2016 Kia Optima Hybrid. It is already testing their anticipated “bread and butter” sedan and furthermore planning on introducing the subsequent generation of Optima later on this year. This is because the current car is one of the paramount-looking but mid-size sedans today in the market. Hence, there are few but significant visual changes to the 2016 Kia Optima and its whole hybrid lineup. However, the mid-size sedan will make the entry in a more fashionable way. There is a variety of opinions and views regarding the Kia Optima series. The fans and users were waiting for the modern version like hybrid Optima. But it is believed that 2016 Kia Optima will take care of this demand in an outstanding way. Also, Kia Optima Hybrid is being manufactured by diverse techniques, and the company (Kia) has not announced the anticipated full details about this hybrid version though there are different sources of information collected from their points of view.

2016 Kia Optima Hybrid front

2016 Kia Optima Hybrid Exterior and Interior

From the design point of view, radical changes are extremely unlikely. There’s still sufficient time for the Korean manufacturer to do something including changing a good-looking car. Potential changes should be looking for upon in taillights and headlights department, together with both front and rear bumpers. Otherwise, the Kia Optima Hybrid, plus its conventional sibling, should maintain the same, if updated grille and the similar overall design.

It carries over with the similar outside framework, 2016 Kia Optima Hybrid is expected to go through some rather extensive changes mostly inside. A new set of soft surfaces is bound to create appearance when the new lineup that will make officially. However, EX models are likely to get leather upholstery set as an alternative. Otherwise, the color way is still unknown. The newly designed dashboard will lose its driver orientation because it will be more conventional. However, instrumentation will be carried mostly over and EX models, in any case, will get standard 8-inch touch screen (display) with navigation and services and SiriusXM traffic. The top grade, on the other hand, will benefits from a heated rear and front seats, plus heated steering wheel that is an immense assistance during cold mornings. Others are; large grille with wider openings to maintain the production of heat and level under the hood. Both headlights are present and fitted with the indicators that are all equipped with the LED technology so that it will be an additional feature for the buyers.

2016 Kia Optima Hybrid rear

2016 Kia Optima Hybrid Engine 

The engine lineup of the KIA Optima arranged for the hybrid version significantly differs from the earlier Sedan Version. In this case, the 2016 Kia Optima Hybrid will likely to be equipped with 2.4 liters I-4 engine. An engine that has a power production capacity of approximately 159 hp and also 154 lb-ft torque, another striking option that is installed by the KIA Company (manufacturer) in this car is an electric motor that adds 47hp. Therefore, the total power production of the 2016 Kia Optima Hybrid and any other hybrid system will reach approximately 199 hp, and 235 lb-ft torque and electric motor will make use of a battery. This Electric battery is simply lithium ion pack. Furthermore, it will take a 6-Speed transmission automatic coordination to produce power. Regarding fuel economy, hybrid vehicles have one thing that all fans and clients care about; this is its fuel economy. The 2016 Kia Optima Hybrid has a good fuel economy best for all midsize sedan, with the vehicle capable of running with close to 36-mpg in the city and corresponding 40-mpg on the highway. Attaining a rating of 39-mpg on the highway and 35-mpg in the city hence a better fuel economy unlike another midsize sedan.

2016 Kia Optima Hybrid interior

2016 Kia Optima Hybrid Release Date and Price

Kia Company has not made public/official information introduction about 2016 Kia Optima Hybrid. Nonetheless, the vehicle will be launched in the year 2016 (early), and the anticipated price of this hybrid version will range from $27,000 (hybrid model) and $33,000 (EX version).

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