2015 Kia Optima SX Review Details
2015 Kia Optima SX Review Details. The Kia Optima hasn’t been officially announced yet when it will have its premiere even though there are some speculation about its debut this March at the New York Auto Show. Anyhow, we assume that it will be unveiled very soon, in next few months so it can be released on the market until the end of this year.
Design of 2015 Kia Optima
Just like its predecessor, the 2015 Kia Optima will be available in three distinct trims: the base LX, the middle EX and the highest level – SX. All of them will be offered with fog lights and a modernized grille and a refreshed shape of the headlights. As for the dimension of the alloy wheels, the base model will have 16-inch, the mid-level 17-inch, and the SX 18-inch dimensions. Furthermore, the bumpers of this upcoming model will be revised, but also its taillights. Inside this attractive Korean vehicle, the cabin will be provided with more comfortable seats, made of better quality materials. However, only the seats of the lowest trim won’t be covered with leather. The dashboard will be supplied with an 8” touchscreen, navigation system, a TFT screen, air conditioning, etc.
Engines options for 2015 Kia Optima
The performances of the 2015 Kia Optima will depend on the engine choice. This brand-new vehicle will be powered with two different units. The first choice will be a 2.0L turbo engine will direct injection which will have the ability to produce 274 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. The second power train option will be a 2.4L petrol engine which is rated to develop as much as 200 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. What’s more, there are some reports that this engine will be mated to an electric motor, and therefore will be offered in a hybrid version of this car. Its estimated power will be 206 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque.
Price of 2015 Kia Optima
The cost of the 2015 Kia Optima hasn’t been revealed yet, but we can expect the similar price as for the previous model, which begins from $22,300.