Prospective car buyers in the market for a new sedan will quickly realize that there are a ton of options to choose from. In order to pick out the perfect model, you’ll need to do some research. That’s where we come in! Our team here at Kia Marin is providing detailed information for each and every Kia model to give drivers the facts they’ll need to make a decision.
This time around we’re focusing on the 2017 Kia Optima. As the entry-level sedan, the Optima has quite a bit to offer with a price tag most drivers will appreciate. We’re going to highlight the performance capabilities as well as some of the technology, convenience and safety features this sedan has to offer. Let’s dive in for details!
Depending on which trim is chosen, the 2017 Optima offers three engine options: the standard 2.4L I-4, the 1.6L I-4 with turbocharger or the 2.0L I-4 with turbocharger.
The base trim for the 2017 Optima is set with a six-speed automatic transmission, but there is a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission available on select trims as well.
With seating for five, the Optima features 104.8 cubic feet of passenger volume as well as an impressive 15.9 cubic feet of space in the trunk for all of your extra belongings.
There are five trims available for the 2017 Kia Optima: LX, LX 1.6T, EX, SX and SX Limited. When it comes to safety, all five models are set with the same standard features. Drivers can rest assured the Optima is designed with protection in mind because it’s filled to the brim with all the latest safety features. All Optima models have plenty of airbags throughout the cabin including driver’s side knee airbags. Electronic Stability Control and Hill Start Assist Control are also standard as well as a tire pressure monitoring system and rear child-safety door locks.
In addition to these standard safety features, there are plenty of additional entertainment and convenience features that make the Optima desireable. All models come standard with a five inch touchscreen display, but there is an optional seven or eight inch display with UVO eServices as well. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are available across the board, and Bluetooth wireless technology is standard. A rear-camera display helps drivers stay safe, while optional heated front seats will keep them comfortable.
Those interested in learning more about the 2017 Kia Optima are welcome to contact us here at Kia Marin for details. Drivers can get behind the wheel by scheduling a test drive online today.