2017 Kia Optima near Pensacola, FL

2017 Kia Optima near Pensacola, FL 

Customers looking for a feature-packed, affordable midsize sedan should begin and end their search with the 2017 Kia Optima near Pensacola, FL at Team Gunther Kia. Designers from the automaker have maximized the strengths of the 2017 Optima to make it more than a thorn in the side of the class' traditional top models. For the current model year, the changes made to the 2017 Kia Optima are on the subtle end of things. A few trims have replaced xenon headlights with LEDs and the automaker has introduced a few new accessory packages for some of the upper trim grades.

There are very few other midsize sedans at a similar price point of the 2017 Kia Optima near Pensacola, FA which can match its array of options. The sedan's four primary trim grades carry options for several different sub-trims, as well as offering the aforementioned available accessory packages. Some of the standard features found with the 2017 Optima include automatic headlights, rearview camera, cruise control, driver information display and selectable driving modes. The base version of the infotainment system features Bluetooth connectivity, a five-inch display and USB port. Satellite radio can also be supported with the available infotainment technology.

As for which engine is equipped with the 2017 Kia Optima near Pensacola, FL depends on which of the several trim grades is chosen by the buyer. Base or entry-level models of the 2017 Optima are powered by a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine making 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. The next step up the ladder uses a turbocharged, 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine with a top output of 178 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. Power is sent to the wheels of the 2.4-liter engine with a six-speed automatic transmission while the 1.6-liter power plant uses a seven-speed automatic with a dual-clutch.

The sportiest engine option for the 2017 Kia Optima near Pensacola, FL is a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder. Not only does the engine make an impressive 245 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, it also comes with several performance-themed features like a rear spoiler, dual exhaust tips, sport-tuned suspension and a flat-bottomed steering wheel. Independent reviews have praised the nimble and efficient 2017 Optima for being well-suited for passenger comfort; even on long trips. Kia engineers were also praised for managing to keep wind and road noise to a minimum. The interior of the car also features a number of small and functional storage solutions