2015 Kia Optima Overview
What’s New for the 2015 Kia Optima
The Kia Optima saw a mid-cycle revamp last year, and for 2015, we’ll see a new EX-L (Limited) model which features a plush Nappa leather interior. Also this year, there’s a new dark-cloth interior option for the base LX.
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2015 Kia Optima Exterior
The Kia Optima remains one of the most distinctive mid-size sedans on the market. Its sweeping roofline, sharp front fascia, and refined aerodynamic design has been turning heads since this generation debuted four years ago. Kia is taking charge in the U.S. market, offering leading-edge designs at incredible value.
2015 Kia Optima Performance
All trims (except the sporty SX) comes standard with a 200 hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. The SX steps it up with a 274-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine.
A new Drive Select system is included in the SX model, which includes several modes that command different transmission shift points and steering weighting for better handling.
2015 Kia Optima Efficiency
The 2.4-liter four cylinder model gets EPA estimated fuel economy of 20 mpg city, 31 mpg highway, and 24 mpg combined according to fueleconomy.gov.
2015 Kia Optima Interior
The 2015 Optima has one of the most comfortable and practical interiors in its class. The minimalistic cabin is sporty and clean with a wide panel of controls angled toward the driver. Available features such as front heated and ventilated seats, rear heated seats, a noise-isolating acoustic windshield, and a premium infotainment display, passengers are sure to enjoy the ride.
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2015 Kia Optima Safety
The Optima has earned five-stars in government safety tests, and the highest possible rating of ‘good’ from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s tests (except an ‘acceptable’ in the new small overlap frontal test). A Blind Spot Detection System and rear parking sensors are now available options on all trims except the base LX model.
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