New 2018-2019 Kia Optima – the fourth time in the business class

Korean business sedan 2018-2019 Kia Optima fourth generation presented in early April Motor Show New York Auto Show as a world premiere. The new fourth-generation 2018-2019 Kia Optima model year received a modern, more solid and rapid appearance, presentable interior of expensive materials, a host of new high-tech security systems and electronic assistants, more rigid body and sharp steering, powerful and yet economical petrol engines ready to continue the successful tradition of the previous three generations of models. Start of sales of the new generation 2018-2019 Kia Optima sedan in North America is scheduled for autumn , but in Russia the new 2018-2019 Kia Optima buy can be no earlier than spring . Perhaps spring will be held and the premiere of the new station wagon the Optima the 2018-2019 Kia .


Interestingly, the previous third-generation 2018-2019 Kia Optima was presented at the New York Auto Show in . Korean sedan business class American debut has become so successful that over the past three years in the United States Optima is the best-selling car from 2018-2019 Kia with the result of almost 160 thousand cars only in the past, . For reference, in Russia last year, the owners of 2018-2019 Kia Optima buyers began only in 2880, with the Korean business sedan ranks only eighth among 2018-2019 Kia Motors Corporation models offered in the domestic market. We rulyat the 2018-2019 Kia the Rio , the 2018-2019 Kia Ceed , the 2018-2019 Kia Soul , the 2018-2019 Kia the Sportage and the 2018-2019 Kia the Sorento .
Immediately it is worth noting that, the sedan 2018-2019 Kia Optima has soplatformennaya fourth generation model in the line Hyundai – sedan Sonata seventh generation presented in the spring of . So the new 2018-2019 Kia Optima received the full set of innovations that are present in the new generation of Hyundai Sonata (however, the basis of both sedans is the previous generation of the upgraded platform): rigid body, composed of 50% high-strength and ultra high strength steel – Advanced High-Strength Steels with increased compared with the previous generation 4.5-fold use of parts made of steel hot forging, increased to 5.5 times the length of adhesive joints of body parts, upgraded suspension with MacPherson struts at the front and rear mnogoryichazhka with reinforced subframe, the shift lever mounting architecture, more powerful wheel bearings, new steering system with an electric motor mounted on the steering rack, carbon fiber frame the panoramic roof, improved aerodynamic characteristics of the body not only through the more rapid form of the body, but also due to the large screens installed under the bottom of the sedan.
The rigid body, a dense suspension, assembled chassis and sharp steering provides excellent handling and stable behavior of the sedan while passing sharp turns and moving in a straight line at high speed.

Despite the large number of photos and video with the new 2018-2019 Kia Optima model year we would like to say a few words about the appearance of a novelty.
The design of the fourth-generation 2018-2019 Kia Optima body worked as a team under the direction of Peter Schreier. The new sedan has turned solid, rapid and comfortable. The front end with the company’s false radiator grille in the form of nostrils tiger (made of steel by hot stamping), neat and strict headlamps (Adaptive Xenon headlights are able to look for the turn and automatically switch to driving on the low beam, complemented by LED strokes daytime running lights) , stylish bumper with pronounced air intake ducts and original, stylish splitter.
Profile Body of Korean sedan business class solid, dynamic and sporty. Long nose of the engine compartment, dome-shaped roof line, as if derived compass wheel arches, hollow surface of the wings and doors, powerful feed.
Behind the sedan demonstrates the narrow sidelights, far from calling on the body side (optional LED filling), a compact boot lid, a strong tilt rear window, monumental bumper with diffuser and nozzle tips of the exhaust system.


  • The outer dimensions of the fourth generation body 2018-2019 Kia Optima , amount to 4860 mm long, 1860 mm wide, 1475 mm in height, with the dimensions of the wheelbase to 2805 mm.
  • For the new sedan offers alloy 16-18 inch wheels with tires 205 / 65R16, 215 / 55R17, 235 / 45R18.

Gamma enamels expanded by three new colors: dark red with splashes of aluminum, gray and olive-green and bright blue.

fourth-generation 2018-2019 Kia Optima Interior was created with an eye for premium sedans. Inside, the Korean sedan business class high-quality finishing materials: fabric, leather or leather Nappa, decorative metal inserts and soft, textured plastic. In the presence of highly-informative instrument panel with two large radii of the tachometer and speedometer, complete with color screen on-board computer, compact, multi-functional steering wheel with the tides in the correct grip and trimmed in the zero zone of the rim, wide center console with the correct organization of accommodation units audio controls and climate plant, with installed on top of the console 8-inch touch-screen multimedia system, druzhaschego with different models of smartphones and voice control, Android Auto and Apple carPlay systems.
For the driver and front passenger seat of a new design with a rigid frame and dense filling of pillows and rollers lateral support, and the head and the upper part of the seatback in front of a soft filling, providing a comfortable location back. Front seats in the maximum configuration with electric heating and ventilation.
Second row passengers will provide three acceptable margin of space for a comfortable and cozy location.
As electronic assistants and assistants to the new 2018-2019 Kia Optima , the owner will be pleased by the presence of rear-view camera or the Around View Monitor system that provides a panoramic view, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Autonomous Emergency Braking.
For music lovers prepared Infinity Premium Audio System with 14 speakers and an amplifier at 630 watts.

Technical characteristics of the fourth-generation 2018-2019 Kia Optima year is disclosed only for the US version of the sedan. one of the three four-cylinder petrol engines can be installed under the hood of car news:
1.6-liter T-GDI (178 hp 264 Nm), mated to a robotized automatic transmission with two clutch disks 7 DCT.
The GDI 2.4-liter (188 hp 241 Nm) and 2.0-liter T-GDI (250 hp 353 Nm) work in tandem with the automatic transmission 6, spiced with a sports mode (in the maximum configuration with gearshift paddles).

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2018-2019 Kia Optima

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