Test-drive sedan 2018-2019 Kia Optima




Identity of the Korean group called “tiger nose” with an aggressive cut the headlights and radiator grille of the original form, of course, highlights 2018-2019 Kia models in total car weight.
Kupeobrazny Optima sedan looks prestigious and beautiful.
On the one hand, from this car blows sportiness – swollen wheel arches, ribbed hood, the original aerodynamic body kit.
All this gives the appearance of his dynamics.
On the other hand, 2018-2019 Kia Optima is still an executive sedan with classic features.
LED lights enhance the vehicle status, which already looks solid.



The external appearance of a solid car, which makes this sedan does not disappear when you get to the salon.
Undoubtedly, the interior looks like a premium.
The presence here of good quality leather, soft plastics and exactly mimics the skin.
With such high-quality materials, build quality, finish and attractive design South Korean manufacturer can compete with German auto companies.
Test sedan 2018-2019 Kia Optima was in the maximum configuration.
The motor is started by pressing the button, while on the screen can be seen even in what direction the wheels are turned.



The large scale of the speedometer and tachometer with a bright white backlight are separated by a color display on which all the information is displayed.
The center console is slightly deployed in the driver’s side.
In the center console, the information display is located.
System 2-zone climate control to prevent fogging function quickly brings the air in the passenger compartment to the desired temperature.
Good quality sound audio system and a panoramic roof gives the opportunity to enjoy the 2018-2019 Kia Optima, even when not traveling.
Absolutely all the seats in the car are equipped with heating, and the driver’s seat is also a ventilation system.



Comfortable seats have multiple Power, with “smart” sedan is capable of memorizing two settings combination.
Adjustable steering column in tandem with a comfortable chair allows you to quickly find the most comfortable fit.
2018-2019 Kia Optima Sedan is equipped with a multifunction steering wheel, with which you can control virtually everything – audio system, trip computer, phone, cruise control and some other options.
In addition, the steering wheel still has heating function.
With visibility in the car and everything is fine, “blind” areas virtually none.
In addition, the move back helps a rearview camera that produces high-quality picture.



Most wheelbase 2018-2019 Kia Optima sedan allowed to make interior is quite spacious and best of all it is felt by the passengers of a back row, where there is enough space in any position of the front seats.
Rear passengers will not only convenient, but also comfortable.
Note that there are heated seats, and withdrawn some air holes in the air conditioning system.
As it turned out, 2018-2019 Kia Optima is not only a stylish car, but also practical.
Inside, a plurality of compartments and compartments for a variety of small things, and for transportation of long luggage the rear seat backs can be folded.
The boot volume in the normal state is 505 liters.



Under the hood was a test model has an engine volume of 2.4 liters.
By the way, two of the exhaust pipe, and complete with a 2-liter unit exhaust one. 180 -strong engine accelerates confidently heavy and overall machine in seconds provided for the engine.
Stated Korean automaker accelerates from zero to 100 kilometers per hour is just over 9 seconds ti.
On the power of the power unit 2018-2019 Kia Optima can say that it is sufficient to aggressively maneuver in the city and quickly accelerate when overtaking on the track.



The engine responds perfectly to the accelerator pedal and quickly unwound.
The motor and automatic transmission 6 A range optimally “understand” each other.
“Automatic” quickly adapts to the driving style of the driver, including timely transfer without notable jerks that deserves praise.
Balanced drivers who have no desire to red light races, sedan 2018-2019 Kia Optima obviously will appeal.
No doubt, in this case, please, and “appetite” of the engine.
If you constantly push the pedal to the floor, then ti 20 liters will be enough, but if you go quietly and steadily, the urban consumption can be lowered up to 10 liters with a small-ti.



active safety system is working properly and, most importantly, unobtrusive.
Drifts are absorbed instantly, as soon as there is a hint of their appearance.
The machine dutifully responds to steering and diligently keeps trajectory even at higher speeds.
Sedan differs maneuverability and has a minimum turning radius, which is very good in the city.
Note that from stop to stop just a half turn of the steering wheel.
Suspension in the 2018-2019 Kia Optima is set to the side of comfort, so it is quite energy intensive.
It has stood the test on uneven roads.
In the car there is no extraneous sounds, even the usual hum of tires barely audible.
Noise in the model is excellent.



Overall, 2018-2019 Kia Motors set up just the best car.
It has a moderate capacity to actively drive and maximize opportunities in a safe and comfortable ride.
It remains to note that comfort and rich equipment Optima sedan readily available.
Business class car with rich equipment already in the basic configuration and functions that are a pleasant surprise to be worth between 959 thousand 900 rubles.
That price is almost the main trump optimal sedan 2018-2019 Kia Optima.
Recall that the South Korean model on the Russian market is available in four equipment variants Comfort, Luxe, Prestige and Premium.