2014 Kia Optima is a four-door sedan manufactured by Kia Motors since 2000 and marketed globally through various nameplates. The first generation cars were mostly marketed as the Optima , although the Kia Magentis name was used in Europe and Canada when sales began there in 2002. For the second generation models , Kia used the Kia Lotze and Kia K5 name for the South Korean market , and the Magentis name world except the United States and Malaysia where the Optima name was retained . The Optima name is now distinguished version of a variant of the Hyundai Sonata for all markets except China , where they were with the South Korean market name.From Optima 2000-2005 , differing only from the Sonata in minor uses outdoor and team content design.In Australia, the Optima 2001, this May has only a 2.5 -liter V6 engine and a choice of manual or automatic transmission.
2014 Kia Optima
The Optima has been updated with a new 2.7L engine, 4 – speed automatic transmission (the manual was abandoned ) , and features like full leather interior and alloy wheels are standard features . Thanks in part to better marketing , increased sales by 41,289 units strongest in 2005. The Optima was until 2006 when the second generation Magentis.The Optima , Kia Magentis , as the world except the United States and Malaysia known as the Kia Lotze in South Korea , started in South Korea , was replaced in November 2005. This generation stands on Hyundai Sonata donor vehicle than the previous model . Unlike the previous Optima , this vehicle when a global platform Kia single called “MG ” is used. The car remains in South Korea and shares its inline four- cylinder engine 2.4-liter , five- speed automatic or five-speed Sport Automatic with Sonata are built .
2014 Kia Optima SX
The Optima received a crash test rating of five-star and four-star NHTSA EuroNCAP.This update includes a redesigned front and rear lights . Design updated Optima was prepared under the direction of Peter Schreyer , Kia ‘s chief designer and former chief designer for Audi and Volkswagen. In addition to the exterior length is also slightly to about 70 millimeters to 4800 mm long revised increased . There is also a new engine , and the interior has also been revised . The biggest changes are transformed inside the dashboard and Sirius Satellite and Aux Radio/AM/FM/MP3/CD . In some markets , the possibility of satellite navigation available.The 2.7 -liter V6 has few changes from the previous model , even if the power up to 144 kW (193 hp) and a torque of 249 Nm increases with the auto attendant 5 g 0 -60 mph in 8.9sec with a top speed of 220 km / h . A five -speed manual transmission is standard on the base model , and a five- speed automatic transmission with high and middle 0.2010 models see the addition of a proximity key with push button start and includes shift paddles on the SX models .
2014 Kia Optima Interior
In Australia, the Magentis was introduced in August 2006 and replaced the Optima . First , with a choice of engines 2.7L V6 2.4L 4 -cylinder or Magentis sold poorly , with sales reaching a maximum of just 741 units in 2007. In 2008 the V6 engine as the Deluxe model has been dropped , leaving only the entry level 2.4L EX , which is sold at a very low price . In 2009, the Magentis in Australia. In fiscal year 2010 facelift model never as demos.he completely Optima , which has the same compact equipment Hyundai i40 brother named Kia K5 shares in Korea, China officially became a handful purpose “assessment” were imported and sold in the public market transformed the south , had its world premiere at the 2010 New York Auto Show . It was much smoother , sportier profile designed the new Kia design, Peter Schreyer, according to the new design language for Kia Forte , Kia Sorento , Kia Sportage and Kia Cadenza coming , revealing – and the use of new Kia corporate grille, known as the Tiger nose, developed by Schreyer . Lead Designer TF in the team of Peter Schreyer and Miklos Kovacs was the Italian Davide Limongelli . For the first time this model will be an ideal world where the Magentis name was used before .Like his brother Hyundai Sonata , Optima range is a universal GDI 2.4 -liter four- cylinder engine with either 6 – combines speed automatic transmission with Eco dash display , or been replaced by a 6-speed manual transmission is standard that the LX .