Kia Optima SXL 2017
Kia Optima SXL 2017 - Spacious sedans are continually losing piece of the pie to crossovers, however family-accommodating four-doors, for example, the 2017 Kia Optima demonstrate the portion still has a lot of life. The rundown of changes to the 2017 form is mellow in light of the full redesign it got a year ago, however the Optima line keeps on growing with a few new bundles that allow customers to blend and match to locate the correct car. Add that to the Optima's current qualities — a convincing strategic offer, spacious seating and a major trunk — and you have a sedan that can stand toe to toe with all-stars, for example, the Honda Accord and Ford Fusion.

Like its sister car, the Hyundai Sonata, the Optima scores high checks in the esteem class without feeling modest inside. Also, with the top-trim Kia Optima SXL 2017, you won't locate a more special cabin without moving up to a genuine luxury sedan.

There are deficiencies, no doubt. Tall rear passengers will brush their heads on the inclined roof and purchasers searching for fervor ought to look somewhere else. Be that as it may, we think these are generally minor thumps that shouldn't stop you from considering the 2017 Kia Optima for your next sedan.

Kia Optima SXL Key Competitor

Kia Optima Prices and Trims

Despite the fact that Kia does not offer much in the method for independent alternatives, there are a bewildering number of Optima stages available to purchasers. The construct LX is genuinely light with respect to features, yet it likewise doesn't cost much. The LX 1.6T includes more, yet its special engine-transmission combo is difficult to live with. The EX stays with the LX powertrain and accompanies a generous number of luxury features at a moderate uptick in cost. The SX incorporates a powerful turbocharged 2.0-liter engine among its redesigns, however in the event that you need your Optima to feel like a luxury car, the top-trim SXL will do the trick.

Kia Optima LX

The base LX begins at $22,200 and comes standard with a 2.4-liter engine, a six-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive. It comes standard with material upholstery, a five-inch touch screen, satellite radio, a six-speaker sound framework, Bluetooth, a USB port, a rearview camera, Drive Mode Select (Normal, Eco, and Sport), and 60/40 split collapsing rear seats. There are three bundles available in the base trim going from $900 to $1,700. They include features, for example, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, blind side observing, rear stop help, and the overhauled UVO infotainment framework with a 7-inch touch screen.

Kia Optima LX 1.6T

The LX 1.6T begins at $24,140 and accompanies a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine, a double grip seven-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive. It comes standard with LX features and includes warmed outside mirrors, an auto-open trunk, push-catch begin, and a calfskin wrapped steering wheel and shift handle. There are two bundles available in this trim costing $1,250 and $2,500. They include things like cowhide upholstery, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, route, rear cross traffic alert, and warmed front seats.

Kia Optima EX

The EX begins at $25,440 and comes standard with a 2.4-liter engine, a six-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive. It accompanies bring down trim features and includes the redesigned UVO infotainment framework with a 7-inch touch screen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, calfskin upholstery, warmed front seats, and a warmed steering wheel. There are two bundles available in this trim costing $2,100 and $3,600. They include features like an all encompassing sunroof, route, warmed rear seats, lane takeoff cautioning, and adaptive cruise control.

Kia Optima SX

The SX begins at $29,940 and comes standard with a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine, a six-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive. It accompanies bring down trim features and includes the updated UVO infotainment framework with a 8-inch touch screen and route, sport calfskin seating, and Dynamic Bending Light headlights, which move the fog light shaft into up and coming swings to enhance cornering perceivability. There are three bundles available in this trim going from $2,900 to $4,800. They include features, for example, ventilated front seats, a 10-speaker Harman Kardon encompass sound framework, and autonomous emergency braking.

Kia Optima SXL

The top Kia Optima SXL trim begins at $36,090 and comes standard with a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine, a six-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive. It comes standard with lower trim features and includes an all encompassing sunroof, a 10-speaker Harman Kardon encompass sound framework, rear stop help, blind side observing, rear cross traffic alert, autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, a forward crash cautioning framework, lane takeoff cautioning, sewed Nappa cowhide upholstery, ventilated front seats, and warmed rear seats. There are no packages available in this Kia Optima SXL 2017 trim.

Kia Optima 2017 Engine Performance

The 2017 Kia Optima sedan is furnished with a standard 2.4-liter I-4 that produces 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque and combined to a six-speed automatic that conveys an EPA-evaluated 25/36 mpg city/parkway for the base LX trim and 24/34 for the EX trim. The optional and fuel productive 178-hp, 195 lb-ft of torque 1.6-liter turbocharged I-4 is mated to a seven-speed double grip automatic transmission and conveys 28/37 mpg, yet must be prepared in the EX trim. The most powerful engine, a 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 that produces 245 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque (additionally mated to a six-speed automatic), figures out how to convey 22/31 mpg and is available in the SX and Kia Optima SXL 2017 trims. The Optima does not offer all-wheel drive like the Ford Fusion and Subaru Legacy.

The Optima comes standard with front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is not available. The Optima handles wanders aimlessly with certainty, however its steering is excessively touchy and needs criticism. The brakes are additionally greatly touchy, which will transform a smooth lull into something more like a session of red light, green light. Overall, in any case, the Optima handles harsh streets well and has an agreeable ride. It likewise comes standard with Drive Mode Select, with three modes to look over: Normal, Eco, and Sport.

2017 Kia Optima SXL Exterior

Kia Optima SXL 2017
One school of thought on the 2017 Kia Optima's styling is that on the off chance that it ain't broke, don't settle it. The past era Optima was as yet an awesome looking midsize sedan, sharp and modern, and the most recent one carries a significant part of similar sensibilities. There's a comparable grille design, same clearing curve of chrome over the roof, et cetera.

However there is such a great amount of new about the 2017 Kia Optima some mourn the car didn't get a totally new look also. Of course, that bet didn't pay off too well for Hyundai's Sonata, so we're fine with the Optima keeping a commonplace look.

Kia Optima SXL 2017 Interior

The Kia Optima seats five on material upholstery. An eight-way power-customizable driver's seat with two-way lumbar support is additionally standard. Available features incorporate calfskin upholstery, a cowhide wrapped steering wheel and shift handle, warmed and ventilated front seats, warmed rear seats, a warmed steering wheel, a 12-way power-customizable driver's seat with four-way lumbar support, sport calfskin upholstery, and Nappa cowhide upholstery.

The Kia Optima has a lot of space for two youngster situates in the rear, with two arrangements of lower LATCH grapples that are anything but difficult to get to and utilize. The three top ties are on a rear retire behind the head restrictions. They are likewise unmistakably stamped and simple to utilize. Be that as it may, the safety belt stalks are a bit too short for youthful children to clasp themselves into supporter seats.

The Optima's cabin is brimming with top notch materials, the greater part of which are soft to the touch. Its style and design display the car as one more costly than you'd expect at this price point in this class. The Kia Optima has 15.9 cubic feet of trunk space, which is vast for the class. The Honda Accord approaches with 15.8 cubic feet, yet the Hyundai Sonata beats it with 16.3 cubic feet of cargo space. In this space, you could fit an infant's compact playpen and a couple basic supply sacks.

The Kia Optima comes standard with a 5-inch touch screen, a USB port, satellite radio, a six-speaker sound framework, Bluetooth, a rearview camera, and remote keyless passage. Available features incorporate Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, a redesigned UVO infotainment framework with a 7-or 8-inch touch screen, an auto-open trunk, push-catch begin, route, an all encompassing sunroof, and a 10-speaker Harman Kardon encompass sound framework.
Kia Optima SXL 2017

Kia Optima SXL 2017 Safety Features

The 2017 Kia Optima was granted the most elevated overall rating of five stars by the NHTSA, the sedan got five stars in three crash tests directed up until now: front, side, and rollover. The Kia Optima is a 2017 Top Safety Pick for accomplishing the establishment's most noteworthy rating of Good in all crash tests directed including the troublesome small cover front crash test.

The Optima likewise got the IIHS' most elevated rating of Superior for front crash aversion by dodging a low-speed 12 mph impact and a fast 25 mph crash utilizing automatic braking. To exploit this, you should settle on the Autonomous Emergency Braking feature in the SX Technology bundle or find that feature standard in the SXL trim. As a result of a Poor rating for its headlights, the Optima didn't fit the bill for Top Safety Pick+ status.

Extra safety features incorporate rear stopping sensors, Blind-Spot Detection framework, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, forward crash cautioning, and a lane takeoff cautioning framework. - Kia Optima SXL 2017
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