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2014 Kia Optima facelift announced for Australia

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2014 Kia Optima facelift announced for Australia

Kia has announced its plans to introduce the 2014 Optima facelift to Australia next week, when the model in question will become available for order from 30,990 AUD.

The 2014 Kia Optima is getting ready to be introduced to Australia next week. The cheapest version, the Optima Si, will become available for order at 30,990 AUD, before on-road costs, and this represents a 300 AUD increase compared to the previous model. If the Optima SLi is what you’re looking for, than get ready to pay 35,990 AUD, 1,000 AUD more. The top of the line Optima Platinum costs 40,490 AUD, 1,200 AUD more than the previous version.

Standard items found on the facelifted Kia Optima now include the front and rear parking sensors, amongst other tweaks, while the Platinum grade will now add the LED fog lamps in the Pacific country. The upgrades made to the body include the restyled bumpers, the rear diffuser and the LED taillights for the SLi and for the Platinum trim levels. The updated range is also bringing 17- and 18-inch alloy wheels. The engine lineup includes a 2.0L petrol direct injected unit, a 1.7L turbo diesel along with a petrol electric drivetrain, available in some markets. Australians will only get the 148 kW and 250 Nm of torque 2.4L four-cylinder petrol engine, along with a 6-speed automatic transmission.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 - filed under Kia, News. Image credit: .
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