2016 Kia Optima gets priced in the U.S. image

The new Kia Optima is getting ready to begin its deliveries over-seas as its starting price stands at 21, 840 USD, without the destination charge.

The pricing of the 2016 Kia Optima is basically the same as the one of the outgoing model and for the money customers will be getting the 2.4 liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine under the hood, producing 185 HP, in the LX trim. This is bringing standard features such as the six-way adjustable passenger and driver’s seat, rearview camera, driver’s knee airbag, 5-inch touch screen, Bluetooth, keyless entry and more.

Next in the lineup comes the LX 1.6T, with its 1.6L turbo unit, producing 178 HP, connected to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. Features found on it are exactly the same as the ones in the 2.4L variant. Pricing for this starts at 23,990 USD. For the 2016 Kia Optima EX, customers will have to pay 24,890 USD. This is offered exclusively with the 2.4L unit and it has the 12-way adjustable driver’s seat, two-position integrated memory system, leather trimmed front seats, heated steering wheel, power folding and heated side mirrors, dual projection headlights, LED positioning lights and LED taillights. The 2016 Kia Optima SX starts from 29,690 USD and for the Optima SXL you will have to pay 35,790 USD. These have a 2.0l four-cylinder engine under their hoods, with 247 HP. The models are bringing the bi-xenon HID headlights with Dynamic Bending Lamps and the SXL is also adding the High Beam Assist.