Articles about Kia Optima

The top-spec 2.5-liter turbopetrol engine produces 286 horses
And it looks pretty damn good
Kia recently provided a small preview of the all-new K5 midsize sedan-or the Optima as we called it when it was still in our market. Now, the Korean carmaker has revealed full images of the vehicle, and it looks pretty
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Do you ever find yourself so immersed in what you're doing that you're completely unaware of your surroundings? For drivers, it's when you begin to feel as though nothing exists apart from you, your car and the road. For
Also hints at GT and other variants
When it comes to midsize sedans, buyers often choose the likes of the Honda Accord, the Mazda 6 and, of course, the Toyota Camry. For those who want to be different, the Hyundai Sonata and the Subaru Legacy are what they pick.
See if you like the exterior design
Kia is set to reveal the all-new Optima midsize sedan at the New York Auto Show, which will open its doors to the public on April 3. While that's only a couple of weeks away, the Korean carmaker has decided
Followed by updated Optima in September
The local MPV market will have another all-new entrant as Kia's distributor in the Philippines, Columbian Autocar Corporation, has confirmed with TopGear.com.ph that it will launch the all-new Carens in May.The news was revealed by CAC
Just in time for start of new NBA season
With the 2012-2013 NBA season officially under way, Kia is once again rolling out new TV commercials starring its global brand ambassador, LA Clippers power forward Blake Griffin.The two new spots have Griffin offering helpful suggestions to younger versions of
After the Batman-inspired Kia Optima
Following the debut of the Batman-inspired Kia Optima nearly a month ago at the New York Comic-Con, the Korean carmaker has now revealed four more of its superhero-inspired cars at the 2012 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in
The Caped Crusader's daily driver?
Kia has revealed the first project born out of its partnership with DC Entertainment, the comic-book publisher behind DC Comics' Justice League: the Batman-themed Kia Optima."Batman is one of the most popular superheroes of all time, and showcasing in
Which superhero matches which Kia model?
Kia has teamed up with comic-book publisher DC Entertainment, and together both companies will combine automotive styling with comic-book art to bring to life "the World's Greatest Superheroes."The partnership, which will yield eight individually customized vehicles, will see
It's about time!
The Kia Optima is officially here, finally giving the Korean carmaker a contender in the lucrative midsize sedan segment of the Philippine automotive market.With its distinctive styling and upscale interior, the Optima definitely stands out among the midsize sedans already available
And also the Optima sedan
TopGear.com.ph has received a tip that Columbian Autocar Corporation, the official distributor of Kia vehicles in the country, will have three main attractions at its display booth in this month's Philippine International Motor Show.For the fourth staging of
Want to know how much it will cost?
You've spotted it in the showrooms and you've probably seen a unit or two on the streets. Well, we can finally confirm it for you: The Kia Optima will soon be available officially at your nearest Kia dealership.We checked
A lot of firsts for its domestic market
With its K9 flagship sedan due to go on sale in May in its home market of South Korea, Kia has finally revealed the luxury features it'll carry that aren't currently available on any South Korean-manufactured vehicles to date.
The twin model of Hyundai's Sonata is coming
Yes, yes...we missed this one. In our 2012 Roll-Out Issue, we only put the Rio and the diesel Sportage as the only new Kia cars entering our market this year. Turns out there is another model coming--a really important
Find out about other 'green cars' in the carmaker's pipeline
Kia Motors Corporation's research and development (R&D) team has turned its attention to creating alternative-fueled vehicles and we can expect that the Korean carmaker's first attempt at making a green car in the Optima Hybrid is not the
This is one fuel-efficient gasoline hybrid car
A stock Kia Optima Hybrid has set a Guinness World Record for using just 5.5 tanks of gasoline in a 14-day, 12,712-kilometer road trip while driving through all 48 adjoining states of the United States in a gasoline
Hypermiling across the USA
While we're preparing for a long weekend ahead of us, two American motorists are getting ready to set a Guinness World Record for the lowest fuel consumption in a gasoline hybrid car while driving through all 48 adjoining states of the
The choice of design professionals
The Sportage compact crossover and Optima midsize sedan are fast becoming popular among design experts as they earned more awards for Kia Motors.Both vehicles won in the 2011 Red Dot competition just months after being recognized for outstanding design in the
This time for the Sportage and Optima
Two Kia vehicles--the Sportage and the Optima--were recognized for their outstanding design in the transportation category in the iF product design awards."These latest awards for the all-new Kia Sportage and Optima are proof positive of the tremendous strides
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