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2016 (66) Kia Optima 2.0 GDi PHEV 4dr Auto

Cumbernauld Kia
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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

8" touch screenAndroid Auto
Around View MonitorBluetooth connectivity with voice control
Cruise control + speed limiterDigital clock
Drive mode selectorEngine start/stop button
Front and rear parking sensorsKia connected services
LCD TFT Colour DisplayLow washer fluid warning light
Navigation systemPower Steering
Premium vision instrument clusterRemote fuel cap release
Reversing Aid SensorsReversing camera
Trip computerWireless Smartphone charger

Entertainment

Bluetooth audio streamingDAB Radio with MP3
Harman Kardon Premium audio system with 10 speakers and amplifierRear USB port
Steering wheel mounted controlsUSB and auxiliary socket

Exterior Features

Auto dimming rear view mirrorAutomatic defog system
Automatic headlight levellingAutomatic headlights
Black high gloss/chrome front fender garnishBody colour door mirrors
Body colour side sill mouldings with blue accentBody coloured bumpers
Chrome exhaust finishChrome roof line trim
Dynamic cornering lightElectric adjustable/heated/folding door mirrors
Electric rear windowsExterior grab door handles
Heated rear window with timerHigh gloss black mesh grille
High level LED brake lightLED daytime running lights
LED HeadlightsLED indicators in door mirrors
LED rear lightsOne touch electric front windows
Rain sensing front wipersRemote window closing
Satin chrome exterior door handlesSpeed sensitive front wipers
Tinted glassUV-reducing solar glass
Welcome home function 

Interior Features

12V socket in front and rear4 way electrically adjustable lumbar support for drivers seat
60/40 split/folding 2nd row of seats8 way electric adjustable drivers seat
Air filterAssist grips
Automatic light control systemCentre console storage box/armrest
Centre fascia storage trayCloth/faux leather upholstery
Cupholders in centre consoleDriver's seat memory
Dual zone automatic air conditioningFaux leather centre console armrest
Faux leather trimmed door armrestsFront and rear door pockets with bottle holders
Front door courtesy lampsFront map light with sunglasses case
Front seatback pocketsGloss Black finish electric window switch panels
Heated front seatsHeated steering wheel
Height adjustable headrestsIlluminated glovebox with lock
Illuminated ignition key holeISOFIX top tethers and lower anchor points
Leather trimmed gearshiftLeather trimmed steering wheel
Load area coverLuggage area lamp
Luggage net hooksRear air vents
Rear centre armrest with cupholderRear coat hooks
Rear reading lightsReclining/sliding front seat
Rheostat dimmer switchSatin chrome interior door handles
Stainless Steel Scuff PlatesSunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors
Tilt/telescopic adjust steering wheel 

Safety

3 point seatbelts on all seatsABS/EBD
Active front headrestsAutomatic unlocking of doors in case of impact
Curtain airbagsDual front airbags
Dual Side airbagsElectronic parking brake
Emergency stop signalling systemESC + BAS + VSM + HAC
Front passenger airbag deactivationFront seatbelt pretensioners + load limiters
Height adjustable front seatbeltsRear child proof door locks
Seatbelt warningTraction control
Tyre pressure monitoring system 

Security

Alarm systemAnti-drill door locks
DeadlocksImmobiliser
Locking wheel nutsRemote central door locking
Smart key entry systemSpeed sensitive auto door locking

Trim

Aluminium finish to centre console 

Wheels

17" alloy wheelsTyre repair kit
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Electric Vehicle Data

Battery Capacity in kWh9.8Battery Charge Slow kW2.6
Battery Charge Slow Percentage0-100Battery Charge Slow Time (Minutes)246
Battery Charge Fast kW3.3Battery Charge Fast Percentage0-100
Battery Charge Fast Time (Minutes)162Battery TypeLithium-ion
Coupler/Connector TypeType 2NEDC Electricity Consumption kWh/100 km12.2
NEDC Maximum EV Range Miles33Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Mileage100000
Standard manufacturers Battery warranty - Years7 

Emissions - ICE

CO0.145CO2 (g/km)37
HC0.014Noise Level dB(A)72
NOx0.003Particles0.0004
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1999Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Cylinders4Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel DeliveryMULTI POINT FUEL INJECTIONGears6 SPEED
Number of Valves16TransmissionAUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)176.6EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue

General

Badge Engine CC2.0Badge Power202
Coin DescriptionGDiGeneration Mark2
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0725AManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years6
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %89
NCAP Child Occupant Protection %86NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095
NCAP Pedestrian Protection %67NCAP Safety Assist %71
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage10000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage999999Standard manufacturers warranty - Years7
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 60 mph (secs)True0 to 62 mph (secs)9.1
Engine Power - BHP202Engine Power - KW151
Engine Power - RPM6000Engine Torque - LBS.FT139
Engine Torque - MKG19Engine Torque - NM189
Engine Torque - RPM5000Top Speed119

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front215/55 R17
Tyre Size Rear215/55 R17Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Type17" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1465Length4855
Wheelbase2805Width1860

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)55Gross Vehicle Weight2200
Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)307Max. Loading Weight420
Max. Roof Load100Minimum Kerbweight1780
No. of Seats5
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Kia Optima

This much improved version of mid-sized Kia's Optima model may look familiar, but the developments are in the details. Jonathan Crouch takes a closer look.

Ten Second Review

Kia's Mondeo-sized medium range Optima model now at last gets a class-competitive diesel engine. Whether you choose the saloon or the Sportswagon estate, there's a smarter look and some extra safety technology too. There's even Plug-in hybrid power if you want it. Overall, with this much improved model, Kia aims to challenge the market leaders and even worry a few of the more premium players.

Background

This Kia Optima is somewhat confusingly billed as a 'fourth-generation' model. Actually, only two generations of this car have ever been sold in the UK. Earlier mid-sized Kia models were badged as the 'Magentis' in Britain and shared much of their underpinnings with Hyundai's Sonata. The Magentis was well built, cheap and well equipped but there wasn't anything very aspirational about it. In contrast, the MK1 Optima saloon we first saw in this country in late 2011 was very different, with styling from Kia's Chief Designer Peter Schreyer that signalled a move upmarket. This was an unashamed attempt to win over customers from the segment heavyweights such as the Ford Mondeo or Volkswagen's Passat and it was nearly good enough. These days though, Kia isn't satisfied with 'nearly good enough' and in creating the thoroughly redesigned MK2 Optima launched in late 2015, the Korean brand's designers and engineers focused their attention on ride and handling, refinement, interior style and practicality. The result was a car that needed only a wider range of engines, lower running costs and some extra safety tech to be truly class-competitive. Kia says that all those boxes have now been ticked with the improved version we're going to look at here.

Driving Experience

The key change is the addition of a new 136PS 1.6-litre CRDi engine, replacing the previous, rather thirsty, 1.7-litre CRDi unit. As before, there's a choice of manual or DCT auto transmission. Kia has also developed a petrol/electric hybrid model with a 2.0-litre GDI petrol engine mated to a 50 kW electric motor. Total power output for the package is 202bhp. With all Optimas, by stretching out the wheelbase, stiffening the body with 'Advanced High-Strength Steel' and upgrading the suspension, Kia has sought to improve handling dynamics. Plus Kia engineers have been focussing on Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) innovations to reduce road, wind and engine noise, stiffening the body to avoid vibration and rattles, and improving the seals and insulation around the car. A Drive Mode Selector lets Optima drivers switch between Eco, Comfort, Sport and Smart modes. Each mode enables the driver to customise the powertrain's responses, prioritising fuel economy or more immediate acceleration. It also lets drivers adapt the weight of the rack-mounted power steering system, for more relaxed or more immediate, engaging steering responses. 'Smart Mode' is designed to anticipate the driver's needs, switching automatically between Eco, Comfort and Sport modes depending on conditions. This enables the Optima to adapt to the driver's behaviour and the road conditions, pre-empting the driver's preference for different speeds and driving environments.

Design and Build

The Optima remains one of the smarter Mondeo-segment models but that hasn't stopped Kia's designers from making a series of modifications to the exterior looks. These include a revised front bumper design, as well as smarter LED tail-lamps and revised styling for the headlights and fog lamps. Saloon models also feature a fresh rear bumper design. The 'tiger-nose' grille features a brighter chrome finish. Inside, the cabin features a re-designed steering wheel and satin-chrome trim on the centre console which extends across the dashboard. Buyers can specify their interior in black, two tone black and grey cloth or leather, or choose a new brown cloth or leather upholstery. In addition, the Optima features new ambient lighting around the dashboard and doors, letting occupants switch between six different colours - or assign different colours to individual driving modes. By default, cabin lighting floods the cabin in a soft green glow in Eco mode, while Sport mode turns lighting to red. Smart mode fills the interior with soft blue ambient lighting. As before, the central fascia is angled 8.5 degrees towards the driver, with the upper 'display' zone housing a smarter 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. As for practicality, well the luggage capacity of the saloon version is 510-litres - a little way off the segment standard. Alternatively, there's a Sportswagon estate bodystyle offering a 553-litre boot.

Market and Model

Prices for the Optima remain much as before - they're pitched in the £22,000-£32,000 bracket. There's a premium of just over £800 if you want the Sportswagon estate variant. You get a choice of '2', '3' or 'GT-Line S' trim levels. This pricing places this model right in the heart of the Ford Mondeo's domain, with the Volkswagen Passat also offering a strong package in terms of refinement, quality and style for just a relatively small premium over the equivalent Optima models. This Optima is available with Kia's latest 7.0 or 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, with navigation and Kia Connected Services powered by TomTom. The system offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to enable full smartphone mirroring. Plus within the centre console is a wireless smartphone charger, allowing users to charge their smartphones on the move. Safety-wise, there's a new Driver Attention Warning (DAW) system that combats distracted or drowsy driving by monitoring a number of inputs from the vehicle and driver. Other safety features available on the Optima include 'Forward Collision-avoidance Assist' (FCA) autonomous braking with pedestrian recognition, 'Lane Keeping Assist' (LKA), 'High Beam Assist' (HBA) and full-LED headlamps with Dynamic Bending Light. These technologies make the Optima one of the safest cars in its class.

Cost of Ownership

Kia's all-new 'U3' 1.6 CRDi diesel engine is designed to go beyond the stricter limits laid down by the Euro 6d TEMP emissions standard. The engine employs Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) active emissions control technology to significantly reduce emissions. It therefore produces low carbon dioxide, particulate matter and NOx emissions. In the manual and auto saloon variants, expect 117g/km of CO2. Fuel-wise, the manual saloon manages 62.8mpg on the combined cycle while with the auto version, it's 64.2mpg. As for the Sportswagon estate, well with the manual and auto variants, expect 121 or 122g/km of CO2. Fuel-wise, both manual and auto Sportswagon variants manage 61.4mpg on the combined cycle. Rivals like Ford's Mondeo 1.5 TDCi ECOnetic still do slightly better, while Volkswagen's Passat BlueMotion 1.6 TDI model manages a combined cycle 76.3mpg showing, so Kia still has a little way to go here to match the class leaders. The first version of the Optima depreciated far less than its Magentis predecessors but here again, Kia has some ground to make up against rivals. This improved version should continue the upward trend and in this regard, Kia's impressive 7-year or 100,000mile warranty should help, given that it's transferrable to second owners. There's also the option of a PHEV Plug-in Hybrid petrol/electric variant with an all-electric driving range of 33 miles.

Summary

This much improved Kia Optima may not look much different from the outside - but then the outside was the one thing that didn't really need changing. What required improvement was the relatively inefficient 1.7-litre CRDi diesel engine that virtually all customers chose. Now that there's a more frugal 1.6-litre powerplant to replace that, this model deserves another chance from buyers who may have rejected it in the past. These people might also want to look at the clever plug-in petrol/electric hybrid variants too. In summary, there's much to like here. Affordable pricing, a spacious appealing cabin, high levels of equipment, a smooth DCT auto gearbox and the longest warranty in the class are all big draws. In short, Kia has rejuvenated its offering in this segment.

Performance
60%
Handling
60%
Comfort
80%
Space
70%
Styling
80%
Build
80%
Value
80%
Equipment
80%
Economy
60%
Depreciation
70%
Insurance
70%

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

Charging station data is provided by NCPRNational Charge Point Registry UK

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Monthly payment£254.01
Deposit£1630
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate4.6%
Cash price£16,298
Credit amount£14,668
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£6408
Total amount payable£19,977.47
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge4.36p per mile
Representative APR8.9%
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