[ads id=”0″ style=”float:left;padding:6px;”]The facelifted Optima has been suffered small design changes, with a new Kia Cadenza inspired front grille, new alloy wheels designs, as well as redesigned front and rear bumpers. Despite this changes, had the same front headlighs & taillights (except for a new interior design stripes).
Improved interior, with the latest safety & technology systems has been applied on this facelift. Full LED headlights, smart cruise control & autonomous emergency brake, alloy wheels, colours, steering wheel, etc… but the still using the same infotainment system.
The Kia K5 will be offered with a the same engines as before, all shared with other models from Hyundai & Kia, like the 1.6-liter T-GDi with 180 hp and 195 pound-feet (265 Newton-meters) of torque, a 1.7-liter CRDi Diesel engine with 141 hp and 251 lb-ft (340 Nm), a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter mill producing 163 hp and 145 lb-ft (196 Nm), and an LPG 2.0-liter producing 151 hp and 143 lb-ft (194 Nm).
Just cosmetics tweaks and maybe not enough to re-launch the sales of this model worldwide.