The 2018 Kia K5 Optima sedan family gets a handful of improvements this year, it’s on the momentum that it won its introduction in 2016 when it won our Best Buy award for mid-size sedans. The Optima has established itself as a leader in the mid-size sedan segment, delivering excellent performance, power, fuel economy, technology and value. Against rivals like Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Chevrolet Malibu.
The basic models come with alloy wheels, 2018 Kia K5 16-inch UVO3 infotainment system, a 7.0-inch touch screen, a 3.5-inch multi-information display, fabric upholstery, Bluetooth connectivity , a rear view camera, Android automatic integration and Apple carplay, a USB port, blind spot alert and rear cross traffic alerts. Higher trim levels can be done in leather or nappa leather, an 8.0 inch touchscreen, a Harman / Kardon premium sound system, a panoramic sunroof, adaptive LED headlights, alloy wheels up to 18 inches in diameter, a surround system camera view, heated and ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, heated rear seats, keyless entry / start, a smart trunk with a hands-free opening, and additional USB ports for fast charging.
The engine’s tail still includes various mechanical components – the 2.0-liter gasoline engine base, 1.6-liter turbo diesel and 1.7-liter diesel. A big highlight is the new high-performance air filter that protects passengers against ultrafine dust particles as low as 2.5 micrometers while providing an additional line of defense against sulfur and nitrous oxide
The 2018 Kia K5 GT is priced at 32.95 million won ($ 28,700). Kia K5, which now features a dark chrome grille, tinted lights, and new wheels.