If you are looking for a safe, reliable car for your college graduate then the Kia Optima makes the perfect gift. Here are some of the many reasons why it is a great buy.
The first thing that stands out about the Kia Optima is its striking exterior design. From its sculpted back, to its available rear end calipers and athletic lines, this car will attract the attention of envious onlookers. Moreover, with eight rich color choices to choose from you can select the best color to match your college graduate’s personality.
The interior of the Kia Optima is the perfect blend of functionality and elegance. The fluid design of the instrument panel allows drivers to access controls with ease. Standard for seating is the cloth seat trim while you can upgrade it to leather trim or Nappa leather trim. The optional ten-way power-adjustable driver’s seat comes with lumbar support to give your driver the perfect customization tools to enjoy their ride in comfort. Another unique aspect of the interior is its spacious trunk. Additionally, with the 60/40 split folding rear seat drivers can create more cargo space to store bigger items.
Excellent performance and fuel efficiency
The Kia Optima is fun to drive and can save drivers money in fuel costs. Standard in the LX, EX and SX models is the 2.4L DOHC 16-valve engine. This engine delivers a respectable 192-horsepower while earning up to 34 miles per gallon on the highway. Meanwhile, the SX Turbo and the Limited models come with the 2.0L Turbocharged DOHC 16-valve engine that cranks out an exhilarating 274-horsepower. Along with excellent power, it receives great efficiency, as earns up to an estimated 31 miles per gallon on the highway. The Optima also comes available with paddle shifters which allow drivers to shift gears without a clutch.
Ample safety features
Kia designed the new Optima to have some of the most innovative safety features available. The Optima comes with great additions such as side-impact door beams, the brake assist system, electronic stability control, dual front advanced airbags and front and rear crumple zones. These additions make the new Optima a well-equipped vehicle.
Practical technological additions
College graduates will love the technological features of the Kia Optima. The available UVO eServices infotainment system allows them to synchronize their smartphone with the car to play their music, make a phone call or schedule service. Parents and graduates alike will enjoy the available Blind-Spot Detection System and the Back-Up warning system. These systems give drivers a larger range of vision to help them make smart decisions on the road.
Ultimately, the Kia Optima is a great mix of contemporary styling, exceptional performance and practical offerings. Combined, this makes the Optima a great gift for your college graduates. If you are ready to check out the new Optima in person, feel free to visit Burlington Kia, as we have a great selection of Kia Optimas in South Jersey.