2011 Kia Optima Named to a "Ward’s 10 Best Interiors" List

Posted on 11. Apr, 2011 by in Kia Canada


All-New Midsize Sedan’s Upscale Interior Impresses Editors

  • Optima lauded for lush interior demeanour and feel, along with well-priced wrapping options
  • Kia midsize sedan offers a finish package of design, quality, convenience, comfort, reserve facilities and altogether value

IRVINE, Calif., Apr 11, 2011 – Continually praised for a head-turning extraneous design, fun-to-drive performance, and prolonged list of customary reserve features, a all-new 2011 Kia Optima has been enclosed as partial of “Ward’s 10 Best Interiors” list. Kia’s midsize sedan was picked for being means to bond with midsize buyers in a U.S. with a upscale and aesthetically appreciative interior packaging, facilities and altogether value. This prestigious fame follows a slew of awards, including earning an altogether five-star pile-up reserve rating from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), being named a Consumer Guide Automotive “Best Buy,” a “Top Safety Pick” by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), an Edmunds’ InsideLine.com “Editors’ Most Wanted” and “Best New Model” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

“This endowment is a approach thoughtfulness of Optima’s unbeatable multiple of overwhelming pattern inside and out, as good as modernized technologies, comfort, preference and altogether value,” pronounced Michael Sprague, clamp president, selling communications, Kia Motors America (KMA). “The Optima introduced overwhelming new pattern denunciation to a Kia lineup, that will continue to develop as Kia maintains a concentration on world-class styling while also delivering superb opening and fuel potency in response to consumers’ needs and rising fuel prices.”

Ward’s editors evaluated a margin of 51 vehicles that are possibly all-new or featured significantly upgraded interiors, trimming from application vehicles, minivans and tiny cars to high-end reward sedans. Scores were tallied for any competing car formed on materials, ergonomics, safety, a human-machine interface, comfort, fit and finish, altogether value and aesthetics, with a final list of 10 winners chosen.

About a 2011 Kia Optima

Available in 3 trims, LX, EX and SX, a 2011 Optima offers a far-reaching array of preference and oppulance from a impulse a doors open. The instrument row is contoured toward a motorist to advise a cockpit feel with accurate gauges and controls for an altogether competition opening knowledge but sacrificing comfort or roominess. Paddle shifters behind a steering circle communicate that Optima is built for people who are ardent about cars. A high console with a brief shifter adds to a cockpit notice while an accessible breathtaking sunroof provides an alfresco feeling. Offering occupants both space and comfort with a series of customary preference features, a sedan’s stylish cabin unifies with a extraneous pattern by welcoming a passengers with gaunt and ergonomic chair pattern and effective storage throughout. Modern customary facilities such as a six-way tractable driver’s chair with energy lumbar support, bright self-centredness mirrors with a sheet hilt and a outing mechanism serve enhance a cabin’s lush qualities.

In further to charity a gentle cabin, considerable record facilities also come customary throughout, including an AM/FM/CD/MP3/Sat audio complement with SIRIUS Satellite Radio capabilities and 3 months nominal service1. Also customary on all trims are auxiliary and USB audio submit jacks for joining with MP3 players2 and Bluetooth3 wireless record connectivity with steering wheel-mounted voice activation controls to capacitate hands-free operation for concordant mobile phones.

Currently accessible with dual all-new and fuel-efficient engines, a 2.4-liter GDI four-cylinder, a 2.0-liter GDI turbo, a 2.4-liter hybrid engine will be accessible after this year, charity consumers even some-more considerable fuel economy.

Industry-Leading Warranty

The 2011 Optima is lonesome by Kia’s guaranty program, that offers consumer insurance during an well-developed value. Included in this module are a 10-year/100,000-mile singular powertrain warranty, a five-year/60,000-mile singular simple guaranty and a five-year/100,000-mile anti-perforation warranty. A five-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance devise also is partial of a car coverage.

2011 Kia Motors America Product Line

Kia’s indication year 2011 car line includes a Sorento CUV, Sportage compress CUV, Optima midsize sedan, Soul civic newcomer vehicle, Forte compress sedan, Forte 5-door compress hatchback, Forte Koup two-door coupe, Rio sub-compact sedan, Rio5 sub-compact hatchback and Sedona minivan.

About Kia Motors America

Kia Motors America (KMA) is a selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 730 dealers via a United States and serves as a “Official Automotive Partner of a NBA.” In 2010, KMA accessible a best-ever U.S. sales and 16th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share. Kia is staid to continue a movement and will continue to build a code by pattern innovation, quality, value, reserve facilities and new technologies.

Information about Kia Motors America and a full car choice is accessible during a Web site www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, revisit www.kiamedia.com.

1 SIRIUS, XM and all associated outlines and logos are trademarks of SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. and a subsidiaries. SIRIUS Radio requires a subscription, sole alone after 3-month hearing subscription enclosed with car purchase. Prices and programming are supposing by SIRIUS and are theme to change. Subscriptions governed by SIRIUS Terms Conditions accessible during sirius.com. SIRIUS Radio U.S. use accessible usually to those during slightest 18 years of age in a 48 constant United States, D.C. and Puerto Rico (with coverage limitations).
2 Optional Kia appendage wire compulsory for iPod mobile digital device connectivity; both sole separately. iPod is a purebred heading of Apple, Inc.
3 The Bluetooth word symbol and logos are purebred trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such outlines by Kia is underneath license. Other trademarks and tradenames are those of their particular owners.

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