As the successor of the Magentis KIA Optima was appointed, would like to revive the middle class for the manufacturer of new and well-equipped vehicle with a win new customers in 2010. Reprint, to the KIA Optima cars primarily with its clear design and new engines, the signs of the times for the Korean company to compete with the Honda Accord, the Peugeot 308 or the Chevrolet Cruze on the car market for new cars can. For this reason, the Kia Optima is ready for a high-quality standard equipment, also LED tail lights, 17-inch alloy wheels, 2 zone climate control, electric driver's seat includes an audio system with 8 speakers and CD/MP3-Funktion next to Xenon headlights. For European motorists KIA Optima can be ordered with two engines : a 2.0 - by-liter petrol engine comes with auto ignition, a 1.7 - liter turbo diesel used, provide the 136-165 hp. Since the end of 2012 KIA Optima is also available as a full hybrid : With the 2.0-liter gasoline engine and an electric motor, the hybrid vehicle developed a system output of 190 hp with up to 100 km / h can weren purely electric (max. 1.5 km). As a hybrid, the Optima is content with 5.4 liters of premium petrol per 100 kilometers. The safety features of the Kia Optima reads exemplary: 6 airbags, active head restraints, ESP, Traction wizard and a tire pressure monitoring system set scale in this class and are already installed at the factory without any additional payment for KIA Optima.