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Kia Optima to arrive in 2011

The new Kia Optima will arrive in UK showrooms in 2011

The new Kia Optima will arrive in UK showrooms in 2011. This new saloon from Kia was designed at Kia’s studios in Frankfurt, Germany and Irvine, California. The all new Kia Optima is longer, wider and lower than the Kia Magentis that it replaces.

The all-new Kia Optima will offer numerous standard exterior features including dual exhausts, solar glass and indicators on the wing mirrors. Depending on the trim level, fog lights, heated exterior mirrors, exterior chrome or body-colour door handles along with 17-inch alloy wheels and 215/55 R17 tyres will also be available. The interior of the Kia Optima has an overall sporty feeling with precise gauges and controls. There is an optional glass panoramic sunroof that will provide an open air feeling.

In line with Kia's safety engineering philosophy, the all-new Kia Optima will have a high level of safety features as standard. Equipment includes six airbags, front active headrests, side-impact door beams, height-adjustable front seatbelts with pre-tensioners and force limiters and three-point seatbelts for all seating positions. Safety driving systems on the Kia Optima will include anti-lock brakes (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control System (TCS) and Brake Assist System (BAS). The introduction of this sleek new saloon signals a significant step forward in design and equipment levels for the Kia brand in the UK, the exact trim, equipment and pricing will be announced closer to the launch.