Kia Malaysia will launch the new Kia Optima K5 in Malaysia December 2011. The latest Kia Optima features a very stylish design of luxury sedan. The front bumper impregnated with Kia latest grille design, LED day running light and projector xenon headlamp. 6 speed auto with paddle shifter makes this car fun to drive. View full spec of Kia Optima K5 2.0 in Malaysia below with the images captured by KDI Editors during Dubai Autoshow below.
KIA OPTIMA K5 2.0 SPECIFICATION
4 Cylinder DOHC 16 Valve CVVT
165 PS at 6000 RPM
198Nm at 4000 RPM
6 speed transmission AT with paddle shifter
Steering Hydraulic powered
Front independent McPherson strut suspension
Rear Independent multi link
Rear shock absorber gas filled
225/45 R18 alloy rims
70 litres of fuel tanks
Dimension (mm) : 4845mm length, 1830 mm width, 1455 mm height
Radio + CD + MP3 + Ipod Cable
Interior picture image of Kia Optima Dashboard
Rear spacious legroom
Rear LED tail lamp! very nice one!
Extra features specification of Kia Optima K5 :
Full auto air cond front and rear
LED turn signal light
Electric folding mirrors
Front Fog Lamp
Auto Cruise control
steering audio control
18″ alloy sport rims
back warning system with rear view camera
pure leather seats
start stop button
front seat warmer
LED day time running light
NEWS regarding Naza Kia Optima launching in Malaysia :
Naza Kia Malaysia, the official distributor of Kia Motors vehicles in Malaysia, will launch the all-new Optima K5 on Dec 27.
The launch, at Naza Kia’s flagship showroom in Petaling Jaya, is set to top off a strong year for the company.
As of Nov 30, 2011, its sales have grown 11 per cent to 10,228 units, outperforming the overall market.
“In 2011, we have focused on building the foundation for the Kia Motors brand in Malaysia.
“We have strengthened our model line-up, embarked on new marketing initiatives and rationalised our network to 60 outlets,” said its chief operating officer Datuk Hafiz Syed Abu Bakar in a statement today.
The sedan will be the fourth model to be introduced by Naza Kia Malaysia this year after the All-New Sportage, Forte 6-Speed and Forte Koup.
It will come in a 2.0 litre, six-speed automatic transmission variant offering 165 PS and 198Nm of torque.
The Optima K5 has been one of Kia Motors’ best-selling vehicles in the United States this year, accounting for 17 per cent of the Korean carmaker’s sales in the market with a total of 73,886 units sold as of Nov 30, 2011.