Kia Optima's good looks won a lot of hearts. It's also a hybrid version too. Now the automaker has revealed an updated version, and it's due to go on sale in Europe next year. The styling changes are reminiscent of the Cee'd GT.
There's a redesigned fascia, and new headlights and fog lights as well as a reshaped grille. With new 17 and 18 inch rim designs, the "Sport Pack" swaps out the standard grille for a black mesh one adding more chrome and matte black diffuser at the back.
The engine range remains unchanged, giving buyers the option to get either a 1.7-liter diesel or a 2.0-liter petrol engine.
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