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Kia Optima Edges Ahead of The Honda Accord

2011 Kia Optima Rated Over Honda Accord!

For the first time ever the Honda Accord has been one upped by a new comer that just hit the market a little over ten years ago. 2011 Kia Optima at First Kia

Test drivers for Consumer Reports Magazine rated the 2011 Kia Optima slightly higher for its ‘superior handling.’ Although CR magazine still recommends the Honda Accord as one of those durable vehicles that is dependable and a great bargain for the amount of car, it had to give the Optima the edge.

For 2011, the Kia Optima has been completely redesigned. It now has a sleek new body and list at an MSRP of $21,895. In addition to its handling, CR list several other features that make this vehicle a great buy:

1). 4 cylinder, 200 horsepower engine.
2). 24 mpg city and 35 mpg highway fuel economy rating.
3). Six speed transmission smooth shifting capability.
4). Top Safety Pick rating given by The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

However, with all these and more, the handling and steering are the two dynamics that gave the Optima its edge over the Honda Accord.

If you are in the market for a new vehicle, check out the new Kia Optima or any one of Kia vehicle models offered at First Kia Simi Valley. First Kia Simi Valley is not just the new car dealer, they provide all service requirements necessary to keep your Kia running at its maximum performance potential and they are dedicated to serving California customers.

Optima…A New Breed of Wildly, elegant, Uptown-Getdown Car.

2011 Kia Optima, Your Next Car!

Do you want the thrill of a wild ride without giving up elegance and sophistication? Are you looking for a car that is affordable yet powerful? Is safety and high performance rating important to you? If you answered yes to these questions, then the 2011 Kia Optima is the perfect car for you. In 2011 Kia Optima from First Kia in Simi ValleySouthern California First Kia located in Simi Valle, offers low procing and a great selection on the 2011 Optima. Our Kia representatives are available to assist you with, quick quotes, trade in appraisals and more. First Kia is well known for their family friendly customer service, helpful sales staff and no hassle buying process. The 2011 Kia Optima is , as the company likes to say,” not your average family sedan”.

The Optima was built with race car technology which includes paddle shifters. The formidable GD1 engine boasts a superior fuel efficient 6-speed transmission. Innovative suspension and hydraulic mounts keep you in full control, even in changing road conditions. The sporty interior design tilts all dashboard controls and gauges towards the driver to make your driving experience intensely satisfying. Tom Kearns, Optima’s Chief Designer, was successful in designing a car of contrasts. There is something for everyone who drives or rides in this vehicle.

This car will definitely make a statement about the driver’s personality. There is an old saying, don’t judge a book by it’s cover, yet that is just what we often do. The designers might have had that in mind when they made the Optima. It is wild yet free. It states elegance and refinement, and is compelling and commanding. This car is Ageless, timeless, yet new and unique. It has been described as upscale yet affordable. Optima is smooth both in looks and inside. This car blends safety and security with comfort and high end technology.

The 2011 Kia Optima has a smart key remote. You can start your car by pushing on the brake pedal and hitting a control key, as long as the key is in the car. No more searching pockets or diaper bags before your commute. A bluetooth wireless system means no more cables or wires. If you love music, you’ll be the envy of your neighbors, with your SIRIOUS Radio and Infinity sound speakers. The front and back seats can be cooled or heated. Even the steering wheel can be heated. No more thick gloves needed! There is a back up camera and auto leveling lights to make your drive a safer one.

Speaking of safety, the 2011 Optima has additional airbags for known trouble areas. The brake system is one of the most sophisticated and safest on the market today. There is a hill assist control to help prevent your car from going backwards when stalled. Traction control keeps your car on the road during bad weather. The Optima 2011 consistently receives great ratings by a number of well known safety reviewers. One reviewer, Top Safety Pick 2011, gave the Optima Good performance ratings in front, side, roll over and rear tests. There are sites online for review. While it is light and sleek, it is also reinforced with tensile steel for added strength and endurance.

Before you buy a car, check out this Southern California Kia dealer in Simi Valley ,California. First Kia can be located via the internet at www.1stkia.com. THE car that you want to ask about is the 2011 Optima. Four styles are available; the LX, EX, Turbo, and SX. They come in a variety of satin colors.

Take new Kia Optima out for a wild ride today and…. be… free.