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2016 Kia Optima Review: Your Ultimate Guide to Performance, Comfort, and Value at CarSmart Of Farmington

In the heart of Farmington, Missouri, the 2016 Kia Optima emerges as a formidable player in the midsize sedan arena. At CarSmart Of Farmington, we recognize the importance of blending performance with style, and the Optima does just that. Dive into this comprehensive exploration of the 2016 Kia Optima's offerings, where we'll discuss everything from its dynamic design to its practicality, making it a top pick for drivers in Farmington and beyond.

2016 Kia Optima at CarSmart Of Farmington

Exterior and Design

A Bold, Refined Look

As it graces the streets of Farmington, Fredericktown, Ste Genevieve, and nearby towns, the 2016 Kia Optima carries forward the legacy of its predecessors with subtle yet impactful updates. Its expanded dimensions don't just add to its road presence; they're a testament to its robust nature, thanks to the extensive use of high-strength steel. This isn't just a car; it's a statement - one that CarSmart Of Farmington is proud to offer to our discerning customers.

Performance and Efficiency

Power Meets Efficiency

At CarSmart Of Farmington, we understand that our customers in Park Hills, Hillsboro, and Festus value both power and efficiency. The 2016 Optima's trio of engine choices ensures there's a perfect match for every driver. From the standard 2.4-liter engine to the exhilarating 2.0-liter turbocharged powerhouse, this Kia doesn't just move; it impresses with every mile, balancing vigor with commendable fuel economy.

A Drive Tailored to You

While cruising through De Soto or navigating the streets of Farmington, the Optima's refined handling and fuel efficiency come together to create a driving experience that's both enjoyable and economical. It's more than a car; it's your partner on the road.

CarSmart Pro Tip Of The Day

Enhancing Your Drive with Smart Features

When it comes to selecting the perfect vehicle, the details matter. Today's CarSmart Pro Tip focuses on how certain features can transform your daily drive into a journey of comfort, convenience, and safety. Let's explore how the integration of luxury and technology enhances your driving experience.

Leather Seats: Start with the feel of luxury beneath you. Leather seats aren't just about sophisticated looks; they're about lasting comfort and easy maintenance, providing a plush, durable surface that gets better with age.

Heated Seats and Steering Wheel: On those chilly mornings in Missouri, nothing welcomes you into your day like heated seats and a heated steering wheel. These features provide immediate warmth, offering a cozy start to any journey.

Keyless Start and Entry: Convenience at your fingertips — that's what keyless start and entry bring to the table. Say goodbye to fumbling with keys; a simple press of a button or a touch on the handle gets you going.

Navigation System: Never lose your way with an integrated navigation system. Whether you're navigating the streets of Farmington or exploring new terrains, real-time maps and directions ensure you're always on the right path.

Apple CarPlay: Stay connected safely with Apple CarPlay. This feature mirrors your iPhone's key functions on your car's display, allowing you to make calls, send and receive messages, and listen to your favorite tunes, all while keeping your eyes on the road.

MPG: 24-33 Fuel Type: Efficiency matters. A vehicle that offers a good miles per gallon (MPG) rating, typically between 24-33 for many midsize sedans, means fewer stops at the pump and more money in your pocket.

Memory Seat: Personalized comfort is a button away with memory seats. This feature remembers your preferred seating position, adjusting automatically for a custom fit every time you get behind the wheel.

Brake Assist: Safety is paramount, and brake assist is like having an extra set of eyes on the road. This system enhances your braking, helping prevent collisions by increasing brake force during emergency situations.

Alloy Wheels: It's not just about looks; alloy wheels offer a blend of durability and performance. They're lighter, provide better heat conduction, and add that touch of style that makes your vehicle stand out.

At CarSmart Of Farmington, we believe that an informed buyer is a satisfied buyer. Features like leather seats, heated amenities, keyless functions, navigation, Apple CarPlay, efficient MPG ratings, memory seats, brake assist, and alloy wheels aren't just add-ons; they're investments in your driving pleasure and safety. Remember, it's not just about getting from A to B; it's about enjoying every mile along the way. That's the CarSmart way!

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Interior and Comfort

Step Inside Luxury

Step into the 2016 Optima at CarSmart Of Farmington and discover a sanctuary of space and function. Here, comfort isn't just an option; it's a standard. With a focus on both tactile and visual quality, the Optima offers a cabin that's not just built to look good but to feel good too. And with advanced technology at your fingertips, every drive is both a journey and a destination.

Safety and Security

Your Safety, Our Priority

At CarSmart Of Farmington, your safety is paramount. The 2016 Kia Optima doesn't compromise, offering a suite of safety features designed to keep you and your loved ones secure. From its sturdy frame to advanced driver-assist technologies, the Optima is a fortress on wheels, offering peace of mind to drivers in Farmington and its surrounding areas.

Consumer Reviews and Ratings

The People Have Spoken

The residents of Farmington, Bonne Terre, and beyond have voiced their satisfaction. Praised for its blend of comfort, efficiency, and driving pleasure, the 2016 Kia Optima stands out as a people's favorite. Its blend of value and warranty options only sweetens the deal, making it a smart choice for savvy car shoppers at CarSmart Of Farmington.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What makes the 2016 Kia Optima a great choice for drivers in Farmington and nearby areas?

A: With its range of engines, luxurious interior, and top-notch safety features, the Optima offers versatility and value that resonates with drivers in our community

Q: How does CarSmart Of Farmington ensure a great buying experience?


The 2016 Kia Optima isn't just a car; it's a testament to what happens when performance, style, and practicality meet. At CarSmart Of Farmington, we're not just selling cars; we're offering a lifestyle. A visit to our dealership isn't just about finding a new car; it's about discovering your new journey on the roads of Missouri.

Financing and Assurance at CarSmart Of Farmington

Financial Solutions for Every Driver

At CarSmart Of Farmington, we believe that your dream car shouldn't be just a dream. That's why we offer financing solutions for all credit situations. Whether you have perfect credit, are rebuilding your credit, or are just starting out, our team is dedicated to finding a financing plan that suits your unique needs. We understand the roads of life can have their bumps, and we're here to smooth your path to owning the perfect car.

Lifetime Powertrain Warranty – Our Commitment to Your Peace of Mind

Most of our vehicles, especially those 10 years or newer and with under 100,000 miles, come with a FREE Lifetime Powertrain Warranty. This isn't just a warranty; it's a testament to the quality and reliability of our vehicles. It's our promise to you that we stand behind the cars we sell, offering you peace of mind for the many miles ahead.

Looking for a 2016 Kia Optima? We've Got You Covered!

Don't see a 2016 Kia Optima in our current inventory? No worries! At CarSmart Of Farmington, we have extensive relationships with dealers and auctions across the country. We go the extra mile to locate the exact vehicle you're searching for. Tell us what you desire, and let us handle the rest. Your perfect car might just be a conversation away.

Your Next Step

Ready to take the next step towards your ideal car? Visit the CarSmart Of Farmington website today to view our current inventory. Explore our selection, learn about our financing options, and discover how our Lifetime Powertrain Warranty can bring you confidence on the road. Don't just dream about the perfect car; drive it. Your journey towards owning the 2016 Kia Optima or any other vehicle starts with a click. Visit us now and let CarSmart Of Farmington make your car ownership dreams a reality.

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About The Author:

Kevin Schingeck, born and raised in the heart of Missouri, has established himself as a trusted authority in automotive sales and financing over an illustrious 13-year career. As the General Manager of both our Farmington and Jackson, Missouri locations, Kevin's extensive knowledge extends beyond just sales, excelling in connecting customers with ideal financing solutions tailored to their needs. His knack for pairing clients with the right lenders stems from a rich blend of local insights and industry expertise. For anyone seeking comprehensive guidance in the realm of vehicle sales and financing, Kevin's unparalleled experience and leadership at our dual locations stand as a testament to his dedication and proficiency.


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