2016 Kia K900 redesign

Among the few full-size luxury sedan today is the Kia K900 that initially debuted in the year 2011 featuring Hyundai’s 3.3 liter drive train. This model from the Korean automaker was offered to replace Kia Opirus. It was initially sold in South Korea, and one year later, it begun to appear in the rest of the world. This relatively new model is expected to be redesigned in which case it will feature the rear wheel drive as well as a number of powerful and smooth engines. The redesigned model, 2016 Kia K900 will be based on the BH-L platform same case with Hyundai Genesis. It will still feature the four door design and as striking design and elongated exterior lines.

2016 Kia K900 front

The redesign done on 2016 Kia K900 is quite a revolution although this auto retains some of its primary design and features. For instance, the upcoming model comes with similar grille but it acquires less abrasive exterior angles. Its headlights meet the grille just like in the current Kia K900, but this time the headlights are more rounded. Another noticeable redesign is in the fog lights as they have changed into a trapezoidal style from the current vertical style which makes this new car more mature. Its rear overhang is also a bit large thus creating more cargo space. This redesigned sedan 2016 Kia K900 also gets great looks thanks to the use of LED technology in its lighting system and Xenon for its low beam, as well as LED strips that run across the entire rear. This makes the car more noticeable even among other modern luxury sedans. This new sedan’s estimated dimensions include 74.8 inches width, 200.6 inches length and 58.7 inches height. The automaker will install some air resistance features meaning that its aerodynamics will be perfect. Its windshields and windows will also be laminated to make them dim.

On its interior side, various luxurious items are offered while elegant materials are used. The materials used include wood, matte, silver and premium leather upholstery. All its seats are electric and wrapped in perforated leather. Its dashboard is upholstered using aluminum trims and it houses a large central infotainment screen. Its steering is also wrapped in leather same with its gear shifter. Some of its interior equipments include dual zone climate control, 8 inch TFT LCD display, internet services, audio system, satellite radio among other modern automobile technology features. 2016 Kia K900 also comes with standard security features which include collision alert system, airbags, traffic alert system, blind zone detection system and others.

2016 Kia K900 interior


Engine-wise, 2016 Kia K900 gets only two options. The standard drive-train is 3.8 liter V6 direct injection generating 311 horsepower and 280 pounds-feet of torque. This first unit is quite smooth and it is able to take this machine to a limited maximum speed of 150 mph with ease. The optional drive-train is a more powerful 5.0 liter direct injection also found on the Hyundai Genesis. This engine delivers up to 420 horsepower and 395 lb-ft or torque and it is capable of returning 15 mpg city and 23 mpg highway. As for its transmission mode, it will only be with the rear wheel drive. This entire engine system is great as it features the eight speed automatic transmission and the limited slip differential both of which are quite fast and easy to operate.

2016 Kia K900 rear

2016 Kia K900: Release Date and Price

2016 Kia K900 sales are most likely to begin in early 2016. As for the price, it will begin at about $ 54 500 for the premium trim and about $ 60 000 for the luxurious trim. However, this redesigned model’s price might go as high as $ 70 000 in U.S. A.

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