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2016 Kia k900 Review


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The 2016 Kia K900 symbolizes a premium luxury car experience at an affordable cost. Although the model lacks the sophistication and engineering classiness of pricier competitors, it is a genuine luxury sedan that offers analogous quality, ease and size at a much more sensible price. Gigantic size and a long list of standard features, with a soft ride, whisper-quiet cabin, liberal warranty coverage and the stealthy comfort for the price will not draw unnecessary attention.

The driving experience and the interior quality of the 2016 k900 do not identical to those of more elite luxury cars, as it does not come with choosy infotainment controls and the four-wheel drive system. For the model year 2016, the new K900 get a new standard powerful engine and some minor revisions to its front and back fascias. The 2016 model k900 will be released in three trim levels, such as Luxury V6, Premium V6, and Luxury V8.

2016 Kia k900 front

2016 Kia k900 Exterior

There are minor revisions to the front grille and back styling. The outside features list swells additionally with the availability of an automatic emergency braking and a hands-free trunk opener. At an affordable price, all models come with a long list of standard and optional external features.

Accordingly, the Premium V6 and Luxury V6 models come with standard external elements, such as
 Power-folding and automatic-dimming mirrors.
 18-inch wheels.
 Hands-free power trunk lid.
 Automatic xenon headlights.
 LED daytime running lights.
 LED fog lights.
 Panoramic sunroof.
 Automatic wipers.
 Front and back parking sensors.
On the other hand, the Luxury V8 models come equipped with standard outside features, such as LED headlights and 19-inch alloy wheels.

2016 Kia k900 side

2016 Kia k900 Interior

The inside design is pleasantly modern with a big 9.2-inch infotainment exhibit, mounted in the center of the dashboard and cues pinpointing the luxury brands. Options offer additional comforts, counting reclining back seats, and soft-close doors.
When observed closely, the new K900 comes up short when compared with well-known luxury sedans. Although the available wood inside trim of the new k900 is genuine, its profoundly lacquered and sparkled finish offer it the feel and the look of plastic.

The cabin comes with the infotainment controller, which is analogous to the iDrive interface of BMW, its difficult and instinctive menus can be a resource of aggravation. The copious keys scattered all through the cabin also feel somewhat less considerable. Notable options that are not available in the optional list include a back amusement system, superfluous acoustic controls for rear seat travelers and seatback trays.

2016 Kia k900 interior

Despite these drawbacks, the cabin has been designed to offer a comfortable sitting position and a contended ride. Spending the whole day traveling around the byways and highways is painless and fatigue-free for four adults because of the well-shaped seats, which are heated and aerated. The cabin also comes equipped with the commanding Lexicon audio system that offers inspiring performance.
All models of the 2016 k900 come with standard safety features, such as:
 Antilock brakes.
 Stability and traction control.
 Front and rear side airbags.
 Full-length side curtain airbags.
 Front and rear parking cameras.

Some of the safety features available as standard with the Luxury V8 include rear cross traffic, blind spot, and lane departure alert systems, whereas these features are offered as an option in other two models.

Engine

The Luxury V6 and the Premium V6 models will be offered with a V6 engine with the displacement of 3.8 liters as standard. This engine generates an utmost power of 311 ponies and an utmost torque of 293 pounds per foot. The engine will be mated to an eight-velocity automatic transmission and the vehicle will be offered with the only available rear-wheel drive system, meaning there is no optional driving system. With this engine, the new k900 offers the city mileage of 17 mpg and the highway mileage of 26 mpg with the combined mileage of 20 mpg.

2016 Kia k900 rear

The V8 Luxury model comes equipped with a V8 engine with the displacement of 5.0 liters. This 2016 Kia k900 engine generates an utmost power of 420 ponies and an utmost torque of 376 pounds per foot. The engine will also be mated to an eight-velocity automatic transmission and this model will also be offered with the only available rear-wheel drive system, meaning there is no optional driving system for this model, as well. With this engine, the new k900 offers the city mileage of 15 mpg and the highway mileage of 23 mpg with the combined mileage of 18 mpg. Irrespective of the models, both engines accelerate their associated models to the velocity of 60 mph from the start in 5.7 seconds.

Base price and the date of release

The 2016 Kia k900 release date was released at the concluding part of 2015. Regarding pricing, it varies according to the models. The Luxury V6 and Premium V6 models will be available at a starting price of $ 49,000 whereas the Luxury V8 model comes with the starting price of $ 61,900.

Check also: 2017 Hyundai Genesis G90, 2017 Volkswagen Phideon, 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid

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