The Kia Optima is a family saloon which was announced by Kia in 2000, the same year it began production. It is a great looking car which gives its rivals a run for their money. It is currently in its third generation and has been since 2011 and the new model has a sporty image. There is also a Hybrid version, as well as a turbo version. Overall the engines range from a 1.7 litre to a 2.4 litre. Click this to find out more about fuel consumption rates – engine size plays a large role in determining how many miles you’ll manage from a gallon of fuel.