2016 Kia K900 news: Kia gives sedan a revamp and new 3.8-liter V6 engine


Kia has recently announced some exciting news for its award-winning flagship, the K900 sedan. The 2016 K900 model will receive a new powertrain option as well as a redesigned new look.

The entry-level 2016 Kia K900 sedan will be powered by the all-new 3.8-liter V6 engine that produces 311 horsepower. Power is sent to the rear wheels by an 8-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is rated at 17 mpg for city driving, 26 mpg for highway driving and 20 mpg for combined driving. 

The 2016 Kia K900 will still be offered with the 5.0-liter V8 engine that produces 420 horsepower.

The new sedan also gets a new look for the new model year. It has a revised front grille and an updated rear design. The front fascia now features Kia's signature grille with chrome elements. The rear now comes with chrome accents, new exhaust pipes, designed taillights and a new bumper. 

The V6 model comes with new 18-inch wheels while the V8 model comes with 19-inch wheels. All trim levels can avail of a new steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters. 

Some of the sedan's new features include Smart Power Trunk, which opens the trunk automatically when key fob is near, and Smart Shift and Drive. The optional Autonomous Emergency Braking system uses the front camera and the advanced smart cruise control to adjust vehicle speed or even bring the sedan to a complete stop.

Inside, the sedan features a 9.2-inch high-definition infotainment system with premium audio and UVO3 luxury services including remote start/stop, remote climate control and remote lock/unlock via the UVO app.

The 2016 Kia K900 will be offered in three trim levels. The base Premium V6 model is priced at $49,950 and comes with navigation, leather interiors and a panoramic sunroof as standard features.The Luxury V6 trim will be priced at $54,950. The top-tier Luxury V8 trim will be offered at $62,850.

All prices mentioned will incur an additional $950 for destination charge. 

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