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Kia Updates the Optima for 2016. What changes will make it different?

Kia Updates the Optima for 2016

Probably a major re-engineering, with possible addition of an Eco model. With the third generation debuting in 2011, the Kia Optima is due a major overhaul, and it’ll likely come for model-year 2016. Look for a completely redesigned exterior, revised interior, improved structural integrity and overall occupant safety, a slight uptick in fuel efficiency, and a new hybrid drivetrain. Similar to its mechanical twin, the Hyundai Sonata, the Optima could also add a Eco model.

The 2016 BMW Deliver On Performance And Space? What changes will make it different?

The 2016 BMW Deliver On Performance And Space?

BMW now has a huge range of models that can be sporty, luxurious, practical, opulent, great-looking and very, very fast. Until the arrival of the X6 as a 2009 model year, you could see the point of everything the German automaker brought to market. But this midsized luxury crossover changed all that, and even though it has sold in impressively big numbers, many industry commentators still struggle to understand it. Full Redesign In 2016 For The BMW 7-series. What changes will make it different?

Full Redesign In 2016 For The BMW 7-series

From what we’ve been seeing and hearing, the 2016 model year of BMW’s flagship 7-Series sedan is expected to be a redesigned sixth generation of the nameplate. While we shouldn’t expect anything too radical with the styling, the upgrades underneath that big-body shell should be pretty significant. Why should I wait for the 2016? If you’re in the market for a vehicle of this stature, you’re unlikely to be too tempted by a good price on a soon-to-be-replaced model. With so much happening in ’16, you’d be wise to wait. 2016 BMW X4 Preview. What changes will make it different?

2016 BMW X4 Preview

It was completely new for 2015, so don’t expect much to be different in model-year ’16. We might, however, see a performance M version. These days it seems that if BMW can find even the slightest gap in its model lineup, it will fill it, and the X4 is a good example of this. This compact crossover makes no pretense about being any sort of mud-plugger; like its bigger sibling, the X6, it is all about on-road performance and handling. The Acura TLX Looks to Continue Its Success in 2016. What changes will make it different?

The Acura TLX Looks to Continue Its Success in 2016

It was a bold when Acura decided to axe two popular models in the TL and TSX and replace them with the TLX. The move seems to be paying off, as the 2015 TLX is an improvement sales-wise on both of the discarded sedans it replaced. The Recently Resurrected Jeep Cherokee 2016 Preview. What changes will make it different?

The Recently Resurrected Jeep Cherokee 2016 Preview

The Cherokee nameplate was only recently resurrected, as a 2014 model year, so it’s unlikely that too much will change for the ’16. Fiat Chrysler is keen on sticking to a well-constructed plan that appears to call for a refreshing for the 2017 edition to coincide with Jeep’s 75th anniversary celebration. Why should I wait for the 2016? With a proper refreshing scheduled for ’17, it’s hard to see Jeep doing anything too significant for 2016 for this midsize SUV.

There seems to be little point, then, in waiting if you’re in the market right now. Future Unknown For the 2016 Jeep Compass. What does the future hold?

Future Unknown For the 2016 Jeep Compass

Unfortunately for fans of this nameplate, the 2015 model looks like it will be the last. It appears the Compass and the Patriot are both being discontinued, with the all-new Fiat 500L-based Renegade and another, yet-to-be-announced model replacing them. Although the Compass may still be available as a ’16 offering, it’s almost certain to be a straight carryover. Should I wait to see what 2016 brings? The 2016 Jeep Renegade Is a Small, Stylish SUV. What should we expect?

The 2016 Jeep Renegade Is a Small, Stylish SUV

It isn’t every day that a completely new SUV is launched, especially by a specialist manufacturer like Jeep. The Acura RDX Will Be Refreshed For 2016. What changes will make it different?

The Acura RDX Will Be Refreshed For 2016

This was Acura’s entry into the luxury compact crossover market in 2006 as a ’07. The second generation came into being as a 2013, so after a carryover for ’15, we expect a least a refreshing in model-year 2016. Don’t look for anything too radical, though, as Acura appears to have adopted an “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” philosophy with this vehicle. Acura ILX Is Re-engineered For 2016. What changes will make it different?

Acura ILX Is Re-engineered For 2016

This luxury compact sedan, which is being re-engineered for 2016, is set to get a new powertrain, an attractively restyled exterior that gives it a more aggressive look and a significantly upgraded interior. Acura Looks To Continue The Success of the MDX For 2016. What changes will make it different? Acura currently seems to be a business of two halves: (1) a maker of luxury sedans that are struggling to make a significant impact in their segments, and (2) a manufacturer of luxury utility vehicles that are selling like hotcakes.

In fact, earlier this year Acura claimed that the MDX was now the best-selling three-row luxury SUV ever, which really is impressive. Well-Liked 2016 Dodge Durango Has Uncertain Future. 2016 Dodge Challenger Preview. What changes will make it different? Since this muscle car throwback only just received its first major re-engineering since taking on its current form in 2007, we shouldn’t really expect anything to change for ’16. To be fair, the latest updates are cool enough to keep us going for at least a year or two. Subtly enhanced styling, a much-needed interior upgrade, new engines, improved suspension and a new eight-speed transmission have all combined to make the 2015 Challenger even more desirable than it was already.

Power And Style Highlight the 2016 Dodge Charger. What changes will make it different? The Charger name has existed in various guises since the fall of 1965, but the model we are so familiar with today has been around since ’05, when the name was resurrected after a 19-year absence. If you want an all-American muscle car but two doors aren’t enough for your needs, this is the car to choose. The muscular and aggressive look has been significantly altered for 2015; the vehicle has taken on a sleeker and sportier look. In addition to the striking styling modifications, the ’15 features an updated interior, revised powertrains and new safety equipment to help it appeal to a wider audience. Given such extensive updates, little of significance is expected to occur for 2016. All-New Avenger From Dodge in 2016. What changes will make it different? Production of this midsize sedan ended with the 2014 model, and it was last updated back in ’11. Although there is no official word from the manufacturer about a replacement, there are strong rumors that an entirely new Avenger will appear as a 2016.

The Hyundai Elantra Will Not Fully Redesigned For 2016. New Powertrain For 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee. What will Change? Only minor exterior appearance upgrades are expected but more powerful engine choices with better fuel efficiency are also in the works in time for the 2016 model. Consumers will have to wait until 2017 or possibly even 2018 for a complete Fiat influenced redesign of the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Expect No Changes For The Practical 2016 Toyota Corolla. The Toyota Camry Stays Exceptionally Plain For 2016. Complete look at 2016 changes to Ford’s weird Flex. Expedition renews Ford’s big and bigger 2016 SUV. Kia Soul Attempts to Stay Hip For 2016. Get the 2016 tip on Hyundai’s under-the-radar Equus. Carpreviewcom. Carpreview's social stories. Fear Surrounding Electric Cars. That the drawbacks to potentially owning and driving a hybrid vehicle is slowly becoming irrelevant as luxury brands such as BMW and Tesla are crafting vehicles that will appeal to their consumers.

The Sloan Automotive Lab has suggested that we could be looking toward an increase of sales for Hybrid vehicles 25 years hereafter. Still, the future is uncertain for these electric alternatives. It really comes down to how effective the advertisements and companies continue to endorse these vehicles. As of now, electric vehicles make up 200, 000 are just a small percentage compared to the 242 million vehicles that are currently on our roads.

Percentage wise, that's 0.08 %. The Best Transportation of All Times. What is expected to change? Very minor styling changes are possible, but not probable. The front fascia and grille could get slight revisions, but barring an unexpected Corolla Furia Concept-influenced aesthetic upgrade, the 2016 version of Toyota’s popular compact car will look like a repeat of the 2015 edition. Most Fantastic Autos. Best Expert Car Buying Guides and Test Drives Reviews at CarPreview.com. Watch the 2015 Mazda 3 in Action. Review and Test Drive. Small SUV: 2015 Chevrolet Trax Review, Test Drive and Specs. Expect No Changes For The Practical 2016 Toyota Corolla. A New Look From the Hyundai Veloster For 2016. All-new Spark is on Chevrolet’s 2016 minicar menu. All-New Avenger From Dodge in 2016. Well-Liked 2016 Dodge Durango Has Uncertain Future.

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