Mazda 6 and KIA Optima: Emotions and calculation Part I

December 2, 2014 at 21:18

The updated Kia Optima primarily attracts attention by its fog lights, divided into four sections and reminding laser guns. It has changed the headlights and grille, and LED taillights got stuffing. On the whole shape of the car became more courageous and aggressive. Inside, there’s a new steering wheel, seat redeveloped, modified devices and a larger display. For technical modified rear suspension and improved insulation. If the Korean sedan has space design and aggression, Mazda 6 fascinates by feminine feline grace. Its plastic surface like flow into each other, and the proportions are ideal for front wheel drive car.

Mazda 6 2014  pics

Mazda 6 2014 picture

The geometry of fitting of the driver has significant differences, and they are not in favor of the Korean sedan. In Kia even the driver of average height is almost the height of the ceiling and some people will have to move on the pillow to the center of the cabin. And the very short cushion. Compared to the “Korean” car the driver of Mazda sits behind the wheel almost perfectly. Japanese sedan chair is better profiled and provides a large range of adjustments.

2014 Kia Optima  pics

2014 Kia Optima picture

But with the wheel all the way around – it is liked more from Kia: small “bagel” with the correct section. The Japanese sedan steering wheel diameter and the cross section is identical, but the leather trim is too slippery.