2016 Kia K900 Gets Minor Updates, New 3.8L V6 Engine

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The 2016 Kia K900 is getting an all-new 3.8-liter V6 engine.

Available in three trim levels for the 2016 model year, shoppers can choose from the V6 Premium, V6 Luxury and V8 Luxury models. The new V6 engine comes with 311 horsepower and also standard on the V6 models are navigation, leather seating and panoramic sunroof. The 2016 model also gets minor exterior enhancements including 18-inch wheels for the V6 models, 19-inch chrome wheels for the V8, a revised front grille and an updated rear-end design that has new chrome trim, exhaust pipes, tail light design and rear bumper.

The 2016 Kia K900 also benefits from a new Smart Power Trunk that opens automatically when the key fob is sensed near the deck lid for more than three seconds. Other new features include Smart Shift and Drive and an available Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) that utilizes the front camera and Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC) system to automatically adjust vehicle speed, maintaining a set distance to the vehicle in front. The system also has the ability to bring the sedan to a full stop.

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Inside the cabin, the Kia K900 gets an improved navigation system with a 9.2-inch high-definition touchscreen with premium audio and UVO Luxury Services. This year, UVO Luxury Services is launching with an embedded modem that allows for direct communication to the vehicle for features like remote start/stop, remote climate control and remote lock/unlock through the UVO app. Lastly, new steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters are available on all trim levels.

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  • johnls39 .

    Good to hear that the K900 is getting modest updates.

  • Delcy Voisine

    Looks very nice but the new Cadenza remains my favorite.