Assembly Location

Hwasung, South Korea

’06 Price Range

$16,990-20,990

’05 Price Range

$16,490-20,485

Built on a new platform with a longer 107.1-in. (2,720-mm) wheelbase and increased overall width of 71.1 ins. (1,806 mm) compared with its predecessor, the redesigned Optima offers more interior volume and 10% more cargo space than the model it replaces. Interior refinements include the use of improved materials and the continuation of the sporty exterior design with a white-blue illumination theme and features six standard airbags, including front side-impact and curtain side airbags for both front and rear passengers. Active front head restraints, a tire pressure monitoring system and 4-wheel disc brakes also are standard. Antilock brakes are optional.

Related Information

All 2006 U.S. Models

2006 U.S. Model Specifications