It may look like a simple styling refresh, but the 2016 Kia Optima is actually an all-new car that's larger and more refined than the one it replaces, with new available technologies that Kia hopes will make it competitive with the biggest names in the family sedan class, like the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, and Ford Fusion.

For 2016, the Optima comes in with a new powertrain choice, more safety features, and what we think will be even stronger value than before. Here are 10 things you need to know about the 2016 Kia Optima.