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2019 Kia Optima: Specs, Features & Trim Comparison

The Kia Optima has been around for a couple of years, and with the mix of affordability, styling and functionality it’s simple to see why. The Optima altered customer’s point of view about Kia Motors. It showed the buying public that Kia was not simply small, affordable transportation. With the Optima you could finally have an elegant, safe and trustworthy big sedan with an impressive warranty. That formula has not changed and the 2019 Optima heads to dealers with an updated front end and more base security tech.

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Performance Highlights

There are numerous gas-saving, 4-cylinder engines to select from on the new Optima. The base engine is a naturally aspirated 2.4 L 4cyl that produces 185hp. The midrange engine is a 1.6L turbo 4-cylinder making 178hp (however with almost 20 pounds extra torque). The high-end engine is a 2.0L turbo -cylinder engine creating 245hp. All three engines will certainly get at least 30 miles per gallon on the highway (according to, however the EX level with the 7-speed Dual-Clutch Transmission is the least thirsty, getting an approximated 37mpg on the freeway.


While still looking like the previous generation, the new Kia Optima boasts a brand-new, sportier style. The trademark tiger nose grille is now flanked by LED DRL for a striking look. The base 16-inch wheels and twin exhaust pipes complete the stylish face-lift. As soon as you slide inside you will see that you are surrounded by lots of room and comfort. There won’t be fighting over riding shotgun due to the fact that while heated and cooled front seats are available, heated back outboard seats are additionally an option. Luxury is not just for front seat passengers any longer.


Technology and safety seemed to have changed right into the ‘it thing’ that new cars, trucks, and SUVs need to have. The 2019 Kia Optima has both the safety choices and the tech that purchasers want. Every new Optima now features Forward Collision Avoidance, Blind Spot Collision Warning and Lane Keeping Assist. With Optima, you can feel safe handing the car keys over to a brand-new vehicle driver. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Bluetooth connectivity are all part of the standard 8-inch full-color touchscreen display screen. A Harman/Kardon stereo and Surround View Monitor are some of the interesting technology alternatives.

2019 Kia Optima Trims: Features & Specs

2019 Kia Optima
Available Engines 2.4L 4-cylinder (LX, S)
1.6L Turbocharged 4-cylinder (EX)
2.0L Turbocharged 4-cylinder (SX)
Transmission 6-speed automatic (LX, S, SX)
7-speed DCT (EX)
185hp / 178 lbs. ft. torque (LX, S)
178hp / 195 lbs. ft. torque (EX)
245hp / 260 lbs. ft. torque (SX)
Exterior Lighting Projector Beam Headlights (LX, S, EX)
LED Headlights (SX)
LED Taillights (S, EX, SX)
Wheels 16-inch alloy (Standard)
17, 18-inch alloy (Available)
Moonroof Panoramic Sunroof standard on SX
Available on other trims
Multimedia 18.0-inch touch screen display (Standard)
SiriusXM, HD Radio, Navigation (Available)
Apple CarPlay
Android Auto
Cameras Rearview camera (Standard)
Surround View Camera (Available)

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5306 South I H 35 • Austin, TX 78745

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