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Kia Optima Reviews

2020 Kia Optima

As you begin your search for your new Kia and look through the various Kia models available, you’ll see they each come with dependable performance and modern amenities for you to enjoy while driving around Coatesville, Downingtown, Gap, Lancaster, Reading, and Newark.

The Kia Optima in particular brings energetic engine performance and an entertaining ride to every driver who buys or leases this Kia vehicle.

If you want to learn more about the specs and various features of this Kia model and how they all enhance the driving experience, explore the various Kia Optima reviews our team at Kia of Coatesville has made, you can find them all conveniently accessible to you on this page!

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Kia Optima Trim Levels

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The Kia Optima is available in four separate trim levels, with the base trim being the Optima LX. After the LX, there’s the S, EX, and SX trim levels.

Choosing the trim level that’s right for you will mainly depend on the powertrain and features you most want inside of your Optima.

Optima Engine Specs

2020 Kia Optima Engine SpecsThe 2.4L I-4 engine that’s standard in the Kia Optima will provide 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque.

However, there are also two available engines with a turbocharger, increasing the Optima’s power output.

The available 1.6L turbocharged engine will supply the Optima with 178 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque, while the 2.0L turbocharged engine will provide your Kia with 245 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.

What Is the Kia Optima MPG?

Each of the engine options in the Optima also get great gas mileage to go along with their sporty performance. At its best, the Kia Optima will get an EPA-estimated 27 city/37 highway MPG.1

Entertainment System

2020 Kia Optima Technology FeaturesThe Kia Optima is equipped with a UVO play system. Along with its 8-inch touchscreen display, this system will allow you to seamlessly stream audio through its Bluetooth® Audio Streaming technology. Plus, you can access your favorite entertainment and apps from your smartphone through Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.

All you have to do is plug in your smartphone using the USB port. Once you’ve done so, all of your favorite apps and features will appear right on the touchscreen in front of you. This provides easy access to navigation apps, messages, music, and more.

Your Optima will be in sync with you thanks to UVO link. This offers smart infotainment via a telematics suite and a smartphone app, connecting your smartphone to your Kia, and providing a wealth of information and functionality.

For instance, use Remote Start with Climate Control to warm up or cool down your Optima before getting in. Can’t remember if you locked your doors before heading into the store? Send a lock or unlock command right from the app.

Abundance of Safety Features

2020 Kia Optima Safety

The Optima comes with a handful of standard technologies that are designed to help you stay safe while on the roads. These standard features include:

  • Park Distance Warning-Reverse
  • Blind Spot Collision Warning
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assistance
  • Driver Attention Warning

These are just a few of the systems that you’ll have in your Optima, all of which are ready to assist you at any given moment.

What’s in the Cabin?

2020 Kia Optima InteriorThe welcoming cabin will become your favorite part of your new Kia Optima. After all, this is where you’re spending all your time. The driver-side console is ergonomically designed to provide a sense of comfort, while the available heated and ventilated front seats are able to keep you at ease no matter what the temperature outside the optima is.

It’s even possible to enjoy a bit of luxury in your Optima, with the available two-tone black and rear-leather interior found on the Optima SX. Yes, this leather interior feels as good as it looks.

Ready to head out on that next adventure? Grip the available leather-wrapped steering wheel with molded grips, offering comfort for your hands, then set out for your destination. The shift paddles allow you to add something extra to shifts, too.

Welcome to Your Optima

2020 Kia Optima SpecsEvery Kia has features that will make you wonder how you ever lived without them. The Optima is no different.

One of our favorites? The available Smart Welcome can detect your Optima Smart Key, and automatically turns on the door pocket lights. This comes in handy when you’ve parked in a dark area and need a bit of an assist to get into the Optima.

You can also stand behind your Kia with the available Smart Key, and the Smart Trunk™ will automatically open. Carrying a heavy load? Hands full? This feature is here to help.

See the Optima in Action!

Explore the Kia Optima reviews we have on this page to discover why it might be the perfect Kia for your commutes around Coatesville, Downingtown, Gap, and Lancaster.

Afterwards, stop by Kia of Coatesville for a test drive of the Optima. As a premier Kia dealership, we’ve been helping drivers from all over Reading, Newark, and everywhere in between find the Kia that best matches their lifestyle.

Contact us today with any questions!

1EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition.

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