2019 Kia Optima Performance

2019 Kia Optima Performance

The Kia Optima is a sedan with a powerful performance obtained from its base engine. Though mid-sized sedans have gradually given way to crossovers these days, the 2019 Kia Optima is a great choice for those looking for an affordable family vehicle. 

The 2019 Kia Optima has an elegant exterior design combined with a powerful base engine that has two turbocharged variants and two hybrid options available. Each trim of the 2019 Kia Optima comes with the latest driver assistance tools and infotainment features. 

Many have acknowledged the performance of the Kia Optima. Let’s take a quick look at some key performance features of the 2019 Kia Optima.

  • The base LX model and the S model are equipped with a 2.4 liter, 185 hp, DOHC 16-valve inline four-cylinder engine. The EX trim has a 1.6 liter, 178 hp engine with a turbocharger. They fit the most powerful engine in the top variant - the SX - which is a 245 hp, 2 liter turbocharged DOHC engine.
  • Mileage of the 2019 Kia Optima depends on the trim level since the engine specifications vary for each trim. The LX and S trim hold a mileage of 25 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. The EX trim is the most efficient of the lot, with 37 mpg on the highway and 27 mpg in the city. They estimated the SX trim at 30 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg in the city.
  • Transmission is a 6-speed automatic transmission.
  • 2019 Kia Optima is also available in two hybrid variants–a conventional hybrid and a plug-in with an EPA-quoted 29 miles of EV range.
  • Kia Optima provides a comfortable and controlled ride even on rough terrains.
  • 2019 Kia Optima comes with standard front-wheel drive and a drive mode select with three settings: Normal, Sport, and Eco. Higher trims provide a fourth driving mode–Smart.

If you are near Goldsboro and want more information, contact us to learn more about the 2019 Kia Optima in Goldsboro.

Source: Kia