2018 Kia Optima Old Saybrook CT

The 2018 Kia Optima near Old Saybrook CT continues to build on the impressive reputation this car has established. The latest version of the Optima begins by offering multiple engine options that are supplemented by sporty styling and an impressive collection of comfort, safety and technology features.

The end result of this blend is a comfortable and sporty midsize sedan that is ideal for a daily commute, long road trip or any other type of driving. Test drive the 2018 Kia Optima to learn more about everything this capable new car has to offer drivers.

Engine Options

Three engines will be offered on the 2018 Optima. Standard equipment includes a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. Next on the list is a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that checks in at 178 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The final engine offered is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that produces 245 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.


Fuel Economy

When equipped with the base four-cylinder engine, the Optima can earn up to an estimated 25 miles per gallon in the city and 36 miles per gallon on the highways. The 1.6-liter engine earns the best ratings available on the car at 28 mpg city, 37 mpg on the highways. The 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder is rated at 22 miles per gallon in the city and 31 miles per gallon on the highways.


Driver Awareness Systems

2018 Optima models will be offered with multiple driver awareness systems. These include: Autonomous emergency braking, forward collision warning, lane departure warning, advanced smart cruise control, blind spot detection, rear cross traffic alert, rear parking assist. Other safety features offered include a rearview camera, surround view monitor and a healthy collection of airbags.

2018 Kia Optima Trim Levels and Features

Kia will be offering the 2018 Optima in five trim levels: LX 2.4L, S 2.4L, LX 1.6T, EX 2.4L and SX 2.0T. The multiple trim levels allow the car to spread out the features offered over multiple price levels. Comfort, safety and technology features offered on the car include:

  • LED headlights, taillights and daytime running lights

  • Panoramic sunroof

  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror

  • Touchscreen infotainment system

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control

  • 10-speaker Harman-Kardon Premium Surround Sound Audio System

  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity

  • Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity

  • Push-button start with Smart key

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