The Kia Optima is a stylish sedan that's both comfortable and fun to drive. If you're thinking of buying or leasing one, but you want to learn more about what it has to offer first, check out our collection of Kia Optima reviews.

At Maguire Kia, we make it our goal to help drivers in Ithaca, Corning, and Binghamton, NY find your next car, whether you're just browsing or ready to take a test drive.

Kia Optima Specs

The Kia Optima is an exciting sedan that offers three fun engines. The most powerful option is a 2.0L Turbocharged I-4 that gets up to 245 horsepower.

If you're more focused on fuel economy, you can get an efficient performance from its 1.6L I-4 powertrain. It can deliver up to 178 horsepower and get up to an EPA-estimated 27 MPG city and 37 MPG highway[i].

Kia Optima Interior

The interior of the Kia Optima can have a relaxed, sporty, or refined feel to it. Both cloth and Nappa leather seats are available. There are also lots of shades to choose from, ranging from classic black to a dynamic black and red leather sport pattern.

The cabin also has lots of room to get comfortable. There's 45.5 inches of front legroom and 35.6 inches of rear legroom. Plus, power-adjustable seats are available for both the driver and front passenger.

With an available power sliding sunroof and heated seats, you and your passengers can feel right at home inside this sedan during any season.

Kia Optima Technology

The Kia Optima also offers lots of technology that can make your drive more fun and convenient. The UVO link infotainment system features a high-resolution touchscreen on your dashboard.

This large screen can do everything from stream music and podcasts from your phone to help you find the best route to your destination. It's fully compatible with your smartphone for safe and easy phone calls. Plus, with voice control you can switch songs or apps without taking your hands off the wheel.

Kia Optima Safety

To keep you safe during your drive, the Kia Optima has an advanced airbag system and lots of driver assistance features.

All over your car, you'll have sensors and cameras there to prevent accidents. Everything from what's directly in front of your vehicle to your blind spot will be monitored for you.

You can even get a better idea of what's behind you with the Rear-Camera Display. It switches your dashboard screen to a live picture as soon as you shift to reverse.

Kia Optima Ratings

With its reliable features, solid frame, and airbag system, the Kia Optima has earned some prestigious safety awards. It's been named a TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) every year since 2016.

Which Kia Optima is the Best?

The Kia Optima comes in several configurations for you to choose from. From the Kia Optima SX, Kia Optima EX, Kia Optima LX, to the Kia Optima EX Premium there's an Optima configuration to suit your unique requirements If you're considering a new Kia Optima then you can learn more about Kia Optima trims and pick out the sedan that fits your style.

Read More: Kia Optima Trim Levels

Learn More About the Kia Optima

To get started and learn more about this trusted midsize sedan, check out our Kia Optima reviews. They'll show you everything it has to offer and what it can do for you.

If you decide that it's the right car for you, visit us at Maguire Kia and take a test drive. We feature a great selection of new and used cars to drivers in Ithaca, Corning, and Binghamton, NY.

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[i] EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle's condition.

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