The Kia Optima is a midsize sedan that's both comfortable and stylish. So, which one of its trim levels has all the features that you're looking for? To help drivers in Ithaca, Corning, and Cortland decide, Maguire Kia looks at what each one of the 2020 Kia Optima trim levels has to offer. 

Kia Optima LX

The Kia Optima LX runs on a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine that gets up to 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. This works with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It delivers both a smooth and safe ride with standard features such as:

  • Blind Spot Collision Warning with Lane Change Assist
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Rear View Monitor with Parking Guidance

The interior has comfortable cloth seats with CleanTex™. In the dashboard, you'll find an 8-inch touch-screen for your infotainment system. You can stream music and make hands-free calls with Bluetooth® or connect some of your smartphone apps with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.

Kia Optima S

The Kia Optima S has the same powertrain as the base trim. However, it makes it easier to get on the road with Smart Key and a push-button start. The interior comfort continues with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather gear shift knob, and sport black cloth seats with leatherette bolsters. You'll also be able to get more comfortable with a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat with 2-way power lumbar support.

Kia Optima EX

There's a new engine under the hood of the Kia Optima EX. It's powered by a turbocharged 1.6L 4-cylinder engine that can deliver up to 178 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. To manage this efficient engine, you'll have a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

A couple of additional safety features come standard on this trim, including Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go and an auto-dimming rearview mirror that reduces glare.

The interior offers more luxury with leather seats and wood grain accent trim. There are also more amenities, such as heated front seats, sound-absorbing front door windows, and dual-zone full automatic temperature control. The infotainment system also gets an upgrade with SiriusXM® Satellite Radio and a wireless phone charger.

Kia Optima EX Premium

The Kia Optima EX Premium welcomes you with ambient lighting and continues to add amenities, including a heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats, a Panoramic Sunroof with power sunshade, and an 8-way power-adjustable front passenger's seat with 2-way power lumbar support.

The infotainment system can now take you on the fastest route, too, with a voice-command navigation system. Plus, it offers superior sound quality with HD Radio™ and a 10-speaker Harman Kardon® QuantumLogic™ Premium Surround Sound system.

Kia Optima SX

The most athletic trim level is the Kia Optima SX. It runs on a Turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that gets up to 245 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The exterior stands out with red brake calipers, LED fog lights, and LED headlights with auto-leveling. Inside, you can enjoy the ride on sport leather seats and be in control of a sport steering wheel.

Test Drive the Kia Optima

To learn more about the 2020 Kia Optima trim levels, contact Maguire Kia and take a test drive. Every trim offers a safe and stylish ride to drivers in Ithaca, Corning, and Cortland.

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