The Kia Optima has become synonymous with spacious, stylish and sporty excellence, and the 2018 model brings more of the same dominance! One of the major changes is a new trim level that will be available for 2018, the S, bringing an additional affordable and fuel-friendly option for the midsize sedan shopper!
Fuel Economy and Performance
Impressive fuel economy: Average 25 mpg city and 36 mpg highway in the base LX trim, and up that figure in the LX 1.6T trim to 28 mpg city, 37 mpg highway.
Rock-Solid Horsepower: Three powertrains in all, with 185 HP in the base LX, plus S and EX trims; the LX 1.6T has 178 HP, and the top-line SX comes with a turbocharged engine and 245 HP.
Passenger Space and Cargo Room
The 2018 Optima brings a spacious and expansive interior to lots everywhere, with 104.8 cubic feet for up to five passengers, more space than most sedans in its class.
15.9 cubic feet of cargo room is available in the trunk.
Available Features and Technology
Wheel sizes range from 16 inches in the LX and LX 1.6T, to 17 inches in the EX trim, 17 or 18 in the S trim, and a road-hugging 18 inches in the SX trim.
Kia's UVO eServices are available, with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, streaming music, voice-command navigation, more.
Look for the 2018 Kia Optima at Friendly Kia, Serving Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg FL
We proudly carry the Kia Optima, an award-winning midsize sedan, at Friendly Kia, 5819 US Highway 19 in New Port Richey, FL. We also serve the Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg area, as well as Brooksville, Trinity, Tarpon Springs and Spring Hill. Please call us at (877) 544-6706 or visit us on the lot so we can set you up with a test drive today.
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