2019 Kia Optima Review

At The Kia Store, we know when it comes to finding a new car our drivers in Louisville, Elizabethtown, and Clarksville are looking for a reliable vehicle that has the conveniences provided by modern-day features. And that is just what you will find in the 2019 Kia Optima.

In our 2019 Kia Optima review, we will focus on the performance and specs of the 2019 Optima, as well as highlight what you will find in the interior of the car.

2019 Optima Trim Levels

There are four trim levels you can choose from when you decide to get a 2019 Optima. There is the base trim, LX, and also the S, EX, and SX. Each comes with a suite of standard and available features with slight variations within their specs.

And as for your personal taste and appeal, there are a variety of colors offered across each of the four trims, with the SX having the most interior and exterior colors for you to select from.

Learn more in the 2019 Kia Optima Trim Levels Review

Kia Optima Engine Specs and Performance

2019 Kia Optima modelsWhen you take a closer look at the 2019 Optima specs, you will see a balance of power, smooth handling, and efficiency.

The standard 2.4L DOHC 16-valve I-4 engine inside the Optima produces 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. This is also paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.

There are also two additional engines available in the Kia Optima. The 1.6L DOHC 16-valve I-4 turbocharged engine comes with the seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and will supply the car with 178 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque.

And for a maximum amount of power with 245 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque there is the available 2.0L DOHC 16-valve I-4 turbocharged engine. Each of these direct-injection engines has the Sportmatic® Sports Shifter, and the SX also features sport-tuned suspension for even more control and connection the road.

And efficiency also is a priority within this sedan, getting up to 37 highway/27 city MPG*.

Kia Optima Interior 

2019 Kia Optima interior technology, dashboard and navigation

The moment you step inside the 2019 Optima, you will appreciate the clean design of the interior that provides a spacious and quiet ride too.

And at the forefront of the design is your comfort. There are a handful of seating trims from cloth to the available sport leather and even available quilted Nappa leather. And you will be able to arrange the seat to a relaxing position for yourself with the eight-way driver’s seat adjustment with two-way power lumbar support.

There are also available features like the dual-zone full automatic temperature control, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, and ventilated front seats that allow you to personalize the temperature inside to always stay comfortable no matter the season.

Related Post: 2019 Kia Optima Technology Review

Come See the 2019 Optima

To learn even more about the specs beyond our 2019 Kia Optima review and to see all the features of the interior for yourself, contact us online or stop by The Kia Store today. Our team will help you find the 2019 Kia Optima that is perfectly suited for you, from the color you want to the trim level that meshes with your driving needs around Louisville, Elizabethtown, and Clarksville.


*MPG: Based on EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle’s condition.

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