The 2018 Kia Optima is a model year 2017 report, with the same European-inspired design elements and a spacious interior that makes the drive go like a stylish exercise especially for such an affordable price. But the changes are in store, namely a new level of S finish that will replace the SX Limited trim. The sporty, affordable S-SERIES, with big tires and a low starting price, combined with good fuel economy, offers another quality option for vehicle buyers!
There are great improvements in the 2018 Kia Optima cabin, and includes a mix of technology at the front, sharp design and overall layout is excellent. For both versions, the tactile information and entertainment system is easy to use with many functions accessible from the steering wheel. There is plenty of space in the cabin, and includes door pockets housing and a deep central garbage.
And if you are jumping into the GT, you will find the leather upholstery, while it will also suit you heating and warming for the front seats and steering wheel heating. Life in the second row is also comfortable thanks to the generous cabin with space for children and adults. At the rear, there is a generous 510-liter space, which can be extended with 60/40 rear-folding seats.
2018 Kia Optima Base models Use a 2.4-liter 185-horsepower four-cylinder engine with a six-speed automatic transmission to make 25 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. Drivers looking for more miles per gallon can switch to the power of 178 horsepower, a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that uses a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission to make 28 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. The Elite Kia Optima models feature a four-cylinder turbocharged 245-horsepower, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that delivers unlimited sensations.
The 2018 Kia Optima received a five-star overall safety rating from NHTSA on five possible stars. The IIHS has not yet tested the 2018 model, but the Optima 2017 has received a good score on all collision tests and headlight tests. The best score is the best possible. In the front collision prevention test, the Optima received a higher rating after avoiding a collision of 12 and 25 mph. Higher is the highest rating in the front collision prevention test. As a result, the Optima was awarded the 2017 Top Safety Pick +.