2018 Kia Optima Trim Level Engine Specs and Performance Features
Moving up from the compact class of Kia models, the first vehicle you’ll run into is the 2018 Kia Optima. Sedans can vary quite a bit in terms of engine size and performance capabilities. In fact, the 2018 Kia Optima varies quite a bit just by itself. The 2018 Kia Optima has 3 different engine options across its 5 different trim levels. So, what are the different engine options of the 2018 Kia Optima? How powerful is each 2018 Optima engine?
2018 Kia Optima Trim Levels and Engines
|Trim||Engine||Horsepower||Combined Fuel Economy (MPG)||MSRP|
|2018 Kia Optima LX||2.4L inline 4||185||29||$22,600|
|2018 Kia Optima S||2.4L inline 4||185||28||$23,600|
|2018 Kia Optima LX 1.6T||1.6L Turbocharged inline 4||178||31||$24,400|
|2018 Kia Optima EX||2.4L inline 4||185||28||$25,700|
|2018 Kia Optima SX||2L Turbocharged inline 4||245||25||$30,600|
That gives a pretty clear run down on the engine specs and differences across the 2018 Optima’s trim levels. However, there is much more to uncover. For example, the 2018 Optima LX 1.6T has slightly less horsepower than the original LX trim. However, with a much lighter engine, the 2018 Kia Optima LX 1.6T provides superior handling and responsiveness on the road when compared to the standard 2018 Kia Optima LX. To learn more about the specs of the 2018 Kia Optima, please click here.
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