2018 Kia Optima Birmingham AL

Known for being one of the most affordable yet well-equipped sedans out there, the Kia Optima offers a great value for car shoppers who care about style and luxury but don't want to hand over an arm and a leg in exchange for a new car. For the 2018 model year, the Optima takes in-car comfort and on-road performance to the next level, thanks to a wide array of improvements.

If you are interested in learning more about what the 2018 Kia Optima has to offer drivers in Birmingham, AL and the surrounding area, feel free to utilize the information below before scheduling a test drive with our team at Riverchase Kia.


Exterior Design

On the outside, the 2018 Optima features a striking design complete with eye-catching front and rear fascia, a signature Tiger nose grille, and aerodynamic curves meant to improve efficiency. Available LED headlights and LED fog lights add more character to the Optima's front end while also helping drivers see the road ahead more clearly.



Kia Drive Wise & Safety

The Kia Optima offers Kia Drive Wise—and advanced suite of technologies designed to help prevent and protect against potential collisions. Features include Autonomous Emergency Braking, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning System, and Lane Departure Warning System. All 2018 Optima models come standard with Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Rear Parking Assist System.



Engine Options

Drivers can choose among three different engine options for the 2018 Kia Optima. The standard 2.4-liter I-4 can deliver 245 horsepower, while the available 1.6-liter turbocharged I-4 engine is capable of producing 178 horsepower. For top-notch performance, drivers may select the turbocharged 245-horsepower 2.0-liter I-4 powertrain on the SX trim.

A Look Inside the 2018 Kia Optima: Design & Technology

Now that you know a bit more about the exterior styling and performance capabilities of the 2018 Kia Optima, let's explore its interior a little further. In addition to high-tech safety features, the new Optima also offers several notable comfort and convenience elements. Available interior features include:

  • UVO with 7- or 8-inch touch-screen display
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ capability
  • Buetooth® wireless technology
  • Rear-camera display and Surround View Monitor
  • Smart Key with Push Button Start
  • Leather seat trim
  • Heated and ventilated seats

When you are ready to experience the 2018 Kia Optima in person, we invite you to schedule a test drive with our team at Riverchase Kia.

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