2019 Kia Optima engine performance 

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Optima on Monday, February 11th, 2019 at 5:10 pm
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The Kia Optima continues to be one of the most popular models in the lineup. Who wouldn’t want a stylish, efficient, modern, and powerful sedan? The 2019 Optima checks all of the boxes and more, but for now, we would like to focus on the engine performance. Keep reading to learn more about what is under the hood of the 2019 Optima. 

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2019 Kia Optima engine options rear view of white kia optima sx driving

There are four trim levels of the 2019 Optima and three engine options. The LX and S models are the two lowest trim levels. The base engine is a 185-horsepower, 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder motor. Drivers of those trims will average up to 33 highway mpg and 24 city mpg. If you’re one who is more concerned about efficiency than horsepower, the EX trim is for you. This model comes fitted with a 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder engine powered by 178 horses. This engine contributes to up to 37 highway mpg and 27 city mpg. Now, the top-of-the-line SX turbo trim features more power than anything else. This model comes with a 245-horsepower, 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 engine that averages up to 30 highway mpg and 21 city mpg. There is an engine type for all kinds of drivers available under the hood of the 2019 Kia Optima! 

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