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2018 Kia Optima Trims & Specs

$22,600 - $30,600
Price Range (MSRP)
Kia Optima

The 2018 Kia Optima lineup comprises five trims; the LX, S, EX, LX Turbo, and SX. The LX, S, and EX are equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic gearbox, the LX Turbo with a 1.6-liter turbo four-cylinder engine and seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox, and the SX with a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine and six-speed auto. The LX and LX Turbo ride on 16-inch alloy wheels, the S and EX on 17-inch alloy wheels, and the SX on 18-inch alloy wheels. A seven-inch LCD display with AM/FM/MP3/Satellite radio and six-speaker audio system provide infotainment as standard and includes functionality in Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, SiriusXM Radio, and Bluetooth wireless technology. Covering safety and active driver-assists in all trims is a rearview camera, rear park assist system, blind-spot detection, rear cross-traffic alert, hill-start assist, and cruise control.

2018 Kia Optima models and configurations

5 models / 5 configurations
LX
$22,600
Starting Price (MSRP)
  • Engine:
    2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
  • Transmission:
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain:
    Front-Wheel Drive
  • Configurations:
    LX Automatic
Key Features
  • 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine (185 hp and 178 lb-ft)
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • 16-inch aluminum wheels
  • Cloth seat trim with CleanTex anti-soiling
  • Seven-inch display with six speakers
2018 Kia Optima LX Full Specs
S
$23,600
Starting Price (MSRP)
  • Engine:
    2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
  • Transmission:
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain:
    Front-Wheel Drive
  • Configurations:
    S Automatic
Key Features
  • Equipped with LX features, plus:
  • Body-color rear spoiler
  • 17-inch aluminum wheels
  • Cloth and leatherette seat trim
  • LED front fog lights and Sport LED rear taillights
  • Ten-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
2018 Kia Optima S Full Specs
LX Turbo
$24,400
Starting Price (MSRP)
  • Engine:
    1.6-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
  • Transmission:
    7-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain:
    Front-Wheel Drive
  • Configurations:
    LX 1.6T DCT
Key Features
  • Equipped with LX features, plus:
  • 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbo engine (178 hp and 195 lb-ft)
  • Seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • 16-inch aluminum wheels with unique light gray finish
  • Ten-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
2018 Kia Optima LX Turbo Full Specs
EX
$25,700
Starting Price (MSRP)
  • Engine:
    2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
  • Transmission:
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain:
    Front-Wheel Drive
  • Configurations:
    EX Automatic
Key Features
  • Equipped with LX features, plus:
  • 12-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Push-button start
  • Leather seat trim
  • Additional available driver-assists via optional Technology Package
2018 Kia Optima EX Full Specs
SX
$30,600
Starting Price (MSRP)
  • Engine:
    2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
  • Transmission:
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain:
    Front-Wheel Drive
  • Configurations:
    SX Automatic
Key Features
  • Equipped with EX features, plus:
  • 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine (245 hp and 260 lb-ft)
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • 18-inch aluminum wheels with unique machine finish
  • Black Sport leather seats with red stitching
  • D-shaped steering wheel with red stitching and SX badge
2018 Kia Optima SX Full Specs

Additional Packages

17" Alloy Wheels Package
Wheels: 17" Alloy, Tires: 17"
18" Alloy Wheels Package
Wheels: 7.5J x 18" Alloy w/Chrome Finish, Sport Side Sills, Tires: P235/45R18
Convenience Package
10-Way Power Adjustable Driver's Seat, 2-way power lumbar support, Power Windows w/Front Auto Up/Down, Acoustic Laminated Front Door Windows, noise-reduction
Panoramic Sunroof Package
LED Overhead Front & Rear Reading Lamps, Panoramic Sunroof
Pano Sport Package
Larger Front Brakes, Wheels: 7.5J x 18" Alloy w/Chrome Finish, Gloss Black Side Sills, Tires: P235/45R18
Limited Package (Aubergine)
Heated Leather-Wrapped D-Shaped Steering Wheel, paddle shifters, Rear Side Window Sun Shades, Chrome Accent Front/Rear Bumpers, Chrome Accent Side Sills, Wheels: 7.5J x 18" Alloy w/Chrome Machine Finish, Heated Rear Outboard Seats, Premium Black Suede Headliner & Pillar Covers, Surround View Monitor
Limited Package (Black)
Heated Leather-Wrapped D-Shaped Steering Wheel, paddle shifters, Rear Side Window Sun Shades, Chrome Accent Front/Rear Bumpers, Chrome Accent Side Sills, Wheels: 7.5J x 18" Alloy w/Chrome Machine Finish, Heated Rear Outboard Seats, Premium Black Suede Headliner & Pillar Covers, Surround View Monitor
Limited Package (Ivory)
Heated Leather-Wrapped D-Shaped Steering Wheel, paddle shifters, Rear Side Window Sun Shades, Chrome Accent Front/Rear Bumpers, Chrome Accent Side Sills, Wheels: 7.5J x 18" Alloy w/Chrome Machine Finish, Heated Rear Outboard Seats, Premium Black Suede Headliner & Pillar Covers, Surround View Monitor
Premium Package
sport side sills and black painted spoiler, Heated & Ventilated Front Seats, 10-Way Power Adjustable Passenger Seat, 2-way power adjustable lumbar, Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror, LED Overhead Front & Rear Reading Lamps, Panoramic Sunroof
Technology Package
sport front bumper w/satin chrome accent trim, Electronic Parking Brake, Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), High Beam Assist, Front Collision Warning System, Lane Departure Warning System, Radio: AM/FM/MP3/SiriusXM Premium Audio System, 630 watt harmon/kardon premium surround sound, 10 speakers, 8" touch-screen, rear camera display, 2 USB chargers, UVO eServices, Premium Navigation, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Clari-Fi digital audio restoration, Quantum Logic and Bluetooth wireless technology, Advanced Smart Cruise Control

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