01/12/17 ID: 12242

The Optima midsize sedan carries over into the 2017 model year with several new compelling features to help keep it a perennial bestseller in the Kia lineup – stellar design, comfort, spirited performance and fantastic equipment. Optima is still offered with three engine choices, including two turbocharged options, and five trim levels LX, LX 1.6T, EX, SX and SXL. For 2017, SX gets standard 18-inch alloy wheels and SXL is now equipped with 18-inch chrome alloy wheels – both were previously optional. In addition, LED dual-projection headlights with Dynamic Bending Light (DBL) and High-Beam Assist (HBA) is standard on SXL and available as part of a new SX Technology Package. And now available on EX trim is the new Premium Plus Package with Advanced Driver Assisted System (ADAS), which includes Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Forward Collision Warning System (FCWS), Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC), Electronic Parking Brake (EPB), High-Beam Assist (HBA) and Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS).1

• Trim Levels/Pricing2 – MSRP (excludes $895 destination):
o   LX: $22,200
o   LX Turbo:  $24,140
o   EX: $25,440
o   SX Turbo:  $29,940
o   SXL Turbo: $36,090
• Engines:
o   2.4L GDI: 185 hp/178 lb. ft. torque; 6-speed automatic
o   1.6L Turbo:   178 hp/195 lb. ft. torque; 7-speed dual clutch 
o   2.0L Turbo:  245 hp/260 lb. ft. torque; 6-speed automatic
• Fuel Economy – EPA-est. MPG: (city/highway/combined)3:
o   LX 2.4L: 25/36/29
o   EX 2.4L:   24/34/28
o   LX 1.6T:  28/37/31
o   SX 2.0T: 22/31/25
o   SXL 2.0T: 22/31/25
• Dimensions (in.):
o   Overall Length: 191.1
o   Overall Width: 73.2
o   Overall Height: 57.7
o   Wheelbase: 110.4
o   Max Cargo Capacity: 15.9 cu. ft.
o   Curb weight: (lbs.)  
■  LX 2.4L: 3,219 with 16” wheels/3,362 with 17” wheels
■  EX 2.4L: 3,362
■  LX 1.6T: 3,224
■  SX 2.0T: 3,494 without Panoramic roof/3,594 with Pano roof
■  SXL 2.0T: 3,494 without Panoramic roof/3,594 with Pano roof


1 These features are not substitutes for safe driving, and may not detect all objects surrounding vehicle. Always drive safely and use caution.

2 MSRP excludes destination and handling, taxes, title, license fees, options and retailer charges.  Actual prices set by retailer and may vary.

3 Based on EPA estimates.  Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle’s condition.