The 2020 Kia Optima

 The 2020 Kia Optima is a midsize sedan made for modern life. It offers drivers from Auburn and Opelika, AL a host of standard features and some exciting new powertrain options. Let's see what the Optima has in store before you visit KIA AutoSport of Columbus for a test drive.


The Optima comes with a powerful 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that can reach up to 185-horsepower. It is paired with a smooth six-speed automatic transmission. This is the perfect version for fuel efficiency and driving around town in Phenix City, AL. If you want a bit more excitement, you might opt for the EX trim that comes with a turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder. If this still is not enough for you, the SX trim comes with a powerful 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder that is rated at 245 horsepower. You can also choose the efficient Optima Hybrid or Optima Plug-In Hybrid for those who want something fuel-efficient.


The Kia Optima has the safety technology that you expect. It comes with an available forward collision warning with forward automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and a lane departure warning. The driver drowsiness monitor will tell you when it might be time to take a break.

You can also opt for adaptive cruise control, automatic high-beam headlights, and adaptive headlights that create just the right amount of light to let you see clearly at night. It also has a pedestrian detection system and a 360-degree parking camera. The traction control system sends the power to the wheel that is slipping, helping you to keep stable on the road, even in wet conditions.


The interior of the Optima comfortably seats five and has a luxurious cabin. It features soft-touch surfaces and quality materials. The ride is smooth and cushiony. The interior is well-designed with a driver-side console that makes the cabin look roomier. You can choose options such as heated and ventilated front seats and a leather-wrapped steering wheel for those occasional chilly mornings in LaGrange, GA.

If you want an elegant interior, you can choose two-tone red and black leather seats that have a contemporary look. You can choose from six different interior colors and seat trim options. The 15.9 cubic foot trunk is roomy enough to pack with everything that you need to take along.


The Optima is loaded with the technology that Columbus, GA drivers need to stay connected and enjoy the ride. It comes with the UVO infotainment system that includes an 8-inch touchscreen. It features a standard six-speaker audio system and connectivity that allows you to enjoy Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It has a USB port, Wi-Fi hotspot, and a premium navigation system. You have the option to add three more USB ports and a 10-speaker Harman Kardon surround-sound stereo system for the ultimate road trip.


The Kia Optima lets you choose from the LX, S, EX, and SX trim packages. The LX is the base model, but it still comes with a long list of standard features and technology. The S adds a few more features but is still at an affordable price. If you want performance a driving fun, the EX and SX trims offer the powerful and responsive turbocharged engines.

Regardless of the trim that you choose, the Optima has a stylish and sleek modern exterior and a refined interior. You can choose from seven different colors, including Gravity Gray, Horizon Blue, and Passion Red. The Optima features a signature tiger-nose grille and LED headlights that give it a distinctively powerful look. You can also choose a gloss black rear spoiler and sport side sills to give it a sportier look.

  1. Kia AutoSport Columbus

    7041 Whittlesey Blvd.
    Columbus, GA 31909

    • Sales: (706) 341-4444
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Kia AutoSport Columbus

7041 Whittlesey Blvd.
Directions Columbus, GA 31909

  • Sales: (706) 341-4444
  • Service: (706) 341-4444
  • Parts: (706) 341-4446


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  • Saturday 9:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Sunday 12:00PM - 5:00PM