2018 Kia Optima Edmonton AB

Midsize sedans are tasked with the tough challenge of appealing to a wide variety of drivers. This segment has long been home of the traditional family car, shuttling everyone to work and school, along with stretching its legs on long road trips. The modern midsize sedan needs to be both comfortable and efficient, while offering an added degree of driving fun. The 2018 Kia Optima in Edmonton AB is able to check all the boxes in the midsize sedan segment.

Car shoppers considering the 2018 Kia Optima will have multiple engine options and trim levels to choose from. The car offers a wide variety of features and systems that allow it to excel in the very competitive midsize sedan segment.

Engine Options

Three engine options will be available on the 2018 Optima. Standard equipment includes a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. The second engine offered is a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine that checks in at 178 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. The best performance numbers available on the car come via the final engine, a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 245 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.



To keep drivers and passengers safe, Kia offers multiple awareness systems that will be available on the 2018 Optima. These include: Blind Spot Detection System (BSD), Rear Parking Assist System (RPAS), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Autonomous Emergency Braking System (AEB), Front Collision Warning System (FCWS), Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC), Surround View Monitor, High Beam Assist (HBA), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and a healthy collection of airbags.


2018 Kia Optima Standard and Available Features

Car shoppers considering the 2018 Optima will have four trim levels to choose from: LX, S, EX and SX. Each trim level comes equipped with a different collection of standard and available comfort and technology features. Features offered on the car include:

  • LED headlights and taillights

  • Leather seating

  • Heated seats

  • Heated steering wheel

  • Leather wrapped steering wheel

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control

  • Touchscreen infotainment system

  • Harman/Kardon sound system

  • Push button start

2018 Kia Optima red front
2018 Kia Optima red front on road
2018 Kia Optima interior front
2018 Kia Optima rear seats

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