New Kia Winston Salem Buyers Guide – 2019 Kia Optima for Sale in Greensboro, NC

Winston Salem Buyers Guide – 2019 Kia Optima

Winston Salem Buyers Guide - 2019 Kia Optima
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Vehicle Overview

Now deep into its fourth generation of production, the Optima-Kia’s sports-style midsize sedan-gets a major boost with a facelift. The 2019 Optima is split into LX, S, EX, and SX trims.

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Exterior – 2019 Kia Optima

Standard exterior features on the new Kia Optima include a matte-gray front grille, projector beam lights with auto light control, sporty front and rear bumpers, power-adjustable heated side mirrors with turn-signal indicators, a chrome exhaust tip, and 16-inch silver-finished alloy wheels. With the S, the sedan is enhanced with a gloss-black front grille (instead of a matte-gray one), a smart trunk, Smart Welcome illumination, projector beam fog lights, LED rear combination taillights, dual chrome exhaust tips, and 18-inch machine-finished alloy wheels. The EX rides on 17-inch machine-finished alloy wheels, and it gets sound-absorbing front door windows. Unique to the SX are a black rear spoiler, a panoramic sunroof with power sunshade, LED headlights with dynamic bending light technology and auto-leveling ability, a sporty gloss-black front grille, black side mirrors, and 18-inch gloss-black alloy wheels. To heighten their racing nature, the S and SX also have black side sills.

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Interior – Kia Optima near Winston Salem NC

The 2019 Kia Optima provides two rows of seats to accommodate up to five people. Passenger volume is measured at 120.7 cubic feet and the trunk volume is measured at 15.9 cubic feet. If you upgrade from the base-level LX to the S, you will get racing-style seat trim (instead of regular cloth), a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with 2-way power lumbar support. The EX trim has heated front seats, and for 2019, it is upgraded to leather seat trim. The top-level SX stands out with its sport leather seat trim, heated and ventilated front seats, steering-wheel heating, a memory system for the driver’s seat and side mirrors, a 12-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with 4-way power lumbar support, and a 10-way power-adjustable front passenger seat with 2-way power lumbar support.

Winston Salem NC - 2019 Kia Optima's Interior

For comfort and convenience, the new Kia Optima starts with features such as a 3.5-inch TFT LCD meter display, remote keyless entry, UVO infotainment integration, six-speaker audio, an AM/FM radio tuner, Bluetooth® wireless technology for hands-free phone calling and audio streaming, Siri® Eyes Free for virtual assistance, a USB port and audio jack for hooking mobile devices, smartphone integration via Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™, a SiriusXM® satellite radio trial subscription, and an 8-inch touchscreen. In addition, the 2019 model year welcomes the introduction of push-button engine start on the S and other upper-level trims. You will also need to get at least an S trim to have dual-zone automatic climate control, a smart key system, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. Added on the EX and SX are dual USB ports dedicated to charging mobile devices. Exclusive to the SX are a 4.3-inch TFT color LCD meter display, a trial subscription to SiriusXM® Traffic service, HD Radio™, a voice-activated navigation system, and a 10-speaker 630-watt Harman Kardon® audio system.

Winston Salem NC - 2019 Kia Optima's Mechanical

Mechanical – Kia Optima specs near Winston Salem

The new Kia Optima has a MacPherson strut front suspension and a multi-link rear suspension with high-performance dampers for absorbing bumps and dips on the road. The suspension on the SX is tuned for a firmer, sportier ride. The car has electric motor-driven power steering for sharp and precise turning. Notably, the electric motor providing steering power on the SX is mounted on the steering wheel rack for a quicker response and improved steering feel.

Powertrain – Kia Optima specs near Winston Salem NC

Powering the LX and S trims is a 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder (I4) engine with 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. This engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The EX goes with a smaller, 1.6-liter turbocharged I4, which produces 178 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. The SX gets a 2.0-liter turbocharged I4, which outputs 245 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque and is hitched to a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

Safety – 2019 Kia Optima dealer

Standard safety features on the 2019 Optima include seven airbags (dual front impact airbags, a driver’s knee airbag, dual side impact airbags, and dual side curtain airbags), a rearview camera, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, electronic stability control, hill start assist control, and LED daytime running lights. For 2019, Kia adds several advanced safety technologies on all trims; they consist of blind spot collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert, lane change assist, forward collision-avoidance assistance, lane departure warning, driver attention warning, and lane keeping assist. The EX and SX trims stand out further with the addition of stop-and-go technology, smart cruise control, and pedestrian detection for enhancing forward collision-avoidance assistance.

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