Despite having appealing style and interesting content, the 2020 Kia Optima struggles to separate out among its more desirable peers.
Although the stylish family sedan offers a wide range of unique engines and hybrid gearboxes, neither its speed nor fuel efficiency are particularly exceptional.
A new S variant and several additional standard and optional features are added to the 2020 Kia Optima.A new S variant
The latter has a starting price of $25,615 and sits between the LX and EX base trim levels. Driver assistance features like adaptive cruise and lane-keeping assistance
The fuel Kia Optima EX is our top pick because of its nimble turbocharged engine and snappy automatic transmission.
When pushed into its upper levels, it can sound a little harsh and may be slow to react commands.Even while driving on rough pavement, the Optima's ride remains smooth and controlled.
However, under actual driving conditions, the hybrid powertrain that we evaluated on our interstate fuel-economy test route fell short of expectations.
An excellent performance that exceeded its EPA forecast by 4 mpg and tied an identically equipped Accord was a 35 mpg rating for an Optima with the bigger turbocharged engine.
The interior of the Optima can be both beautiful and sparse. Similar to how prices rise sharply for trim levels with superior equipment.
Particularly in the front, where it offers much more legroom than rivals, the Kia sports car feels roomy and spacious.
While the normal version is as good a social creature as any car in this class, the hybrid models give up cargo capacity
and in the instance of the plug-in model, most of it, to their large battery packs.and in the instance of the plug-in model, most of it, to their large battery packs.
A number of useful standard features, like as adaptive cruise control, are also included.A number of useful standard features, like as adaptive cruise control, are also included.