2019 Kia Optima Engine Options and Power Ratings

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Optima on Saturday, January 5th, 2019 at 6:59 pm
2019 Kia Optima Front View of White Exterior

You may have heard that there’s a Kia Optima for just about everyone, but how true is that statement? Well, we’re here today to tell you that the 2019 Kia Optima doesn’t just claim to be a versatile vehicle, it lives up to the hype. One of the many ways in which the Optima achieves this status is by providing prospective customers with three engine options to choose from. While availability varies from one trim to the next, quality does not. Now, you may be wondering, “What are the engine options for each 2019 Kia Optima trim level?” We have everything you need to know about the 2019 Kia Optima engine options and power ratings, so keep on reading!

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What are the Engine Options for Each 2019 Kia Optima Trim Level?

First and foremost, let’s highlight the four trim levels of the 2019 Optima: LX, S, EX, and SX. Standard in all LX and S models, the base engine of the Optima produces up to 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque as commanded by its six-speed automatic transmission.

The EX model, meanwhile, adds a turbocharged engine that generates up to 178 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. Not only does it deliver a more dynamic driving experience, but it also comes with a next-level seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Last but not least, the top-of-the-line 2019 Optima SX is awoken by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that goes back to the six-speed automatic transmission. This monster among men is known to produce up to 245 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.

2019 Kia Optima Rear View of White Exterior

2019 Kia Optima Rear View of Silver Exterior

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We were happy to answer your question, “What are the engine options for each 2019 Kia Optima trim level?” Now that you know the 2019 Kia Optima engine options and power ratings, which one would you like to bring home? As soon as you have one in mind, check out our new Optima inventory. Then, when you find what you’re looking for, contact us and schedule a test drive with our team at Serra Gardendale Kia.

We hope to do business with you soon!

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