2019 Kia Optima Trim Level Comparison

Overhead passenger side exterior view of a red 2019 Kia Optima

There is an instant attraction to the 2019 Kia Optima thanks to its sculpted fenders and smooth body panels giving it an athletic appeal. Inside the cabin you will find ample interior cargo and passenger space as well as all of the newest technology features that enhance your everyday driving experience. Under the hood of the 2019 Kia Optima you will find three engine options spread across its four available trim level choices so you can find the horsepower you want while staying within budget. Take a look at the performance specs of the three engine options of the 2019 Optima in the chart below and keep reading to compare the similarities and differences between the trim levels of the 2019 Optima.



2019 Kia Optima LX

2019 Kia Optima S

2019 Kia Optima EX

Optima SX

2.4L Inline 4-Cylinder 2.4L Inline 4-Cylinder 1.6L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder 2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder
185 HP/ 178 LB-FT of Torque 185 HP/ 178 LB-FT of Torque 178 HP/ 196 LB-FT of Torque 245 HP/ 260 LB-FT of Torque
6-Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Speed Automatic Transmission 7-Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission 6-Speed Automatic Transmission
25 MPG City/ 35 MPG HWY 24 MPG City/ 33 MPG HWY 27 MPG City/ 37 MPG HWY 21 MPG City/ 30 MPG HWY

Compare the Trim Levels of the 2019 Kia Optima

All four trim levels of the 2019 Kia Optima get loaded with a standard 8” Color Touchscreen Display with Bluetooth®, Apple CarPlay™, and Android Auto™ connectivity. These connectivity features work with your smartphone to keep important calls, messages, and even your favorite music right at your fingertips on the touchscreen display. The S and EX trim levels add SiriusXM® Radio and the SX trim also gets SiriusXM® Traffic and HD Radio™.

The cabin of the 2019 Kia Optima has spacious seating for five people and provides 104.8 cubic feet of overall passenger space. With its split-folding rear seat the 2019 Optima can easily expand upon it 15.9 cubic feet of trunk space into the 2nd-row seat. Standard CleanTex™ cloth seats come standard in the base trim level, the LX, of the 2019 Kia Optima and the S trim level sees standard sport black cloth seats with leatherette bolsters. You will find leather-trimmed seats inside the 2019 Kia Optima EX and the Optima SX gets loaded with quilted Nappa leather seat trim.

You can take the 2019 Kia Optima for a test drive today at Matt Castrucci Kia in Dayton, OH today to help determine firsthand which trim level of the 2019 Optima is right for you.