How Many Engine Options Does the 2020 Kia Optima Have?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Optima on Wednesday, July 15th, 2020 at 8:10 pm
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2020 Kia Optima Engine Options and Performance

If you’re looking for a vehicle that provides sporty performance, modern styling, and innovative technology, look no further than the 2020 Kia Optima. This sedan will meet all of your lifestyle needs and will easily become your new favorite vehicle. In this post, we will be exploring the engine options and performance of the 2020 Kia Optima. Keep reading to learn about the engines.


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Three Powerful Engines Available

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The 2020 Kia Optima comes with three powerful engines. First, is a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine that is standard on the LX, S, and Special Edition trims. This engine produces up to 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. Next, is a Turbocharged 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder engine that is standard on the EX and EX Premium trims. This engine delivers up to 178 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. Finally, we have a Turbocharged 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that is standard for the SX trim only. This engine achieves up to 245 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.

These three engines have two transmissions available to be paired with for optimal performance. The first transmission is a 6-Speed Automatic Transmission. This transmission is paired with the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. The second transmission is a 7-Speed Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT). Both transmissions come with a Sportmatic® Sports Shifter. This will allow you to drive in an automated manual mode. You’ll enjoy feeling more in control while on the road.


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2020 Kia Optima Available at Lehighton Kia

Impressed by these engines? Check out our available inventory of the 2020 Kia Optima at Lehighton Kia. After checking out our selection, be sure to schedule a test drive. Feel free to keep browsing our website for more Kia model information and research.

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