2019 Kia Optima

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2019 Kia Optima Ratings
85

Years

Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
85
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Great
86/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Great
82/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Great
89/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Great
81/100
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Midsize Car of 2019

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Midsize Car
Rating
#1 Kia Optima
85

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2019 Kia Optima after 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats
  • Styling of gauges and instruments

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2019 Kia Optima during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Transmission smoothness
  • Vehicle stability in poor conditions
  • Coordination of interior colors and textures

Performance Specs

MPG City

21 - 27

MPG Hwy

30 - 37

Horsepower

178 - 245

Transmission

6 speed, Automatic w/OD, 7 speed, Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

Engine

Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4, Regular Unleaded I-4

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2019 Kia Optima Review

Overview
What’s the best part about the Kia Optima? Its luxurious interior? The way its cutting-edge technology keeps you connected and protected? Its premium driving experience? Yes yes and yes. Choose from four models starting with the LX and moving through the top-of-the-line SX . ?Whichever model you choose you’ll find true luxury in the cabin. Optima’s long wheelbase means everybody can stretch their legs and available dual-zone climate control available heated and ventilated seats and standard soft-touch materials throughou t means everybody stays comfortable. ?Everybody stays connected and protected too. The UVO infotainment system brings Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability Bluetooth and more to an eight-inch touchscreen. Standard Drive Wise driver-assistive technologies include Blind-Spot Collision Warning and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert. ?But what good is a car if you don’t enjoy driving it? Three engine choices two transmissions and a sport-tuned suspension are all available to transform your daily commute from boring to brilliant. Choose from a variety of colors options and accessories and build an Optima that’s all yours. The Kia Optima. Sensible luxury.
Technology
Everybody stays connected in your Kia Optima. The standard UVO Play infotainment system brings Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability Bluetooth and more to an eight-inch touchscreen. UVO Link with Navigation is available and comes with real-time traffic info . Available UVO Link also turns your compatible smartphone into a remote control for your Optima. Use Remote Climate Control to warm or cool the cabin before you get in. And with Remote Lock/Unlock you’ll always know your car is secure . The Kia Optima. Connectivity comes standard.
Safety
When you think of safety think of the Kia Optima. You’ll be more confident on the road with Kia Drive Wise driver-assistive technologies. Forward Collision Avoidance Assist+ and Lane Keeping Assist+ come standard. So does Blind Spot Collision Warning so you can change lanes more confidently. And Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning so you can back out of driveways and parking spots more confidently. And every Forte comes with Electronic Stability Control. It works with the Traction Control System to reduce wheelspin and keep you on track . The Kia Forte. It’s the safer choice.
Performance
What good is a car if you don’t enjoy driving it? Three engine choices two transmissions and a sport-tuned suspension are all available to transform your daily commute from boring to brilliant. An available turbocharged two-liter inline four packs 245 horsepower and comes with a six-speed automatic transmission you can control with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters. Use Drive Mode Select to choose between Comfort Eco and Sport settings and tailor your Optima’s steering and drivetrain response to suit your needs—or your mood . The Kia Optima. Enjoy your commute.

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