The 2018 Kia Optima: A Value-Packed Midsize Sedan

If you’ve spent any time comparing your options in your search for the perfect midsize car for your needs and budget, you know that there are lots of choices out there. Despite the overwhelming popularity of SUVs and crossovers, there is still a strong market for midsize cars.

While these vehicles are known primarily as family commuters, people movers that aim for practicality over pretty much everything else, that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with a ho-hum car. Not when the midsize car you choose is the Kia Optima.

That’s right – Kia’s midsize sedan has just what you’re looking for, with sensibility galore plus more: top-of-the-line features, safety, and technology that easily keeps up with competitors that come at higher prices.

It comes as little surprise that the Kia Optima saves you money from the start. That’s what the Kia brand has built its reputation on. But a low price doesn’t mean that you’ll miss out on anything. The Optima has its bases covered in terms of features and equipment, making it a smart choice for those who want to squeeze as much as possible out of every dollar they spend.

The 2018 Kia Optima is available in five available trims – LX, S, LS 1.6T, EX, AND SX 2.0T – and even the base model is chock-full of good stuff like Bluetooth®*, Apple CarPlay / Android Auto integration, and various safety elements. That means that as you make your way up the trim level ladder, you’ll find even more ways to enhance your Optima with things like more powerful engine options, leather seating, a panoramic sunroof, and more.

The best way to see which of these well-equipped Optima trims is right for you is in person. Drivers in and around Charlotte and surrounding areas only need one destination when they’re looking for a great selection of new Kia models, used vehicles, and amazing prices: It’s Renaldo Kia, and we’re standing by to help you find your ultimate car, truck, or SUV for an unbelievable bargain.

Explore our inventory online, then head our way to test drive the Optima or other vehicle of your dreams. You’ll immediately see why so many North Carolina car shoppers trust Renaldo Kia for all their automotive needs.

Check Out the 2018 Kia Optima’s Interior

Slide into the cabin of the 2018 Optima and you’ll be won over from the start by this midsize sedan’s spacious and comfortable interior. Available upgrades can bring in touches of luxury that will enhance the comfort and the sense that this is a much pricier car than its price tag would indicate.

Still, without any upgrades, you’ll get technology and safety standards that raise the bar and make you wonder how Kia manages to offer so much for so little – and why you would choose a midsize car that offers less for more.

2018 Kia Optima Exterior Paint Color Options

The Optima doesn’t blend in among the many similarly sized vehicles on the roads of Shelby and beyond. It has a confident road presence with Kia’s signature distinctive grille that gives it a sporty appeal. You can add your style stamp with one of the available exterior color options:

  • Remington Red
  • Horizon Blue
  • Ebony Black
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Titanium Silver
  • Platinum Graphite
  • Sangria

How Does the 2018 Kia Optima Perform?

There’s no shortage of power in the 2018 Optima, which has one of three available powerplants under the hood:

  • 2.4L Inline-4 with 185 hp and a 6-speed automatic transmission (standard on LX, S, and EX trims)
  • 1.6L turbocharged Inline-4 with 178 hp and a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (standard on LX 1.6T trim)
  • 2.0L turbocharged Inline-4 with 245 hp and a 6-speed automatic transmission (standard on SX trim)

Available Technology Features

  • 7-Inch Touchscreen Display
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • Android Auto™
  • Apple CarPlay™
  • Harman/Kardon® Premium Sound System
  • Bluetooth Technology®*
  • Hands-Free Phone Capability
  • Push Button Ignition
  • Wireless Smartphone Charger
  • USB Port
  • MP3 Capability

Available Safety Features

  • Advanced Smart Cruise Control
  • Forward Collision Warning System
  • Rear Parking Assist System
  • Surround View Monitor
  • Blind Spot Detection System
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Rear Camera Display
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Dual Front Advanced Airbags
  • Dual Front Seat Mounted Side Airbags
  • Full Length Side Curtain Airbags
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Why Buy or Lease Your Optima at Renaldo Kia?

As affordable as Kia models are, it’s always nice to save even more. That’s a given when you shop Renaldo Kia, where we are committed to getting you the best possible deal on your favorite vehicle. Whether that’s a special offer on one of our featured vehicles, a low-interest loan, a factory incentive, or an exclusive lease offer, you’ll reap tons of savings when you shop our amazing selection of new and used vehicles. Turn to Renaldo Kia today and find the right car for the right price. We think you’ll become one of our valued customers for life!

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