The Kia Optima lineup continues to offer a beautiful bunch of sedans this year, in a time phase when the automotive market is being overtaken by the crossover SUV models. But if you look at the sales record of the 2020 Kia Optima, you will change your opinion about the current market trend, as it shows a steady growth in it. that once again proves, that if a trusted automaker like Kia is ready to offer all the facilities of transportation under the roof of a uniquely framed sedan, there are still a good number of people out there to appreciate their moves. A popular showroom of Conroe Kia dealer proved the fact by showing that this year the sales of the 2020 Kia Optima has left many crossovers behind that fall under the same price bracket. 

What’s Special About the 2020 Version 

When asked, the salespersons there explained that it is the overall pleasant appearance, and an even more serene inner atmosphere that made this mid-size sedan from Kia a better choice than many utility oriented crossovers in the market. 

For the year 2020, Kia lines up the Optima models in the guises of LX, S, EX, EX Premium, and SX, among which a Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid are added as available options for the EX trim exclusively. 

The 2020 Kia Optima can be best described as an ideal mid-size sedan that has many vital plus points to boast about, while its looks and levels of comfort are enough to allure the buyers who could have otherwise driven home a crossover SUV. Over and above that, the 2020 Kia Optima earned worldwide accolades for providing a generous amount of technology features that serve both the purposes of safety and convenience for the driver as well as the passengers. 

Standard and Available Engine Options

The 2020 model year edition pf the Kia Optima offers interesting combinations for the power front. While the Base trim LX and S run on a 2.4-liter inline-4 engine which is rated at 185 horsepower, the higher trim EX get to move with a 1.6-liter turbo-4 engine that provides it with 178 hp. The range topping SX receives the best of the lot which is a 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine which makes 245 hp with ease. As for transmissions, a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission is offered to drive the Optima with better maneuverability at lower speed. On the other hand the Hybrid and Plug-in hybrids are seen to load inside their hoods an inline-4 engine paired with high power batteries and an electric motor.

Fuel Efficiency

As gathered from the staff of the Kia dealer Conroe fuel economy ratings of the 2020 Kia Optima that counts 40-mpg range from the hybrid models while the plug-in hybrid hybrids can cross 30 miles on the power of electricity alone. However, the regular gasoline versions score 24 mpg city, 32 highway, 27 combined with the base models while the EX increases the numbers to 27/37/31 mpg. But sadly enough the range topping SX models can only fetch 21/30/24 mpg from a combined trip.

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