Multiple engine options available in the new 2020 Kia Optima sedan

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Optima on Friday, November 1st, 2019 at 8:00 am
2020 Kia Optima driving on a road

2020 Kia Optima Engine Options 

The Kia Optima brings style and sporty looks to the road and offers an impressive number of technology features and comfort options to choose from thanks to many available trim levels. With an affordable price tag and all the qualities you’re looking for in a new car, the 2020 Kia Optima is an easy pick. The new 2020 Kia Optima also offers three available engine options to choose from, so you can get the horsepower, torque and fuel economy you want and need on the road. 

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2020 Kia Optima Horsepower, Torque and Fuel Economy Ratings 

2020 Kia Optima turbocharged engine2.4-liter 4-Cylinder – this is the standard engine found in most of the new 2020 Kia Optima trim levels. With 16 valves, dual overhead cams (DOHC), a six-speed automatic transmission, a Sportmatic® Sports shifter, and a few other performance features, this engine is an excellent choice. It also puts out an impressive 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. 

Fuel Economy Rating = 25 City/35 Hwy/29 Combined MPG 


1.6-liter Turbocharge 4-Cylinder – This available turbocharged engine is a popular choice with many drivers as it delivers excellent performance and fuel efficiency. It features a gasoline direct injection system, a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and a Sportmatic® sport shifter. With 178 horsepower and 195 lb-t of torque, you can see why so many drivers choose this engine option when buying new 2020 Kia Optima. 

Fuel Economy Rating = 27 City/37 Hwy/31 Combined MPG 


2.0-liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder – This powerful engine uses turbocharging and many other performance features to deliver an incredible driving experience on the road. A six-speed automatic transmission sends an incredible 245 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque to the front wheels. 

Fuel Economy Rating = 21 City/30 Hwy./24 Combined MPG 


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