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What are the Performance Features of the 2020 Kia Optima?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Optima on Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 at 6:33 pm
2020 Kia Optima driving on the road

What Engine does the 2020 Kia Optima Offer? 

The new 2020 Kia Optima is a model that is driven to stand out, offering sporty performance, sleek styling, and a variety of intelligent and innovative features! This includes several excellent systems and technologies related to capability, such as many great engines! What are some examples of these features, you ask? Continue reading below in order to find out! 

2020 Kia Optima Engine Options 

The 2020 Kia Optima offers many excellent performance features, including several engine options. These engine options include a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that offers up to 185 horsepower, a 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbo engine that pushes out over 178 horsepower and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine that delivers up to 245 horsepower in total. This performance comes from the combination of several amazing features being paired with these three engines. 

These features range from its transmission to a variety of amazing performance-boosting systems, which we will be exploring below. Continue reading below in order to learn more! 

2020 Kia Optima seat side view
2020 Kia Optima engine view from interior

2020 Kia Optima Performance Systems 

Examples of performance-boosting features that work well with the three engines listed above include the transmission, its drive-train technologies, as well as a Sportmatic® Sports Shifter. Each of the features delivers exceptional overall capability when paired with the above engines. These features explained are a six-speed automatic transmission system, its Sportmatic® Sports Shifter, and the available 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT). 

These three systems work amazingly with the 2020 Kia Optima, delivering a ton of capability on and off the road, and no matter where you find yourself! You’ll be able to go above and beyond, tackle any road and trail. 

Read More: What Trim Levels are on the 2020 Kia Optima?

Overall, the 2020 Kia Optima is an excellent vehicle, perfect for drivers that want capability and performance! This model also offers a wide range of other benefits, which we’ve showcased on our blog already. To learn more about the Kia Optima, or to take it and other models for a test drive, contact our dealership today! 

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