2018 Kia Optima Fort Wayne IN

2018 Kia Optima Fort Wayne IN

The new 2018 Kia Optima is finally here, as drivers have been eagerly awaiting the new Kia sedan. This year's sedan model has undergone many refinements, which kept what consumers loved about the 2017 model and added even more features. Let's take a look at the new 2018 Kia Optima in Fort Wayne, IN.

Even though this is one of Kia's newest 2018 models, the new Optima model is extremely affordable with a starting MSRP of $22,500. The new 2018 Kia Optima is also available in five trim levels, which include: the standard LX, S, LX Turbo, EX and SX Turbo.


The standard 2018 Kia Optima comes with a 2.4-liter I-4 engine that is able to produce 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. However, the new Optima can be upgraded even further as seen in the SX Turbo model, which offers a 2.0-liter I-4 engine that generates 245 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.



This year's Optima is built with 50% Advanced High Strength Steel, and has earned a 5-Star Crash Safety Rating from the NHTSA. New to the 2018 Optima is even more standard safety features such as Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and a Rear Parking Assist System.



The 2018 Kia Optima is also fitted with some of the industry's best technologies, such as the standard 7-inch touchscreen UVO eServices system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capabilities. The Optima also offers Kia Drive Wise technology with an available Surround View Monitor.

red 2018 Kia Optima making a left turn
side mirrors and exterior of 2018 Kia Optima
Front view of a white 2018 Kia Optima
trunk space in the 2018 Kia Optima

Is the 2018 Kia Optima Available as a Hybrid?

While a hybrid option of the 2018 Kia Optima is currently unavailable, drivers can still find even more efficient vehicles with the 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid and Optima Plug-in Hybrid models. Both pair an electric motor with a 2.0-liter, GDI 4-cylinder gas engine to allow for an impressive fuel economy, as well as offering drivers 270 lb-ft of torque. Drivers can also choose to be all-electric in the Plug-in Hybrid model with the EV mode.

If you would like to learn more about the new 2018 Kia Optima in Fort Wayne, IN, be sure to contact us at Fort Wayne Kia. You can also fill out the form on this page to inquire about the new sedan model and take it for test drive.

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