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2019 Kia Optima vs 2018 Kia Optima

2019 Kia Optima vs 2018 Kia Optima

If you’re looking for a vehicle that offers a ton of amazing technology and performance features, look no further than the 2019 Kia Optima! The new Kia Optima offers many great features and systems, especially in its interior and engine! However, how does this excellent model compare to its predecessor? Is it worth upgrading to the 2019 model and forgoing the 2018 model? At a glance, it can be hard for people to pick between these two model years.

However, we at Route 6 Auto Mall Kia are experts in all thing Kia, and we know how to find the best deal when you compare two vehicles. This is especially true for model years! So, look below to learn more about how these two model years compare!

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2019 Kia Optima Vs 2018 Kia Optima
2.4-liter Four-Cylinder Engine 2.4-liter Four-Cylinder
6-Speed Automatic Transmission CVT
Standard ADAS Technologies Optional
Available/Standard on Trims UVO Link w/Navigation N/A

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As you can see from the chart above, these vehicles have a ton of excellent features to offer any driver, many of which are similar. This is because, by and large, the 2019 Kia Optima and the 2018 Kia Optima share many systems, like their engine. However, the 2019 model does offer many exceptional features standard or available that the 2018 mode does not! This includes a 6-speed automatic transmission standard, as well as ADAS technologies right out the gate. Additionally, the 2019 Kia Optima also features Kia’s UVO Link w/Navigation system, which allows you to experience great infotainment and information! This system is not available on the 2018 Kia Optima.

Additionally, the 2019 Kia Optima also features a Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist as a standard feature, which helps reduce the severity of an incoming collision by a great deal! This is just one of the many standard safety features that you can enjoy on the new Kia Optima!

So, if you’re looking for a vehicle that offers exceptional technology and safety features, as well as great performance, look no further than the 2019 Kia Optima! Contact us at Route 6 Auto Mall Kia today to learn more!


2019 Kia Optima driving down a road.
2019 Kia Optima dash and wheel
2019 Kia Optima seat view
2019 Kia Optima rear view