2018 Kia Optima for Sale in Little Rock, AR | Steve Landers Kia

Now in it's third model year, the 2018 Kia Optima, Kia'a popular midsize sedan retains its superior European styling and gets a few minor upgrades focusing on intelligent tech to make driving even better. The 2018 Kia Optima might just be our favorite sedan and we want to let you know why. 

Available now at Steve Landers Kia in Little Rock Arkansas, keep reading for more. 

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The 2018 Kia Optima is available in five configurations: LX, new S trim, LX Turbo, EX and SX Turbo. MSRP for the Optima begins at $22,500 for the LX model. 

Like the previous model year, the 2018 Kia Optima has three engine options. The 2.4L Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine delivers 185 horsepower, 178 lb-ft of torque and up to an estimated 29 combined MPG. The 1.6L Turbo engine delivers 178 horsepower, 195 lb-ft of torque and up to an estimated 31 combined MPG. The 2.0L Turbo engine delivers 245 horsepower, 260 lb-ft of torque and up to an estimated 25 combined MPG.

The 2.4L and 2.0L engines are paired with a 6-speed automatic engine, while the 1.6L engine is mated to a 7-speed dual clutch.

The 2018 Kia Optima looks as great as it drives. Available exterior features are alloy wheels, projector headlights, outside mirrors with LED turn signals, solar control glass and power folding heated outside mirrors. 

The interior of the 2018 Kia Optima is just as gorgeous as the outside. Premium seat materials, color touchscreen with integrated rear camera, Bluetooth, tilt and telescopic steering column and outside temperature display all come standard.

In addition to the aforementioned features, the front console has a USB port and two 12-V outlets to provide charging on the go. Additionally, the center console is available with two more USB ports and another 12-V outlet for the back passengers.

Technology aside, the 2018 Kia Optima is super comfortable. The cabin has enhanced insulation, re-contoured mirrors, sound-absorbing windows and improved body stiffness to reduce noise. The seats are super soft and the driver and front passenger have the option of heated and ventilated front seats. The driver's seat offers optimal comfort behind the wheel, which can be heated, with optional 12-way power-adjustable seat with 4-way power lumbar support. The front passenger set has the option for a 10-way power-adjustable seat with 2-way lumbar support as well.

If the sun is a little too powerful for the rear passengers, 2018 Kia Optima owners can make use of the available rear side-window sunshades.

For 2018, the Optima has been upgraded with standard UVO eServices, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Rear Parking Assist System and Blind Spot Detection on all models. The new S trim is a sport model that has a sport front bumper, rear spoiler, LED fog lights and taillights, 17-inch alloy wheels, 10-way power driver seat and optional panoramic sunroof.

Are you ready to own the next-gem Kia Optima? At We'd love to show you around this gorgeous sedan at Steve Landers Kia in Little Rock, Arkansas. Fill out the form on the right, send a message or come by the dealership for your test drive today!

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Steve Landers Kia

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