Archive for the ‘Kia Optima’ Category

What are the Differences Between the 2018 Kia Optima’s Trim Levels?

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
Front exterior view of a white and blue 2018 Kia Optima

The 2018 Kia Optima is available in five trim levels, the LX, S, LX 1.6T, EX, and SX.  These five trim levels provide 2018 Optima owners with powerful and efficient drivetrains as well as ample interior cargo and passenger space.  Even though each trim level has the same 104.8 cubic feet of total passenger space it is how each trim level uses that space that differentiates them.  Find out what’s inside the cabin and underneath the hood of each trim level of the 2018 Kia Optima right here. (more…)

When Will the 2019 Kia Optima Go on Sale Near Me?

Friday, March 30th, 2018
Driver side exterior view of a white 2019 Kia Optima

When Does the 2019 Kia Optima Go on Sale?

The sleek and stylish 2019 Kia Optima was revealed at the 2018 New York International Auto Show on Wednesday, March 28th to many anxiously awaiting attendees.  The Optima is Kia’s best-selling midsize sedan and the 2019 model is even more appealing than ever before.  Minor changes to the exterior styling of the front grill and headlights create major changes in the new 2019 Kia Optima’s sporty yet sophisticated allure.  More Advanced Driver Assist Systems and improved UVO Infotainment make the interior of the 2018 Optima even more attractive than its exterior.  Find out when the 2019 Kia Optima will go on sale and all about its fancy new features right here. (more…)

2018 March Madness Opening Round Kia Bracket Matchups

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
2018 March Madness Kia Bracket Opening Round Matchups, text on an image of a basketball hoop from behind

Welcome to the 2018 Opening Round matchups of the Kia Bracket.  This is Carolina Kia’s version of March Madness where we put up our most popular Kia vehicles against their biggest rivals to see which vehicles are the best.  You will see some serious competition and fun along the road to the final four until our ultimate champion is crowned.  Have a look at our opening round bids and be sure to follow our Kia Brackets all the way to the end. (more…)

What are the Passenger & Cargo Capacities of the 2018 Kia Optima?

Monday, January 15th, 2018
Passenger side exterior view of a red 2018 Kia Optima

2018 Kia Optima Passenger & Cargo Capacities

Just trying to get through the day isn’t enough for you anymore, you are looking to excel, and one of the biggest things holding you back on a daily basis is your compact car that is simply too small.  You have always enjoyed the efficiency of your current car, but you are in need of a car with the increased passenger and cargo room that you now find necessary.  The 2018 Kia Optima offers ample passenger and cargo volume as well as a powerful and efficient drivetrain that helps you stay stingy at the gas pump and also injects some excitement into your morning commute.  If you are ready to replace your current car with the spacious and efficient 2018 Kia Optima, you can get all the details on its versatile interior space right here. (more…)

What are the Performance & Efficiency Specs of the 2018 Kia Optima?

Friday, November 10th, 2017
Driver's side exterior view f a black 2018 Kia Optima

2018 Kia Optima Performance and Efficiency

On a lazy Sunday morning, watching the leaves fall from the trees and gather menacingly on your front lawn, motivation hits.  You look at the leaves that need to be raked and really, really consider putting your jacket on and going outside to rake them, but somehow you get lost in an early morning infomercial that promises to let you “set it and forget it.”  Procrastinating on raking the leaves is natural and absolutely acceptable, but waiting to search for a new car is only going to cause you more headaches in the long run.  Finding a vehicle that fits your daily needs of performance and efficiency can be found with a simple internet search and before you know it you stumble upon the well balanced 2018 Kia Optima. (more…)

What exterior and interior colors are available for the latest Optima?

Monday, September 18th, 2017
2018 Kia Optima white front grille

2018 Kia Optima color options

The Kia Optima comes in a wide range of vibrant colors especially for 2018. See for yourself and let us walk you through all the 2018 Kia Optima color options. We have pictures and we will show you all your interior color and material options too. (more…)

Kia sedan lineup for 2017

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
2017 Kia Optima tan back side view

Difference between Kia sedans

Kia offers a total of five sedans and it’s soon to be six, but what is the difference between Kia sedans? We will answer that question and more as we explore the Kia sedan lineup for 2017. We’ll tell you what’s unique, what’s different, and what makes each particular model appealing. (more…)

Trim level changes on the Optima for 2018

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Whats new for the 2018 Kia Optima

What’s new for the 2018 Kia Optima?

A new model year means more improvements, more features, and a better all-around vehicle for the Optima. There’s a whole lot more to love about this already very lovable four-door sedan. See what we mean as we explore everything that is new for the 2018 Kia Optima. (more…)

Kia’s new Optima gets array of powerful, turbocharged engines

Saturday, June 24th, 2017
2017 Kia Optima in black

What are the engine options for the 2017 Kia Optima?

If you’re in the market for a new sedan, chances are that you’ve been overwhelmed by options. While that may be the case, we’re here to help you out. We’ve broken down the engine options for the 2017 Kia Optima, in hopes that it will give you a better idea of what you’re after. So, if you’ve been asking yourself what to do in terms of a new vehicle, be sure to keep on reading, then schedule a visit to our dealership to get up close and personal with one of Kia’s most popular models.
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What color should you get your 2017 Kia Optima in?

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
2017 Kia Optima turbo in red side view

2017 Kia Optima color options

When it comes to value, features, and style, you can’t do much better than the Kia Optima, but what about color? What color should you get your 2017 Kia Optima in? We may be able to help you find the answer with our 2017 Kia Optima color options guide that includes both exterior pictures along with interior material and color options. (more…)