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The 2012 Kia Optima combines bold exterior styling, performance and a spacious, luxurious cabin. It also comes with a long list of technologically advanced features for your entertainment, convenience and safety. See how the Optima is not your average midsize sedan.
MPG and Horsepower. The Optima LX and EX have a 2.4L GDI4-cyl. engine that delivers class-leading2 non-hybrid fuel economy of 24 city/35 hwy mpg3 and a standard 200 horsepower that's best-in-class3. The Optima SX has a turbocharged GDII4 engine that delivers class-leading2 274 horsepower and 22 city/34 hwy mpg2.
Spaciousness. A spacious and luxurious cabin is designed to let five people travel in comfort. There's also plenty of cargo space thanks to a roomy trunk.
Advanced safety systems. All Optimas have a long list of standard safety features, including six airbags, Electronic Stability Control and Vehicle Stability Management.
Innovative technology. A voice-command navigation system with rear-camera display, and both air-cooled and heated front seats are available on select models.
Sleek styling. Sculpted bodywork features a contemporary design and enhanced aerodynamics, while unique grilles and alloy wheels help define each model. The Optima SX has steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters for fingertip control of the Sportmatic transmission. It also has a sport-tuned suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels with black-colored calipers, HID headlights, LED tail-lights and a rear spoiler.
Active Eco System. Automatic transmission models have an Active Eco System. With a push of the Eco button, it adjusts the engine and transmission calibration to optimize fuel efficiency.
The Kia Optima is now available in turbo, hybrid and limited models.
Learn more about the new and improved Optima at Kia.com
*Optional features are not available in all trims.
2Class-leading MPG claim based on comparison of 2011 midsize sedans as of September 2011. 2011 EPA fuel economy estimates for LX 2.4L GDI(non-turbo) engine with manual transmission are 24 city/35 hwy mpg; for SX 2.0L turbo (shown), 22 city/34 hwy. Actual mileage may vary.
3Best-in-class claim based on comparison of 2011 midsize sedans as of September 2011. Max HP for LX GDInon-turbo engine is 200 hp @ 6,300 rpm; max HP for Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV)-the only GDInon-turbo engine available in CA, CT, ME, MD, MA, NJ, NM, NY, OR, PA, RI, VT and WA-is 192 hp @ 6,300 rpm.