New Kia Optima is available in 5 trim levels for the 2015 model year.
Those include the base LX, mid-level EX, SX and range topping SX Turbo and SXL Turbo.
As you would expect, the Optima SXL Turbo is the most loaded Optima sedan available for sale in the U.S. market.
The base model with 2,4L GDI 4-cylinder engine is priced at $21,650, while the top-of-the-range SXL model costs $35,500.
The price excludes the destination charge, which costs another $800.
- Engine: 2.0L turbo engine with GDI system
- Horsepower & torque: 274-hp and 269 lb.-ft. at 1,650 rpm
- Transmission: 6-speed automatic transmission
- Wheelbase: 110.0 inches
- Length: 190.7 inches
- Width: 72.1 inches
- Height: 57.1 inches
- 225/45R18 with chrome finished alloy wheels
A fully loaded 2015 Optima SXL is not the lowest priced mid-size sedan on the market, but the higher cost means more premium features.
With the range-topping Kia Optima, customers gets loads of luxury features with some being pretty exclusive for the mid-size sedan segment.
Let’s tak a look at some most notable ones:
Large panoramic sunroof, premium Infinity audio system with 8-speakers, ventilated front seats, HD Radio, blind spot detection with rear cross traffic alert, power folding outside mirrors, UVO infotainment system, Nappa leather seat trim and many others.
The color palette of the new Optima includes 9 exterior colors, however, the range-topping Optima SXL has a choice of only three exterior paint shades.
You can choose from Snow White Pearl, Ebony Black or Titanium colors (all of them feature gray Nappa leather inside the cabin).
One of the exclusive features of the loaded SXL model is the D-shaped steering wheel with metal bezels and white stitches!
If you’re considering to purchase a fully loaded Kia Optima sedan, visit your local Kia dealership and check out for full specifications and details.