How much does the range-topping Kia Optima SX 2020 cost?
The 2020 Kia Optima midsize sedan, manufactured in Georgia at the West Point plant, is being carried over for the third straight year with a few small changes.
The Optima is as stylish and fun to ride as ever, with the focus on this model being technology, and in particular systems that are in place to assist the driver and make life more convenient.
Included in these systems, which will be found across all Optima trim levels, are UVO eServices, blind spot detection system, rear cross traffic alert, and rear parking assist system.
The Kia Optima is an excellent choice if you are looking for a great midsize sedan, but choosing the trim level to suit your specific needs can be tough.
There are 6 to choose from, but we are going to focus on the top of the range 2020 Kia Optima SX trim for the purposes of this piece.
2020 Kia Optima SX 2.0T MSRP
The first question you probably have regarding this model is the price.
The Kia US website shows the 2020 Kia Optima SX with a starting price of $32.190, excluding the $965 destination fee.
Engine & transmission
If you are still interested, let’s move on to even more details about the top of the range Kia Optima SX.
You get an engine with a bit of a kick with the Optima SX.
The engine in question is the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder unit mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission that sends power to the front wheels and generates 245-hp.
EPA-rated MPG figures
The fuel efficiency ratings of the fully-loaded Kia Optima SX may be lower than you would expect from an average midsize sedan, but keep in mind that this is the most powerful and fastest model in the Optima family!
The 2020 Optima SX delivers 21/30/24 EPA estimated mpg (city/highway/combined), which is right there with its biggest competitors.
If you are concerned with Optima mpg figures, we suggest going with the hybrid or plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models.
Tires and wheels
The range-topping 2020 Kia Optima SX rides on 18-inch alloy wheels shod in P235/45R18 Michelin tires.
Available color options
The 2020 Kia Optima SX offers a choice of 5 exterior colors, including the Snow White Pearl, Ebony Black, Sparkling Silver, Horizon Blue and Passion Red. (Photo: Kia Motors America)