Burlington Kia Review – 2020 Kia Optima

Burlington Kia Review – 2020 Kia Optima

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Burlington Kia Review - 2020 Kia Optima

Vehicle Overview

The Kia Optima is among the most popular sedans on the road thanks to an attractive style as well as a standard equipment package that is downright captivating at this price point. At your local Kia dealership serving Burlington Winston Salem High Point, we are thrilled to introduce the 2020 Kia Optima. The 2020 model arrives with expanded standard equipment, new options and a brand new trim level—the S—slots nicely between the LX and EX to give customers even more choice. This is our Burlington Kia review of the new Optima, and when you are finished reading it, we encourage you to visit us for a test-drive or contact us online to get the latest information on specials and much more.

Burlington - 2020 Kia Optima's Overview

Exterior – 2020 Kia Optima

The 2020 Kia Optima in Burlington is available in seven distinct body colors. The base wheel size is 16 inches, but you can upgrade all the way to 18 inches. The wheel material is alloy. The base LX features a chrome exhaust tip, LED daytime running lights and a locking fuel filler door. Moving up to the EX gets you power-folding side mirrors, illuminated door handles and a hands-free mode for the trunk. The SX features a rear spoiler, dual exhaust tips, red calipers and much more.

Burlington - 2020 Kia Optima's Exterior

Interior – 2020 Kia Optima in Burlington

The 2020 Kia Optima features a robust infotainment system with an 8.0-inch color touchscreen display. The standard setup features AM/FM radio, MP3 support and Bluetooth capabilities as well as six-speaker audio system. You also get air conditioning and smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. At the EX trim level and up, ambient lighting is added and the audio system is upgraded to a premium setup. The SX features leather trim as well as interior metal trim. There are also several packages for the SX that enhance the interior with leather upholstery and in other ways.

Burlington - 2020 Kia Optima's Interior

Mechanical – Optima specs in Burlington

All Optima models available at your local Kia dealership serving Burlington Winston Salem High Point are front-wheel drive. The base wheel size is 16 inches. The Optima features disc brakes on all four wheels as well as an anti-lock braking system. The ground clearance is 5.3 inches. The wheelbase is 110.4 inches, and the overall length is 191.1 inches. The curb weight is 3,230 pounds.

Burlington - 2020 Kia Optima's Mechanical

Powertrain – Kia Optima specs in Burlington

The base powertrain is a 2.4L four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, and it makes 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque. The EX features a 1.6L turbocharged four-cylinder mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission with a dual clutch, and it makes 178 hp and 195 lb.-ft. The top-of-the-line SX boasts a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, and this powertrain makes 245 hp and 260 lb.-ft. The 2020 Kia Optima in Burlington is also available as a hybrid with your choice of a plug-in or conventional hybrid. Note that performance ratings are based on the previous model year, and actual ratings may be a bit higher due to refinements.

Safety – 2020 Kia Optima dealer

Not much has changed on the safety front because not much had to. Kia offers one of the most comprehensive safety and driver assistance packages in the segment, and it comes standard on every 2020 Kia Optima in Burlington. Even the base LX gets a large 8.0-inch touchscreen and a rearview camera. You also get cruise control, automatic headlights, forward collision detection, a blind-spot monitor, rear parking sensors, a driver attention monitor, lane departure warning and lane keeping. The SX does get a larger driver information display, and the EX and up get adaptive cruise control, which is able to automatically slow based on the speed of the vehicles ahead of you in your lane.

We hope that you have enjoyed our Burlington Kia review of the 2020 Kia Optima and that it has piqued your interest even more. It truly is a fantastic vehicle that is not only thrilling to drive but provides impressive value for the money. Kia sets the bar once again, and you can see that firsthand when you test-drive it at our dealership serving Burlington Winston Salem High Point. You can call to schedule an appointment, and you can contact us online for quotes, the latest specials or to apply for a loan.


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