Archive for the ‘Kia Optima’ Category

What’s the difference between the 2021 K5 and the 2020 Optima?

Thursday, December 31st, 2020
2021 Kia K5 driving on road from exterior front

2021 Kia K5 vs 2020 Kia Optima

The 2021 Kia K5 is an all-new model and replaces the Kia Optima in the brand’s sedan lineup. Under the new name, the K5 has the Optima’s DNA running through its veins. The all-new sedan sports many of the sought-after features found in the Optima, while also boasting a handful of notable upgrades. Continue reading below to compare the 2021 Kia K5 vs the 2020 Kia Optima.


What does Kia K5 mean?

Monday, July 20th, 2020
Red 2021 Kia K5 side/front exterior view

Meaning of the 2021 Kia K5

You may have heard about a new vehicle from Kia called the 2021 Kia K5. This is certainly a unique name from an automaker that typically uses full words rather than alpha-numeric labels for their models. What exactly is Kia K5, and what does it mean?


Review of the 2019 Kia Optima

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
2019 Kia Optima Exterior Driver Side Front Grey Passenger Side Front Blue

Drivers looking for a quality new sedan know exactly where to look. Kia is quickly becoming a top option for sedan and SUV shoppers, and the flagship sedan in the Kia Optima is a testament to this. Rivaling other top midsize sedans like the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, the Optima has luxurious interior amenities available as well as a hybrid option for more fuel-conscious drivers. No one knows how to evaluate cars quite like Kelley Blue Book, so check out this review of the 2019 Kia Optima here on our blog! (more…)

How to change the cabin air filter in your Kia Optima

Monday, April 29th, 2019
person replacing cabin air filter

Owning a Kia subjects you to a bounty of advantages. As one of the most reliable automakers on the market today, you can rest assured you’ll be driving your Kia for years to come. However, in order to keep it running correctly, you’ll need to have it serviced from time to time as needed. Some of the services are things you can do yourself. Check out the video here on our blog to learn how to change the cabin air filter in your Kia Optima! (more…)

Remote Start in the 2019 Kia Optima

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
2019 Kia Optima in the desert

The Kia Optima is the flagship sedan for Kia, and it puts its best foot forward comparing with other big-name midsize sedans like the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord. Kia has taken some major strides in the last few years, going from playing catch-up to now being considered being a top contender. Combining excellent performance with top-of-the-line comfort and convenience, the Optima also has a bunch of technology to choose from. One of those technology features is the remote start feature for the 2019 Kia Optima. Check out how it works below! (more…)

Eight Kia Models Earn Top Safety Pick or Higher from IIHS

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
Red 2018 Kia Forte Exterior Driver Side Front Profile

As vehicles become available, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety puts them through their battery of tests to determine just how safe they are. The safety ratings that come as a result of these tests are some of the most highly regarded by consumers on the entire market. If a vehicle gets a bad score from the IIHS, you should probably steer clear. Likewise, if a vehicle achieves an impressive score, that’s a vehicle you should consider. Furthermore, if a specific brand manages to stack up more of these impressive ratings than any other brand, you should simply look at that brand in general. This is why we’re so pleased to inform you that eight, yes eight, Kia models have earned either the 2018 Top Safety Pick or, the only thing that’s higher, a 2018 Top Safety Pick+ rating from the IIHS. (more…)

2019 Kia Optima Release Date

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
2019 Kia Optima Silver Exterior Driver Side Profile

Always one of the most popular models in our lineup, the Kia Optima makes an excellent option in the midsize sedan segment. This coming model year, it will make an even better option as it is being redesigned for 2019! We simply cannot wait for its official release date, which will be sometime later this year. Until then, we thought we’d at least highlight a few of updates that are coming to the model for 2019. (more…)

Why purchase an all-new Optima Hybrid?

Monday, March 27th, 2017
2017 Kia Optima Hybrid Specs & Features_o

2017 Kia Optima Hybrid Specs & Features

If you’re in the market for a hybrid sedan, but want one that doesn’t sacrifice power, style or content for its hybrid fuel efficiency, then you should consider looking into the 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid. Delivering the same style and features as the standard gasoline Optima, the all-new Optima Hybrid offers superior hybrid fuel efficiency to save you money at the pump and extend the time between fill ups. We thought we’d take a look at some of the sedan’s specifications and features to give you a better idea of why it makes such a great option. (more…)

What are the Color Options for the 2016 Kia Optima?

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

2016 Kia Optima Color Options

The midsize sedan segment has a powerful value proposition to make and they call it the Optima. The fully redesigned 2016 Kia Optima offers fuel efficiency, a smooth ride and plenty of trunk space. It even delivers performance courtesy of a 1.6L turbocharged engine. The midsize sedan segment is fiercely competitive with Honda, Toyota, and Volkswagen all competing to hold their places at the top of the category. With features like Smart Cruise Control and Nappa leather seating, 2016 Kia Optima more than holds its own and does so by delivering performance, reliability, style and value.

What is Nappa Leather?

Monday, November 21st, 2016
Which Kia Cars have Nappa Leather?

Which Kia Cars have Nappa Leather?

Most new Kia cars on the market today have the option of leather or Nappa leather seating. Not all trims have this option, but all models do. So what is the difference between leather and Nappa leather? Which Kia cars offer a Nappa Leather option? (more…)