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Built to stand out, the 2020 Kia Optima is one of the most sleek and spirited sedans on the road today. If the bold style and heart-pounding performance of this Kia car has caught your eye, the next step is deciding which 2020 Optima trim level has the features you need. To make your decision easier, consult the following 2020 Kia Optima model differences guide, prepared by the team at Youngblood Kia at Springfield, MO.

After reading our Optima trim comparison, learn more about the specs and features on our Optima research hub. You can customize your drive even further with an additional Optima package and by choosing the right engine options for you. Find your favorite model in our Optima inventory, and lock in a great price with our monthly lease or finance specials. To set up a test drive appointment or learn more, call (866) 825-9532 or send us a message online.

2020 Kia OptimaLX

2020 Kia Optima LX

Key Features & Specs

The base 2020 Optima trim is aerodynamically sculpted and full of modern tech and responsive safety systems. Features found in the 2020 Kia Optima LX include:

  • 2.4L four-cylinder engine producing 185 HP and 25 city / 35 hwy MPG
  • Heated sideview mirrors with LED turn signal indicators
  • LED daytime running lights
  • High beam assist
  • CleanTex™ cloth seat trim
  • 8-in. touchscreen display
  • Rear camera display
  • Reverse parking distance warning
  • Forward collision-avoidance assistance with pedestrian detection
  • Lane change assist

2020 Kia OptimaS

A red 2020 Kia Optima S

Key Features & Specs

For more refinement inside and out, turn to the 2020 Kia Optima S. This exhilarating sedan upgrades the exterior lighting and style, and adds boosted seating and comfort in the cabin. This Optima trim adds the following:

  • LED rear combination lamps
  • Projector beam fog lights
  • Dual chrome exhaust tips
  • Rear spoiler
  • Door handle pocket lights
  • Sport Black cloth seat trim with leatherette bolsters
  • Ten-way power-adjustable driver's seat with two-way power lumbar support
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knob
  • Push-button start

2020 Kia OptimaEX

A blue 2020 Kia Optima EX

Key Features & Specs

The 2020 Optima EX adds an upgraded engine configuration to turbocharge your drive. Additionally, you can enjoy heated, leather-trimmed seating, a well-connected infotainment system, and added safety technologies in this sedan. The Optima EX includes:

  • 1.6L turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 178 HP and 27 city / 37 hwy MPG
  • Leather seat trim
  • Heated front seats
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • UVO link with 8-in. touchscreen display
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • Wireless device charging
  • Smart cruise control with stop & go

2020 Kia OptimaEX Premium

A dark red 2020 Kia Optima EX Premium

Key Features & Specs

When you slide behind the wheel of the 2020 Optima EX Premium, you'll be surrounded by the latest comfort and convenience features, as well as upgraded heated, a premium surround sound system, and more. The Optima EX Premium adds the following:

  • Panoramic sunroof with power sunshade
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • 12-way power-adjustable driver's seat with four-way power lumbar support
  • Eight-way power-adjustable front passenger's seat with two-way power lumbar support
  • Leatherette instrument panel with silver stitching
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Ambient interior lighting
  • Ten-speaker Harman Kardon® QuantumLogic™ premium surround sound with Clari-Fi™
  • Voice-command navigation system

2020 Kia OptimaSX

A silver 2020 Kia Optima SX

Key Features & Specs

For the best that this Kia sedan has to offer, opt for the 2020 Optima SX. From the thrilling engine and modern exterior lighting to the distinctive cabin space, there's something for everyone in the Optima SX. This top-of-the-line Optima model improves upon previous trims with:

  • 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 245 HP and 21 city / 30 hwy MPG
  • LED headlights with auto leveling and fog lights
  • Dynamic low beam assist
  • Red brake calipers
  • Sport leather seat trim
  • Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters
  • Driver memory settings
  • 4.3-in. TFT color LCD display

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