Exterior view of a white 2020 Kia Optima

What Engine Options Are Available With the 2020 Kia Optima?

2020 Kia Optima Engine Options

Are you searching for a new mid-size sedan that offers multiple excellent engine options to choose from? If so, then you should check out the 2020 Kia Optima, which features three different engine options! The 2020 Kia Optima is available here at Kia of Irvine for customers in the Irvine, CA area to explore. Let’s take a closer look at the key specifications for each of the three 2020 Kia Optima engine options together!

2020 Kia Optima 2.4L I-4 Engine

The first 2020 Kia Optima engine option that we will explore is the 2.4L I-4 engine. This engine offers quality performance output and excellent fuel economy. The 2.4L engine is able to generate 185 horsepower and up to 178 pound-feet of torque. With this engine equipped, the 2020 Kia Optima is able to achieve EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 25 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. The 2.4L I-4 engine comes standard on the LX and S trim levels of the 2020 Kia Optima.

Exterior view of a red 2020 Kia Optima

Closeup image of a 2020 Kia Optima turbo engine

2020 Kia Optima 1.6L Turbo I-4 Engine

The second engine option we will highlight is the 1.6L turbo I-4 engine. This engine can generate 178 horsepower and up to 195 pound-feet of torque. Where this engine really shines is with the fuel economy ratings it offers! The 2020 Kia Optima is able to achieve EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 27 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway with this engine equipped. The 1.6L turbo engine comes standard on the EX and EX Premium trim levels.

2020 Kia Optima 2.0L Turbo I-4 Engine

The final 2020 Kia Optima engine option that we will explore is the 2.0L turbo I-4 engine. The 2.0L turbo engine is able to generate 245 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, which is the best performance output offered by the three 2020 Kia Optima engine options. This engine allows the 2020 Kia Optima to achieve fuel economy ratings of 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. The 2.0L turbo engine is only available on the SX trim level of the 2020 Kia Optima.

Contact our staff here at Kia of Irvine to explore the 2020 Kia Optima engine options for yourself today!


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