The 2018 Kia Optima exterior
The Kia
2018 Optima
Inspired To Move You
2018 Kia Optima interior


Soar down the Florida coastline in style with the 2018 Kia Optima. The new Optima is engineered to excellence with its confident performance and fuel efficiency, giving you the perfect punch of power to tackle both workday commutes and weekend getaways. The Optima also offers state-of-the-art technologies and alluring interior design to keep every ride comfortable and connected. Buy or lease the new 2018 Kia Optima when you visit us. You can schedule a test-drive at our Kia dealership near Punta Gorda, FL, then speak with our financing team to learn about your options today!


The outstanding output of the 2018 Kia Optima is designed to always have your back. Inspired to move you regardless of destination, the new Optima offers three engine options to capture a performance level that is ideal for you. The standard 2.4-liter engine offers 185 horsepower, while two turbocharged upgrades can give you even more power. The 2.0-liter option can generate a whopping 245 horsepower, while the 1.6-liter engine grants impressive fuel efficiency by netting up to 37 highway mpg. Customize your driving experience even more with Drive Mode Select, which lets you toggle through Normal, Eco and Sport modes. Your lineup of engines pecs and other performance perks can include:

  • 2.4-liter I-4 engine that generates 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque
  • 1.6-liter Turbocharged engine that produces 178 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.0-liter Turbo engine that outputs 245 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque
  • Sportmatic® Sports Shifter
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 7-speed dual-clutch transmission

Interior Comfort & Technology

Enter the 2018 Kia Optima to find a haven of innovative technologies and striking interior design. Indulge in available technology features like the Harman/Kardon® QuantumLogic™ Premium Surround Sound system with Clari-Fi™, which delivers crystal-clear, concert-quality music to your cabin. Syncing up your smartphone's music library is no problem either, as Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility lets you connect devices with ease. As you sing along to your favorite tunes, enjoy optional comfort perks such as heated and ventilated leather-trimmed seats. And with up to 35.6 inches of legroom in the second row, your passengers will feel the comfort of the 2018 Optima as well. Other standard and available comfort and technology features include:

  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Cloth seating with CleanTex™
  • Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Hands-Free Connectivity
  • 7-inch Touch-Screen Display UVO infotainment system


When you're embarking on a new family adventure, you want to ensure that you and your family are protected with every mile. The standard, driver-assistive safety systems of the 2018 Kia Optima maximize your peace of mind behind the wheel, keeping you safe and secure with technologies like Lane Change Assist, Rear Parking Assist, Blind-Spot Detection and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert. Also, with available Lane Departure Warning and a Forward Collision System, you can avoid potential hazards that put you and your passengers at risk. Other standard and available safety options include:

  • Advanced Smart Cruise Control
  • Rear-Camera Display
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Surround View Monitor

Want to get behind the wheel of the 2018 Kia Optima? Test-drive this new Kia sedan at Fuccillo Kia of Port Charlotte today!