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The New Kia Optima: Refined Midsize Sedan for Sale in Selma, CA

If you're seeking an impressive midsize sedan to get you around Fresno or Hanford, there are several factors to consider. Performance, comfort, and overall design are just a few. With its upscale accommodations, compelling design, and impressive blend of features and value, the Kia Optima is an excellent choice for small families and commuters alike.


When it comes to the new Kia Optima's powertrain, drivers have several options to match their needs and preferences. Powering the LX and S trims, a standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission and generates 185 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque.

EX models find motivation in a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with improved fuel efficiency and 195 pound-feet of torque. The result is a sedan that gets great gas mileage and provides confident acceleration for highway passing maneuvers. The other turbocharged engine is geared towards better performance. Standard on the SX trim, this turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine delivers a more exhilarating ride with 245 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.


Of course, we can't discuss a vehicle's merits without mentioning its safety features. The new Kia Optima high strength steel construction to divert impact energy away from occupants. The Optima also includes a full suite of advanced safety technologies on all trim levels, including:

  • Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist with Pedestrian Detection
  • Rearview camera
  • Blind Spot Collision Warning
  • Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Automatic High Beam Assist
  • Rear parking sensors

EX and SX trims include adaptive cruise control as standard equipment.


The Kia Optima's interior is also something for potential owners to get excited about. The cabin provides a spacious and quiet environment for passengers while its tech-forward console is ergonomically placed. The option for heated front seats is also a benefit. Both the seating and steering wheel are available in leather to increase comfort. The standard 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system features advanced smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, while the available 10-speaker Harman Kardon audio system provides a clear and immersive listening experience.

Trim Levels and Feature Highlights

Danbury shoppers can select from four nicely equipped trim levels.

  • LX: Though technically the base tier, the Optima LX features an array of premium amenities. Notable standard features include automatic headlights, alloy wheels, heated mirrors, power lumbar support, an Uvo infotainment system with 8-inch touchscreen, smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a full suite of advanced driver-assistance technologies.

  • S: By stepping up one trim level, Clovis drivers can enjoy sporty aesthetic upgrades, 18-inch wheels, fog lights, LED taillights, a rear spoiler, keyless ignition, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a hands-free trunk, and cloth and faux leather upholstery. Available features include gloss-black trim accents and a panoramic sunroof.

  • EX: The penultimate tier equips several upgrades, including dual-zone automatic climate control, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, adaptive cruise control, heated front seats, leather upholstery, two rapid-charge USB ports, wireless smartphone charging wood interior trim, sound-reducing windows, and power-folding mirrors.

  • SX: At the top of the Optima range, the SX trim features ambient interior lighting, navigation, LED headlights, LED fog lights, Harman Kardon audio, power-adjustable front seats with ventilation and lumbar support, 18-inch alloy wheels, a sport-tuned suspension, a flat-bottomed sport steering wheel with paddle shifters, and unique interior and exterior style enhancements.

Test Drive the New Kia Optima near Visalia and Clovis, CA

If you're in the market for an upscale sedan with impressive features and refined interior accommodations, see for yourself what the new Kia Optima has to offer. Visit Selma Kia for a test drive. We'll be happy to show you around.

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