2014 Kia Optima Description
The 2014 Kia Optima is a midsize car that comes in LX, EX, SX and Limited trims. A hybrid model that comes in LX and EX trims is also available. The Optima sees small interior and exterior styling updates for the 2014 model year, and it also gains some new optional features.
The Kia Optima is front-wheel drive, and the base model comes with a six-speed automatic transmission and a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 192 horsepower. A turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 274 horsepower is optional. The Kia Optima Hybrid has a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that generate 199 horsepower combined.
The base Optima gets an EPA-estimated 23/34 mpg city/highway, while models with the turbocharged engine get 20/31 mpg. The Kia Optima Hybrid gets up to 36/40 mpg.
The 2014 Kia Optima seats five and has 15.4 cubic feet of trunk space. Notable standard features include heated mirrors, satellite radio, Bluetooth and USB connectivity and a cooling glove box.
Available features include a panoramic sunroof, a rearview camera, an Infinity surround-sound audio system, navigation, proximity key with push-button start, dual-zone automatic climate control, a heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, power-adjustable front seats, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, rear parking sensors and a blind spot monitoring system.