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Fuel economy rating of the new 2019 Kia Optima by engine and trim level

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Optima on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 3:01 pm
2019 Kia Optima driving on a road

What is the Fuel Economy Rating of the 2019 Kia Optima? 

No matter which new Kia Optima you’re interested in, you’ll have the ability to choose from an outstanding list of technology features and comfort options. The new 2019 Kia Optima midsize four-door sedan also offers three available engine options that deliver a wide range of horsepower, torque and fuel economy ratings. What is the fuel economy rating of the new 2019 Kia Optima? Keep reading to find out which engine and trim level can give you the fuel efficiency you are looking for in your new 2019 Kia Optima. 

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2019 Kia Optima Fuel Economy Rating by Engine and Trim Level 

2.4-liter DOHC 16-Valve Inline Four-Cylinder – This is the standard engine given to the 2019 Kia Optima LX and S trim levels. It sends an impressive 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque to the front wheels through a standard 6-speed automatic transmission with a Sportmatic® sports shifter. 

2019 Kia Optima LX Fuel Economy Rating = 25 City/35 Highway/29 Combined MPG 

2019 Kia Optima S Fuel Economy Rating = 24 City/33 Highway/27 Combined MPG 

1.6-liter DOHC 16-Valve Inline Four-Cylinder with Turbocharger – This powerful yet fuel-efficient engine delivers an incredible 178 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque to the front wheels through a new 7-speed automatic dual-clutch transmission (DCT) with Sportmatic® sports shifter. 

2019 Kia Optima EX Fuel Economy Rating = 27 City/37 Highway/31 Combined MPG 

2.0-liter DOHC 16-Valve Inline Four-Cylinder with Turbocharger – This spirited engine cranks out an amazing 245 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. All that power is sent to a front-wheel-drive system through a six-speed automatic transmission with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters that help give you the ultimate control. 

2019 Kia Optima SX Fuel Economy Rating = 21 City/30 Highway/24 Combined MPG 


2019 Kia Optima driving on a road showing front profile

 2019 Kia Optima GDi 2.0-liter DOHC 16-Valve Inline Four-Cylinder engine with Turbocharger

2019 Kia Optima driving on a road showing rear profile


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