2011 Kia Optima priced from $19,690 in the United States

Article by Christian Andrei, on November 19, 2010

Kia Motors America’s redesigned 2011 Optima sedan is priced at $19,690, including shipping. The base model Optima LX features a 2.4-liter gasoline direct-injection four-cylinder engine that delivers 200hp. It is paired with a six-speed manual transmission.

What’s offered as standard on the base model include an AM/FM/CD stereo system with a three-month subscription to Sirius satellite radio, USB ports, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, a cooling glovebox and power windows and door locks. The starting price for the midlevel Optima EX trim is $23,190 including shipping.

It features 17-inch alloy wheels, leather-trimmed seats, dual-zone climate control and push-button ignition, as well as other improvements.

The EX also is available with the 2.0-liter, turbocharged GDI engine that can generate 274hp. Meanwhile, the EX turbo is priced at $25,190, including shipping. However, some might not like that Kia only offers an automatic transmission with the turbo engine.

The starting price of the high-line Optima SX is $26,690 including shipping. Offered as standard on the SX include the 2.0-liter turbo-four, 18-inch alloy wheels, high-intensity headlights and black leather seat trim.

Kia is relying on the new Optima to make the brand a more relevant competitor in the mid-sized sedan segment. For now, the brand’s current Optima accounts for only a tiny slice of the 1.7 million-unit mid-sized sedan segment, with sales of only 25,000 each year in the US. P.S. Also check the 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid which was unveiled this week at the 2010 LA Auto Show!

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Login or Create new account to add a comment!

Recommended

BMW’s 550i xDrive has long been considered as one of the most successful business sedans in the world. For the brand, this may not be enough as it has officially...
by - January 20, 2017
Amazon is now moving beyond the four corners of online retailing. Only recently, the retail giant has been awarded a patent for its Road Network system. Since the patented technology...
by - January 20, 2017
The newest version of the Lamborghini Huracan is not a Superleggera, but a Performante. When Lamborghini filed for a patent for a new name, there were still debates whether this...
by - January 20, 2017
What is hotter and more menacing than a Hellcat? If we ask Dodge, its answer would be the “Demon.” Of course, we aren’t talking about a demon with horns and...
by - January 20, 2017
The 2018 model year could be an exciting year for fans and enthusiasts of the Chevrolet Corvette. This comes as the 2018 version of the Corvette is bound to feature...
by - January 19, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries