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2018 Kia Optima near Franklin, WI

The 2018 Kia Optima: A Top Safety Pick for Franklin, WI Families

The 2018 Kia Optima is an exciting competitor in the midsize sedan segment. This model got an exciting refresh this year and now comes packed with even more features to love, including a boost in safety tech and equipment offerings. It's a vehicle just about any parent will love.

If you are thinking about buying a new sedan for your Franklin, WI family this new year, then we know that safety is going to a big priority for you. At Russ Darrow Kia of Wauwatosa, we want to ensure that you feel confident about your vehicle selection when you shop with us. Concerned about safety offerings? Check out the following key safety design aspects and included equipment and features that make this sedan such a strong buyer's pick for Franklin, WI Families.

The Facets That Have Made the 2018 Kia Optima a Top Safety Pick for Franklin, WI Families

  • Strength in design. The 2018 Kia Optima was designed with safety in mind from the ground up. The sedan utilizes more than 50% Advanced High Strength Steel, material which adds strength and ductility to the vehicle. A special ring-shaped section underneath the rear seats further improves the vehicle rigidity to keep occupants safe and secure in a potential collision.
  • Advanced airbag system. The Optima includes an advanced airbag system boasting dual front, front-seat-mounted side, and full-length side curtain airbags. The system includes high-tech sensors that, in the event of a collision, are capable of analyzing the force of impact and the weight of a front passenger to manage airbag inflation for best effects.
  • Advanced braking system. The 2018 Kia Optima features experienced advanced braking for the best in precision control, even when road conditions make it easy to lose it. The advanced braking system features three key aspects that all work together to provide for a safer, more efficient braking vehicle: Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Antilock Braking System (ABS), and Brake Assist System (BAS). EAB helps the vehicle deliver more consistent braking by making weight load and distribution changes as needed while ABS reduce skidding effects in wet, icy, and otherwise dicey road conditions, and BAS senses emergency situations and will increase the braking as necessary.
  • Great safety technology offerings. The 2018 Kia Optima includes an array of safety technologies including a rearview camera that offers live video images of the things behind a vehicle whenever the vehicle is moving in reverse. Other available advanced safety technologies in this sedan include a blind spot detection system that provides drivers with both a visual and audible warning when vehicles approach and remain in the blind spot, as well as a rear parking assist system that likewise provides an audible warning when the system's integrated radars detect that the vehicle is moving too close to an obstacle.

Learn More About the 2018 Kia Optima By Test Driving This Sedan Today at Russ Darrow Kia of Wauwatosa Near Franklin, WI

We like to say that seeing is believing and the only way to truly appreciate the rich array of safety features and equipment in the 2018 Kia Optima is to get behind the driver's wheel and take this beautiful sedan for a test drive. Come down and visit us today at Russ Darrow Kia of Wauwatosa to try out this car and learn more about its many other attractive qualities (including its attractive pricing). Our Wisconsin Kia dealership is located just a short highway hop away from Franklin, WI and boasts a rich array of new, used, and Certified Pre-Owned Kia vehicles.

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  • Features
  • Specs

Features

Features

  • Safety
  • Technology
  • Mechanical
  • Comfort
  • Interior
  • Exterior

Safety

Safety

Rearview monitor in dash
Cross traffic alert rear
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Energy absorbing steering column
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Emergency interior trunk release
Camera system rearview
Impact absorbing bumpers
Parking sensors rear
Blind spot safety sensor/alert
Crumple zones front, rear

Airbags

Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Knee airbags driver
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, rear

Security

Power door locks anti-lockout, auto-locking
2-stage unlocking doors
Anti-theft system alarm with remote

Mirrors

Side mirrors integrated turn signals
Side mirror adjustments power, manual folding

Technology

Audio System

Radio voice operated, touch screen display, AM/FM, HD radio
Auxiliary audio input Bluetooth, jack, USB, iPod/iPhone
Internet radio app Pandora
Antenna type diversity, mast
Total speakers 6
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control
Satellite radio SiriusXM

Telematics

Electronic messaging assistance with read function, voice operated
Smart device app function vehicle location, maintenance status
Driver assistance app roadside assistance
Wireless data link Bluetooth

In Car Entertainment

Connected in-car apps Google POIs, Google search
Infotainment UVO, Apple CarPlay ready, Android Auto ready
Infotainment screen size 7 in.

Instrumentation

Instrument cluster screen size 3.5 in.
Trip computer
Driver information system
Clock
Gauge tachometer
Digital odometer
External temperature display
Multi-function display
Fuel economy display MPG, range
Warnings and reminders low oil level, low fuel level, low washer fluid, maintenance due, tire fill alert

Mechanical

Drivetrain

Drive mode selector
Axle ratio 2.89

Brakes

Rear brake type disc
Rear brake diameter 11.2
Front brake diameter 12.0
Front brake type ventilated disc
Braking assist
Electronic brakeforce distribution
ABS 4-wheel
Power brakes

Suspension

Front suspension classification independent
Rear suspension classification independent
Front struts MacPherson
Rear suspension type multi-link
Rear spring type coil
Front stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Front spring type coil
Front suspension type lower control arms
Rear shock type gas
Front shock type gas

Stability and Traction

Stability control
Traction control
Hill holder control

Engine

Battery saver
Alternator 150 amps
Battery rating 800 CCA

Comfort

Comfort Features

Shift knob trim urethane
Armrests rear folding, rear center with cupholders
Floor material carpet
Steering wheel trim urethane
Door sill trim scuff plate

Convenience Features

Cupholders front, rear
Steering wheel tilt and telescopic
One-touch windows 1
Reading lights front, rear
Cargo area light
Cruise control
Power steering
Retained accessory power
Multi-function remote keyless entry, panic alarm, trunk release
Power windows lockout button
Overhead console front
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, cruise control, phone, voice control
Rearview mirror manual day/night
Vanity mirrors dual illuminating
Power outlet(s) 12V front
Assist handle rear, front
Center console front console with armrest and storage
Storage front seatback, sunglasses holder, door pockets, accessory hook

Air Conditioning

Front air conditioning zones single
Front air conditioning
Air filtration

Interior

Seats

Driver seat manual adjustments height, 8, lumbar, reclining
Passenger seat manual adjustments height, 6, reclining
Rear headrests 3, adjustable
Rear seat folding split
Front headrests 2, adjustable
Front seat type bucket
Upholstery cloth
Rear seat type 60-40 split bench

Seatbelts

Seatbelt pretensioners front
Seatbelt warning sensor front
Rear seatbelts 3-point
Front seatbelts 3-point
Emergency locking retractors front

Steering

Turns lock-to-lock 2.8

Exterior

Tires and Rims

Tire type all season
Wheels alloy
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Spare tire kit tire sealant, inflator kit

Windows

Window defogger rear
Front wipers variable intermittent
Power windows safety reverse
Solar-tinted glass

Exterior Features

Front bumper color body-color
Door handle color chrome
Mirror color body-color
Exhaust tip color chrome
Grille color chrome surround, black
Rear bumper color body-color
Rocker panel color body-color
Window trim black

Lights

Taillights rear center
Headlights auto delay off, auto on/off, halogen

Specs

Specs

Drive Type

Drive Type FWD

Seating

Standard Seating 5
Max Seating 5
Head Room (front) 39.8 in
Head Room (rear) 37.8 in
Hip Room (front) 56 in
Hip Room (rear) 56 in
Shoulder Room (front) 58.1 in
Shoulder Room (rear) 56.4 in
Leg Room (front) 45.5 in
Leg Room (rear) 35.6 in
Seating Rows 2

Measurements of Size & Shape

Length 191.1 in
Width 73.2 in
Width (without mirrors) 73.2 in
Height 57.7 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in
Ground Clearance 5.3 in
Track Width (front) 63.5 in
Track Width (rear) 63.8 in

Measurements of Weight

Curb Weight 3219 lbs

Interior Dimensions

Cargo Volume 15.9 cu ft
Passenger Volume 104.8 cu ft

Performance Specifications

Aerodynamic Drag 0.27 Cd
Turning Circle 35.8 ft

Fuel Tanks

Fuel Capacity 18.5 Gallons

Wheels and Tires

Front Tire Type 205/65R16 95H
Front Wheel Diameter 16.0 x 6.5 in
Rear Tire Type 205/65R16 95H
Rear Wheel Diameter 16.0 x 6.5 in

Awards

Award
Customer Love Index Winner: Brand Under 26k (2018 Model)
- Strategic Vision

Crash-Test Ratings

2018 Kia Optima 4 DR FWD

Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Front Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Front Crash Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Front Crash Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Side Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Pole Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Combined Front
N/A
Side Combined Rear
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Rollover
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star

Dealership Information

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III SULEV30 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
7
1
7
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
6
1
6
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III ULEV70 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
6
1
6
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 30 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
7
1
7
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
6
1
6
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 70 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
6
1
6
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

Additional Vehicle Information

Sales Hours

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Current Inventory

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