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2018 Kia Optima near Waterloo

2018 Kia Optima near Waterloo

The 2018 Kia Optima is a strong contender in the sedan class. This classy-looking and feature-packed vehicle ought to be a top pick for any Waterloo driver looking for an affordable and family-friendly vehicle. At Russ Darrow Kia of Wauwatosa, our team has been particularly excited about this year model of the Optima thanks to the combination of features and the impressive list of safety techy that now comes standard on all trim levels.

Curious to learn more? Check out the following impressive aspects of the 2018 Kia Optima and why you should come test drive an Optima near Waterloo today:

4 Impressive Features of the 2018 Kia Optima Available Near Waterloo

  1. Best-in-class carrying capacity. If you love the sedan look but are wanting a bit more of a hatchback-size cargo capacity, then look no further than this year's Optima. The impressive carrying capacity begins in the truck where Waterloo Optima owners will find a spacious trunk without intrusive wheel wells and offering as much as 15.9 cubic feet of room. But the storage options don't end there. You'll find a variety of small-item bins, trays, and cupholders throughout the cabin, including a deep storage area under the Optima's center armrest.
  2. Long list of standard safety tech. Many 2018 models of all makes will over driver assist technologies as available upgrades or features in higher cost trims. But Kia is renown for making safety a priority and the 2018 Kia Optima is no outlier. Waterloo Optima owners will enjoy a long list of standard next-gen safety features. This includes special driver assist technologies like blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and rear parking sensors, all technologies designed to reduce the risk of a collision and enhance your driving experience.
  3. Top-tier infotainment and sound technology. Safety isn't the only thing new technologies are good for. The 2018 Kia Optima near Waterloo offers an abundance of fun and useful technologies that start with the center-mounted 8-inch touchscreen. This screen is bright, attractive, easy-to-use, and comes equipped with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. For those drivers who love to drive around with that boom-boom noise coming from the speakers, be sure to upgrade to the available 10-speaker Harman Kardon system.
  4. Comfortable front seats. Commuters and daily drivers make up the largest buying segment of sedans. After all, they are looking for a comfortable, affordable vehicle that gets decent gas mileage and is easy to handle. The 2018 Kia Optima does not disappoint for such Waterloo car buyers. One key aspect of its drivability is the comfortable driving position of the steering wheel and the amiable front seats. The Optima offers a nice range of motion for both the vehicle's steering wheel adjustment and the front seats. This includes four-way lumbar adjustment that goes a long way to ensure both the driver and potential front passenger remain comfortable throughout long drives to and from Waterloo, Milwaukee, and beyond.

Test Drive the 2018 Kia Optima Today at Your Local Waterloo Area Kia Dealership

Are you interested in checking out, getting in, and taking out the 2018 Kia Optima? At Russ Darrow Kia of Wauwatosa in Wauwatosa, WI, we are pleased to have a good selection of 2018 Kia Optimas of all trims and colors. If you are looking for a great looking sedan with a plethora of features and an affordable price tag, then look no further. Our dealership is located at 1901 N. Mayfair Road in Wauwatosa, WI and just a short highway hop away from Waterloo and other Milwaukee area suburbs. Contact us today to learn more and schedule a test drive!

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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
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

414-867-3027

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Current Inventory

There are currently no 2018 Kia Optima LX 4dr Sedan for Sale in inventory

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