2020 Kia Optima in Mankato, MN

Even with all of the changes that occurred with the 21st century, the Kia Optima has remained one of the automaker’s most popular platforms. Now that the 2020 Kia Optima in Mankato, MN is available at the Kia of Mankato showroom, customers will be getting a new trim grade, more active safety systems and the same performance and fuel economy scores that have made the sedan such a strong performer. Additionally, the 2020 Optima introduces wireless smartphone charging on the upper trim grades as well as enhanced safety programs. Customers can schedule a test drive with the 2020 Kia Optima today when they make an appointment with a Kia of Mankato product expert today by calling, 833-212-9673.

For the new model year, the 2020 Optima EX Premium takes what was previously an optional accessory package and adds it to the vehicle’s trim ladder as a stand-alone version. The EX Premium trim makes a 12-way-adjustable driver’s seat, 10-way-adjustable front passenger seat standard equipment. This version of the 2020 Optima also makes ventilated front seats, panoramic sunroof and a Harman Kardon audio system available to buyers of the EX Premium. Since this is Minnesota, it’s important to point out that the EX Premium also offers a heated steering wheel. The EX and SX trims now offer its owners a wireless smartphone charging tray to keep devices at full power without the worry of tangled cables.


A photo of one of the engines used by the 2020 Kia Sportage.

Performance Specs

The 2020 Kia Optima is available with three engine options. LX and S models use a 185-horespower, 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine. EX and EX Premium versions employ a turbocharged, 1.6-liter, inline four-cylinder engine that makes 178 horsepower. The top-end SX trim uses a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder power plant making 245 horsepower.

A right profile photo of the 2020 Kia Sportage in motion on the road.

Standard Safety Systems

All 2020 Kia Optima trim grades feature a wide array of standard safety systems. These features include Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning and High Beam Assist. The LX and S trims have an enhanced Forward Collision-Avoidance-Assist system that now features Pedestrian Detection. Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go is standard only on EX, EX Premium and SX trims.

A photo of the front seats in the 2020 Kia Sportage.

Fuel Economy Scores

Each of the trim grades of the 2020 Optima have excellent fuel economy scores. LX models will record up to 25 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. S trims can record 24 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. The two EX versions can achieve 27 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. Top of the line SX models can post 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.



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