Kia Optima Overview
Behind its pretty face, the Optima is a fantastic value car with elegant chassis and sizable cabin. Five powertrains are available: 185-hp 2.4-liter and 245-hp turbo 2.0-liter inline-fours with six-speed automatic transmissions; a 178-hp turbo 1.6-liter inline-four using a seven-speed automatic. There is plenty of technology, too, from a brilliant stereo system with Bluetooth technology to connect to your phone. It comes with cruise control, traction control and automatic emergency braking.