Every version of the 2020 Kia Optima is packed with features we don’t often see at their price points. We arrive at 9 out of 10 based on the car’s good standard equipment, its wide lineup, its stellar infotainment software, and a terrific warranty.
The base Optima LX costs about $23,000 and wants for little with its power features, active safety gear, alloy wheels, and 8.0-inch touchscreen for infotainment with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.
At the other end of the lineup, the Optima SX costs about $33,000 and includes a 245-hp turbo-4, leather upholstery, heated and cooled front seats, a power panoramic moonroof, and adaptive cruise control. Range-toppers use the same infotainment software but add baked-in navigation and 10 Harman Kardon speakers.
We’d have a hard time saying no to the base Optima LX, though the…