New Arrival: 2020 Kia Optima

Planning to purchase a new Kia? The new 2020 Kia Optima has been making a massive dent across the country. If you’re interested in a safe model and runs like a dream; buying a 2020 Kia Optima in NC is the right way to go. 

Check Out The New 2020 Kia Optima!


The 2020 Kia Optima comes with three engine options – the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder non-turbocharged (185hp, 178 lb-ft), the 1.6-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged (178hp, 195 lb-ft), and the 2-liter 4-cylinder turbo-charged (245hp, 265 lb-ft). 

The engines are remarkably tranquil and peaceful with a six-speed transmission. You can expect an MPG of 40/42/45, and two fuel-efficient engines – the conventional hybrid and the plug-in PHEV EV-only model – give a decent 154 hp. 


You may have seen the 2020 Kia Optima around Raleigh, Chapel Hill, or Cary zooming down the road in that stylish and streamlined body. The car is sportier in its aesthetics compared to outdated Kia models. The black glossy finishing on the rear and side grills certainly elevates the appearance of the car. 


The 2020 Kia Optima comes with a state-of-the-art infotainment system with a UVO 8-inch touchscreen interface. It also boasts wireless Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. 

The seats are 60/40 split rear seats, which offer excellent storage space in the back. The trunk is sized at 10 cu.ft and provides ample space for small bags and suitcases. The car comes with a Smart Trunk option where you can regulate the opening & closing of the trunk with your smart key. 

In terms of in-car technology, the 2019 Optima’s features have become standard in all models, causing this vehicle to be a high tech model in the Kia brand. 


The 2020 Optima comes built with some of the best safety features, which include

  • Blind-spot detection
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Forward collision avoidance
  • Advanced radar-based vehicle detection so much more! 

*The NHTSA has given the 2020 Kia Optima a 5/5 rating for most of it's crash and safety tests. 

Schedule Your Test Drive Today in Durham, NC!

Visit University Kia to test drive the 2020 Kia Optima. We are pleased to assist shoppers in surrounding areas such as Chapel Hill, Raleigh, and Cary. Contact University Kia of Durham today or visit our showroom at 5105 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. Durham NC 27707.