Are you looking for a sporty car with smart safety technology and great pricing? Here at Jake Sweeney in Florence, KY we have just the vehicle for you. The 2018 Kia Optima is a sedan with a great level of innovation. Whether it is keeping you entertained, connected, or safe, the buzz surrounding the 2018 Kia Optima is easy to understand.


The LX, EX, and S models all come with a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine that produces 185 horsepower. For some extra power, there is the 2018 Kia Optima SX Turbo that houses a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder powertrain, which pumps out 245 horsepower. No matter which model you chose, a six-speed automatic transmission comes equipped in this new car, providing smooth handling.

Safety and Special Features

The IIHS has tapped the 2018 Kia Optima as a Top Safety Pick for great scores across the board. Safety technology features include a blind spot monitoring system, rear parking assistance, a rearview camera, hill start assist, and a rear cross traffic alert system with available automatic emergency braking.

You’ll find special features like Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, which allow you to access all your favorite applications in a safe and easy way while driving. In the center stack of the Kia Optima is UVO, an infotainment system displayed via a seven-inch touchscreen. Additional functionalities include Bluetooth® audio streaming and phone calling and SiriusXM® satellite radio.

If you are interested in test driving this great new model from our inventory of 2018 Kia cars, stop by your local Kia dealership near Cincinnati, OH today. We are located at 5969 Centennial Circle. You can also give us a call at (888) 815-6280 for additional information on Kia financing or our service center. We look forward to assisting you soon!