The Optima offers the choice of four different powertrains. The LX and S offer a 185-hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a Sportmatic six-speed automatic transmission. The newly introduced EX Turbo comes with a 178-hp 1.6-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and the SX turbo comes with a 245-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged engine paired with a Sportmatic six-speed automatic transmission. Standard safety features include electronic stability control, traction control, 4-wheel disc ABS brakes, rear camera, Lane Keep Assist, Blind-Spot Collision Warning with Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning, Parking Distance Warning-Reverse and seven airbags. Available features include Panoramic sunroof, heated and ventilated front seats and Nappa leather seating surfaces.
The Optima offers a new EX Turbo trim for 2019.