Gray 2020 Kia Optima LX

2020 Kia Optima LX

White 2019 Kia Optima EX Hybrid

2020 Kia Optima EX*

2020 Kia Optima LX


2020 Kia Optima EX

$23,390 MSRP**


$27,190 MSRP**
185-hp 2.4L I4 engine


178 hp 1.6L 4-Cylinder Turbo engine
6-speed automatic


7-speed dual-clutch

Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW)

Lane Departure Warning Technology (LDW)

Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go

2020 Kia Optima LX vs. EX: What’s the Difference?

The 2020 Kia Optima has been a favorite among drivers around Boca Raton and Boynton Beach, but with six different options to explore, which model is the right choice for your needs and budget? We’re here to walk you through two of the most popular choices: the 2020 Kia Optima LX vs. EX. Whether you prefer the affordable and dynamic LX or the high-tech and luxe EX, Kia Delray will help you shop online with confidence!

2020 Kia Optima LX vs. EX: Price

The Kia Optima lineup is known for its high quality and affordable price, and these two vehicles are no exception. The Optima LX is the entry-level model with a budget-friendly price point to match. The difference between the Kia Optima LX and EX price points is over $3,500, with the EX starting at $27,190 MSRP. But if you’re a lover of luxury, the premium amenities onboard the EX are well worth the investment.

2020 Kia Optima LX vs. EX: Performance

Another major difference between Kia Optima LX and EX is the performance. The Kia Optima LX has more horsepower, but the EX is the more fuel-friendly option with extra efficiency-boosting tech under the hood, including the quick-shifting 7-Speed DCT transmission.

2020 Kia Optima LX Engine Specs

  • 2.4L engine
  • 185 horsepower
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 29 combined MPG

2020 Kia Optima EX Engine Specs

  • 1.6L turbo
  • 178 horsepower
  • 7-Speed DCT transmission
  • 31 combined MPG

2020 Kia Optima LX vs. EX: Safety & Amenities

Whether you choose the 2020 Optima LX or EX, you’ll be treated to the latest and greatest technology on the market. Standard safety features include cutting-edge driver-assistance technology like:

  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW)
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW)
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Lane Departure Warning Technology (LDW)

However, the 2020 Optima EX upgrades the cabin with premium features and extra amenities not found on the LX, including:

  • Leather Seat Trim with Heated Front Seats
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • UVO Link Infotainment (includes smartphone remote start)
  • Wireless and USB Phone Charger
  • Dual-Zone Climate Control

Find Your 2020 Optima LX or EX at Kia Delray

You’ve read about the differences between Kia Optima LX and EX, so which one will you choose for the West Palm Beach road ahead? Take a look at our new Kia Optima inventory at Kia Delray, and get in touch with us in Delray Beach for more information about the difference between these Kia Optima trim levels!

*2019 EX Hybrid pictured.

**Estimated total price and lease/purchase monthly payments are manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP), based on trim, colors, packages, and options chosen and are for example purposes only. This calculation reflects amounts in U.S. dollars rounded to the nearest whole dollar. Your monthly payment, down payment, rebate, and vehicle price may vary. Tax, license, title, insurance fees, destination and handling charges are not included. Dealer price may vary. See dealer for details. All information applies only to vehicles sold in the U.S.

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