Interior options for the 2018 Kia Optima

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Optima on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 6:43 pm
2018 Kia Optima black side view

Is the 2018 Kia Optima available with leather?

Do you want leather in your next car? Are you interested in the 2018 Kia Optima? Is the 2018 Kia Optima available with leather? We can certainly answer that last question for you. Learn about all the impressive leather options available on the latest Optima sedan.

2018 Kia Optima trim levels

Before we dive into interior materials, we should give you a brief overview of the available trim levels for the 2018 Optima. The lineup starts off with the LX and the S and tops out with the EX and the SX. There is also an LX 1.6T trim that comes with an exclusive turbo engine and slots in just above the S but below the EX in terms of price.

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Which Kia Optima trims have leather?

There are actually two trims that give you leather options for 2018 on the Optima, and they are the top two. With that said, the EX and the SX have completely different leather options available, and we will go over them all below.

2018 Kia Optima black leather seats

EX leather options

The EX is the most affordable model with leather. In all, there are three color options available. You can get it with leather in beige, gray, or black. All exterior colors are available with black leather. Beige and gray availability is dependent on exterior color, with beige only available on Snow White Pearl and Ebony Black.

2018 Kia Optima with beige quilted Nappa leather seats

SX leather options

The SX trim comes with black leather standard, but with the available Limited Package, you get beautiful and plush quilted Nappa leather which is available in black, ivory, and aubergine. The Limited Package is only available on Snow White Pearl, Titanium Silver, Horizon Blue, Sangria, and Ebony Black exterior colors, and Nappa leather color options vary based on exterior color choice.

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2018 Kia Optima seats heated and ventilatedAre heated seats available on the Optima?

If you are getting leather seats on your Optima, then you are also getting heated front seats as they come standard on the EX and SX. This is a great way to stay warm during those cold winter months.

Ventilated front seats even come standard on the SX and are available on the EX. What’s more, the SX has available heated rear-outboard seats and an available heated steering wheel.

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