Compare 4 trims on the 2012 Kia Optima

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, and aren’t overpaying for those you don’t want.


Our comparison will help you prioritize the trims that are right for you.

2012 Kia Optima

Style
4dr Sdn 2.0T Auto EX 4dr Sdn 2.4L Auto EX
Inventory price
Starting at $25,100 Starting at $23,200
MPG
26 combined MPG 28 combined MPG
Engine
274.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 200.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Color
8 exterior
8 exterior
Seating
5 5
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Style
4dr Sdn 2.4L Auto LX 4dr Sdn 2.4L Man LX
Inventory price
Starting at $21,000 Starting at $19,500
MPG
28 combined MPG 28 combined MPG
Engine
200.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 200.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T M/T
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Color
8 exterior
8 exterior
Seating
5 5
Full specs
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Style
4dr Sdn 2.0T Auto SX
Inventory price
Starting at $26,500
MPG
26 combined MPG
Engine
274.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission
6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Color
6 exterior
Seating
5
Full specs
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