2018 Kia Cars: Rio vs. Forte vs. Optima vs. Stinger

Kia cars have never flown higher, or looked better, than they do for the 2018 model year! Every option on the lot, from the next-generation 2018 Kia Rio subcompact to the midsize sedan 2018 Optima to the first-ever Kia Stinger is ready to dazzle everyone you pass on the road!

We have provided a table with some of the specs of these Kia cars, but we have more features and benefits for you to feast on in this model research page.

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Specs of the 2018 Kia Forte

Specs of the 2018 Kia Stinger

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 Model Class

MPG (city, hwy)

Top HP Availability
 2018 Rio  Subcompact 28, 37 130  Fall 2017
2018 Forte Compact 29, 37 164 Fall/Winter 2017
2018 Optima Midsize Sedan 25, 36 245 Summer 2017
 2018 Stinger Sports Car TBA 365 Winter 2017

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Here's some additional notes and features regarding these four Kia cars:

  • 2018 Kia Stinger: Kia's first ever sports car and a GT (Gran Turismo) model with room for five with 93.8 cubic feet for passengers but also with available all-wheel drive for rougher roads and a top speed of 167 MPH in trims with a V6 engine.
  • 2018 Kia Optima: Carryover from 2017, with a brand-new trim (S), HP that ranges from 178 to 245 and a durable construction that typically earns IIHS Top Safety Picks.
  • 2018 Kia Forte: Carryover from 2017, with great power and MPG for a compact, and also with available UVO eServices, was also “Highest Ranked Compact Car in Initial Quality” by J.D. Power in its 2017 Initial Quality Study.
  • 2018 Kia Rio: All-new model generation with improved MPG, passenger room and technology, with a revamped exterior plus more tech like available Autonomous Emergency Braking, more.
  • Other Kia cars include the Kia Cadenza premium sedan and Kia Forte5 hatchback.
We carry Kia cars and other models like the Soul crossover and the Sorento SUV on the lot at Boucher Kia of Racine, 9601 Washington Avenue in Racine WI, though we also serve the area which includes Milwaukee, West Allis and Kenosha. For more information regarding the Kia models on our lot, call (262) 725-4041 or come visit us at the dealership so we can set you up with a test drive.

Specs of the 2018 Kia Optima

Specs of the 2018 Kia Rio

2018 Kia Stinger
2018 Kia Optima
2018 Kia Forte
2018 Kia Rio

2017 Kia Cadenza
2017 Kia Forte5
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