Kia Optima CRDi 2 (FT68LKL) ULEZ


Vehicle Description
The 2018 Kia Optima CRDi 2 represents a harmonious blend of style, efficiency, and technology within the estate. As part of the Optima lineup, the CRDi 2 variant introduces diesel power, offering a fuel-efficient driving experience along with a range of features that make it an appealing choice for those seeking a practical yet sophisticated sedan.

Efficient and Responsive Diesel Power:
Powering the Optima CRDi 2 is a refined 1.7-litre CRDi diesel engine. This engine is designed to provide a balance of power and fuel efficiency, making it an excellent choice for those who prioritise long-distance driving and economical fuel consumption. The diesel powertrain delivers ample torque, ensuring a responsive and smooth driving experience.

Contemporary Exterior Design:
The 2018 Optima CRDi 2 boasts a modern and dynamic exterior design, characterised by Kia's signature "Tiger Nose" grille and sleek, aerodynamic lines. The cars proportions exude a sense of elegance, while subtle design elements, such as chrome accents and alloy wheels, contribute to its overall sophisticated appearance.

Well-Appointed Interior:
Step inside the Optima CRDi 2, and you'll find a well-appointed interior designed for both comfort and convenience. Quality materials and thoughtful design create an inviting atmosphere. The cabin features supportive seats, ample legroom, and a driver-oriented cockpit. The intuitive layout of controls ensures easy access to various features.

Technology and Connectivity:
The Optima CRDi 2 is equipped with a range of technology features aimed at enhancing the driving experience. The infotainment system includes a display with user-friendly controls, providing access to navigation, entertainment, and connectivity options. Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, and smartphone integration features contribute to a modern and connected driving environment.

Safety Features:
Kia prioritises safety, and the Optima CRDi 2 comes equipped with a suite of safety features. This includes advanced driver assistance systems, such as lane departure warning, automatic emergency braking, and adaptive cruise control. Multiple airbags, anti-lock brakes, and stability control contribute to the sedan's comprehensive safety profile.

Smooth Ride and Handling:
The Optima CRDi 2 delivers a smooth and comfortable ride, thanks to its well-tuned suspension system. Whether cruising on highways or navigating city streets, the vehicle maintains composure and ensures a comfortable journey for both the driver and passengers. The precise steering and well-balanced chassis contribute to a confident and enjoyable driving experience.

Fuel Efficiency and Environmental Considerations:
With its diesel engine, the Optima CRDi 2 emphasises fuel efficiency, making it an environmentally conscious choice. Diesel engines are known for their lower CO2 emissions and improved fuel economy, aligning with the growing emphasis on eco-friendly driving practices.

In conclusion, the 2018 Kia Optima CRDi 2 is a well-rounded midsize sedan that combines fuel efficiency, modern design, and advanced technology.
Standard Equipment
Audio and Communications
  • 12V Power Socket - Front
  • 12V Power Socket - Rear
  • 6-Speaker System
  • 7in Touchscreen Satellite Navigation with European Mapping
  • 3.5in Supervision Cluster with LCD TFT Mono Display
  • Android Auto with Voice Control
  • Apple CarPlay with Voice Control
  • Bluetooth with Music Streaming
  • DAB Radio with MP3 Compatibility
  • Front USB and AUX Port
  • Luggage Area 12v Power Outlet
  • Kia Connected Services Featuring TomTom - Traffic - Speed Cameras - Local Search and Weather Updates
  • Rear USB
  • Shark Fin Antenna
  • Towing Connection Preparation
Drivers Assistance
  • Trip Computer
  • Reversing Camera System
  • Low Level Washer Fluid Warning
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System - TPMS
  • Front and Rear Parking Sensors
  • Gearshift Indicator
  • Digital Clock
  • Cruise Control with Speed Limiter
  • Chrome Roofline Trim
  • All-Round Electric Windows
  • Black High Gloss Grille
  • Black High Gloss and Chrome Front Side Garnish
  • Body Coloured Door Mirrors
  • Body Coloured Exterior Door Handles
  • Body Coloured Side Sill Mouldings
  • 17in Alloy Wheels
  • EcoDynamics Badge
  • Electrically Folding - Adjustable and Heated Door Mirrors with LED Indicator Lights
  • Exhaust - Single Chrome Tip
  • Front Electric Windows with Auto Up-Down Safety Function
  • Heated Rear Window with Timer
  • Grab-Type Exterior Door Handles
  • UV Reducing Solar Glass
  • Tinted Glass
  • Locking Wheel Nuts
  • Roof Rails
  • Rear Fog Light
  • Temporary Spare Wheel
  • Static Cornering Lights
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • LED High Mounted Brake Light
  • Welcome and Follow-Me-Home Light Functionality
  • Headlight Levelling Device
  • Dual Projection Headlights
  • Automatic Headlight Control
  • Cigar Lighter and Ashtray
  • Coat Hooks - Rear
  • All-Round Height Adjustable Headrests
  • Centre Cabin Light
  • Centre Console Cupholders
  • Centre Fascia Storage Tray - Open
  • 3 x Passenger Assist Grips
  • Armrest - Rear Centre with Cupholders
  • Auto Dimming Rear-View Mirror
  • Automatic Defog System
  • 40-20-40 Split Folding 2nd Row Seats
  • Air Filter
  • Drivers Seat 2-Way Power Lumbar Support
  • Dual Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Dash Illumination Dimmer Switch - Rheostat
  • Faux Leather Centre Console Armrests
  • Faux Leather Trimmed Door Armrests
  • Front Cabin Map Light with Sunglasses Holder
  • Front Centre Console Armrest with Storage Box
  • Front Door Courtesy Lights
  • Ignition Keyhole Illumination
  • Front Seatback Pockets
  • Glovebox with Lock and Illumination
  • Front and Rear Door Map Pockets with Bottle Holder
  • Touchscreen Silver Metallic Paint Bezel Trim
  • Leather Trimmed Gear Shift
  • Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel
  • Rain Sensing Front Wipers
  • Rear Air Ventilation
  • Luggage Area Light
  • Luggage Area Load Cover
  • Luggage Area Side Partition
  • Luggage Net Hooks
  • Manual Adjustable Drivers Seat
  • Manual Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
  • Metal Paint Finish Centre Console Trim
  • Metallic Finish Interior Door Handles
  • Metallic Paint Finish Electric Window Switch Panels
  • One Touch Fold Flat Handle for Rear Seats
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors Illumination
  • Tilt and Telescopic Steering Wheel Adjustment
  • Remote Fuel Cap Release
  • Speed Variable Front Wipers
  • Rack Mounted Motor Driven Power Steering - R-MDPS
Safety and Security
  • Seatbelt Reminder Warning
  • Remote Central Locking with Folding Key
  • Twin Front Airbags
  • Twin Side Airbags - Front and Curtain Airbags
  • Visible Vehicle Identification Number - VIN
  • Front Seatbelt Pre-Tensioners and Load Limiters
  • Front Passenger Airbag Cut Off Switch
  • Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlocking
  • Interior Door Lock-Unlock Function
  • Height Adjustable Front Seatbelts
  • Hill-Start Assist Control - HAC
  • ISOFIX Child Seat Top Tethers and Anchor Fixings
  • Electronic Parking Brake
  • Emergency Stop Signalling - ESS
  • Door Deadlocks
  • ESC - Electronic Stability Control
  • All-Round 3-Point Seatbelts
  • ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution - EBD and Brake Assist System - BAS
  • Advanced Anti-Theft System including Immobiliser and Alarm
  • Child Safety Rear Door Locks
Vehicle Finance
Technical Details
Engine Size 1685 cc
Top Speed 124 mph
0-62mph 9.8 sec
Power 139 bhp
Height 1470 mm
Length 4855 mm
Width 1860 mm
Emissions & Performance
CO2 113 g/km
Combined 64.2 mpg
Extra Urban 74.3 mpg
Urban 54.3 mpg
Vehicle Performance
Top Speed
Running Costs
Fuel Economy*
64.2 mpg
Extra Urban
74.3 mpg
54.3 mpg
Vehicle Tax*
12 months
6 months
113 g/km
Insurance Group
Fuel Type