The 2008 Kia Optima is a four-door five-passenger family Sedan offered in LX and EX trim levels. Under the hood, the Optima boasts engines ranging from a 162 horsepower 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder to a 185 horsepower 2.7-liter V6. Buyers have the choice between automatic or manual transmission depending on the model. Luxury amenities include air conditioning, power controls, AM/FM/CD audio, heated exterior mirrors and intermittent wipers. Safety features include front/side-body/side-head airbags and child safety rear door locks. The Optima seats up to five.