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Cruising Around LA in the Limited Edition 2013 Kia Optima SX

Last week was my first time going to LA and by all accounts I would need a set of wheels to get around. I’m used to taking cabs or public transportation when I travel but boy am I glad I had a car this time.  I was given a brand new Limited Edition 2013 Kia Optima SX and I loved it.

Kia Optima SXAs soon as I landed, I headed over to pick up my ride! I was so ready to hit the LA streets.

Kia Optima SXBefore driving the Optima SX, I’d never driven a Kia before, boy was I surprised. The Optima SX was fully loaded, it had everything from a GPS to panoramic sunroof. To be honest, I wasn’t expecting a Kia to be so bad ass!

Kia Optima SXIf you have been reading my blog for a while, then you already know how much I love tech/gadgets and this car was full of them. Again, Kia definitely didn’t disappoint!

Kia Optima SX

Features Included:

  • Infinity Audio System
  • UVO System(directions, roadside assistance)
  • Read Camera Display
  • Driver’s Seat Memory
  • Navigation System (Sirius)
  • USB and AUX Jack
  • Remote Keyless Entry

Was there anything they forgot to put in this car?? This seriously, was the perfect car to travel around LA in. The Optima SX was also great on gas mileage; between being stuck in traffic and driving from one side of LA to the other, I still had a ton of fuel in the tank. It has great handling on the streets and the expressway, the ride was very smooth and relaxing. The Optima SX packs a powerful punch minus the extravagant price tag! It’s roomy enough for a family but also sporty enough for those of us who want to look and remain cool.

To learn more about this car and the other cars in Kia’s line-up go here.

Stay tuned for my LA travel tips….

Thanks Kia and Drive STI!

About the author

Raijean Stroud

Fashion, beauty & lifestyle blogger based in Chicago and founder of Swa-Rai.com, Swa-Rai Media Group and Bleeding Heart Project. Launched in 2010, Swa-Rai discusses a range of topics including: fashion, beauty and lifestyle experiences which includes travel, tech, family, dining and so much more! When not in Chicago, Raijean can be found traveling around the country covering some of the hottest events! She can be spotted in places such as New York for covering events such as Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, Las Vegas for CES (Consumer Electronics Show), LA for Lucky FABB and more! When she's not traveling she's in Chicago, interviewing celebrities and covering exclusive events.

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