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All-New Optima Specifications

Want more detail on the Kia Optima’s specifications? This medium sized sedan delivers an impressive list of specifications as standard, backed with our industry leading Unlimited Kilometre 7 Year Warranty.

Compare the Kia Optima below for a technical breakdown including engine, transmission, dimension and fuel capabilities. 

All-New Optima

Kia Optima Dimensions

Engine

  • Engine Type
    2.4L GDI Petrol
    In-line 4 cyl. DOHC GDI D-CVVT 16 valve
  • Capacity (cc)
    2,359
  • Max Power (kW @ rpm)
    138 @ 6,000
  • Max Torque (Nm @ rpm)
    241 @ 4,000
  • Bore x stroke (mm)
    88.0 × 97.0
  • Compression Ratio
    11.3 : 1

Transmission

  • 6 Speed Automatic (Sports-matic)
    Standard

Gear Ratio

  • 1st
    4.212
  • 2nd
    2.637
  • 3rd
    1.800
  • 4th
    1.386
  • 5th
    1.000
  • 6th
    0.772
  • Reverse
    3.385
  • Final Ratio
    2.885

Dimensions

  • Overall dimensions (LxWxH) (mm)
    4,855 x 1,860 x 1,465
  • Wheelbase (mm)
    2,805
  • Minimum ground clearance (mm)
    135
  • Luggage space L
    510 (VDA), 450 (SAE)

Fuel

  • Fuel consumption (L/100km) - Combined *
    8.3
  • Fuel consumption (L/100km) - Urban *
    12.0
  • Fuel consumption (L/100km) - Extra-urban *
    6.2
  • CO2 emission (g/km) - Combined
    194
  • CO2 emission (g/km) - Urban
    278
  • CO2 emission (g/km) - Extra-urban
    144
  • EURO emission compliant
    V
  • Hood insulator
    Standard
  • Fuel type recommended
    Regular unleaded**
  • Fuel tank capacity (L)
    70

Weight

  • Tare weight (kg)
    1,540
  • Max. kerb weight (kg)
    1,585
  • Gross weight (kg)
    2,060

Towing Capacity

  • Towing Capacity unbraked (kg)
    750
  • Towing Capacity braked (kg)
    1,700
  • Max. towball download (kg)
    80

* Fuel consumption figures are based on ADR81/02 test results. They are useful in comparing the fuel consumption of different vehicles. They may not be the fuel consumption achieved in practice. This will depend on traffic and road conditions and how the vehicle is driven.

** E10 Compatible.

T-GDI - Turbo Gasoline Direct Injection, D-CVVT - Dual Continuous Variable Valve Timing, GDI - Gasoline Direct Injection