Kia Optima 0-60 times

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2018 Kia Optima 0-60 times, all trims

Trim, HP, Engine, Transmission0-60 times1/4 mile times
SX Turbo 4dr Sedan,245 hp

6.8 sec

15.2 @ 94 mph

2017 Kia Optima 0-60 times, all trims

Trim, HP, Engine, Transmission0-60 times1/4 mile times
SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan,245 hp
turbo,

6.8 sec

15.2 @ 94 mph
SX Turbo 4dr Sedan,245 hp
turbo,

6.8 sec

15.2 @ 94 mph
EX 4dr Sedan,185 hp
turbo,

7.3 sec

15.8 @ 92 mph
LX 4dr Sedan,185 hp
turbo,

7.3 sec

15.8 @ 92 mph
LX Turbo 4dr Sedan,178 hp
turbo,

7.6 sec

15.9 @ 90 mph

2016 Kia Optima 0-60 times, all trims

Trim, HP, Engine, Transmission0-60 times1/4 mile times
SX Turbo 4dr Sedan,245 hp
turbo,

6.8 sec

15.5 @ 93 mph
EX 4dr Sedan,185 hp

7.3 sec

15.8 @ 92 mph
LX 4dr Sedan,185 hp

7.3 sec

15.8 @ 92 mph
LX Turbo 4dr Sedan,178 hp

7.6 sec

15.9 @ 90 mph

Kia Optima 0-60 mph acceleration across years

Year of a Model0-60 times1/4 mile times
2018

6.8 sec

15.2 @ 94 mph
2017

6.8 - 7.6 sec

15.2 @ 94 - 15.9 @ 90 mph
2016

6.8 - 7.6 sec

15.5 @ 93 - 15.9 @ 90 mph
2015

6.4 - 8 sec

15 @ 97 - 16.2 @ 88 mph
2014

6.4 - 8 sec

15 @ 96 - 16.5 @ 88 mph
2013

7.6 - 8 sec

16.3 @ 95 - 16.5 @ 85 mph
2012

7.2 - 8 sec

15.5 @ 90 - 16.5 @ 89 mph
2011

7.2 - 8 sec

15.2 @ 94 - 16.5 @ 87 mph
2010

7.5 - 7.9 sec

15.7 @ 92 - 16.1 @ 90 mph
2009

7.5 - 8 sec

15.8 @ 92 - 16.1 @ 90 mph
2008

7.7 - 8.3 sec

15.9 @ 91 - 16.4 @ 88 mph
2007

7.7 - 8.3 sec

15.9 @ 91 - 16.4 @ 88 mph
2006

8.4 - 10.5 sec

16.5 @ 87 - 18.65 @ 81 mph
2005

8.8 - 10.4 sec

16.5 @ 87 - 17.6 @ 80 mph
2004

8.8 - 10.4 sec

16.5 @ 87 - 17.6 @ 80 mph
2003

8.8 - 10.4 sec

16.5 @ 87 - 17.6 @ 80 mph
2002

7.45 - 8.95 sec

15.6 @ 0 - 17.1 @ 0 mph
2001

7.7 - 9 sec

15.85 @ 0 - 17.15 @ 0 mph

Kia Optima competitors' 0-60 mph acceleration

Cars with the same 0-60 time

2018 Hyundai Elantra

0-60 times 6.8 sec

1/4 mile 15.2 sec @ 92
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

0-60 times 6.8 sec

1/4 mile 15 sec @ 90
2018 Hyundai Sonata

0-60 times 6.8 sec

1/4 mile 15.3 sec @ 94
2018 Lexus RX 350

0-60 times 6.8 sec

1/4 mile 15.1 sec @ 93
2018 Porsche Cayenne

0-60 times 6.8 sec

1/4 mile 15.4 sec @ 88
2018 Volvo XC90 Hybrid

0-60 times 6.8 sec

1/4 mile 15.1 sec @ 90


In contrast to its first editions, the modern generation of Kia Optima models are quite competitive vehicles able to make a run from zero to 60 in under 7 seconds. Over the years, Optima has been confused with Hyundai Sonata living in the shadow of its parent auto. But 2016 Kia Optima is more of its own car than ever before pushing the boundaries of the mid-sized sedans. Since 2001, when the model was introduced, Kia Optima has drastically improved its 0-60 times. 

On the highest trim level, Kia Optima SX Turbo 4dr Sedan produces 245 hp and 260 lb.-ft of torque at 6000 rpm boasting of an impressive 0-60 times of 6.8 seconds. In addition to the 2-litre turbocharged engine Kia offers 2.4-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder motor on the base and 1.6-liter turbocharged engine aimed at fuel economy. The recent update resulted in a better feedback and an improved steering feel with the price tag still very attractive. 

CarAndDriver Test Result

  • - Zero to 60 mph: 7.5 sec
  • - Zero to 100 mph: 20.4 sec
  • - Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 7.7 sec
  • - Top gear, 30-50 mph: 3.9 sec
  • - Top gear, 50-70 mph: 5.1 sec
  • - Standing ¼-mile: 15.9 sec @ 90 mph
  • - Top speed (C/D est): 135 mph
  • - Braking, 70-0 mph: 179 ft
  • - Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.83 g

2015 Kia Optima 0-60 Acceleration with Top Speed

 

2016 Kia Optima 0-60mph/ w Exhaust View

 

2012 KIA Optima SX Turbo 0-60 MPH Mile - 8.74 seconds - High Performance Test

 

2013 Kia Optima SX 2.0 Turbo 0-60 MPH Injen Intake

 

2007 KIA Optima 2.7L V6 0-60 MPH

 

2011 Kia Optima 0-60 MPH

This Optima was equipped with the 2.4-liter inline four cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission.

 

2014 Kia Optima SX-T 0-60 & 0-100

 

2012 Kia Optima Turbo charged, 0-60 & 0-90 run

 

2014 Kia Optima EX: 0-60 run #1 [stock]

 

2013 Kia Optima SX 2.0 Turbo 0-60 Run TC Off Injen Intake Ark Springs Continental ExtremeContact DW


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