Compare 2001 Kia Optima specifications by trim levels

Optima is a 5-seat Sedan from Kia, which first hit the market back in 2001.

With the price tag ranging from $15,299 to $19,949, the Kia Optima faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Chrysler 200, Ford Fusion.

Overview

Wheels

The Kia Optima has a maximum towing capacity of 2000 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Kia Optima boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 25 to 28 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 71.50mm x 185.90mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2001 Kia Optima

  • Fuel Tank: 17.2 gal

  • Wheelbase: 106.3 in

  • MPG: 21 city/28 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 8.95 sec

  • Towing capacity: 2000 lbs

  • Curb: 3157 lbs

  • Tires: P195/70SR14.0 BSW AS

  • Cargo: 13 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 185.9 x 71.5 x 55.5



2001 Kia Optima Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Optima is offered in 4 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Kia Optima safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Kia Optima specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style Sedan

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Horsepower 149 hp @ 6000 –
      170 hp @ 6000

    • Torque 159 lb-ft. –
      169 lb-ft.

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 7.7 - 9 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 15.85 - 17.15 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 185.9 in

    • Width 71.5 in

    • Height 55.5 in

    • Wheelbase 106.3 in

    • Curb Weight 3157 lbs

    • Towing capacity 2000 lbs

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 5

    • Passenger volume 100

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 17.2 gal

    • City 19 - 21 mpg

    • Combined 22 - 25 mpg

    • Highway 25 - 28 mpg

    • Highway range 430 - 481.6 mi



Specifications

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

SE 4dr Sedan

SE V6 4dr Sedan

Exterior length
185.90 in 185.90 in 185.90 in 185.90 in
Exterior body width
71.50 in 71.50 in 71.50 in 71.50 in
Exterior height
55.50 in 55.50 in 55.50 in 55.50 in
Horsepower
149 170 149 170
Torque
159 169 159 169
Fuel economy - city
21 mpg 19 mpg 21 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
28 mpg 25 mpg 28 mpg 25 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
8.95 seconds 7.70 seconds 9.00 seconds 7.70 seconds
1/4 mile time
17.10 seconds 15.85 seconds 17.15 seconds 15.90 seconds
Curb weight
3157.00 lbs 3190.00 lbs 3157.00 lbs 3190.00 lbs
Wheelbase
106.30 in 106.30 in 106.30 in 106.30 in
Front track
60.60 " 60.60 " 60.60 " 60.60 "
Rear track
60.20 " 60.20 " 60.20 " 60.20 "
Front legroom
43.30 in 43.30 in 43.30 in 43.30 in
Rear legroom
36.20 in 36.20 in 36.20 in 36.20 in
Front headroom
39.00 in 39.00 in 39.00 in 39.00 in
Rear headroom
37.60 in 37.60 in 37.60 in 37.60 in
Front hip room
55.80 in 55.80 in 55.80 in 55.80 in
Rear hip room
54.40 in 54.40 in 54.40 in 54.40 in
Front shoulder room
56.90 in 56.90 in 56.90 in 56.90 in
Rear shoulder room
55.70 in 55.70 in 55.70 in 55.70 in
Luggage volume
13.00 cu.ft. 13.00 cu.ft. 13.00 cu.ft. 13.00 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
13.00 cu.ft. 13.00 cu.ft. 13.00 cu.ft. 13.00 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
100 cu.ft. 100 cu.ft. 100 cu.ft. 100 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
17.20 gal. 17.20 gal. 17.20 gal. 17.20 gal.

Interior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

SE 4dr Sedan

SE V6 4dr Sedan

12V DC power outlet
1 1 1 1
Overhead console
2881 2881
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2 2

Exterior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

SE 4dr Sedan

SE V6 4dr Sedan

Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Front tires
P195/70SR14.0 BSW AS P205/60SR15.0 BSW AS P195/70SR14.0 BSW AS P205/60SR15.0 BSW AS
Wheels
14" steel 15" silver alloy 14" steel 15" silver alloy
Sunroof
1st row regular power sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular power sliding and tilting glass

Seats

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

SE 4dr Sedan

SE V6 4dr Sedan

Standard seating
5 5 5 5

Entertainment System

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

SE 4dr Sedan

SE V6 4dr Sedan

Speakers
6 6 6 6

Safety and Security Features

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

SE 4dr Sedan

SE V6 4dr Sedan

Door curb lights
2 2

Mechanical Features

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

SE 4dr Sedan

SE V6 4dr Sedan

Axle ratio
3.88 3.77 3.88 3.77

Other Specs

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

SE 4dr Sedan

SE V6 4dr Sedan

Maximum towing capacity
2000 lbs. 2000 lbs. 2000 lbs. 2000 lbs.