Compare 2006 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 $16,355 to $20,400, 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 27 to 34 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 71.50mm x 186.40mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2006 Kia Optima

  • Fuel Tank: 17.2 gal

  • Wheelbase: 107.1 in

  • MPG: 24 city/34 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 8.4 sec

  • Towing: 2000 lbs

  • Towing capacity: 2000 lbs

  • Curb: 3142 lbs

  • Tires: P205/60HR16.0 BSW AS

  • Cargo: 14.8 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): from 185.8 x 71.1 x 55.5



2006 Kia Optima Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Optima is offered in 8 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 138 hp @ 5500 –
      185 hp @ 6000

    • Torque 147 lb-ft. –
      182 lb-ft.

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 8.4 - 10.5 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 16.5 - 18.65 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 186.4 in

    • Width 71.1 in

    • Height 58.3 in

    • Wheelbase 107.1 in

    • Curb Weight 3142 lbs

    • Towing capacity 2000 lbs

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 5

    • Passenger volume 104

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 17.2 gal

    • City 20 - 24 mpg

    • Combined 24 - 30 mpg

    • Highway 27 - 34 mpg

    • Highway range 464.4 - 584.8 mi



Specifications

LX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

Exterior length
186.40 in 185.80 in 185.80 in 185.80 in
Exterior body width
71.10 in 71.50 in 71.50 in 71.50 in
Exterior height
58.30 in 55.50 in 55.50 in 55.50 in
Horsepower
161 138 170 138
Torque
163 147 181 147
Fuel economy - city
24 mpg 23 mpg 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
34 mpg 30 mpg 27 mpg 30 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
8.40 seconds 9.30 seconds 8.70 seconds 10.20 seconds
1/4 mile time
16.50 seconds 17.20 seconds 16.50 seconds 17.50 seconds
Bore-and-Stroke
3.41/3.94 " 3.41/3.94 " 3.41/2.95 " 3.41/3.94 "
Curb weight
3142.00 lbs 3281.00 lbs 3279.00 lbs 3301.00 lbs
Maximum Trailer Weight
2000.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
107.10 in 106.30 in 106.30 in 106.30 in
Front track
61.50 " 60.60 " 60.60 " 60.60 "
Rear track
61.10 " 59.80 " 59.80 " 59.80 "
Front legroom
43.70 in 43.30 in 43.30 in 43.30 in
Rear legroom
37.80 in 36.20 in 36.20 in 36.20 in
Front headroom
39.80 in 39.00 in 39.00 in 39.00 in
Rear headroom
38.00 in 37.60 in 37.60 in 37.60 in
Front hip room
54.50 in 55.80 in 55.80 in 55.80 in
Rear hip room
54.70 in 54.40 in 54.40 in 54.40 in
Front shoulder room
57.10 in 56.90 in 56.90 in 56.90 in
Rear shoulder room
56.30 in 55.70 in 55.70 in 55.70 in
Luggage volume
14.80 cu.ft. 13.60 cu.ft. 13.60 cu.ft. 13.60 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
14.80 cu.ft. 13.60 cu.ft. 13.60 cu.ft. 13.60 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
104 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.
1/4 mile speed
83 mph 87 mph 81 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.90 0.80
Slalom speed
59 mph 60 mph 59 mph
Turning radius
17.10 17.10 17.10

EX V6 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

EX V6 4dr Sedan

Exterior length
185.80 in 186.40 in 186.40 in 186.40 in
Exterior body width
71.50 in 71.10 in 71.10 in 71.10 in
Exterior height
55.50 in 58.30 in 58.30 in 58.30 in
Horsepower
170 185 161 185
Torque
181 182 163 182
Fuel economy - city
20 mpg 22 mpg 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
27 mpg 30 mpg 34 mpg 30 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
8.70 seconds 8.95 seconds 10.50 seconds 8.40 seconds
1/4 mile time
16.50 seconds 17.10 seconds 18.65 seconds 16.55 seconds
1/4 mile speed
87 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.90
Slalom speed
60 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.41/2.95 " 3.41/2.95 " 3.41/3.94 " 3.41/2.95 "
Curb weight
3279.00 lbs 3287.00 lbs 3179.00 lbs 3287.00 lbs
Maximum Trailer Weight
2000.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs. 2000.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
106.30 in 107.10 in 107.10 in 107.10 in
Front track
60.60 " 61.50 " 61.50 " 61.50 "
Rear track
59.80 " 61.10 " 61.10 " 61.10 "
Turning radius
17.10
Front legroom
43.30 in 43.70 in 43.70 in 43.70 in
Rear legroom
36.20 in 37.80 in 37.80 in 37.80 in
Front headroom
39.00 in 39.80 in 39.80 in 39.80 in
Rear headroom
37.60 in 38.00 in 38.00 in 38.00 in
Front hip room
55.80 in 54.50 in 54.50 in 54.50 in
Rear hip room
54.40 in 54.70 in 54.70 in 54.70 in
Front shoulder room
56.90 in 57.10 in 57.10 in 57.10 in
Rear shoulder room
55.70 in 56.30 in 56.30 in 56.30 in
Luggage volume
13.60 cu.ft. 14.80 cu.ft. 14.80 cu.ft. 14.80 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
13.60 cu.ft. 14.80 cu.ft. 14.80 cu.ft. 14.80 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
100 cu.ft. 104 cu.ft. 104 cu.ft. 104 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
17.20 gal. 17.20 gal. 17.20 gal. 17.20 gal.

Interior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

12V DC power outlet
3 3 3 3
Overhead console
2881 2881 2881
Trip computer
2917
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2 2

EX V6 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

EX V6 4dr Sedan

Air conditioning, front
2816 2825 2816 2816
12V DC power outlet
3 3 3 3
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2 2

Exterior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Front tires
P205/60HR16.0 BSW AS P205/60HR15.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/60HR15.0 BSW AS
Wheels
16" steel 15" steel 16" silver alloy 15" silver alloy
Sunroof
1st row regular express open sliding and tilting glass

EX V6 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

EX V6 4dr Sedan

Antenna
3396 3396 3396 3396
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Sunroof
1st row regular express open sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open sliding and tilting glass
Front tires
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P205/60HR16.0 BSW AS P205/60HR16.0 BSW AS P205/60HR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels
16" silver alloy 16" silver alloy 16" silver alloy 16" silver alloy
Bodyside insert
4070

Seats

LX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

Standard seating
5 5 5 5

EX V6 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

EX V6 4dr Sedan

Front seat type
2989 2989 2989 2989
Standard seating
5 5 5 5

Entertainment System

LX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

Speakers
6 6 6 6

EX V6 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

EX V6 4dr Sedan

Radio
3131 3131 3131 3131
Speakers
6 6 6 6
CD changer compatible
4079

Safety and Security Features

LX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

Low tire pressure warning
3309
Door curb lights
2

EX V6 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

EX V6 4dr Sedan

Airbags, frontal
3214 3214 3214 3214
Door curb lights
2 2 2

Mechanical Features

LX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

Axle ratio
3.88 3.88 3.77 3.77

EX V6 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

EX V6 4dr Sedan

Engine
4769 4769 4757 4769
Axle ratio
3.77 3.77 3.77 3.77

Other Specs

LX 4dr Sedan

LX 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

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

EX V6 4dr Sedan

LX V6 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

EX V6 4dr Sedan

Horsepower rpm
6000 6000 5800 6000
Maximum towing capacity
2000 lbs. 2000 lbs. 2000 lbs. 2000 lbs.