Compare 2015 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 $21,650 to $35,500, the Kia Optima faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Chrysler 200, Ford Fusion.

Overview

Wheels

Bulb Size

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

The maximum width and height is 72.10mm x 190.70mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2015 Kia Optima

  • Fuel Tank: 18.5 gal

  • Wheelbase: 110 in

  • 0-60 mph: 7.9 sec

  • Ground clearance: 5.1 in

  • Engine: 2.4L I-4

  • Towing capacity: 2000 lbs

  • Curb: 3237 lbs

  • Tires: P205/65HR16.0 BSW AS

  • Cargo: 15.4 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 190.7 x 72.1 x 57.1



2015 Kia Optima Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Optima is offered in 5 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

    • Engine 2.4L I-4,2.0L I-4 DOHC

    • Horsepower 192 hp @ 6300 –
      274 hp @ 6000

    • Torque 181 lb-ft. –
      269 lb-ft.

    • Transmission 6-spd w/OD

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 6.4 - 8 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 15 - 16.2 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 190.7 in

    • Width 72.1 in

    • Height 57.1 in

    • Wheelbase 110 in

    • Curb Weight 3237 lbs

    • Towing capacity 2000 lbs

    • Ground clearance 5.1 in

    • Turning radius 17.9 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 5

    • Passenger volume 102

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 18.5 gal

    • WARRANTY

    • Powertrain Warranty 120 months/100,000 miles mths/miles



Specifications

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Exterior length
190.7 " in 190.7 " in 190.7 " in 190.7 " in
Exterior body width
72.1 " in 72.1 " in 72.1 " in 72.1 " in
Exterior height
57.1 " in 57.1 " in 57.1 " in 57.1 " in
Horsepower
192 @ 6,300 rpm 192 @ 6,300 rpm 192 @ 6,300 rpm 274 @ 6,000 rpm
Torque
181 @ 4,250 rpm 181 @ 4,250 rpm 181 @ 4,250 rpm 269 @ 1,650 rpm
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
7.9 seconds 7.9 seconds 7.9 seconds 6.0 seconds
1/4 mile time
16.1 seconds 16.1 seconds 16.1 seconds 14.7 seconds
1/4 mile speed
88 mph 88 mph 88 mph 94 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
.8 .8 .8 .9
Slalom speed
59 mph 59 mph 59 mph 61 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.46/3.82 " 3.46/3.82 " 3.46/3.82 " 3.39/3.39 "
Curb weight
3,237 lbs. 3,272 lbs. 3,327 lbs. 3,468 lbs.
Wheelbase
110.0 " in 110.0 " in 110.0 " in 110.0 " in
Front track
63.0 " 62.8 " 62.6 " 62.6 "
Rear track
63.0 " 62.8 " 62.6 " 62.6 "
Turning radius
17.9 '' 17.9 '' 17.9 '' 17.9 ''
Front legroom
45.5 " in 45.5 " in 45.5 " in 45.5 " in
Rear legroom
34.7 " in 34.7 " in 34.7 " in 34.7 " in
Front headroom
40.0 " in 40.0 " in 40.0 " in 40.0 " in
Rear headroom
37.6 " in 37.6 " in 37.6 " in 37.6 " in
Front hip room
54.7 " in 54.7 " in 54.7 " in 54.7 " in
Rear hip room
54.5 " in 54.5 " in 54.5 " in 54.5 " in
Front shoulder room
57.3 " in 57.3 " in 57.3 " in 57.3 " in
Rear shoulder room
55.7 " in 55.7 " in 55.7 " in 55.7 " in
Luggage volume
15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
102 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal.
Drag coefficient
.28 .28 .28 .28

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Exterior length
190.7 " in
Exterior body width
72.1 " in
Exterior height
57.1 " in
Horsepower
274 @ 6,000 rpm
Torque
269 @ 1,650 rpm
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
6.0 seconds
1/4 mile time
14.7 seconds
1/4 mile speed
94 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
.9
Slalom speed
61 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.39/3.39 "
Curb weight
3,468 lbs.
Wheelbase
110.0 " in
Front track
62.6 "
Rear track
62.6 "
Turning radius
17.9 ''
Front legroom
45.5 " in
Rear legroom
34.7 " in
Front headroom
40.0 " in
Rear headroom
37.6 " in
Front hip room
54.7 " in
Rear hip room
54.5 " in
Front shoulder room
57.3 " in
Rear shoulder room
55.7 " in
Luggage volume
15.4 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
15.4 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
102 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
18.5 gal.
Drag coefficient
.28

Interior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Air conditioning, front
manual dual zone automatic dual zone automatic dual zone automatic
Clock
in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
urethane leather/simulated wood leather leather
12V DC power outlet
2 2 2 2
Overhead console
mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console
full full full full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power power power
Rear windows
power power power power
1-touch window up
driver driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-touch window down
driver driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Instrumentation
analog analog digital/analog digital/analog
Lighting - map lights
front front and rear front and rear front and rear
Lighting - dome light
fade fade fade fade
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release
power power power power
Remote trunk release
power power power power
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2 2
Steering wheel material
urethane leather/piano black leather/piano black leather/piano black

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Air conditioning, front
dual zone automatic
Clock
in-radio display
Cupholders
front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
leather/piano black
12V DC power outlet
2
Overhead console
mini with storage
Floor console
full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power
Rear windows
power
1-touch window up
driver and passenger
1-touch window down
driver and passenger
Instrumentation
digital/analog
Lighting - map lights
front and rear
Lighting - dome light
fade
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger
Fuel door release
power
Remote trunk release
power
Seatback storage pockets
2
Steering wheel material
leather/piano black

Exterior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Antenna
window grid window grid window grid window grid
Body material
fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights
front front front front
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
trunk trunk trunk trunk
Tinted windows
light light light light
Rear window type
fixed fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Front tires
P205/65HR16.0 BSW AS P215/55VR17.0 BSW AS P225/45VR18.0 BSW AS P225/45VR18.0 BSW AS
Wheels
16" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 18" machined aluminum 18" machined aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Sunroof
1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
2nd row sunroof
fixed glass with power sunshade fixed glass with power sunshade

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Antenna
window grid
Body material
fully galvanized steel
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights
front
Door count
4 doors
Rear cargo door
trunk
Tinted windows
light
Rear window type
fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote
Sunroof
1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler
lip
Front tires
P225/45VR18.0 BSW AS
Wheels
18" chrome aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent
2nd row sunroof
fixed glass with power sunshade
Bodyside insert
chrome

Seats

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Front seat type
bucket bucket bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front driver seat direction controls
6-way power 8-way power 8-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
4-way 4-way 4-way 4-way
Lumbar support
driver driver driver driver
Front armrests
center center center center
Front head restraints
adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable
Rear seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Seat trim
cloth leather cloth/leather cloth/leather
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory
driver driver driver
Cooled front seats
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Front seat type
bucket
Standard seating
5 passengers
Front driver seat direction controls
8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
4-way power
Lumbar support
driver
Front armrests
center
Front head restraints
adjustable
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory
driver
Rear seats
60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
2 - adjustable
Seat trim
leather
Cooled front seats
driver and passenger

Entertainment System

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Radio
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player
in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
Speakers
6 6 6 6
1st row LCD screen
1 1 2 2
Navigation system
yes with voice activation yes with voice activation yes with voice activation

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Radio
SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player
in-dash mounted single
Speakers
8 Infinity
Navigation system
yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
2

Safety and Security Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable seatbelts
front front front front
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front front front
Headlights
halogen halogen halogen high intensity low beam, Xenon
Exterior light control
fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline
Height adjustable seatbelts
front
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front
Headlights
high intensity low beam, Xenon
Exterior light control
fully automatic
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock

Mechanical Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Engine
2.4L I-4 2.4L I-4 2.4L I-4 2.0L I-4
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular regular sport sport
Front suspension type
strut strut strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type
multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil coil coil
Sequential shift control
Sportmatic Sportmatic Sportmatic Sportmatic
Transmission
6-spd w/OD 6-spd w/OD 6-spd w/OD 6-spd w/OD
Axle ratio
2.89 2.89 2.89 2.89
Turbocharger
intercooled turbo

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Engine
2.0L I-4
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel
Drive type
front-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
sport
Front suspension type
strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil
Rear suspension type
multi-link
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil
Sequential shift control
Sportmatic
Transmission
6-spd w/OD
Axle ratio
2.89
Turbocharger
intercooled turbo

Other Specs

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

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

SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan

Horsepower rpm
6000
Maximum towing capacity
2000 lbs.