Compare 2019 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 $22,990 to $31,990, 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 30 to 37 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 73.20mm x 191.10mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2019 Kia Optima

  • Fuel Tank: 18.5 gal

  • Wheelbase: 110.4 in

  • MPG: 24 city/33 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 6.8 sec

  • Ground clearance: 5.3 in

  • Engine: 2.4L I-4

  • Towing capacity: 2000 lbs

  • Curb: 3230 lbs

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 191.1 x 73.2 x 57.7



2019 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

    • Engine 2.4L I-4,1.6L I-4,2.0L I-4 DOHC

    • Horsepower 178 hp @ 1933 –
      245 hp @ 1930

    • Torque 178 lb-ft. @ 4,000 –
      260 lb-ft. @ 1,350

    • Transmission 6-spd w/OD

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 6.8 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 15.2 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 191.1 in

    • Width 73.2 in

    • Height 57.7 in

    • Wheelbase 110.4 in

    • Curb Weight 3230 lbs

    • GVWR 4541 lbs

    • Towing capacity 2000 lbs

    • Ground clearance 5.3 in

    • CAPACITY

    • Luggage capacity 15.9 ft

    • Cargo capacity 15.9 cu.ft

    • Seats 5

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 18.5 gal

    • City 21 - 27 mpg

    • Combined 26 - 33 mpg

    • Highway 30 - 37 mpg

    • Highway range 555 - 684.5 mi

    • WARRANTY

    • Basic Warranty 60/60,000 mths/miles



Specifications

LX 4dr Sedan

S 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Exterior length
191.1 in 191.1 in 191.1 in 191.1 in
Exterior body width
73.2 in 73.2 in 73.2 in 73.2 in
Exterior height
57.7 in 57.7 in 57.7 in 57.7 in
Horsepower
185 hp 185 hp 178 hp 245 hp
Torque
178 lb-ft. 178 lb-ft. 195 lb-ft. 260 lb-ft.
Curb weight
3230 lbs 3298 lbs 3285 lbs 3558 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4541 lbs 4541 lbs 4541 lbs 4673 lbs
Wheelbase
110.4 in 110.4 in 110.4 in 110.4 in
Ground clearance
5.3 in 5.3 in 5.3 in 5.3 in
Front legroom
45.5 in 45.5 in 45.5 in 45.5 in
Rear legroom
35.6 in 35.6 in 35.6 in 35.6 in
Front headroom
40 in 40 in 40 in 40 in
Rear headroom
38 in 38 in 38 in 38 in
Front hip room
56 in 56 in 56 in 56 in
Rear hip room
56 in 56 in 56 in 56 in
Front shoulder room
58 in 58 in 58 in 58 in
Rear shoulder room
56 in 56 in 56 in 56 in
Fuel tank
18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal.

Interior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

S 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Air conditioning, front
manual dual zone automatic dual zone automatic dual zone automatic
Clock
in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
urethane urethane leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
12V DC power outlet
2 2 3 3
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 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 analog analog
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
Fuel door release
power power power power
Remote trunk release
power proximity proximity proximity
Seatback storage pockets
2 2 2 2
Steering wheel material
urethane leather leather leather
Auxiliary visors
dual dual dual dual

Exterior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

S 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Antenna
fixed fixed fixed fixed
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
gray black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights
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
Sunroof
1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler
lip lip
Wheels
16 silver aluminum 18 machined w/painted accents aluminum 17 machined w/painted accents aluminum 18 black aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel
Bodyside insert
black

Seats

LX 4dr Sedan

S 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Front seat type
bucket bucket bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 5 5 5
Front driver seat direction controls
6-way 8-way power 8-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
6-way 6-way 6-way 8-way power
Lumbar support
driver driver driver driver and passenger
Front armrests
center center center center
Front head restraints
adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory
driver driver
Rear seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim
premium cloth cloth/leatherette leather leather
Cooled front seats
driver and passenger driver and passenger

Entertainment System

LX 4dr Sedan

S 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
Speakers
6 6 6 10 harman/kardon
Amplifier
630W 630W
Navigation system
yes with voice activation yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
2 2 2 2

Safety and Security Features

LX 4dr Sedan

S 4dr Sedan

EX 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
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front front front
Headlights
halogen halogen halogen LED low/high beam
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
Parking assist
Parking Distance Warning Parking Distance Warning Parking Distance Warning Parking Distance Warning
Airbags, knee protection
driver driver driver driver
Lane departure warning
Lane Keep Assist Lane Keep Assist Lane Keep Assist Lane Keep Assist
In-Vehicle Assistance Service
UVO eServices UVO eServices UVO eServices

Mechanical Features

LX 4dr Sedan

S 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Engine
2.4L I-4 2.4L I-4 1.6L I-4 2.0L I-4
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 regular 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
Transmission
6-spd w/OD 6-spd w/OD 7-spd auto-shift man w/OD 6-spd w/OD
Axle ratio
2.89 2.89 2.89 2.89
Turbocharger
intercooled turbo intercooled turbo

Other Specs

LX 4dr Sedan

S 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX Turbo 4dr Sedan

Luggage capacity
15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft.
Base engine size
2.4 liters 2.4 liters 1.6 liters 2.0 liters
Base engine type
I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4
Horsepower rpm
6,000 6,000 5,500 6,000
Torque rpm
4,000 4,000 1,500 1,350
EPA mileage estimates
24 City / 33 Hwy 24 City / 33 Hwy 27 City / 37 Hwy 21 City / 30 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front front front front and rear
Lighting - dome light
fade fade fade fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts
front front front front
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
120/100,000 120/100,000 120/100,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
60/100,000 60/100,000 60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Tires
P205/65HR16.0 BSW AS P235/45VR18.0 BSW AS P215/55VR17.0 BSW AS P235/45VR18.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent