2019 Optima
2019 Kia Optima Specifications
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LX 2.4
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Engine
Type 2.4L I-4, Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 2.4L I-4, Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 1.6L Turbo I-4, Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 2.0L Turbo I-4, Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
Displacement (cc) 2,359 cc 2,359 cc 1,591 cc 1,998 cc
Bore x stroke (mm) 88.0 x 97.0 88.0 x 97.0 77.0 x 85.4 86.0 x 86.0
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 11.3:1 10.0:1 10.0:1
Horsepower 185 HP @ 6,000 185 HP @ 6,000 178 HP @ 5,500 245 HP @ 6,000
Torque 178 lb-ft @ 4,000 178 lb-ft @ 4,000 195 lb-ft @ 1,500-4,500 260 lb-ft @ 1,350-4,000
Block Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Head Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Valve System DOHC, four valves / cylinder DOHC, four valves / cylinder DOHC, four valves / cylinder DOHC, four valves / cylinder
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
Rec. Fuel Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher) Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher) Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher) Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher)
Cooling System Centrifugal Type, Belt Driven Water Pump Centrifugal Type, Belt Driven Water Pump Centrifugal Type, Belt Driven Water Pump Centrifugal Type, Belt Driven Water Pump
Emission Control System WCC + UCC, SULEV / Tier 2 Bin 5, ULEV-II WCC + UCC, SULEV / Tier 2 Bin 5, ULEV-II WCC + UCC, Tier 2 Bin 5, LEV-II WCC + UCC, Tier 2 Bin 5, LEV-II
Fuel tank capacity (gal.) 18.5 gallons 18.5 gallons 18.5 gallons 18.5 gallons
Electrical System
Battery (AH) 12V, 80AH (AGM), 800 CCA 12V, 80AH (AGM), 800 CCA 12V, 80AH (AGM), 800 CCA 12V, 70AH, 760 CCA
Alternator 13.5V, 150A 13.5V, 150A 13.5V, 130A 13.5V, 150A
Starter 12V, 1.2KW 12V, 1.2KW 12V, 0.9KW 12V, 1.2KW
Drivetrain
Transmission Gear Ratios: 6-speed automatic transmission - - - -
First 4.212:1 4.212:1 - 4.766:1
Second 2.637:1 2.637:1 - 2.946:1
Third 1.800:1 1.800:1 - 1.917:1
Fourth 1.386:1 1.386:1 - 1.420:1
Fifth 1.000:1 1.000:1 - 1.000:1
Sixth 0.772:1 0.772:1 - 0.772:1
Reverse 3.385:1 3.385:1 - 3.393:1
Final gear ratio 2.885:1 2.885:1 - 2.885:1
Transmission Gear Ratios: 7-speed Dual Clutch transmission - - - -
First - - 3.929:1 -
Second - - 2.318:1 -
Third - - 2.043:1 -
Fourth - - 1.070:1 -
Fifth - - 0.822:1 -
Sixth - - 0.884:1 -
Seventh - - 0.721:1 -
Reverse - - 5.304:1 -
Final gear ratio - - 4.294:1 (1/2/4/5) 3.174:1 (3/6/7/R) -
Clutch type Torque converter Torque converter Conventional (Dry double plate with Diaphragm spring) Torque converter
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in.) 110.4 in. 110.4 in. 110.4 in. 110.4 in.
Length (in.) 191.1 in. 191.1 in. 191.1 in. 191.1 in.
Width (in.) 73.2 in. 73.2 in. 73.2 in. 73.2 in.
Height (in.) 57.7 in. 57.7 in. 57.7 in. 57.7 in.
Track (in.), (front/rear) - 16-inch 63.5 in. / 63.8 in. - - -
Track (in.), (front/rear) - 17-inch 63.1 in. / 63.4 in. - 63.1 in. / 63.4 in. -
Track (in.), (front/rear) - 18-inch - 62.9 in. / 63.2 in. - 62.9 in. / 63.2 in.
Min. Ground Clearance (in.) 5.3 in. 5.3 in. 5.3 in. 5.3 in.
Interior Dimensions
Head room - - - -
Front (in.) 39.8 in. 39.8 in. 39.8 in. 39.8 in.
Rear (in.) 37.8 in. 37.8 in. 37.8 in. 37.8 in.
Leg room - - - -
Front (in.) 45.5 in. 45.5 in. 45.5 in. 45.5 in.
Rear (in.) 35.6 in. 35.6 in. 35.6 in. 35.6 in.
Shoulder room - - - -
Front (in.) 58.1 in. 58.1 in. 58.1 in. 58.1 in.
Rear (in.) 56.4 in. 56.4 in. 56.4 in. 56.4 in.
Hip room - - - -
Front (in.) 56.0 in. 56.0 in. 56.0 in. 56.0 in.
Rear (in.) 56.0 in. 56.0 in. 56.0 in. 56.0 in.
Total interior capacity (cu. ft.) 120.7 cu. ft. 120.7 cu. ft. 120.7 cu. ft. 120.7 cu. ft.
Passenger capacity (cu. ft.) 104.8 cu. ft. 104.8 cu. ft. 104.8 cu. ft. 104.8 cu. ft.
Cargo area capacity (cu. ft.) 15.9 cu. ft. 15.9 cu. ft. 15.9 cu. ft. 15.9 cu. ft.
Coefficient of drag (Cd) 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.27
Chassis/Suspension
Front suspension Independent, MacPherson strut, coil springs, anti-roll bar Independent, MacPherson strut, coil springs, anti-roll bar Independent, MacPherson strut, coil springs, anti-roll bar Independent, MacPherson strut, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Independent, Multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar Independent, Multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar Independent, Multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar Independent, Multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Steering
Type / Power Source Rack and pinion, Column Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering (C-MDPS) Rack and pinion, Column Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering (C-MDPS) Rack and pinion, Column Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering (C-MDPS) Rack and pinion, Column Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering (C-MDPS)
Turns, lock-to-lock 2.78 2.78 2.78 2.60
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft.) 35.8 ft. 35.8 ft. 35.8 ft. 35.8 ft.
Brakes
Type Hydraulic, vacuum power-assisted Hydraulic, vacuum power-assisted Hydraulic, vacuum power-assisted Hydraulic, vacuum power-assisted
Brake Type front/rear Ventilated disc / Solid disc Ventilated disc / Solid disc Ventilated disc / Solid disc Ventilated disc / Solid disc
Size (in.) front/rear 12.0 in. / 11.2 in. 12.6 in. / 11.2 in. 12.0 in. / 11.2 in. 12.6 in. / 11.2 in.
Parking brake type Foot pedal Foot pedal Electronic parking brake Electronic parking brake
Wheels/Tires
Wheel size (in.) 6.5J x 16 alloy / 7.0J x 17 alloy (OPT) 7.5J x 18 alloy 7.0J x 17 alloy 7.5J x 18 alloy
Tire Size P205/65R16 95H / P215/55R17 94V (OPT) P235/45R18 94V P215/55R17 94V P235/45R18 94V
Spare Tire Tire Mobility Kit (TMK) Tire Mobility Kit (TMK) Tire Mobility Kit (TMK) Temporary Tire
Curb Weight
6-Speed Automatic Transmission 3,230 lbs. 3,298 lbs. - 3,558 lbs.
7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission - - 3,285 lbs. -
Weight Distribution (Front / Rear) 61% / 39% 60.7% / 39.3% 59.2% / 40.8% 61% / 39%
Fuel Economy
Automatic transmission (est) - - - -
City 25 24 - 21
Highway 35 33 - 30
Combined 29 27 - 24
Dual Clutch transmission (est) - - - -
City - - 27 -
Highway - - 37 -
Combined - - 31 -
Media Contacts
James Hope
National Manager, Product Communications
phone: (949) 468-1875
mobile: (949) 943-0826
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