Specs

Research 2009 Kia Optima specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

LX 4dr Sedan I4 Man LX

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110

Engine

Fuel System MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 169 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 6000

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5
Height, Overall (in) 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 189.0
Wheelbase (in) 107.1

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.2
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8
Second Head Room (in) 38.0
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.8
Passenger Capacity 5

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 (Est)

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5

Summary

Vehicle Name Kia Optima
Vehicle Name Kia Optima
Body Style 4dr Sedan

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16
Front Tire Size P205/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.25
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92

Vehicle

EPA Classification Midsize

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3157

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -