Research 2019 Kia Optima specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

LX LX Auto


Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 800
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.5


Engine Order Code
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.4 L/144
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 178 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in) 63.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 191.1
Wheelbase (in) 110.4
Track Width, Front (in) 63.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.4
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 39.8
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 120.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.1
Front Leg Room (in) 45.5
Second Hip Room (in) 56
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6
Front Hip Room (in) 56
Second Head Room (in) 37.8


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 27


Steering Type Rack-Pinion


Vehicle Name Kia Optima
Body Style Sedan


Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut


Spare Tire Size
Rear Tire Size P205/65HR16
Rear Tire Size P215/55VR17
Front Tire Size P215/55VR17
Front Tire Size P205/65HR16
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.64
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.88
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38


EPA Classification Large Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3230


Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Material