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2011 Kia Optima Comparisons

LX Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $20,700.00 $19,395.00 $40,280.00
Destination $750.00 $750.00 $720.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4 2.4L I4 1.4L I4
Horsepower 200 @ 6300 RPM 198 @ 6300 RPM 149 @ N/A RPM
Torque 186 @ 4250 RPM 184 @ 4250 RPM 273 @ N/A RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2359 2359 1398
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.8 3.5 X 3.8 2.9 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 11.3:1 10.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 24 24 35
Highway (mpg) 34 35 40

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3384.1 3161.4 3780.9
Wheelbase (in.) 110.0 110.0 105.7
Length (in.) 190.7 189.8 177.1
Width (in.) 72.1 72.2 70.4
Height (in.) 57.3 57.9 56.3
Track Front (in.) 63.0 62.9 61.2
Track Rear (in.) 63.0 62.9 62.1
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 4
Front Headroom (in.) 40.0 40.0 37.8
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.6 37.8 36.0
Front Legroom (in.) 45.5 45.5 42.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 34.7 34.6 34.1
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.2 57.9 56.5
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 55.7 56.7 53.9
Front Hip Room (in.) 54.7 55.2 53.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) 54.5 54.9 51.2

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 102.2 103.8 N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link torsion
Tires 205/65R16 205/65R16 215/55R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A Std.
Navigation Aid N/A N/A Std.

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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