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Kia Optima

The All-New Optima has undergone an evolution. The good looks that we all know still remain, however it is now available with a potent turbocharged engine. That's not all, as now you'll also find more progressive driving dynamics, improved innovative safety technologies and a higher-class interior than before.

Kia Optima

Features

Steering, Brakes & Suspension

  • Si
    GT
  • Power steering system (Electric power steering)
    Column-mounted MDPS
    Rack-mounted MDPS
  • DMS system (3 modes - Normal, Eco, Sport)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Energy absorbing steering column
    Standard
    Standard
  • Tilt & telescopic adjustable steering column
    Standard
    Standard
  • Minimum turning circle (m)
    10.9
    10.9
  • Front brakes
    320mm ventilated disc
    320mm ventilated disc
  • Rear brakes
    284mm solid disc
    284mm solid disc
  • Electronic parking brake with Auto Hold
    Standard
    Standard
  • Front suspension
    McPherson strut
    McPherson strut
  • Rear suspension
    Multi-link
    Multi-link

Wheels and Tyres

  • Si
    GT
  • Wheel size
    17"
    18"
  • Wheel type
    Alloy
    Alloy
  • Tyres
    215/55 R17
    Continental ContiPremiumContact5
    235/45 R18
    Michelin Pilot Sport 3
  • Spare wheel type
    Full size alloy
    Full size alloy
  • TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System)
    Not available
    Standard

Active Safety

  • Si
    GT
  • ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD & BA
    Standard
    Standard
  • ESC (Electronic Stability Control) with TCS
    Standard
    Standard
  • VSM (Vehicle Stability Management)
    Standard
    Standard
  • HAC (Hill-start Assist Control)
    Standard
    Standard
  • ESS (Emergency Stop Signal)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Seatbelt warning chime & light on all positions
    Standard
    Standard
  • Front & rear parking sensors with dash display
    Standard
    Standard
  • Rear view camera with in-audio screen display & dynamic parking guidelines
    Standard
    Standard
  • Electrochromic rear view mirror (auto dimming)
    Standard
    Standard
  • BSD (Blind Spot Detection) & LCA (Lane Change Assist)
    Not available
    Standard
  • LDWS (Lane Departure Warning System)
    Standard
    Standard
  • RCTA (Rear Cross Traffic Alert)
    Not available
    Standard
  • AEB* (Autonomous Emergency Braking)
    Standard
    Standard
  • High-mounted rear stop light
    Standard
    Standard
  • LED daytime running light (DRL)
    Standard
    Standard
  • LED front fog lights
    Standard
    Not available
  • AFLS (Adaptive Front Lighting System)
    Not available
    Standard
  • HBA (High Beam Assist)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Dusk-sensing automatic headlamps
    Standard
    Standard
  • Speed sensing auto door lock
    Standard
    Standard
  • Static cornering lights
    Standard
    Not available
  • Child restraint anchorage points
    (3 x anchors / 2 x ISOFIX positions)
    Standard
    Standard
  • 3-point ELR seatbelts on all positions
    Standard
    Standard

Passive Safety

  • Si
    GT
  • Driver and front passenger SRS airbags
    Standard
    Standard
  • Curtain SRS airbags (1st & 2nd row)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Curtain SRS airbags
    Standard
    Standard
  • Front seatbelt pre-tensioners with load limiters
    Standard
    Standard
  • Side door impact beams
    Standard
    Standard
  • Impact sensing auto door unlocking
    Standard
    Standard

Security

  • Si
    GT
  • Anti-theft immobiliser
    Standard
    Standard
  • Remote central locking with keyless entry & boot release
    Standard
    Standard
  • Folding key
    Standard
    Not available
  • Smart key with push button start
    Not available
    Standard
  • Burglar alarm with security indicator
    Standard
    Standard
  • Headlamp escort function
    Standard
    Standard
  • Remote fuel lid release
    Standard
    Standard

Seating

  • Si
    GT
  • Seat capacity
    5
    5
  • Cloth trim seats
    Standard
    Not available
  • Leather† trim seats with contrast stitching & GT logo
    Not available
    Standard
  • 6-way front seats incl. height adjust (pumping device)
    Standard
    Not available
  • Driver's seat 2-way lumbar support (powered)
    Standard
    Not available
  • 8-way power driver's seat with 4-way lumbar support
    Not available
    Standard
  • IMS driver’s seat with 2 seating position memory & easy access function
    Not available
    Standard
  • 8-way front passenger's seat with 2-way lumbar support
    Not available
    Standard
  • Split fold flat rear seats (60:40)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Rear centre armrest
    Standard
    Standard
  • Height adjustable headrests
    (all seats)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Height adjustable front seatbelts
    Standard
    Standard

Exterior Features

  • Si
    GT
  • Chrome 'Schreyer' grille surround
    Standard
    Standard
  • Body coloured bumpers
    Standard
    Standard
  • Sports package (front & rear bumper, red brake calipers, black gloss side sill)
    Not available
    Standard
  • Body coloured door handles with chrome accents
    Standard
    Standard
  • Body coloured outside door mirrors
    Standard
    Standard
  • Electric folding outside door mirrors with automatic folding function
    Standard
    Standard
  • Outside mirror mounted side indicators
    Standard
    Standard
  • Dual projector HID headlamps with washer & auto levelling
    Standard
    Not available
  • Bi-Xenon HID headlamps with washer & auto levelling
    Not available
    Standard
  • LED rear combination lamps
    Not available
    Standard
  • Smart boot (auto release)
    Not available
    Standard
  • Dual chrome tip rear muffler
    Standard
    Standard
  • Panoramic sunroof (powered)
    Not available
    Standard
  • Windscreen with sunband
    Standard
    Standard
  • Solar glass
    Standard
    Standard
  • Aero-blade type front wipers
    Standard
    Standard
  • Front wiper & washer (variable intermittent / 2-speed)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Rain sensing front wipers
    Standard
    Standard

Interior Features

  • Si
    GT
  • ASCC (Advanced Smart Cruise Control) with steering wheel mounted controls
    Standard
    Standard
  • Premium steering wheel & shift knob
    Standard
    Standard
  • Flat-bottom perforated leather† sports steering wheel with GT logo
    Not available
    Standard
  • Heated steering wheel
    Not available
    Standard
  • Paddle shifters
    Standard
    Standard
  • Colour TFT Supervision instrument cluster
    Not available
    Standard
  • Mono-type LCD instrument cluster
    Standard
    Not available
  • Multi-function trip computer
    Standard
    Standard
  • User selectable options (auto door lock/unlock, headlamp escort, one touch turn, etc.)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Steering wheel position indicator
    Standard
    Standard
  • Digital clock in audio screen display
    Standard
    Standard
  • Ambient temperature display
    Standard
    Standard
  • Front power windows auto up & down with safety function
    Standard
    Standard
  • Alloy door scuff panels
    Not available
    Standard
  • Alloy sports pedals
    Not available
    Standard
  • Driver's foot rest
    Standard
    Standard
  • Metal look interior trim accents (vent surrounds & door handles)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Black high gloss trim (console & door)
    Standard
    Not available
  • Aluminum trim (console)
    Not available
    Standard
  • Interior lights (front & rear)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Interior light with delay out
    Standard
    Standard
  • Rear window defroster with timer
    Standard
    Standard
  • 2 x 12V power outlets (1 x front console & 1 x behind centre console)
    Standard
    Standard
  • USB charger (behind centre console)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Wireless phone charging (Qi) ***
    Not available
    Standard
  • Rear door sunshade blinds
    Not available
    Standard
  • Driver & passenger sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors & sliding function
    Standard
    Standard

Storage

  • Si
    GT
  • 4 x Bottle Holders
    (Front & Rear Doors)
    Standard
    Standard
  • 4 x Cup Holders
    (front & rear)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Map pockets in front & rear doors
    Standard
    Standard
  • Luggage hooks & net
    Not available
    Standard
  • Sunglass Holder
    Standard
    Standard
  • Glovebox with lock & illumination
    Standard
    Standard
  • Centre console storage box with bucket tray
    Standard
    Standard
  • Front seat back pockets
    Standard
    Standard

Audio

  • Si
    GT
  • MP3 compatible audio player with AM/FM tuner
    Standard
    Standard
  • 6 speakers (front door, rear door & front tweeters)
    Standard
    Not available
  • 10 speaker premium sound system - harmon/kardon® brand
    Not available
    Standard
  • Satellite navigation multimedia system with traffic information (SUNA™)
    Standard
    Standard
  • 7" colour LCD touch screen
    Standard
    Not available
  • 8" colour LCD touch screen
    Not available
    Standard
  • AUX/USB input with iPod® compatibility
    (on selected iPod® models)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Bluetooth® functionality (phone/media stream)‡
    Standard
    Standard
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
    Standard
    Standard
  • SDVC (Speed Dependent Volume Control)
    Standard
    Standard
  • Shark fin antenna
    Standard
    Standard

Ventilation

  • Si
    GT
  • Dual-zone climate control air-conditioning with Clean Air module
    Standard
    Standard
  • In-audio screen climate control display
    Standard
    Standard
  • Auto defog system
    Standard
    Standard
  • Rear air vents
    Standard
    Standard
  • Ventilated & heated front seats
    Not available
    Standard

^ Subject to State regulations and towbar design.
† Leather trim includes some leather-like material on selected high impact surfaces.
‡ Not all mobile phones will be compatible with the vehicle’s Bluetooth® system.
* Autonomous Emergency Braking system (AEB) is only a supplemental system and it does not replace the need for the driver to apply the vehicle's brakes and exercise care and attention. For more information about Kia's AEB system, please see your local Kia dealer or refer to your Kia vehicle's owner's manual.
*** Phone must be wireless charging compatible.
IMS - Integrated Memory System, TCS - Traction Control System, BA - Brake Assist, EBD - Electronic Brake Distribution, DMS - Drive Mode Select, MDPS - Motor Driven Power Steering, T-GDI - Turbo Gasoline Direct Injection, D-CVVT - Dual Continuous Variable Valve Timing, GDI - Gasoline Direct Injection

Specifications

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Engine

  • Si
    GT
  • Engine Type
    2.4L GDI Petrol
    In-line 4 cyl. DOHC GDI D-CVVT 16 valve
    2.0L T-GDI Petrol
    In-line 4 cyl. DOHC T-GDI D-CVVT 16 valve
  • Capacity (cc)
    2,359
    1,998
  • Max Power (kW @ rpm)
    138 @ 6,000
    180 @ 6,000
  • Max Torque (Nm @ rpm)
    241 @ 4,000
    350 @ 1,400 ~ 4,000
  • Bore x stroke (mm)
    88.0 × 97.0
    86.0 × 86.0
  • Compression Ratio
    11.3 : 1
    10 : 1

Transmission

  • Si
    GT
  • 6 Speed Automatic (Sports-matic)
    Standard
    Standard

Gear Ratio

  • Si
    GT
  • 1st
    4.212
    4.766
  • 2nd
    2.637
    2.946
  • 3rd
    1.800
    1.917
  • 4th
    1.386
    1.420
  • 5th
    1.000
    1.000
  • 6th
    0.772
    0.772
  • Reverse
    3.385
    3.393
  • Final Ratio
    2.885
    2.885

Dimensions

  • Si
    GT
  • Overall dimensions (LxWxH) (mm)
    4,855 x 1,860 x 1,465
    4,855 x 1,860 x 1,465
  • Wheelbase (mm)
    2,805
    2,805
  • Minimum ground clearance (mm)
    135
    135
  • Luggage space L
    510 (VDA), 450 (SAE)
    510 (VDA), 450 (SAE)

Fuel

  • Si
    GT
  • Fuel consumption (L/100km) - Combined *
    8.3
    8.5
  • Fuel consumption (L/100km) - Urban *
    12.0
    12.5
  • Fuel consumption (L/100km) - Extra-urban *
    6.2
    6.3
  • CO2 emission (g/km) - Combined
    194
    199
  • CO2 emission (g/km) - Urban
    278
    291
  • CO2 emission (g/km) - Extra-urban
    144
    146
  • EURO emission compliant
    V
    V
  • Hood insulator
    Standard
    Standard
  • Fuel type recommended
    Regular unleaded**
    Regular unleaded**
  • Fuel tank capacity (L)
    70
    70

Weight

  • Si
    GT
  • Tare weight (kg)
    1,540
    1,605
  • Max. kerb weight (kg)
    1,585
    1,650
  • Gross weight (kg)
    2,060
    2,120

Towing Capacity

  • Si
    GT
  • Towing Capacity unbraked (kg)
    750
    700
  • Towing Capacity braked (kg)
    1,700
    1,400
  • Max. towball download (kg)
    80
    80

* Fuel consumption figures are based on ADR81/02 test results. They are useful in comparing the fuel consumption of different vehicles. They may not be the fuel consumption achieved in practice. This will depend on traffic and road conditions and how the vehicle is driven.
** E10 Compatible.
T-GDI - Turbo Gasoline Direct Injection, D-CVVT - Dual Continuous Variable Valve Timing, GDI - Gasoline Direct Injection

Optima Colours

Optima in Clear White Shown*

* Premium paint at additional cost.
Colours and trims displayed here are a guide only and may vary from actual colours due to the display process.

Optima Range

Kia Optima S

Si

Transmission: Auto

Fuel Type: Petrol

  • 17” alloy wheels with Continental ContiSportContact 5 tyres
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking* (AEB)
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Warning System
Kia Optima S Premium

GT

Transmission: Auto

Fuel Type: Petrol

  • 18" alloy wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport 3 tyres
  • 2.0L Turbocharged engine
  • Blind Spot Detection (BSD)
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking