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2011 Kia Optima LX

4dr Sedan

2011 Kia Optima EX

4dr Sedan

2011 Kia Optima EX Turbo

4dr Sedan

2011 Kia Optima
(2011 Kia Optima 4dr Sedan shown)
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2011 Kia Optima
(2011 Kia Optima 4dr Sedan shown)
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2011 Kia Optima
(2011 Kia Optima 4dr Sedan shown)
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MSRP $19,200 $22,700 $24,700
Destination Charge $750 $750 $750
Invoice Price $18,800 $21,210 $23,080
Total List Price $19,950 $23,450 $25,450
Available Engines 192-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas) 200-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas) 200-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas) 192-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas) 274-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 6-speed manual w/OD 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 24 mpg 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 35 mpg 34 mpg 34 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data      
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole
Side, Rear Seat
Overall, Overall
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)
Front, Overall Front
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)
Front, Driver's
Side, Front Seat
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side
IIHS Crash Test Data      
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Good Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable Acceptable Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good Good
Side, Overall Side Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good Good
Overview 2011 Kia Optima LX 2011 Kia Optima EX 2011 Kia Optima EX Turbo
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
8 brand, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
8 brand, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
8 brand, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
clock, window grid diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
clock, window grid diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
clock, window grid diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2011 Kia Optima LX 2011 Kia Optima EX 2011 Kia Optima EX Turbo
Air conditioning, front Standard:
manual
dual zone front automatic dual zone front automatic
Available:
dual zone front automatic
N/A N/A
Air filter Standard Standard Standard
Underseat ducts Standard Standard Standard
Cargo net Available Available Available
Clock Standard:
in-dash
Standard:
in-dash
Standard:
in-dash
Available:
in-radio display
Available:
in-radio display
Available:
in-radio display
Compass Available Standard Standard
Cruise control Available Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim Standard:
urethane
leatherette leatherette
Available:
metal-look
N/A N/A
12V DC power outlet 2 2 2
Overhead console mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console full full full
Floor mats Available:
carpeted front & rear
Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Front windows power power power
Rear windows power power power
1-Touch Window Up N/A driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-Touch Window Down driver driver and passenger driver and passenger
Programmable garage door opener Available Standard Standard
Instrumentation analog analog analog
Tachometer Standard Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox N/A Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard Standard
Rearview mirror Standard:
day-night
auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
N/A N/A
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release power power power
Remote trunk release power power power
Retained accessory power Standard Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel material urethane leatherette leatherette
Seats 2011 Kia Optima LX 2011 Kia Optima EX 2011 Kia Optima EX Turbo
Front seat type bucket bucket bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls Standard:
6-way
8-way power 8-way power
Available:
8-way power
N/A N/A
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way Standard:
4-way
Standard:
4-way
N/A Available:
4-way power
Available:
4-way power
Lumbar support driver driver driver
Front armrests center center center
Front head restraints adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt
Heated front seats N/A Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Cooled front seats N/A Available:
driver and passenger
Available:
driver and passenger
Memory N/A Available:
driver
Available:
driver
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest Standard Standard Standard
Rear head restraints 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Heated rear seats N/A Available Available
Seat trim cloth leather leather
Entertainment 2011 Kia Optima LX 2011 Kia Optima EX 2011 Kia Optima EX Turbo
Radio AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard Standard
Voice recognition Available Available Available
Speakers Standard:
6
Standard:
6
Standard:
6
Available:
8 brand
Available:
8 brand
Available:
8 brand
Amplifier Available Available Available
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard Standard
Navigation system Available:
with voice activation
Available:
with voice activation
Available:
with voice activation
1st row LCD screen Available:
1
Available:
1
Available:
1
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2011 Kia Optima LX 2011 Kia Optima EX 2011 Kia Optima EX Turbo
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front front
Headlights halogen halogen halogen
Exterior light control N/A fully automatic fully automatic
Delay off headlamps N/A Standard Standard
Headlight washer N/A Standard Standard
Illuminated entry Standard Standard Standard
Parking assist Available Available Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system N/A Standard Standard
Panic alarm Standard Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard Standard
Warranty 2011 Kia Optima LX 2011 Kia Optima EX 2011 Kia Optima EX Turbo
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 120/100,000 120/100,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Exterior 2011 Kia Optima LX 2011 Kia Optima EX 2011 Kia Optima EX Turbo
Antenna window grid window grid window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights N/A front front
Door count 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light light
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors N/A Standard Standard
Sunroof N/A Available:
1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Available:
1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
2nd row sunroof N/A Available:
fixed glass with power sunshade
Available:
fixed glass with power sunshade
Tires P205/65HR16.0 BSW AS P215/55VR17.0 BSW AS P215/55VR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
16" steel
Standard:
17" silver aluminum
Standard:
17" machined aluminum
Available:
16" silver aluminum
Available:
silver aluminum
Available:
machined aluminum
Available:
steel
N/A N/A
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mechanical 2011 Kia Optima LX 2011 Kia Optima EX 2011 Kia Optima EX Turbo
Engine 2.4L I-4 2.4L I-4 2.0L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC DOHC
Turbocharger N/A N/A intercooled turbo
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard Standard
Suspension tuning regular regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Available Standard Standard
Transmission Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto w/OD
N/A N/A
Axle ratio 3.25 2.89 2.89
Remote vehicle starting system Available N/A N/A
Specifications 2011 Kia Optima LX 2011 Kia Optima EX 2011 Kia Optima EX Turbo
Exterior length 190.7 " 190.7 " 190.7 "
Exterior body width 72.1 " 72.1 " 72.1 "
Exterior height 57.3 " 57.3 " 57.3 "
Engine 2.4L I-4 2.4L I-4 2.0L I-4
Horsepower Standard:
200 @ 6,300 rpm
Standard:
200 @ 6,300 rpm
274 @ 6,000 rpm
Available:
192 @ 6,300 rpm
Available:
192 @ 6,300 rpm
N/A
Torque Standard:
186 @ 4,250 rpm
Standard:
186 @ 4,250 rpm
269 @ 1,750 rpm
Available:
181 @ 4,250 rpm
Available:
181 @ 4,250 rpm
N/A
Fuel economy - city 24 mpg 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 35 mpg 34 mpg 34 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.46 / 3.82 " 3.46 / 3.82 " 3.39 / 3.39 "
Curb weight Standard:
3,206 lbs.
3,385 lbs. 3,385 lbs.
Available:
3,223 lbs.
N/A N/A
Wheelbase 110.0 " 110.0 " 110.0 "
Front track 63.0 " 62.8 " 62.8 "
Rear track 63.0 " 62.8 " 62.8 "
Turning radius 17.9 ' 17.9 ' 17.9 '
Drag coefficient .29 .29 .29
Front legroom 45.5 " 45.5 " 45.5 "
Rear legroom 34.7 " 34.7 " 34.7 "
Front headroom 40.0 " 40.0 " 40.0 "
Rear headroom 37.6 " 37.6 " 37.6 "
Front hiproom 54.7 " 54.7 " 54.7 "
Rear hiproom 54.5 " 54.5 " 54.5 "
Front shoulder room 57.2 " 57.2 " 57.2 "
Rear shoulder room 55.7 " 55.7 " 55.7 "
Luggage volume 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 102 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal.