2011 Kia Optima Specifications

New Base MSRP
$21,995.00 - $33,695.00
Used Average PriceN/A

Trim

LX
SX
EX
EX Luxury
New Base MSRP
$21,995.00
Fuel Consumption
8.7Aut. City
5.8Aut. Hwy
8.7Man. City
5.7Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P205/65R16
Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Turning Circle
10.9-meter turning circle diameter

Mechanical

Engine
2.4L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed manual
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows With Front One-Touch Up/Down Feature
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Manual Air Conditioning
manual A/C
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Input Jack And Usb Port
yes
6 Speakers
6
Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Rear-Seat Ventilation Ducts (Optional)
heater ducts
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Front Reading Lights
front
Driver-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Homelink Universal Garage-Door Opener And Remote (Optional)
yes
Auto-Dimming Day/Night Rear View Mirror (Optional)
auto day/night sensor

Exterior Details

Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Side-Body Trim
body-color moulding
Door Handles
chrome
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Mudguard
Front and rear
Headlight Type
halogen
Front Fog Lights
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power panoramic sunroof

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Satin Silver,
Ebony Black,
Bright Silver,
Santorini Blue,
Metal Bronze Metallic,
Spicy Red Metallic,
Dark Cherry Metallic,
Pearl White,
Platinum Graphite Metallic,

Interior Colours

Black,

Safety

Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Length (mm)
4845
Width (mm)
1830
Height (mm)
1455
Wheelbase (mm)
2795
Front Headroom (mm)
1015
Rear Headroom (mm)
955
Front Legroom (mm)
1155
Rear Legroom (mm)
880
Cargo Capacity (L)
437
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
70
Curb Weight (kg)
1454
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Brake Assist
yes
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
Ignition Disable
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Maintenance (Months)
12
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
24
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
New Base MSRP
$33,695.00
Fuel Consumption
9.2Aut. City
5.8Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Turning Circle
10.9-meter turning circle diameter
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P225/45R18
Suspension Category
sport

Mechanical

Engine
2.0L L4 Turbo DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes
Bouton de démarrage
yes
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Transmission Paddle Shift
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Infinity Audio System
Infinity audio system
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Input Jack And Usb Port
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Smart Key
True
Power Windows With Front One-Touch Up/Down Feature
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Homelink Universal Garage-Door Opener And Remote
yes
Front Reading Lights
front
Driver-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Auto-Dimming Day/Night Rear View Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Rear-Seat Ventilation Ducts (Optional)
heater ducts
Navigation System
Navigation system
8 Speakers
8

Exterior Details

Side-Body Trim
body-color moulding
Door Handles
chrome
Mudguard
Front and rear
Exterior Decoration
LED taillights
Headlight Type
high intensity
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Sunroof
power panoramic sunroof
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Rear Spoiler
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Platinum Graphite Metallic,
Satin Silver,
Pearl White,
Metal Bronze Metallic,
Spicy Red Metallic,
Bright Silver,
Ebony Black,
Santorini Blue,
Dark Cherry Metallic,

Interior Colours

Black,

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Rear View Camera
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Length (mm)
4845
Width (mm)
1830
Height (mm)
1455
Wheelbase (mm)
2795
Front Headroom (mm)
1015
Rear Headroom (mm)
955
Front Legroom (mm)
1155
Rear Legroom (mm)
880
Cargo Capacity (L)
437
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
70
Curb Weight (kg)
1535

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Maintenance (Months)
12
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
24
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
New Base MSRP
$26,695.00
Fuel Consumption
8.7Aut. City
5.8Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Turning Circle
10.9-meter turning circle diameter
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P215/55R17

Mechanical

Engine
2.4L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes
Bouton de démarrage
yes
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Input Jack And Usb Port
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
6 Speakers
6
Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows With Front One-Touch Up/Down Feature
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Front Reading Lights
front
Driver-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Rear-Seat Ventilation Ducts (Optional)
heater ducts
Smart Key
True
Homelink Universal Garage-Door Opener And Remote
yes
Auto-Dimming Day/Night Rear View Mirror
auto day/night sensor

Exterior Details

Side-Body Trim
body-color moulding
Door Handles
chrome
Mudguard
Front and rear
Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power panoramic sunroof
Rear Window Defroster
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Platinum Graphite Metallic,
Satin Silver,
Pearl White,
Santorini Blue,
Metal Bronze Metallic,
Spicy Red Metallic,
Dark Cherry Metallic,
Ebony Black,
Bright Silver,

Interior Colours

Black,
Grey,

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Length (mm)
4845
Width (mm)
1830
Height (mm)
1455
Wheelbase (mm)
2795
Front Headroom (mm)
1015
Rear Headroom (mm)
955
Front Legroom (mm)
1155
Rear Legroom (mm)
880
Cargo Capacity (L)
437
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
70
Curb Weight (kg)
1462
Rear View Camera
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Maintenance (Months)
12
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
24
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
New Base MSRP
$30,595.00
Fuel Consumption
8.7Aut. City
5.8Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Turning Circle
10.9-meter turning circle diameter
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P225/45R18

Mechanical

Engine
2.4L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes
Bouton de démarrage
yes
Traction Control
yes
Stability Control
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Input Jack And Usb Port
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Smart Key
True
Power Windows With Front One-Touch Up/Down Feature
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Homelink Universal Garage-Door Opener And Remote
yes
Front Reading Lights
front
Driver-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Auto-Dimming Day/Night Rear View Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Rear-Seat Ventilation Ducts (Optional)
heater ducts
Heated Steering Wheel
yes
Infinity Audio System
Infinity audio system
Navigation System (Optional)
Navigation system
8 Speakers
8

Exterior Details

Side-Body Trim
body-color moulding
Door Handles
chrome
Mudguard
Front and rear
Headlight Type
high intensity
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Sunroof
power panoramic sunroof
Exterior Decoration
LED taillights

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Metal Bronze Metallic,
Satin Silver,
Santorini Blue,
Platinum Graphite Metallic,
Pearl White,
Dark Cherry Metallic,
Spicy Red Metallic,
Ebony Black,
Bright Silver,

Interior Colours

Beige,
Black,
Grey,

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Rear View Camera
yes
Hill Start Assist
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Length (mm)
4845
Width (mm)
1830
Height (mm)
1455
Wheelbase (mm)
2795
Front Headroom (mm)
1015
Rear Headroom (mm)
955
Front Legroom (mm)
1155
Rear Legroom (mm)
880
Cargo Capacity (L)
437
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
70
Curb Weight (kg)
1462

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Maintenance (Months)
12
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
24
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130

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