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2011 Kia Optima - Road Test Specs

2011 Kia Optima Sedan

(2.0L 4-cyl. Turbo 6-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2011 Kia Optima SX Turbo 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Vehicle TypeFWD 4dr 5-passenger Sedan
Estimated MSRP$25,995


ConfigurationTransverse, front-engine, four-wheel drive
Engine typeTurbocharged, inline-4
Displacement (cc/cu-in)1,998cc (122 cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft
Compression ratio (x:1)9.5
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)274 @ 6,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)269 @ 1,750
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic
Transmission ratios (x:1)1 = 4.65; II = 2.83; III = 1.84; IV = 1.39; V = 1.00; VI = 0.77; R = 3.39


Suspension, frontMacPherson strut
Suspension, rearMultilink
Steering typeSpeed-proportional power steering
Tire typeAll-season front and rear
Tire size, frontP225/45R18
Tire size, rearP225/45R18
Tire sizeP225/45R18
Wheel size18-by-7.5 inches front and rear
Wheel materialPainted alloy
Brakes, frontVentilated disc
Brakes, rearDisc

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)22 city/34 highway
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)18.5

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,385
Length (in.)190.7
Width (in.)72.0
Height (in.)57.3
Wheelbase (in.)110.0
Track, front (in.)62.8
Track, rear (in.)62.8
Turning circle (ft.)35.8
Legroom, front (in.)45.5
Legroom, rear (in.)34.6
Headroom, front (in.)40.0
Headroom, rear (in.)37.6
Shoulder room, front (in.)57.3
Shoulder room, rear (in.)55.7
Seating capacity5
Ground clearance (in.)5.3


Bumper-to-bumper5 years/60,000 miles
Powertrain10 years/100,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance5 years/60,000 miles

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