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2018 Kia Optima S Specs

Kia Optima

The Optima S trim features sportier styling elements such as a sport front bumper with bright chrome accent trim and a body-color rear spoiler. It can be seen as a “sport appearance package” for the base Optima trim as over the base model it only additionally offers a ten-way power-adjustable driver’s seat and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. It retains all the standard equipment, though, including the high levels of safety present on the LX.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$23,600
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Sedan
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
  • Horsepower
    185 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • Torque
    178 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Rack-Pinion

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x 6.5"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x 6.5"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Multi-Link

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P215/55VR17
  • Rear Tire
    P215/55VR17

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    26 MPG
  • City
    23 MPG
  • Highway
    32 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    6.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    18.5 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    425.5 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    592 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    191.1 in
  • Height
    57.7 in
  • Max Width
    73.2 in
  • Front Width
    63.1 in
  • Rear Width
    63.4 in
  • Wheelbase
    110.4 in
  • Ground Clearance
    5.3 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    45.5 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39.8 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    58.1 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    56 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    35.6 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    37.8 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    56.4 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    56 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    3,362 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    15.9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Ebony Black
  • Granite Brown, Build Out:01/31/2018
  • Horizon Blue
  • Platinum Graphite
  • Remington Red
  • Silky Silver

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Snow White Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Sport Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Not Available
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Standard
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Standard
  • Premium Sound System
    Not Available
  • Satellite Radio
    Standard
  • Smart Device Integration
    Standard
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Standard
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Standard

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Standard
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Not Available
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Standard
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Not Available
  • Vinyl Seats
    Not Available
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Standard
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Optional

Comfort

  • Head-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Not Available
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Standard
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Not Available
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Standard
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Not Available
  • Power Driver Seat
    Standard
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Not Available
  • Remote Engine Start
    Not Available
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Standard
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Not Available
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Not Available
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics
    Standard

Additional Packages

18" Alloy Wheels Package

$200

Wheels: 7.5J x 18" Alloy w/Chrome Finish, Sport Side Sills, Tires: P235/45R18

Pano Sport Package

$1,300

Larger Front Brakes, Wheels: 7.5J x 18" Alloy w/Chrome Finish, Gloss Black Side Sills, Tires: P235/45R18

Panoramic Sunroof Package

$1,000

LED Overhead Front & Rear Reading Lamps, Panoramic Sunroof

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Standard
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Standard
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Standard
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Standard
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Standard
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Standard
  • Brake Assist
    Standard
  • Stability Control
    Standard
  • Traction Control
    Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating

Airbags

  • Driver Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Knee Air Bag
    Standard
  • Passenger Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    10 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles