Kia Optima – Generation 3 (2012-2015)

KIA OPTIMA (2012-2015)
Kia’s first local foray to the mid-size market, the Optima is basically a twin of the Sonata but carries a different kit and same goes with its pricing.

OWNERSHIP DETAILS 2.4 EX
Years Available August 2012-2015
ENGINE SPECS
Engine Theta II 2.4 DOHC 16V I4
Horsepower 178hp @ 6,000rpm
Torque 231Nm @ 4,000rpm
Fuel Type Gasoline/93 Octane
Fuel System Multi Port Injection with D-CVVT
Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 Liters
DIMENSIONS
Length 4,845mm
Width 1,830mm
Height 1,445mm
Wheelbase 2,795mm
Curb Weight 1,436kg
Body Style 4-Door Sedan
Engine/Drive Type Front Engine/Front Wheel Drive
Seating 5
SUSPENSION & TIRES
Front Suspension McPherson Strut with Stabilizer
Rear Suspension Multi-Link
Front Brakes Ventilated Disc
Rear Brakes Solid Disc
Tires 214/45 R18
Wheels 18 Inch Alloy
SAFETY
Airbags 2
Anti-Lock Brakes Yes
Traction/Stability Control Yes, Electronic Stability Program
Other Safety Features Immobilizer, High Mount Stop Lamp, Rear Parking Assist, Active Headrest
EXTERIOR
Fog Lamps Standard
Other Exterior Features Daytime Running Light, LED Rear Combination Lamps, Headlamp Washer, Mud Guard, Sun Roof, Chrome Door Handles
INTERIOR
Steering Wheel Adjustment Tilt
Steering Wheel Material Leather
Seating Adjustment Power
Seating Material Leather
Other Interior Features 60/40 Fold Rear Seat, Mood Lamp, Rear Aircon Vents, Cruise Control, Illuminated Sunvisor with Vanity Mirror, Illuminated Stainless Steel Door Scuff, Pin and Map Lamp, Paddle Shifters, Smart Key Push Start/Stop Button, Cooling Glove Box, Power Outlet, Autolight Control
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
Power Amenities Steering, Windows, Door Locks, Mirrors
Climate Control Automatic, Dual Zone
Audio System AM/FM/CD/MP3/AUX/USB/IPOD with Bluetooth
Speakers 6-Jan
Steering Wheel Controls Yes, Audio and Cruise Control
Alarm Yes
Keyless Entry Yes
NOTES
RIVALS Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata, Mazda 6, Nissan Altima, Nissan Teana, Peugeot 508, Toyota Camry