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2012 Kia Optima Trim Levels & Specs

2012 Kia Optima Specifications

Compare important 2012 Kia Optima technical specifications like exterior dimensions, ground clearance, wheelbase, interior space volume, engine's power as measured by horsepower and torque output, weight of the vehicle, towing & payload capacity or gas tank size to know the estimated mpg.
Trims LX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: SX 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Exterior length 190.70 190.70 190.70 190.70
Exterior body width 72.10 72.10 72.10 72.10
Exterior height 57.30 57.30 57.30 57.30
Horsepower 200 200 274 274
Torque 186 186 269 269
Fuel economy - city 24 24 22 22
Fuel economy - highway 35 35 34 34
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s) 8.00 8.00 7.20 7.60
1/4 mile time 16.50 16.50 15.80 15.50
1/4 mile speed 90 89 90 90
Lateral acceleration (g) 0.80 0.90 0.90 0.90
Slalom speed 59 60 60 60
Bore-and-Stroke 3.46/3.82 " 3.46/3.82 " 3.39/3.39 " 3.39/3.39 "
Curb weight 3206.00 3223.00 3385.00 3385.00
Wheelbase 110.00 110.00 110.00 110.00
Front track 63.00 62.80 62.80 62.60
Rear track 63.00 62.80 62.80 62.60
Turning radius 17.90 17.90 17.90 17.90
Front legroom 45.50 45.50 45.50 45.50
Rear legroom 34.70 34.70 34.70 34.70
Front headroom 40.00 40.00 40.00 40.00
Rear headroom 37.60 37.60 37.60 37.60
Front hip room 54.70 54.70 54.70 54.70
Rear hip room 54.50 54.50 54.50 54.50
Front shoulder room 57.30 57.30 57.30 57.30
Rear shoulder room 55.70 55.70 55.70 55.70
Luggage volume 15.40 15.40 15.40 15.40
Luggage volume (max) 15.40 15.40 15.40 15.40
Passenger volume 102 102 102 102
Fuel tank 18.50 18.50 18.50 18.50
Drag coefficient 0.29 0.29 0.29 0.29

2012 Kia Optima Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the Optima, however, is its roomy interior. The 2012 Kia Optima comes with a variety of specs on the inside. You can find out more about these features in the chart below.
Trims LX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: SX 4dr Sedan, Engine:
12V DC power outlet 2 2 2 2
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 2 2
Air compressor 3819 3819 N/A N/A

2012 Kia Optima Exterior Features

Would you like to grasp the idea which 2012 Kia Optima trim level is better equipped with such little cool exterior features like fog lights, spoiler, mud flaps, sunroof, roof racks, running boards, etc? Check out the full list of these additional features below.
Trims LX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: SX 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Door count 4 4 4 4
Front tires P205/65HR16.0 BSW AS P215/55VR17.0 BSW AS P215/55VR17.0 BSW AS P225/45VR18.0 BSW AS
Wheels 16" steel 17" silver aluminum 17" machined aluminum 18" machined aluminum
Sunroof N/A 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
2nd row sunroof N/A fixed glass with power sunshade fixed glass with power sunshade fixed glass with power sunshade

2012 Kia Optima Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2012 Kia Optima trim level may have different seating options, so be sure to carefully compare the specifications. Some trims have leather upholstery, "memory", armrest, heated seats, and some have them only for the front passengers, while other provide them for the rear seats two.
Trims LX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: SX 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Standard seating 5 5 5 5

2012 Kia Optima Entertainment System

Some 2012 Kia Optima trim levels have a built-in DVD player, voice recognition, while others have a touch screen display, bluetooth compatibility, navigation system. There are also a variety of different audio options, so be sure to compare the trim levels carefully to find the one that best suits your needs.
Trims LX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: SX 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Speakers 6 6 6 6
Amplifier 530W 530W 530W 530W
1st row LCD screen 1 1 1 1

2012 Kia Optima Safety and Security Features

Each 2012 Kia Optima trim comes with a variety of safety and security features that will keep you and your family safe while on the road. Some of these features include airbags, traction control, stability control, side impact, panic alarm, blind spot sensors, parking assist, and more.
Trims LX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: SX 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Rear child safety door locks std std std std
         

2012 Kia Optima Mechanical Features

The 2012 Kia Optima will have different mechanical features depending on the trim level that you choose. Some of the other features that you may find in the higher-level trim levels include air suspension, brake assist, speed sensitive steering, an electronic limited slip differential, a performance exhaust system.
Trims LX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: SX 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Axle ratio 3.25 2.89 2.89 2.89
Remote vehicle starting system 3814 N/A N/A N/A

2012 Kia Optima Other Specs

In general, the 2012 Kia Optima lower-level trims will have fewer features. If you are looking for a vehicle that has all of the latest and greatest features, then you will want to choose one of the higher-level trim levels.
Trims LX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: EX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: SX 4dr Sedan, Engine:
Maximum towing capacity 2000 2000 2000 2000

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Wheel Offset 38 - 53 mm
Lug Nut Size M12 x 1.5
0-60 times 7.2 - 8 sec
Horsepower 200 - 274 hp
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Lug Pattern PCD 5x114.3
Tire size 205/65 R16 - 235/35 R20
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