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2015 Kia Optima Trim Levels & Specs

2015 Kia Optima Specifications

Compare important 2015 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: 2.4L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4 SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Exterior length 190.7 " 190.7 " 190.7 " 190.7 " 190.7 "
Exterior body width 72.1 " 72.1 " 72.1 " 72.1 " 72.1 "
Exterior height 57.1 " 57.1 " 57.1 " 57.1 " 57.1 "
Horsepower 192 @ 6,300 rpm 192 @ 6,300 rpm 192 @ 6,300 rpm 274 @ 6,000 rpm 274 @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 181 @ 4,250 rpm 181 @ 4,250 rpm 181 @ 4,250 rpm 269 @ 1,650 rpm 269 @ 1,650 rpm
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s) 7.9 seconds 7.9 seconds 7.9 seconds 6.0 seconds 6.0 seconds
1/4 mile time 16.1 seconds 16.1 seconds 16.1 seconds 14.7 seconds 14.7 seconds
1/4 mile speed 88 mph 88 mph 88 mph 94 mph 94 mph
Lateral acceleration (g) .8 .8 .8 .9 .9
Slalom speed 59 mph 59 mph 59 mph 61 mph 61 mph
Bore-and-Stroke 3.46/3.82 " 3.46/3.82 " 3.46/3.82 " 3.39/3.39 " 3.39/3.39 "
Curb weight 3,237 lbs. 3,272 lbs. 3,327 lbs. 3,468 lbs. 3,468 lbs.
Wheelbase 110.0 " 110.0 " 110.0 " 110.0 " 110.0 "
Front track 63.0 " 62.8 " 62.6 " 62.6 " 62.6 "
Rear track 63.0 " 62.8 " 62.6 " 62.6 " 62.6 "
Turning radius 17.9 '' 17.9 '' 17.9 '' 17.9 '' 17.9 ''
Front legroom 45.5 " 45.5 " 45.5 " 45.5 " 45.5 "
Rear legroom 34.7 " 34.7 " 34.7 " 34.7 " 34.7 "
Front headroom 40.0 " 40.0 " 40.0 " 40.0 " 40.0 "
Rear headroom 37.6 " 37.6 " 37.6 " 37.6 " 37.6 "
Front hip room 54.7 " 54.7 " 54.7 " 54.7 " 54.7 "
Rear hip room 54.5 " 54.5 " 54.5 " 54.5 " 54.5 "
Front shoulder room 57.3 " 57.3 " 57.3 " 57.3 " 57.3 "
Rear shoulder room 55.7 " 55.7 " 55.7 " 55.7 " 55.7 "
Luggage volume 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 102 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal.
Drag coefficient .28 .28 .28 .28 .28

2015 Kia Optima Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the Optima, however, is its roomy interior. The 2015 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: 2.4L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4 SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Air conditioning, front manual dual zone automatic dual zone automatic dual zone automatic dual zone automatic
Air filter std std std std std
Underseat ducts std std std std std
Clock in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash in-radio display
Compass opt std std std std
Cruise control std std std std std
Cupholders front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim urethane leather/simulated wood leather leather leather/piano black
12V DC power outlet 2 2 2 2 2
Overhead console mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console full full full full full
Floor mats carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows power power power power power
Rear windows power power power power power
1-touch window up driver driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-touch window down driver driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Programmable garage door opener opt std std std std
Instrumentation analog analog digital/analog digital/analog digital/analog
Tachometer std std std std std
Trip computer std std std std std
Water temp gauge std std std std std
Low fuel warning std std std std std
Exterior temperature display std std std std std
Lighting - map lights front front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade fade fade
Lighting - cargo light std std std std std
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger std std std std std
Rear view mirror day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release power power power power power
Remote trunk release power power power power power
Retained accessory power std std std std std
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 2 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column std std std std std
Steering wheel material urethane leather/piano black leather/piano black leather/piano black leather/piano black
Cargo net opt opt opt opt opt
Air compressor std std std N/A N/A
Lighting - glovebox N/A std std std std
Service interval warning N/A N/A std std std

2015 Kia Optima Exterior Features

Would you like to grasp the idea which 2015 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: 2.4L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4 SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Antenna window grid window grid window grid window grid window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights front front front front front
Door count 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk trunk trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light light light light
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated door mirrors std std std std std
Front tires P205/65HR16.0 BSW AS P215/55VR17.0 BSW AS P225/45VR18.0 BSW AS P225/45VR18.0 BSW AS P225/45VR18.0 BSW AS
Wheels 16" silver aluminum 17" silver aluminum 18" machined aluminum 18" machined aluminum 18" chrome aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel N/A N/A compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mud flaps opt opt opt opt opt
Sunroof N/A 1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass N/A 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 N/A fixed glass with power sunshade fixed glass with power sunshade
Spoiler N/A N/A N/A N/A lip
Bodyside insert N/A N/A N/A N/A chrome

2015 Kia Optima Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2015 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: 2.4L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4 SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Front seat type bucket bucket bucket bucket bucket
Standard seating 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front driver seat direction controls 6-way power 8-way power 8-way power 8-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way 4-way 4-way 4-way power
Lumbar support driver driver driver driver driver
Front armrests center center center center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest std std std std std
Rear head restraints 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth leather cloth/leather cloth/leather leather
Heated front seats N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory N/A driver driver driver driver
Heated rear seats N/A opt opt opt std
Cooled front seats N/A driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger

2015 Kia Optima Entertainment System

Some 2015 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: 2.4L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4 SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Radio SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability std std std std std
Auxiliary input jack std std std std std
Steering wheel audio controls std std std std std
Voice recognition opt opt opt opt std
Speakers 6 6 6 6 8 Infinity
Speed-Sensitive Volume std std std std std
1st row LCD screen 1 1 2 2 2
Bluetooth Compatibility std std std std std
Amplifier N/A opt opt opt std
Navigation system N/A yes with voice activation yes with voice activation yes with voice activation yes with voice activation

2015 Kia Optima Safety and Security Features

Each 2015 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: 2.4L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4 SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupancy sensor std std std std std
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable seatbelts front front front front front
Seatbelt pre-tensioners front front front front front
Headlights halogen halogen halogen high intensity low beam, Xenon high intensity low beam, Xenon
Exterior light control fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic
Delay-off headlamps std std std std std
Illuminated entry std std std std std
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm std std std std std
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks std std std std std
Content theft deterrent alarm system std std std std std
Ignition disable std std std std std
Low tire pressure warning std std std std std
Keyless access system N/A std std std std
Blind spot sensor N/A opt opt opt std
LED taillights N/A N/A std std std
Parking assist N/A N/A N/A N/A std
First aid kit N/A N/A N/A N/A std

2015 Kia Optima Mechanical Features

The 2015 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: 2.4L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4 SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Engine 2.4L I-4 2.4L I-4 2.4L I-4 2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist std std std std std
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Speed sensitive steering std std std std std
Suspension tuning regular regular sport sport sport
Front suspension type strut strut strut strut strut
Front anti-roll bar std std std std std
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar std std std std std
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil coil coil
Electronic stability system std std std std std
Sequential shift control Sportmatic Sportmatic Sportmatic Sportmatic Sportmatic
Transmission 6-spd w/OD 6-spd w/OD 6-spd w/OD 6-spd w/OD 6-spd w/OD
Axle ratio 2.89 2.89 2.89 2.89 2.89
Remote vehicle starting system opt N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turbocharger N/A N/A N/A intercooled turbo intercooled turbo

2015 Kia Optima Other Specs

In general, the 2015 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: 2.4L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4 SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Maximum towing capacity 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000

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Wheel Offset 38 - 53 mm
Lug Nut Size M12 x 1.5
0-60 times 6.4 - 8 sec
Horsepower 192 - 274 hp
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Lug Pattern PCD 5x114.3
Tire size 205/65 R16 - 235/35 R20
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