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2016 Kia Optima Trim Levels & Specs

2016 Kia Optima Specifications

Compare important 2016 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 LX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 1.6L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Exterior length 191.1 191.1 191.1 191.1
Exterior body width 73.2 73.2 73.2 73.2
Exterior height 57.7 57.7 57.7 57.7
Horsepower 185 hp 178 hp 185 hp 245 hp
Torque 178 lb-ft. 195 lb-ft. 178 lb-ft. 260 lb-ft.
Curb weight 3219 3224 3362 3494
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4497 4321 4497 4630
Wheelbase 110.4 110.4 110.4 110.4
Ground clearance 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3
Front legroom 45.5 45.5 45.5 45.5
Rear legroom 35.6 35.6 35.6 35.6
Front headroom 40 40 40 40
Rear headroom 38 38 38 38
Front hip room 56 56 56 56
Rear hip room 56 56 56 56
Front shoulder room 58 58 58 58
Rear shoulder room 56 56 56 56

2016 Kia Optima Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the Optima, however, is its roomy interior. The 2016 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 LX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 1.6L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Air conditioning, front manual manual dual zone automatic dual zone automatic
Air filter std std std std
Underseat ducts std std std std
Clock in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display
Compass opt opt opt std
Cruise control std std std std
Cupholders front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim urethane leather/metal-look leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
12V DC power outlet 2 2 3 3
Overhead console mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console full full full full
Floor mats carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows power power power power
Rear windows power power power power
1-touch window up N/A driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-touch window down driver driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Programmable garage door opener opt opt opt std
Instrumentation analog analog analog analog
Tachometer std std std std
Trip computer std std std std
Water temp gauge std std std std
Low fuel warning std std std std
Service interval warning std std std std
Exterior temperature display std std std std
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger std std std std
Rear view mirror day-night day-night day-night auto-dimming day-night
Fuel door release power power power power
Remote trunk release power proximity proximity proximity
Retained accessory power std std std std
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column std std std std
Steering wheel material urethane leather leather leather
Cargo net opt opt opt opt
Air compressor std std std N/A
Adaptive cruise control N/A N/A N/A opt

2016 Kia Optima Exterior Features

Would you like to grasp the idea which 2016 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 LX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 1.6L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Antenna window grid window grid window grid window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround metal-look w/chrome surround metal-look w/chrome surround
Door count 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light light light
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated door mirrors opt std std std
Sunroof N/A N/A 1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler N/A N/A N/A lip
Wheels 16 silver aluminum 16 gray aluminum 17 silver aluminum 18 machined aluminum
Spare tire and wheel N/A N/A N/A compact steel
Mud flaps opt opt opt opt
Bodyside insert N/A N/A N/A N/A

2016 Kia Optima Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2016 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 LX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 1.6L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Front seat type bucket bucket bucket bucket
Standard seating 5 5 5 5
Front driver seat direction controls 6-way 6-way 8-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way
Lumbar support driver driver driver driver
Front armrests center center center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats N/A N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory driver driver driver driver
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest std std std std
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim YES Essentials premium cloth YES Essentials premium cloth leather leather
Heated rear seats N/A N/A opt opt
Cooled front seats N/A N/A driver and passenger driver and passenger

2016 Kia Optima Entertainment System

Some 2016 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 LX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 1.6L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX 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
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single N/A
MP3 capability std std std std
Auxiliary input jack std std std std
Steering wheel audio controls std std std std
Voice recognition std std std std
Speakers 6 6 6 6
Amplifier N/A N/A 630W 630W
Speed-Sensitive Volume std std std std
Navigation system N/A yes with voice activation yes with voice activation yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen 2 2 2 2
Bluetooth Compatibility std std std std

2016 Kia Optima Safety and Security Features

Each 2016 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 LX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 1.6L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX 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
Airbags, side impact 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
Occupancy sensor std std std std
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners front front front front
Headlights halogen halogen halogen high intensity low/high beam, Bi-Xenon
Exterior light control fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic
Delay-off headlamps std std std std
Daytime running lights N/A N/A std std
Illuminated entry std std std std
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system N/A std std std
Panic alarm 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
Content theft deterrent alarm system std std std std
Ignition disable N/A std std std
Low tire pressure warning std std std std
Parking assist opt opt opt opt
Airbags, knee protection driver driver driver driver
Lane departure warning N/A N/A N/A opt
Blind spot sensor opt opt opt opt
Directionally adaptive headlights N/A N/A N/A opt

2016 Kia Optima Mechanical Features

The 2016 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 LX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 1.6L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Engine 2.4L I-4 1.6L I-4 2.4L I-4 2.0L I-4
Brakes 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
Brake assist std std std std
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Speed sensitive steering std std std std
Suspension tuning regular regular regular sport
Front suspension type strut strut strut strut
Front anti-roll bar std std std std
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar std std std std
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil coil
Electronic stability system std std std std
Sequential shift control Sportmatic std Sportmatic Sportmatic
Transmission 6-spd w/OD 7-spd auto-shift man w/OD 6-spd w/OD 6-spd w/OD
Axle ratio 2.89 3.17 2.89 2.89
Turbocharger N/A intercooled turbo N/A intercooled turbo
Remote vehicle starting system opt opt opt N/A

2016 Kia Optima Other Specs

In general, the 2016 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 LX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 1.6L I-4 EX 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.4L I-4 SX Turbo 4dr Sedan, Engine: 2.0L I-4
Luggage capacity 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft. 15.9 cu.ft.
Base engine size 2.4 liters 1.6 liters 2.4 liters 2.0 liters
Base engine type I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4
Horsepower rpm 6,000 5,500 6,000 6,000
Torque rpm 4,000 1,500 4,000 1,350
Fuel tank capacity 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal.
EPA mileage estimates 24 City / 35 Hwy 28 City / 39 Hwy 24 City / 35 Hwy 22 City / 32 Hwy
Driver information center std std std std
Lighting - glovebox N/A N/A std std
Lighting - map lights front front front and rear front and rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade fade
Lighting - cargo light std std std std
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts front front front front
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles) 120/100,000 120/100,000 120/100,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000 60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Tires P205/65HR16.0 BSW AS P205/65HR16.0 BSW AS P215/55VR17.0 BSW AS P235/45VR18.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent

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2016 Kia Optima specs

Wheel Offset 35 - 55 mm
Lug Nut Size M12 x 1.5
0-60 times 6.8 - 7.6 sec
Horsepower 178 - 245 hp
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Lug Pattern PCD 5x114.3
Tire size 205/65 R16 - 245/35 R20
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