2005 Kia Optima 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX Specs

4-Door Sedan Automatic LX
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan LX Automatic

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 22 mpg City/30 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I4, 2.4L
EPA Class Midsize
Style Name 4dr Sdn LX Auto
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD, Sportmatic shifter


EPA Classification Midsize
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3301
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.5
Length, Overall (in) 185.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 5500
Displacement 2.4L/143
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 147 @ 3000
Fuel System MPFI
Engine Type Gas I4
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.48
Trans Description Cont. Again Sportmatic shifter
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77
Trans Order Code NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/60R15
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Size P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Independent

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS No
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features Dual front airbags
Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
Passenger presence detection system
3-point front seat belts-inc: pretensioners, force limiters,...
3-point rear seat belts
Rear child safety door locks
Rear upper/lower child restraint anchors
Internal emergency trunk release
Impact-absorbing steering column
5-mph bumpers
Side-impact door beams
Front/rear crumple zones


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

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.1
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -