2009 Kia Optima 4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic LX Specs

4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic LX
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic LX

Quick Specs

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


EPA Classification Midsize
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3197
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.8
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 107.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.3
Length, Overall (in) 189.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 (Est)

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 6000
Displacement 2.4L/144
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 169 @ 4000
Fuel System MPFI
Engine Type Gas I4
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.81
Trans Description Cont. Again Sportmatic shifter
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.79
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.31
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 4-Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Size P205/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x6.5
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
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 Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock brakes
Electronic stability control w/traction control
Side-impact door beams
Front/rear crumple zones
Dual advanced front airbags -inc: passenger occupancy sensor
Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
Front/rear side curtain airbags
3-point front seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters,...
3-point rear seat belts
Rear child safety door locks
Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
Tire pressure monitoring system
Energy-absorbing steering column
Impact-absorbing door unlocking
Dual note horn


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 60,000
Roadside Assistance Note 24-hour roadside assistance
Roadside Assistance Years 5

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3
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) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
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