Kia Optima

The Kia Optima is a mid-size car manufactured by Kia Motors. The Optima offers a luxurious interior, a smooth ride, and an intuitive infotainment system, as well as a decent amount of trunk space. It has 2.0L Turbo I-4, Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 1,998 cc engine which produces 260 lb-ft @ 1,350-4,000 torque. The smooth transmission and silent drive make the ride pleasant. Honda Accord, Mazda MAZDA6 and Nissan Altima are the rivals of the optima. Meghna Automobiles Ltd is the authorized dealer of Kia here in Bangladesh.


Type 2.0L Turbo I-4, Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
Displacement (cc) 1,998 cc
Bore x stroke (mm) 86.0 x 86.0
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Horsepower 245 HP @ 6,000
Torque 260 lb-ft @ 1,350-4,000
Block Aluminum
Head Aluminum
Valve System DOHC, four valves / cylinder
Fuel Injection System Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
Rec. Fuel Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher)
Cooling System Centrifugal Type, Belt Driven Water Pump
Emission Control System WCC + UCC, Tier 2 Bin 5, LEV-II
Fuel tank capacity (gal.) 18.5 gallons

Electrical System

Battery (AH) 12V, 70AH, 760 CCA
Alternator 13.5V, 150A
Starter 12V, 1.2KW


Transmission Gear Ratios: 6-speed automatic transmission
First 4.766:1
Second 2.946:1
Third 1.917:1
Fourth 1.420:1
Fifth 1.000:1
Sixth 0.772:1
Reverse 3.393:1
Final gear ratio 2.885:1
Transmission Gear Ratios: 7-speed dual-clutch transmission
Final gear ratio
Clutch type Torque converter

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in.) 110.4 in.
Length (in.) 191.1 in.
Width (in.) 73.2 in.
Height (in.) 57.7 in.
Track, front/rear (in.) – 16-inch
Track, front/rear (in.) – 17-inch
Track (in.), (front/rear) – 18-inch 62.9 in. / 63.2 in.
Min. Ground Clearance (in.) 5.3 in.

Interior Dimensions

Head room
Front (in.) 39.8 in.
Rear (in.) 37.8 in.
Leg room
Front (in.) 45.5 in.
Rear (in.) 35.6 in.
Shoulder room
Front (in.) 58.1 in.
Rear (in.) 56.4 in.
Hip room
Front (in.) 56.0 in.
Rear (in.) 56.0 in.
Total interior capacity (cu. ft.) 120.7 cu. ft.
Passenger capacity (cu. ft.) 104.8 cu. ft.
Cargo area capacity (cu. ft.) 15.9 cu. ft.
Coefficient of drag (Cd) 0.27


Front suspension Independent, MacPherson strut, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Independent, Multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar


Type / Power Source Rack and pinion, Column Mounted-Motor Driven Power Steering (C-MDPS)
Turns, lock-to-lock 2.60
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft.) 35.8 ft.


Type Hydraulic, vacuum power-assisted
Brake Type front/rear Ventilated disc / Solid disc
Size (in.) front/rear 12.6 in. / 11.2 in.
Parking brake type Electronic parking brake


Wheel Size (in.) 7.5J x 18 alloy
Tire Size P235/45R18 94V
Spare Tire Temporary Tire

Curb Weight

6-Speed Automatic Transmission 3,558 lbs.
7-Speed Dual-Clutch Transmission
Weight Distribution (Front / Rear) 61% / 39%

Fuel Economy

Automatic Transmission (est.)
City 21
Highway 30
Combined 24
Dual Clutch transmission (est)



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