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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2016 Kia Optima specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2016 Kia Optima warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$22,140$24,140$25,140
    Invoice *$21,396$22,800$23,453
    Engine2.4L I-4 185 HP 178.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm1.6L I-4 178 HP 195.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm2.4L I-4 185 HP 178.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
    Transmission6-spd Sportmatic w/OD7-spd sequential shift control auto-shift man w/OD6-spd Sportmatic w/OD
    Fuel Economy City24.0 mpg28.0 mpg24.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy35.0 mpg39.0 mpg35.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.4L I-4 185 HP 178.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm1.6L I-4 178 HP 195.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,500 rpm2.4L I-4 185 HP 178.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
    Transmission6-spd Sportmatic w/OD7-spd sequential shift control auto-shift man w/OD6-spd Sportmatic w/OD
    Alternator150 amp130 amp150 amp
    Battery800 amp with run down protection800 amp with run down protection800 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio2.893.172.89
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank18.5 gal.18.5 gal.18.5 gal.
    Exhauststainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stability
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionindependent multi-linkindependent multi-linkindependent multi-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    WheelsStandard:16.0 " silver aluminumAvailable:17.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " gray aluminum17.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresStandard:P205/65HR16.0BSW ASAvailable:P215/55VR17.0BSW ASP205/65HR16.0BSW ASP215/55VR17.0BSW AS
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/Adriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tilt
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:6-wayAvailable:(8-way power)Standard:6-wayAvailable:(8-way power)(8-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way6-wayStandard:6-wayAvailable:(8-way power)
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Rear Armrestscentercentercenter
    Seat TrimYES Essentials premium clothYES Essentials premium clothleather
    Door Trimleatheretteleatheretteleatherette
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsAvailable:carpeted front & rearAvailable:carpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/Aleather/metal-lookleather/metal-look
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/AN/AAvailable:express open/close
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview MirrorStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Seatback Storage222
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Cargo NetAvailable:cargo netAvailable:cargo netAvailable:cargo net
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air Compressortire mobility kittire mobility kittire mobility kit
    Front Air ConditioningmanualStandard:manualAvailable:dual zone frontdual zone front
    Climate ControlN/AAvailable:automatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioning
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioStandard:SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:clockStandard:SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanclockStandard:SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanclock
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers66Standard:6Available:10 harman kardon
    AmplifierN/AN/AAvailable:630W amplifier
    Antennawindow gridwindow gridwindow grid
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerproximityproximity
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasepowerpowerpower
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets2Standard:2Available:33
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control System
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    CompassAvailable:compassAvailable:compassAvailable:compass
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlAvailable:rearAvailable:rearAvailable:rear
    Navigation SystemN/AAvailable:integrated navigation systemAvailable:integrated navigation system
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/Aleatherleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriverdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Sun BlindsN/AN/AAvailable:manual
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running LightsN/AN/Adaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Knee Airbagdriverdriverdriver
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition DisableN/Aimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume15.9 cu.ft.15.9 cu.ft.15.9 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length191.1 "191.1 "191.1 "
    Exterior Width73.2 "73.2 "73.2 "
    Exterior Height57.7 "57.7 "57.7 "
    Wheelbase110 "110 "110 "
    Front Tread64 "64 "63 "
    Rear Tread64 "64 "63 "
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,497 lbs.4,321 lbs.4,497 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,219 lbs.3,224 lbs.3,362 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.27.27.27
    Front Legroom45.5 "45.5 "45.5 "
    Rear Legroom35.6 "35.6 "35.6 "
    Front Headroom39.8 "39.8 "39.8 "
    Rear Headroom37.8 "37.8 "37.8 "
    Front Hiproom56.0 "56.0 "56.0 "
    Rear Hiproom56.0 "56.0 "56.0 "
    Front Shoulder Room58.1 "58.1 "58.1 "
    Rear Shoulder Room56.4 "56.4 "56.4 "
    Passenger Volume105 cu.ft.105 cu.ft.105 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume15.9 cu.ft.15.9 cu.ft.15.9 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsAvailable:front and rearAvailable:front and rearAvailable:front and rear
    Bumpersfront body-colored with chrome insertfront body-colored with chrome insertfront body-colored with chrome insert
    Grille Moldingsblack w/chrome surroundblack w/chrome surroundmetal-look w/chrome surround
    PaintStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:pearlcoat monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:pearlcoat monotoneStandard:clearcoat monotoneAvailable:pearlcoat monotone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual power remoteAvailable:dual power remote heateddual power remote heateddual power remote heated
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Major Components Months/Miles120/100,000120/100,000120/100,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Accessories Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2016 Kia Optima safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
EX 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
LX 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
LX Turbo 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SX Turbo 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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