2011 Kia Optima Hybrid Specifications

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  1. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member



    2011 Kia Optima Hybrid Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Pricing

    Optima Hybrid2.4L Hybrid I4Six-Speed A/T$26,500
    Optima Hybrid with Premium Technology Package2.4L Hybrid I4Six-Speed A/T$31,500

    Current Delivery and Handling: $750


    Engine Type: I-4
    Engine Block/Cylinder Head: Aluminum-Alloy
    Displacement (cc): 2,359
    Engine HP@rpm: 166@6,000
    Engine Torque (lb.-ft.@rpm): 154@4,250
    Bore and Stroke (in): 3.46” x 3.82”
    Compression Ratio: Atkinson Ratio of 13:1
    Valvetrain: DOHC CVVT (Continuously Variable Valve Timing)
    Multi-point fuel injection

    Hybrid Type: Full parallel

    Battery Type: Lithium Polymer
    Battery Capacity (kWh): 1.4
    Battery Output (kW): 30
    Battery Voltage (V): 270
    Battery Weight (lbs): 95.9
    Battery Capacity (Ah): 5.3
    EV Operation Limit: 62 mph with higher speeds capable downhill

    Hybrid Motor HP@rpm: 40.2@1,400 – 6,000
    Net HP@rpm: 206@6,000

    Hybrid Motor Torque (lb.-ft.@rpm): 151.2@0 - 1,400
    Net Torque (lb.-ft.@rpm): 195.4@4,250

    Front-Wheel Drive

    CARB Emissions Rating: SULEV-II
    Federal Emissions: Tier II/Bin3


    Gear Ratios of the 6-Speed Automatic Transmission:

    1st: 4.212
    2nd: 2.637
    3rd: 1.800
    4th: 1.386
    5th: 1.000
    6th: 0.772

    Final Drive: 3.320

    Reverse: 3.385

    RPM @ 60 mph (calculated):

    With P205/65R16 Tires: 1,950 rpm
    With P215/55R17 Tires: 1,980 rpm


    Unit-Body Construction
    MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
    Multi-link Rear Suspension
    Stabilizer Bar (front/rear): 24 mm/15 mm
    Electric Power Steering (EPS) steering column mounted, Rack-and-Pinion
    Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock: 2.94
    Steering Ratio: 15.3:1
    Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.): 35.76
    Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.): 11.8/11.2


    16 x 6.5-in. alloy wheel (Base Hybrid)
    17 x 6.5-in. alloy (Hybrid with Premium Technology Package)

    Low Rolling Resistance All-Season Tires:

    With P205/65R16 Tires (Base Hybrid)
    With 215/55R17 Tires (Hybrid with Premium Technology Package)

    Spare Tire: Inflator Kit std. – Spare optional


    Interior Measurements

    Headroom (in., front/rear): 40.0/37.6
    Legroom (in., front/rear): 45.5/34.7
    Shoulder Room (in., front/rear): 57.2/55.7
    Hiproom (in., front/rear): 54.7/54.5
    Cargo Volume (cu. ft.): 9.89
    Passenger Volume (cu. ft.): 102.17
    Seating Capacity: 5


    Exterior Measurements

    Wheelbase (in.): 110.0
    Length (in.): 190.7
    Height (in.): 57.0
    Width (in.): 72.1
    Track (in., front/rear):

    16-in. wheels - 63.0 in./63.0 in.
    17-in. wheels - 62.8 in./62.8 in.

    Ground Clearance (in.): 5.1

    Curb Weight (lbs.): 3,490
    Weight Distribution (%, front/rear): 59/41

    Cd: 0.26

    EPA Mileage Estimates/Capacities

    Hybrid (City/Highway/Combined mpgUS): 35/40/37
    Crankcase (qt.): 4.75
    AT transmission fluid (qt.): 6.87
    Coolant System (qt.)
    Engine: 7.15
    Hybrid Electronics: 2.4

    Fuel (gal.): 17.2
    Required Fuel: Regular Unleaded



    Snow White Pearl
    Satin Metal
    Light Graphite
    Ebony Black




    10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain
    5-year/60,000-mile limited bumper to bumper basic
    5-year/100,000-mile anti-perforation
    5-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance

    Last edited: Jul 19, 2011
  2. bomber991

    bomber991 Well-Known Member

    Now that's an expensive Kia.
  3. Nevyn

    Nevyn Well-Known Member

    I drove one last week. :D It was nice. VERY aggressive on regen from the pedal, and would go EV mode like it was trying to singlehandedly save the planet.

    I liked it. A LOT.

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