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Kia Optima LX

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Kia Optima LX

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, 2360 cm3 / 144.0 cu in / 144.0 cu in, 103.0 kW / 138.1 hp / 138.1 hp @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, 199.3 N·m / 147.0 lb·ft / 147.0 lb·ft, consumption 9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)KiaIssued from2005
ModelOptima LXIssued until
SerieOptimaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerKiaCountryKR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)385 l / 13.60 cu ft / 13.60 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2973 l / 104.99 cu ft / 104.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4730 mm / 186.2 in / 186.2 inTotal (curb) weight1488 kg / 3280 lb / 3280 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.6 sq ft / 23.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
FuelStroke100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.87
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2360 cm3 / 144.0 cu in / 144.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity594.47 cm3/cylinder / 36.277 cu in/cylinder / 36.277 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power103.0 kW / 138.1 hp / 138.1 hp at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque199.3 N·m / 147.0 lb·ft / 147.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.2 kW / 55.3 hp / 55.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output43.6 kW/l / 0.959 bhp/cu in / 0.959 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque84.5 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio94.1 kW/ton / 71.3 bhp/ton / 71.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)10.2 l/100km / 27.7 mpg-UK / 23.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range691 km / 430 mi / 430 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/70-R15Tyres rear205/60-R15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Kia Optima LX

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