2015 Kia Optima


Exterior Dimensions

  • Width: -
  • Width W/O Mirrors: 72.1 in
  • Length: 190.7 in
  • Height: 57.1 in
  • Wheelbase: 110.0 in

2015 Optima has a relatively long wheelbase ( 110.0 in) and a wider body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 3237 - 3468 lbs.


2015 Optima - First Row

First Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 45.5 inHip Room: 54.7 inHead Room: 40.0 inShoulder Room: 57.3 in

Second Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 34.7 inHip Room: 54.5 inHead Room: 37.6 inShoulder Room: 55.7 in

Trunk Volume

15.4 ft3

2015 Optima seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only two measurements - legs and head - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on shoulders and hips. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Optima has larger than average room for second-row passengers on two measurement, hips and head. Trunk volume is the larger than average among its peers with 15.4 cu. ft.

Full Specifications


2015 Optima LX

2015 Optima EX

2015 Optima SX

2015 Optima SX Turbo

2015 Optima SXL Turbo

Starging MSRP$21,840$24,340$25,790$27,700$35,500
Engine2.4L Inline-42.4L Inline-42.4L Inline-42.0L Inline-4 Turbo2.0L Inline-4 Turbo
HP192 hp192 hp192 hp274 hp274 hp
DrivetrainFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
City23 MPG23 MPG23 MPG20 MPG20 MPG
Highway34 MPG34 MPG34 MPG31 MPG31 MPG
Combined27 MPG27 MPG27 MPG24 MPG24 MPG
Annual Fuel Cost

2015 Optima Sedan comes in five trim levels, with an average price that is $150 more compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average more powerful engine, Optima


2015 Kia Optima Front Crash Test
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Front Crash Rating
2015 Kia Optima Side Crash Test
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Side Crash Rating
2015 Kia Optima Side Pole Crash Test
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Side Pole Crash Rating
  • Complaints: 275
  • Recalls: 1

2015 Optima Sedan has a 5-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, like all of its peers. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed two hundred and seventy-five complaints, which is more than the average for its rivals. There is also one recall issued by Kia, which by itself is a relatively high number.


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