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2017 Kia Optima LX

2017 Kia Optima LX is equipped with a standard 2.4L four cylinder or one of two optional turbo engines: a 178-horsepower, 1.6L four or a 245-horsepower, 2.0L unit. The HEV generates 192 horsepower. Over the years, the Kia Optima succeeded against stiff competition in the midsize sedan category thanks primarily to its modern styling. It comes in conventional, hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions.


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2017 Kia Optima LX Carforlives


2017 Kia Optima LX Price:

Base price: $23,495 (CAD) (2016)


Kia Optima LX Engine:

Transmission: 6-speed automatic

Drivetrain: FWD

CO₂ emissions: 3,703 Kg/Year


Type: I-4 2.4 litres

Power: 185 hp @ 6,000 rpm (138 kW)

Torque: 178 lb·ft @ 4,000 rpm (241 N·m)

Induction: Atmospheric

Bore: 88 mm

Stroke: 97 mm

Fuel type: Regular


Kia Optima LX Vehicle type / Category:

Vehicle type: Sedan

Category: Midsize Sedan

Assembly: West Point, GA, US

Generation: 4

What’s new: N/A


Kia Optima LX Fuel efficiency / Autonomy:

City: 9.4 l/100 Km

Highway: 6.4 l/100 Km

Autonomy: 745 Km


2017 Kia Optima LX Infotainment / Connectivity:

Apple CarPlay compatible: Yes

Android Auto compatible: Yes


Kia Optima LX Safety / Suspension:

Steering: Rack and pinion, Electrical variable assist

Traction control: Yes

Stability control: Yes

Seat belts: 5

Airbags: 6

Front suspension: Independent, Macpherson strut

Rear suspension: Independent, Multi-link


Kia Optima LX Brakes / Tires:

Front brakes: Disc (ABS)

Rear brakes: Disc (ABS)

Front tires: P205/65R16

Rear tires: P205/65R16


Kia Optima LX Dimensions / Weight:

LengthWidthHeight: 4,855 mm (191 in) 1,860 mm (73 in)1,466 mm (58 in)

Wheelbase: 2,805 mm (110 in)

Front track: 1,613 mm (64 in)

Rear track: 1,620 mm (64 in)

Weight: 1,463 kg (3,225 lbs)

Weight distribution front-rear: N/A


2017 Kia Optima LX Capacities:

Passengers: 5

Fuel tank: 70 l (18 gal)

Trunk: 450 l (16 ft³)

Towing: N/A

Box length: N/A


Kia Optima LX Performance:

Power to weight ratio: 94.0 W/kg

0-100 km/h: N/A

80-120 km/h: N/A

Top speed: N/A

Braking distance: N/A


Kia Optima LX Warranty:

Base warranty: 5 Years / 100,000 Km

Powetrain warranty: 5 Years / 100,000 Km


2017 Kia Optima LX insurance / the car guide rating:

Insurability rating: 10/10

Fuel economy: 7/10

Reliability: 7/10

Safety: 9/10

Infotainment: 8/10

Driving: N/A

Overall: 8/10

Average: 82%


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