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Kia Optima Ground Clearance (2002 - 2020): Your Comprehensive Guide

Researched By AutoPadre Research Team


Kia Optima Ground Clearance Overview

The Kia Optima ground clearance is between 5.1 to 6.3 inches as specified in our data below, organized by trim, option package, and model year.

The 2010 Kia Optima with the SX trim has the highest ground clearance of 6.3 inches while the 2020 Kia Optima with the EX trim has the lowest ground clearance of 5.1 inches.

Check out the Ground Clearance specifications for other makes and models.

Kia Optima Ground Clearance

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2020 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2020 Kia Optima ground clearance is between 5.1 inches and 5.3 inches.

2020 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.0L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
EX Sedan 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
SE Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
S Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
2020 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Premium Sedan 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
EX Sedan 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
EX 2.0L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
EX 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SX 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
SE 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
2020 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
S 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
LX 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
EX Premium DCT 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
EX DCT 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
2020 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.0L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
EX Sedan 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
SE Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
S Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
2020 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Premium Sedan 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 14 cm
EX Sedan 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 14 cm
EX 2.0L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
EX 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SX 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
SE 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
2020 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
S 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
LX 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
EX Premium DCT 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 14 cm
EX DCT 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 14 cm

2019 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2019 Kia Optima ground clearance is between 5.1 inches and 5.3 inches.

2019 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.0L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
EX Sedan 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
S Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
2019 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
EX 2.0L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
EX 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SX 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
S 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
LX 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
2019 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX DCT 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
2019 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.0L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
EX Sedan 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
S Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
2019 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 14 cm
EX 2.0L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
EX 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SX 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
S 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
LX 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
2019 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX DCT 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 14 cm

2018 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2018 Kia Optima ground clearance is between 5.1 inches and 5.3 inches.

2018 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.0L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
Premium Sedan 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
EX Sedan 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
S Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
2018 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
2018 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.0L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
Premium Sedan 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
EX Sedan 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
S Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
2018 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 14 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
2017 Kia Optima
2017 Kia Optima

2017 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2017 Kia Optima ground clearance is between 5.1 inches and 5.3 inches.

2017 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.0L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
Sedan 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
EX Sedan 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
LX Sedan 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
2017 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
2017 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.0L | Plug-In Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
Sedan 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
EX Sedan 2.0L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
LX Sedan 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 14 cm
2017 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
2016 Kia Optima
2016 Kia Optima

2016 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2016 Kia Optima ground clearance is between 5.1 inches and 5.3 inches.

2016 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SXL Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
LX Sedan 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
2016 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.3 in
2016 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SXL Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
LX Sedan 1.6L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 7 Spd Auto-Shift Manual w/OD | FWD 14 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm
2016 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 14 cm

2015 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2015 Kia Optima ground clearance is 5.1 inches.

2015 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
2015 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
2015 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
2015 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm

2014 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2014 Kia Optima ground clearance is 5.1 inches.

2014 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
SX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
2014 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 5.1 in
2014 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SX Sedan 2.0L | Intercooled Turbo | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
SX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm
2014 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 13 cm

2013 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2013 Kia Optima ground clearance is between 5.1 inches and 5.3 inches.

2013 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.1 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.1 in
SX Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
2013 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 13 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 13 cm
SX Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm

2012 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2012 Kia Optima ground clearance is 5.3 inches.

2012 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
SX Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Manual | FWD 5.3 in
Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
EX Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
2012 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
SX Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm
SX Limited Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Manual | FWD 14 cm
Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm
EX Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm

2011 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2011 Kia Optima ground clearance is 5.3 inches.

2011 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
SX Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Manual | FWD 5.3 in
Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
EX Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 5.3 in
2011 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
SX Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Manual | FWD 14 cm
Sedan 2.4L | Hybrid | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm
EX Sedan 2.0L | Turbocharged | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 6 Spd Auto w/manual shift | FWD 14 cm

2010 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2010 Kia Optima ground clearance is 6.3 inches.

2010 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
SX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
SX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 6.3 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
2010 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
SX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
SX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm

2009 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2009 Kia Optima ground clearance is 6.3 inches.

2009 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
SX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
SX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 6.3 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
2009 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
SX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
SX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm

2008 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2008 Kia Optima ground clearance is 6.3 inches.

2008 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 6.3 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
2008 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm

2007 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2007 Kia Optima ground clearance is 6.3 inches.

2007 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 6.3 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
2007 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm

2006 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2006 Kia Optima ground clearance is between 6.1 inches and 6.3 inches.

2006 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.1 in
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.1 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 6.1 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.1 in
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
2006 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 6.3 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.3 in
2006 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
2006 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric) Continued
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm

2005 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2005 Kia Optima ground clearance is 6.1 inches.

2005 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.1 in
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.1 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 6.1 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 6.1 in
2005 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD Sportmatic shifter | FWD 16 cm

2004 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2004 Kia Optima ground clearance is 6.1 inches.

2004 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 6.1 in
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 6.1 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 6.1 in
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 6.1 in
2004 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 16 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 16 cm
EX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 16 cm

2003 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2003 Kia Optima ground clearance is 6.1 inches.

2003 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
SE Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 6.1 in
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 6.1 in
SE Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 6.1 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 6.1 in
2003 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
SE Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 16 cm
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 16 cm
SE Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 16 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual w/OD | FWD 16 cm

2002 Kia Optima Ground Clearance

The 2002 Kia Optima ground clearance is 6.1 inches.

2002 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Imperial)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
SE Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 6.1 in
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 6.1 in
SE Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual | FWD 6.1 in
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual | FWD 6.1 in
2002 Kia Optima Ground Clearance (Metric)
Trim Engine | Transmission | Drivetrain Min. Ground Clearance
SE Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 16 cm
LX Sedan 2.7L | V6 | 4 Spd Auto w/OD | FWD 16 cm
SE Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual | FWD 16 cm
LX Sedan 2.4L | I4 | 5 Spd Manual | FWD 16 cm
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