Kia Optima 2000 Sedan

This generation of Kia Optima has been produced from January, 2000 to January, 2005. We can provide information about 9 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Kia is available with five petrol engines with displacement from 1.8 to 2.7 litres and power of from 134 to 181 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (4 versions), as well as automatic (5 versions) gearbox.

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Kia Optima 2000 sedan average fuel consumption in combined cycle is from 9.1 to 10.4 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Kia Optima 2000 sedan version is Kia Optima I 2.0, consuming 9.1 litres of petrol per 100km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 8.5 seconds has Kia Optima I 2.5 V6 version, conversely the tardiest one is Kia Optima I 2.0 reaching this speed only in 10.6 seconds. The maximum top speed is 214 km/h for the 2.5 petrol 6-cylinder 169 hp version (Kia Optima I 2.5 V6).

Lenght of Kia Optima is 473 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Kia Optima is about 3 cm longer than Volkswagen Passat sedan, but 5 cm shorter than BMW 5 series sedan. Kia Optima gross weight is from 1840 to 1985 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class.

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Kia Optima modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Kia Optima 2000 1.8 1.8 Petrol 134 HP - Manual (5)
Kia Optima 2000 1.8 1.8 Petrol 134 HP - Automatic (4)
Kia Optima 2000 I 2.0

Most fuel efficient version

2.0 Petrol 136 HP 9.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Optima 2000 I 2.0 2.0 Petrol 136 HP 9.7 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia Optima 2000 LX 2.4 2.4 Petrol 151 HP - Manual (5)
Kia Optima 2000 LX 2.4 2.4 Petrol 151 HP - Automatic (4)
Kia Optima 2000 I 2.5 V6

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 8.5 seconds

2.5 Petrol 169 HP 9.2 l/100km Manual (5)
Kia Optima 2000 I 2.5 V6 2.5 Petrol 169 HP 10.4 l/100km Automatic (4)
Kia Optima 2001 LX 2.7 V6 Jan 2001 — Jan 2005

Most powerfull version (181 HP)

2.7 Petrol 181 HP - Automatic (4)
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At the moment we dont have reviews about Kia Optima manufactured from 2000 to 2005.
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Kia Optima 2016 Sedan Diesel 1.7 litres, Manual gearbox Kia Optima Sedan 2016
Purchase year:2022 (age of car 6 years) Owned for:40`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 5.1 litres per 100km (20% urban driving)
Total car rating:
10
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