Kia Optima Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Kia Optima is considered one of the most popular mid-size business cars from the famous brand from South Korea. The model appeared in 2000. The car for the entire time of its existence was produced mainly in the sedan body. But there are also generalists of this model. During this time, she experienced several updates.

Externally, the car has changed very dramatically. It began to look more expensive, more dynamic and more aggressive. “Korean” has acquired a more prominent front bumper with a large air intake in the middle, as well as the original form of the front optics. By the way, the front bumper may differ slightly depending on the configuration. From the side, it received a dynamic and luxurious sloping profile and the rear is distinguished by the original bumper decor and forked exhaust pipes located along its edges. The car attracts attention with a very small trunk lid and a huge sloping rear window. The rear optics are also original, which, thanks to the LED strip along the trunk lid, merge into a single whole. In addition, its dimensions have increased slightly.

Inside, the innovations are not so noticeable. But at the same time, the car will acquire improved seats, better finish and an advanced multimedia system with a huge range of new options. The steering wheel will also change slightly, a fully digital dashboard will appear. There may be some new safety and comfort options. It is known that the car will have as many as nine airbags.

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Kia Optima Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission Fluid capacity Fluid type
7 speed D7UF1 automatic transmission Total Fill 2 liters (2.2 quarts) API GL-4 70W
6 speed A6LF2 automatic transmission Total Fill 7.8 liters (8.2 quarts) SL046
6 speed S A6MF2 automatic transmission Total Fill 7.1 liters (7.5 quarts) SL046

 

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Kia Optima Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission Fluid capacity Fluid type
6 speed A6LF2 automatic transmission Total Fill 7.8 liters (8.2 quarts) SL046
M6GF2 6-speed manual transmission 1.8 liters (2 quarts) 75W-85
6 speed A6MF2 automatic transmission Total Fill 7.1 liters (7.5 quarts) SL046
6 speed A6MF2H automatic transmission Total Fill 6.5 liters (6.9 quarts) SL046

 

2007 2008 2009 2010 Kia Optima Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission Fluid capacity Fluid type
5-speed manual transmission 1.9 liters (2.1 quarts) 75W-85
5-speed automatic transmission Total Fill 9.5 liters (10 quarts) SL042

 

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Kia Optima Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission Fluid capacity Fluid type
5-speed manual transmission 2.1 liters (2.3 quarts) 75W-90
4 speed F4A42 automatic transmission Total Fill 7.8 liters (8.2 quarts) SL042

 

The Kia Optima will be equipped with different types of powertrains for different markets. Among them, there are both turbocharged or naturally aspirated gasoline and hybrid engines. Also, according to some reports, the car can be sold with a diesel engine.

In the Russian market, business fastback will most likely be presented only with gasoline engines. The first of them with a volume of 2 liters produces 155 horsepower, and the second, with a volume of 2.4 liters – as much as 188 hp. It is also possible to receive a “charged” version with an engine with a volume of 2.4 liters and a capacity of 245 “mares”. According to some reports, over time, cars with hybrid power plants may appear in our country.

The car will be equipped with a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission. The car is only available with front-wheel drive.

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