Compare 2004 Kia Optima Tires

2004 Kia Optima Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Kia Optima tire size? Use the following chart to find information on tire size, speed rating, and inflation.

Trim Level Tire Size Speed Rating Inflation in PSI F/R
2004 Kia Optima LX* Shop P205/60R15 H 30 PSI/30 PSI
2004 Kia Optima LX* Shop P205/55R16 V 30 PSI/30 PSI
2004 Kia Optima EX* Shop P205/55R16 V 30 PSI/30 PSI
2004 Kia Optima EX* Shop P205/60R15 H 30 PSI/30 PSI

2004 Kia Optima LX*

- Size: Shop P205/60R15

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

2004 Kia Optima LX*

- Size: Shop P205/55R16

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

2004 Kia Optima EX*

- Size: Shop P205/55R16

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

2004 Kia Optima EX*

- Size: Shop P205/60R15

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 30 PSI/30 PSI

* Note: these models have different tire sizes depending on vehicle options.

Get the Right Tires for 2004 Kia Optima

Finding the right tires can be quick and easy, especially when you have all the information you need to make a good decision. That's one reason it's a good idea to visit us when you're ready to buy new  2004 Kia Optima tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  Kia Optima tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Whether you want tire that's made to improve fuel economy, take tight corners, or handle off-road terrain, you'll find affordable tires that get the job done.

View the recommended tires for your 2004 Kia Optima, plus helpful information about Kia Optima tire size, speed rating, and tire pressure. Your vehicle can't drive correctly without the correct tires. As one of our tire technicians, Brianna, explains, "You want to find the correct size for your tire. It matters in alignments and keeping your vehicle driving the way it’s supposed to.”

Apart from finding the right tire size, you also want to think about a couple of other things when getting new Kia Optima tires like where and how you drive, and what tire brand you trust most. If you live in Louisiana, you probably won't need studded snow tires anytime soon. Washington state or Montana is a different story, though. If you live in a state with some extreme seasonal shifts, you might want to switch between winter tires and all-season tires for the best performance.

Think about where you live (countryside vs. city vs. mountains) and the kind of unexpected weather you're likely to experience when evaluating your driving conditions. Many drivers who live in states that experience all four seasons choose to purchase two sets of tires: one for summer and one for winter. It's a smart way to capitalize on Kia Optima's performance and safety throughout the year. Other drivers prefer the convenience of all-season tires. They make one trip to the tire shop and they're pretty much ready for rain, light snow, or sun!

Driving style is next on the list to think about when buying tires. Do you enjoy pushing your Kia Optima to the limits? Adventuring where other vehicles can't? If you're a big off-roading fan you forges paths where others can't, you have very different needs than a long-distance commuter who sticks to the highway. You'll want strong tires that can take on dirt, gravel, stone, sand, and more. You might even want a bigger tire with stiffer sidewalls and a wide tread pattern to help prevent punctures and maintain stability in uneven road conditions. But if you're comfortable in the city and suburbs, a Kia Optima tire that offers a smooth, quiet ride might be exactly what you need. Talk to a tire technician at Firestone Complete Auto Care for help choosing the best tire for you, or start shopping for Kia Optima tires online. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 2004 Kia Optima tire for your needs.

Good Tire Brands for Kia Optimas

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for Kia Optimas. Two of them are Firestone and Bridgestone. Kia Optima Firestone tires are tires you can count on. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio by Harvey Firestone. He was a boundary-pusher from the get-go. Firestone saw a future in automobile tires, so he began testing and producing truck, passenger, and farm tires. The company can be credited for introducing the first all-rubber, non-skid tire in 1908! Firestone Tires has been dedicated to staying one step ahead of the competition since day one, all thanks to Harvey Firestone. Firestone is now one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world with 8,000 different tires for a variety of vehicles — including the 2004 Kia Optima.

Bridgestone is another smart move for Kia Optima tires. In 1931, Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan. In 1990, the company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. Bridgestone Tires now has more than 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees throughout the Americas! The company remains an international leader in tire and rubber technology, delivering outstanding tires, service, and more to drivers worldwide. In the words of founder Shojiro Ishibashi, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." That means you can buy superior quality Bridgestone tires for a 2004 Kia Optima and drive with peace of mind!

Kia Optima Tire Installation & Rotation

We sell tires, but we also service them and care for all the around-the-wheel components. We're your tire shop and a complete service center for tire installation, maintenance, repair, rotation, and alignment! Shop 2004 Kia Optima tires online and schedule an installation appointment. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

Recommended Tires for Your 2004 Kia Optima

What tires are best for a 2004 Kia Optima? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Kia Optima.

Primewell All Season
All Season

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Blizzak WS90

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter
Champion Fuel Fighter

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus
Ecopia EP422 Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone FT140
FT140

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Firehawk AS
Firehawk AS

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
Firehawk Indy 500

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell PS890 Touring
PS890 Touring

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Potenza RE980AS
Potenza RE980AS

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza S-04 PP
Potenza S-04 PP

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Turanza QUIETTRACK
Turanza QUIETTRACK

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Primewell Valera Sport AS
Valera Sport AS

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone WEATHERGRIP
WEATHERGRIP

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Winterforce 2
Winterforce 2

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter

2004 Kia Optima Tire Q&A

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common Kia Optima tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Why does Kia tire inflation matter? A small decrease in tire pressure can have a big impact on your driving. Maintaining proper tire pressure can help improve braking time, increase fuel economy, and boost tire lifespan.
  • What do the tire sidewall numbers mean for my Kia Optima? The numbers on your tire sidewall give you information about tire speed rating, traction, treadwear, tire size, and load carrying capacity. Chat with a tire technician to learn how to read the numbers on your Kia tires!
  • Is there an easy way to check Kia tire tread depth? All you need is a penny. Hold the penny so that Abraham Lincoln is facing you, then place your penny into a tread groove upside down. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new Kia Optima tires.

Buy New Kia Optima Tires

When it's time to buy new tires for your vehicle, turn to the skilled technicians at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Browse tires online and schedule an installation appointment today!