Compare 2011 Kia Optima Tires

2011 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
2011 Kia Optima SX Shop 225/45R18 V 35 PSI/35 PSI
2011 Kia Optima LX Shop P205/65R16 H 33 PSI/33 PSI
2011 Kia Optima EX* Shop 225/45R18 V 35 PSI/35 PSI
2011 Kia Optima EX* Shop P215/55R17 V 33 PSI/33 PSI
2011 Kia Optima Hybrid* Shop P205/65R16 H 34 PSI/34 PSI
2011 Kia Optima Hybrid* Shop P215/55R17 V 34 PSI/34 PSI

2011 Kia Optima SX

- Size: Shop 225/45R18

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

2011 Kia Optima LX

- Size: Shop P205/65R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

2011 Kia Optima EX*

- Size: Shop 225/45R18

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

2011 Kia Optima EX*

- Size: Shop P215/55R17

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

2011 Kia Optima Hybrid*

- Size: Shop P205/65R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 34 PSI/34 PSI

2011 Kia Optima Hybrid*

- Size: Shop P215/55R17

- Speed Rating: V

- Inflation F/R: 34 PSI/34 PSI

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

Buy Tires for 2011 Kia Optima

Buying new tires can be easy and quick, especially when you're equipped with quality information from the tire experts that know! That's why you should head our way when it's time to put new tires on your  2011 Kia Optima. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the tire shop of choice for Kia Optima tire options. Whether you need a tire that's designed to handle diverse terrain, improve fuel-efficiency, or take tight corners, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View Kia-recommended tires for your 2011 Optima, plus helpful information about Kia Optima tire pressure, tire size, and speed rating. Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for tires and you'll experience our best service. As one of our tire managers, Ruben, says, “I make sure you know which tire is the best fit for your car, not only for performance but safety.”

Other than getting the proper tire size, you also want to think about a couple of other things when getting new Kia Optima tires like which tire brands you like most and where you drive. 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.

When evaluating your driving conditions, think about where you live (countryside vs. city vs. mountains) and the kind of unexpected weather you're likely to experience. Drivers in states that fully experience all four seasons often buy two sets of tires: one for summer and one for winter. It's one of the best ways to maximize their Kia Optima's safety and performance from January to December. Other drivers prefer to purchase one all-season set to limit trips to the tire shop and make sure their vehicle is prepared in the rain, sleet, snow, or sun!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you enjoy pushing your Kia Optima to the limits? Hitting the road less traveled? If you're a diehard off-roader, you have very different tire needs than a highway commuter who doesn't leave the paved path. You'll want a tire that can handle sand, stone, gravel, dirt, and more. You might want to look at bigger tires with stiffer sidewalls and wider tread patterns to help protect against punctures and maintain balance in irregular 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. Browse Kia Optima tires online or come to your nearby Firestone Complete Auto Care for help selecting the tire that's right for you. You're only a click or two away from a new set of 2011 Kia Optima tires.

Kia Optima Tire Brands

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for Kia Optimas. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Firestone tires for Kia Optimas are always ready to get the job done! Harvey Firestone started the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 in Akron, OH. He was a boundary-pusher from the beginning. Firestone saw a future in automobile tires, so he started producing and testing truck, passenger, and farm tires. Fun fact: in 1908, Firestone's company introduced the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! Firestone Tires has been passionate about leading the industry since day one, thanks to Harvey Firestone's industrious spirit. Today, Firestone is one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world. They make 8,000 different tires for all sorts of vehicles — including 2011 Kia Optimas.

You can't go wrong with Bridgestone for Kia Optima tires, too. Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. was founded by Shojiro Ishibashi in Japan in 1931 and merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1990. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 55,000 employees and 50 production facilities throughout the Americas. The company remains an international leader in tire and rubber technology, providing world-class service, tires, and more to communities worldwide. As Shojiro Ishibashi put it, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." What are you waiting for? If you want to drive with peace of mind, buy Bridgestone tires for a 2011 Kia Optima today!

Kia Optima Tire Installation & Rotation

Firestone Complete Auto Care installs more tires on more cars than most other companies. We're your one-stop shop for tire installation, rotation, and ongoing maintenance! We make it easy to buy new 2011 Kia Optima tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are on weekends and into the evening to fit your schedule.

Recommended Tires for Your 2011 Kia Optima

What tires are best for a 2011 Kia Optima? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Kia Optima.

Firestone ALL SEASON
ALL SEASON

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell All Season
All Season

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32
Blizzak LM-32

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Winter
  • Winter
Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Blizzak WS90

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

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone DriveGuard
DriveGuard

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus
Ecopia EP422 Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
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 PS890 Touring
PS890 Touring

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

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza S001
Potenza S001

  • 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

Questions About 2011 Kia Optima Tires

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.

  • Is Kia tire inflation important? 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 numbers on my Kia Optima tires mean? Your tire sidewall numbers tell you the recommended load carrying capacity, speed rating, treadwear, traction, and tire size. Talk to a tire technician to learn how to read Kia tire numbers.
  • How do I check the tread depth on my Kia tires? Grab a penny. Hold the so that Abe Lincon's head is facing you and his hair is pointing toward the ground. Then, place the penny into a tread groove. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new Kia Optima tires.

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