Kia Optima Timing Belt Or Timing Chain (2001 - 2020)

From the model year 2001 to 2020 the Kia Optima has various engines with either a timing belt or a timing chain. However, all of its engines are interference.

Scroll down to see specific data for your model year below.

The timing belt (or chain) maintains the proper synchronization between the various engine components in a combustion engine.

If the belt or chain stretches or breaks, it can lead to catastrophic engine damage.

Timing belts have a recommended replacement interval, while timing chains are generally rated for the engines lifetime, although they need to be inspected occasionally.

Kia Optima Timing Belt Or Chain (2001 - 2020)
YearEngineBelt Or ChainInterferenceService Interval
20202.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20202.0L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20201.6L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20192.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20192.0L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20191.6L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20182.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20182.0L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20181.6L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20172.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20172.0L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20171.6L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20162.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20162.0L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20161.6L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20152.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20152.0L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20142.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20142.0L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20132.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20132.0L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20122.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20122.0L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20112.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20112.0L Turbocharged 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20102.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20102.7L V6timing beltinterference60k miles
20092.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20092.7L V6timing beltinterference60k miles
20082.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20082.7L V6timing beltinterference60k miles
20072.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20072.7L V6timing beltinterference60k miles
20062.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20062.7L V6timing beltinterference60k miles
20052.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20052.7L V6timing beltinterference60k miles
20042.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20042.7L V6timing beltinterference60k miles
20032.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20032.7L V6timing beltinterference60k miles
20022.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20022.7L V6timing beltinterference60k miles
20012.4L 4 Cyl.timing chaininterferencelifetime
20012.5L V6timing beltinterference60k miles

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Understanding the timing system in your vehicle or a possible purchase can save you money and headaches in the long run.

When in doubt, always consult with a professional mechanic.

Also, you can consult the vehicle's owner's manual.

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