Compare 2013 Audi S8 vs 2013 Kia Optima

2013 Audi S8
2013 Kia Optima
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 15 26 $102,300 $110,000
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 24 35 $20,400 $21,350
4-Door Sedan EX 24 35 $22,095 $23,650
4-Door Sedan SX 22 34 $25,040 $26,800
4-Door Sedan SX w/Chrome Limited Pkg 22 34 $25,040 $26,800
4-Door Sedan SX w/Limited Pkg 22 34 $25,040 $26,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$102,300
$20,400
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$110,000
$21,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1833 / month
$356 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Kia Optima adds generous dashes of style and sophistication to what's otherwise a sensible, frugal, and spacious mid-size sedan.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
42.9 34.65
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 39.96
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.49
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 57.28
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 102.17
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 37.60
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 55.71
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 45.47
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.65
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.70 72.05
Track Width, Front (in)
64.70 63.03
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.31
Length, Overall (in)
202.2 190.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.50 57.28
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.40 63.03
Wheelbase (in)
117.80 110.04
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 15.43
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.7 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.0 x - TBD - 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 35.76
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.94
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P265/35R21 P205/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P265/35R21 P205/65R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4685 3223
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
21 x 9.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
21 x 9.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.2 3.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
481 @ 5500 186 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.0L/244 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
520 @ 5400-6400 200 @ 6300
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas V8 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.839 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.714 4.21
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.106 1.80
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.285 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.317 3.38
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.667 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.143 2.63
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.204 2.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.667 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/manual shift
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi S8 Kia Optima
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
5-Link MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - NA
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - NA
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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