Compare 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid vs 2013 Kia Optima

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
2013 Kia Optima
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2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
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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
N/A
$20,400
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$21,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$356 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid makes an extraordinary leap forward in fuel economy--but also, in its appealing looks and handling. 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
N/A mpg 24 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.28
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.17
Second Head Room (in)
37.60
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.71
Front Leg Room (in)
45.47
Passenger Capacity
5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.65
Second Leg Room (in)
34.65
Front Head Room (in)
39.96
Second Hip Room (in)
54.49
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.31
Length, Overall (in)
190.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.28
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.03
Wheelbase (in)
110.04
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.05
Track Width, Front (in)
63.03
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.43
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.76
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/65R16
Spare Tire Size
NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3223
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
3.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
186 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80
Trans Type
6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63
Trans Order Code
NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.21
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima
Body Style
Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
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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