Compare 2013 Kia Optima Hybrid vs 2013 Ford Fusion

2013 Kia Optima Hybrid
2013 Ford Fusion
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4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic LX 36 40 $24,210 $25,900
4-Door Sedan 2.4L Automatic EX 35 39 $29,555 $31,950
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4-Door Sedan S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD S 22 34 $20,422 $21,900
4-Door Sedan FWD SE 22 34 $21,983 $23,830
4-Door Sedan FWD SE Hybrid 44 41 $25,092 $27,200
4-Door Sedan FWD Titanium 22 33 $27,860 $30,200
4-Door Sedan FWD Titanium Hybrid 44 41 $29,612 $32,100
4-Door Sedan AWD Titanium 22 31 $29,705 $32,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,210
$20,422
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,900
$21,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$365 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Ford Fusion's more than a rock-star body: it handles better than any other family sedan we've driven, and doesn't cheat on interior room to deliver it.
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Fuel Economy
City
36 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Mid-Size Sedan
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.65 38.300
Front Head Room (in)
39.96 39.200
Second Hip Room (in)
54.49 54.400
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.28 57.800
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.17 118.800
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.800
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.71 56.900
Front Leg Room (in)
45.47 44.300
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.65 55.000
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.05 72.900
Track Width, Front (in)
63.03 62.700
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.12 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
190.7 191.700
Height, Overall (in)
57.08 58.100
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.03 62.400
Wheelbase (in)
110.04 112.200
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.78 16.000
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - - 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)
11.2 x - TBD - - 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)
17.2 16.500
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.94 2.700
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.800
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.76 37.600
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65R16 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - T125/80D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA 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)
3496 3427
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
4.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 combined 170 @ - TBD -
Engine Order Code
NA 997
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
199 combined 170 @ - TBD -
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
38 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
36 22
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.386 1.450
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.772 0.750
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.212 4.580
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.800 1.910
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.385 2.940
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.637 2.960
Trans Order Code
NA 44W
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.320 3.070
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima Hybrid Ford Fusion
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.95
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.0 7.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - - TBD -
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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