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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 21 28 $13,788 $15,299
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 20 20 $14,542 $16,149
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 21 28 $15,601 $17,599
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 20 20 $16,355 $18,449
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 19 25 $16,120 $18,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 SE 19 25 $17,443 $19,949
4-Door Sedan LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe LX 20 27 $18,524 $19,910
2-Door Coupe LXi 20 28 $20,023 $21,575
2-Door Convertible LX 20 28 $22,655 $24,400
2-Door Convertible LXi 20 28 $24,869 $26,860
2-Door Convertible Limited 20 28 $26,746 $28,945
4-Door Sedan LX 20 30 $16,743 $17,975
4-Door Sedan LXi 20 28 $19,339 $20,860
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,788
$16,743
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,299
$17,975
Monthly Payment Estimate
$255 / month
$300 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 35.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 50.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 38.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 55.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 185.8 190.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 54.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 108.0
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.4 x 0.36
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.00 x -TBD- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 11.1 x 0.55
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) -TBD- 36.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) -TBD- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/70HR14 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size NA T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70HR14 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) -TBD- - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) -TBD- - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3263 3118
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) NA 510
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V4
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 159 @ 4500 192 @ 4300
Engine Order Code NA EDZ
Displacement 2.4L/241 2.4L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 149 @ 6000 150 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.57
Trans Order Code NA DGL
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.88 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.94 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.84
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 2.21
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan LX
Vehicle Name Kia Optima Chrysler Sebring
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Short/long arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Short/long arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
 
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