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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX Manual
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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
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual DX 25 32 $13,714 $15,400
Automatic DX 23 30 $14,425 $16,200
Manual w/Side Airbags DX 25 32 $13,937 $15,650
Automatic w/Side Airbags DX 23 30 $14,648 $16,450
Automatic VP 23 30 $15,314 $17,200
Automatic w/Side Airbags VP 23 30 $15,536 $17,450
Manual LX 26 32 $16,727 $18,790
Manual ULEV LX 26 32 $16,727 $18,790
Manual w/Side Airbags LX 26 32 $16,949 $19,040
Manual ULEV w/Side Airbags LX 26 32 $16,949 $19,040
Automatic LX 23 30 $17,438 $19,590
Automatic ULEV LX 23 30 $17,438 $19,590
Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 23 30 $17,660 $19,840
Automatic ULEV w/Side Airbags LX 23 30 $17,660 $19,840
Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $18,326 $20,590
Automatic ULEV w/ABS LX 23 30 $18,326 $20,590
Automatic w/ABS-Side Airbags LX 23 30 $18,549 $20,840
Automatic ULEV w/ABS-Side Airbags LX 23 30 $18,549 $20,840
Automatic V6 LX 20 28 $19,935 $22,400
Manual EX 26 32 $19,046 $21,400
Manual ULEV EX 26 32 $19,046 $21,400
Automatic EX 23 30 $19,757 $22,200
Automatic ULEV EX 23 30 $19,757 $22,200
Manual EX w/Leather 26 32 $20,068 $22,550
Manual ULEV EX w/Leather 26 32 $20,068 $22,550
Automatic EX w/Leather 23 30 $20,779 $23,350
Automatic ULEV EX w/Leather 23 30 $20,779 $23,350
Automatic SULEV EX w/Leather 23 30 $20,779 $23,350
Automatic V6 EX w/Leather 20 28 $22,334 $25,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,788
$13,714
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,299
$15,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$255 / month
$257 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 37.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100 101.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.4 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 106.9
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 61.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 185.8 189.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13 14.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.00 x -TBD- 8.6 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x - TBD - 10.2 x 0.91
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 17.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) -TBD- 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1 16.09
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) -TBD- 36.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70HR14 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/70HR14 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) -TBD- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) -TBD- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3263 2943
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) NA - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 159 @ 4500 145 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/241 2.3L/137
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 149 @ 6000 135 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.285
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.193
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.685
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.807
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.88 4.062
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.94 0.903
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Kia Optima Honda Accord Sdn
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Double Wishbone
 
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