Compare 2002 Kia Optima vs 2002 Dodge Stratus

2002 Kia Optima
2002 Dodge Stratus
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4-Door Sedan Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 21 28 $13,408 $14,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 20 27 $14,158 $15,749
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 21 28 $14,771 $16,549
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 20 27 $15,521 $17,399
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 18 24 $15,440 $17,449
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 SE 18 24 $16,663 $18,849
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4-Door Sedan SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 21 30 $16,515 $17,755
2-Door Coupe SE/SXT 22 29 $17,026 $18,340
4-Door Sedan SE PLUS/SXT 21 30 $17,473 $18,820
4-Door Sedan ES 20 27 $19,449 $21,015
2-Door Coupe R/T 20 29 $19,744 $21,360
4-Door Sedan R/T 20 27 $19,998 $21,625
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,408
$16,515
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,899
$17,755
Monthly Payment Estimate
$248 / month
$296 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 55.2
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 52.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 38.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100 94
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 4.4
Length, Overall (in)
186.2 191.2
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 108.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 31.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 70.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.6 16.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.3 x 0.40
Brake Type
Power Pwr
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
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 Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60R15 P205/65TR15
Spare Tire Size
NA T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R15 P205/65TR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3157 3207
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 10.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA 510
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
159 @ 4500 167 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA EDZ
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 @ 6000 150 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 30
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.21
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 Automatic
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)
0.78 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima Dodge Stratus
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Normal Duty
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Normal Duty
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA

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