Compare 2002 Kia Optima vs 2002 Toyota Camry

2002 Kia Optima
2002 Toyota Camry
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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 Manual LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 24 33 $16,976 $18,970
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 23 32 $17,721 $19,800
4 Dr Sedan Manual SE 24 33 $18,076 $20,310
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 33 $18,076 $20,310
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 23 32 $18,813 $21,140
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LE 20 28 $19,810 $22,260
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE 23 32 $19,840 $22,295
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic SE 20 28 $21,093 $23,700
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic XLE 20 28 $22,610 $25,405
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,408
$16,976
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,899
$18,970
Monthly Payment Estimate
$248 / month
$316 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 54.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 37.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100 101.7
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 56.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 107.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
186.2 189.2
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 57.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.6 16.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.00 x - TBD - 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x - TBD - 10.7 x 1.1
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 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
NA P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3157 3086
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 15 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 7.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA 582
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
159 @ 4500 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 @ 6000 157 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.8
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.33
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.88 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.94 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima Toyota Camry
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent MacPherson Strut

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