Compare 2004 Kia Optima vs 2004 Hyundai Sonata

2004 Kia Optima
2004 Hyundai Sonata
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4-Door Sedan Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 23 30 $14,765 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 22 30 $15,715 $16,920
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 20 27 $16,805 $18,395
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 22 30 $17,030 $18,495
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 20 27 $18,150 $19,895
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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 22 30 $14,559 $15,999
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 22 30 $15,308 $16,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic 19 27 $16,082 $17,649
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 27 $17,034 $18,799
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 19 27 $17,840 $19,799
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,765
$14,559
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,900
$15,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$267 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.4 100.0
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 43.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
185.8 186.9
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.6 14.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 17.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.76 2.92
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 34.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3281 3181
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 7.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 95
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 5500 138 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
147 @ 3000 147 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.30
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.95
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.88 3.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.94 0.94
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.46
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima Hyundai Sonata
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.45
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link

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