Compare 2004 Kia Optima vs 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix

2004 Kia Optima
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix
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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 GT1
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 30 $20,509 $22,415
4-Door Sedan GT2 20 30 $22,248 $24,315
4-Door Sedan GTP 18 28 $24,188 $26,435
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,765
$20,509
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,900
$22,415
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$374 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 36.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.4 97.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 58.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 36.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 110.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 71.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
185.8 198.3
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 55.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.6 16.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 10.5 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
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 - 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 17
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.76 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 13.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QNX
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA QNX
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3281 3477
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 11.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
147 @ 3000 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA L26
Displacement
2.4L/144 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 5500 200 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.921
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.000
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.568
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.88 3.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.94 0.705
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima Pontiac Grand Prix
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Wide Track
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.68
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Wide Track

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