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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX Manual
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Engine

Trim

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
4-Door Sedan GT1
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.8 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 86.4 97.0
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
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.2
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
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 10.5 x - TBD -
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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 105
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
Vehicle Name Kia Optima Pontiac Grand Prix
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Independent
 
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