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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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 16.0
Brakes
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 -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 17
Steering
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
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76 2.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QNX
Front Tire Size P205/60HR15 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QNX
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60HR15 P225/60R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3281 3477
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x - TBD -
Front 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 Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 5500 200 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 147 @ 3000 225 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L26
Displacement 2.4L/144 3.8L/231
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Optima Pontiac Grand Prix
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
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
 
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