Compare 2005 Kia Optima vs 2005 Toyota Camry

2005 Kia Optima
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4-Door Sedan Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 23 30 $15,055 $16,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 22 30 $16,220 $17,450
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 22 30 $17,420 $18,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 20 27 $17,365 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 20 27 $18,435 $20,195
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4-Door Sedan Manual STD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual STD 24 33 $16,645 $18,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic STD 24 34 $17,406 $19,025
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 24 33 $17,266 $19,295
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 24 34 $18,011 $20,125
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 33 $17,910 $20,125
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 24 34 $18,649 $20,955
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LE 20 28 $20,051 $22,530
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE 24 34 $20,063 $22,545
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic SE 21 29 $21,158 $23,775
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic XLE 20 28 $22,743 $25,555
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,055
$16,645
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,195
$18,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$270 / month
$303 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 37.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100 101.8
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
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 54.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
185.8 189.2
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 107.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.6 14.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.76 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3281 3108
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 80
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/143 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 5500 160 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
147 @ 3000 163 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 33
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
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 w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.54
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima Toyota Camry
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut

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