Compare 2006 Kia Optima vs 2006 Ford Fusion

2006 Kia Optima
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2006.5 4-Door Sedan Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2006.5 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 24 34 $15,435 $16,355
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 23 30 $15,245 $16,400
2006.5 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 24 34 $16,500 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 22 30 $16,405 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 22 30 $17,605 $19,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 20 27 $17,555 $19,200
2006.5 4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 22 30 $17,995 $19,345
2006.5 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 24 34 $18,045 $19,395
2006.5 4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 22 30 $18,890 $20,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 20 27 $18,625 $20,400
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4-Door Sedan I4 S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 S 23 31 $16,017 $17,145
4-Door Sedan I4 SE 23 31 $16,525 $17,900
4-Door Sedan I4 SEL 23 31 $17,502 $18,985
4-Door Sedan V6 SE 21 29 $18,978 $20,625
4-Door Sedan V6 SEL 21 29 $19,954 $21,710
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,435
$16,017
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,355
$17,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$286 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size Sedan
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.7 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 54.0
Second Leg Room (in)
37.8 37.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.2 100.0
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 53.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 61.3
Wheelbase (in)
107.1 107.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
186.4 190.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 15.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - - 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 - - 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)
16.4 17.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.5 38.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.86 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR16 P205/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3142 3151
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
163 @ 4250 156 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA 99Z
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
161 @ 5800 160 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 23
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.31
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.23
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.79 1.84
Trans Order Code
NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.25 4.39
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima Ford Fusion
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
McPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent

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