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Selected Style 2006.5 4-Door Sedan LX Manual
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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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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MT VP 26 34 $16,422 $18,225
AT VP 24 34 $17,141 $19,025
MT LX 26 34 $18,040 $20,025
MT LX SE 26 34 $18,669 $20,725
AT LX 24 34 $18,759 $20,825
AT PZEV LX 24 34 $18,893 $20,975
AT LX SE 24 34 $19,388 $21,525
AT PZEV LX SE 24 34 $19,522 $21,675
MT EX 26 34 $20,219 $22,450
AT EX 24 34 $20,938 $23,250
AT PZEV EX 24 34 $21,073 $23,400
MT EX-L 26 34 $21,747 $24,150
AT EX-L 24 34 $22,465 $24,950
AT LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
AT PZEV EX-L 24 34 $22,600 $25,100
AT ULEV LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
MT EX-L with NAVI 26 34 $23,544 $26,150
AT EX-L with NAVI 24 34 $24,263 $26,950
AT PZEV EX-L with NAVI 24 34 $24,397 $27,100
AT EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
MT EX-L V6 21 30 $24,577 $27,300
MT ULEV EX-L V6 21 30 $24,577 $27,300
AT EX-L V6 with NAVI 20 29 $26,374 $29,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 with NAVI 20 29 $26,374 $29,300
MT EX-L V6 with NAVI 21 30 $26,374 $29,300
MT ULEV EX-L V6 with NAVI 21 30 $26,374 $29,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,435
$16,422
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,355
$18,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$304 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 36.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.2 102.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.4 191.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 107.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1 71.6
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 61.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 14.0
Brakes
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 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 11.1 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 17.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/60HR16 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60HR16 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3142 3128
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 163 @ 4250 160 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 161 @ 5800 166 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.79 1.77
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.25 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.27
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.15
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Kia Optima Honda Accord Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) McPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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