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Selected Style 2006.5 4-Door Sedan LX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 23 30 $15,245 $16,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 22 30 $16,405 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 20 27 $17,555 $19,200
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 22 30 $17,605 $19,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 20 27 $18,625 $20,400
2006.5 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 24 34 $15,435 $16,355
2006.5 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 24 34 $16,500 $17,650
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
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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
AT LX 24 34 $18,759 $20,825
AT PZEV LX 24 34 $18,893 $20,975
AT LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
AT ULEV LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
MT LX SE 26 34 $18,669 $20,725
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 PZEV EX-L 24 34 $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
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 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
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
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
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 Leg Room (in) 37.8 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.2 102.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.9
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 61.1
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 14.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 11.1 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 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 17.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3142 3128
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 161 @ 5800 166 @ 5800
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 34
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.58
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Optima Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) McPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
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
 
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