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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
4-Door Sedan SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 18 27 $21,901 $24,335
4-Door Sedan Limited 18 27 $24,151 $26,835
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,435
$21,901
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,355
$24,335
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$406 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 55.5
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 38.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.2 106.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 57.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 38.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 43.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1 72.8
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 6.4
Length, Overall (in) 186.4 192.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 109.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 16.6
Brakes
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 - 11.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 19.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 3.20
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/60HR16 P225/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60HR16 P225/60HR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P225/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3142 3629
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 8.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 130
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/144 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 161 @ 5800 263 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 163 @ 4250 255 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA G6DA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.44
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.79 2.09
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18 1.05
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.84
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Optima Hyundai Azera
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) McPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
 
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