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2007 Kia Optima
2007 Buick Lacrosse
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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual LX 24 34 $15,435 $16,355
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic LX 24 34 $16,500 $17,650
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 22 30 $17,995 $19,345
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic EX 24 34 $18,045 $19,395
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic EX 22 30 $18,890 $20,400
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4-Door Sedan CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 20 30 $21,182 $22,415
4-Door Sedan CXL 20 30 $23,473 $24,840
4-Door Sedan CXS 19 27 $25,552 $27,040
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,435
$21,182
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,355
$22,415
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$374 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
37.8 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.2 99.4
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 57.0
Front Leg Room (in)
43.7 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 61.5
Wheelbase (in)
107.1 110.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 61.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
186.4 198.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 57.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 16.0
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 - 11.7 x 1.26
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 - 10.6 x 0.55
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 17
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.86 2.39
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.5 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QPX
Front Tire Size
P205/60R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QPX
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 3495
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
164 @ 4250 230 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA L26
Displacement
2.4L/144 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
162 @ 5800 200 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
- TBD - SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.79 1.56
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.27 2.92
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima Buick LaCrosse
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan CX
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut Premium Ride
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
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