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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual LX
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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
4-Door Sedan Manual LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 23 30 $12,345 $12,895
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 23 30 $13,925 $14,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 24 32 $14,860 $15,895
4-Door Sedan Manual SX 23 30 $14,955 $15,995
5-Door HB Manual Spectra5 23 30 $14,955 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 24 32 $15,890 $16,995
5-Door HB Automatic Spectra5 24 32 $15,890 $16,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,435
$12,345
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,355
$12,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$215 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 35.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.2 97.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 38.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 186.4 177.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 102.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 12.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 14.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 33.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
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 2919
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 162 @ 5800 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System - TBD - MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 164 @ 4250 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.39
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.79 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18 1.06
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.62
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Optima Kia Spectra
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4dr Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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