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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 I4 Automatic EX 24 34 $18,045 $19,395
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LX 22 30 $17,995 $19,345
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic EX 22 30 $18,890 $20,400
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 26 35 $17,538 $17,950
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 26 35 $17,538 $17,950
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5 S 26 35 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 2.5 S 26 35 $18,519 $19,800
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT 2.5 S 26 34 $18,987 $20,300
4-Door Sedan I4 CVT ULEV 2.5 S 26 34 $18,987 $20,300
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual 3.5SE 21 29 $22,196 $24,000
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SE 22 28 $22,658 $24,500
4-Door Sedan V6 CVT 3.5 SL 22 28 $26,265 $28,400
4-Door Sedan I4 eCVT 2.5 Hybrid 35 33 $23,442 $24,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,435
$17,538
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,355
$17,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$273 / month
$299 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 56.8
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 39.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.2 100.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 52.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 55.5
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1 70.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.4 189.8
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 107.1 109.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.8 17.9
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 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 11.5 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 20.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T135/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3142 3055
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 162 @ 5800 175 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System - TBD - SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 164 @ 4250 180 @ 3900
Engine Order Code NA QR25
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.39
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.79 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.81
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18 1.06
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.50
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Optima Nissan Altima
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
 
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