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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 34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 56.8
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
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 20.0
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 2.8
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 - City (MPG) 24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 35
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.39
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Optima Nissan Altima
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Strut
 
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