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Selected Style 5-Door HB (Natl)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB 51 49 $30,720 $32,000
5-Door HB Advanced 51 49 $37,945 $39,525
4-Door Sedan LX
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Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SX 22 34 $25,040 $26,800
4-Door Sedan EX 24 35 $22,095 $23,650
4-Door Sedan LX 24 35 $20,400 $21,350
4-Door Sedan SX w/Limited Pkg 22 34 $25,040 $26,800
4-Door Sedan SX w/Chrome Limited Pkg 22 34 $25,040 $26,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,720
$20,400
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,000
$21,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$533 / month
$356 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Kia Optima adds generous dashes of style and sophistication to what's otherwise a sensible, frugal, and spacious mid-size sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 51 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 49 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-size Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.100 55.71
Front Leg Room (in) 42.500 45.47
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.700 54.65
Second Leg Room (in) 36.000 34.65
Front Head Room (in) 38.600 39.96
Second Hip Room (in) 51.200 54.49
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.900 57.28
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.700 102.17
Second Head Room (in) 37.600 37.60
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.700 57.28
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.800 63.03
Wheelbase (in) 106.300 110.04
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.700 72.05
Track Width, Front (in) 60.000 63.03
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.300 5.31
Length, Overall (in) 176.400 190.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 21.600 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.43
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.200 x - TBD - 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.000 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.600 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Electric Pwr Assisted Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.200 35.76
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/65R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3165 3223
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 3.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 134 combined 200 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - TBD - 186 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.4L/144
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 51 24
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 95 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 50 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 49 35
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 2.63
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.38
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Transmission Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.21
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.80
Trans Type 1 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Summary
Body Style Liftback Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Prius Plug-In Kia Optima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - NA
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - NA
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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