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Compare 2005 Kia Optima vs 2005 Toyota Camry

2005 Kia Optima
2005 Toyota Camry
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4-Door Sedan EX Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Optima 4-Door Sedan EX Automatic 22 30 $17,420 $18,900
Optima 4-Door Sedan EX Automatic V6 20 27 $18,435 $20,195
Optima 4-Door Sedan LX Automatic 22 30 $16,220 $17,450
Optima 4-Door Sedan LX Automatic V6 20 27 $17,365 $18,995
Optima 4-Door Sedan LX Manual 23 30 $15,055 $16,195
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4-Door Sedan LE Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camry 4-Door Sedan LE Automatic 24 34 $18,011 $20,125
Camry 4-Door Sedan LE Manual 24 33 $17,266 $19,295
Camry 4-Door Sedan LE V6 Automatic 20 28 $20,051 $22,530
Camry 4-Door Sedan SE Automatic 24 34 $18,649 $20,955
Camry 4-Door Sedan SE Manual 24 33 $17,910 $20,125
Camry 4-Door Sedan SE V6 Automatic 21 29 $21,158 $23,775
Camry 4-Door Sedan STD Automatic 24 34 $17,406 $19,025
Camry 4-Door Sedan STD Manual 24 33 $16,645 $18,195
Camry 4-Door Sedan XLE Automatic 24 34 $20,063 $22,545
Camry 4-Door Sedan XLE V6 Automatic 20 28 $22,743 $25,555
Camry Solara 2-Door Conv SE V6 Automatic 20 29 $23,830 $26,480
Camry Solara 2-Door Conv SLE V6 Automatic 20 29 $26,774 $29,750
Camry Solara 2-Door Coupe SE Automatic 23 32 $18,134 $20,150
Camry Solara 2-Door Coupe SE Manual 24 33 $17,387 $19,320
Camry Solara 2-Door Coupe SE V6 Automatic 21 29 $19,484 $21,650
Camry Solara 2-Door Coupe SLE Automatic 23 32 $20,873 $23,195
Camry Solara 2-Door Coupe SLE V6 Automatic 21 29 $23,573 $26,195
Camry Solara 2-Door Coupe SPT Automatic 23 32 $19,478 $21,645
Camry Solara 2-Door Coupe SPT Manual 24 33 $18,732 $20,815
Camry Solara 2-Door Coupe SPT V6 Automatic 21 29 $20,828 $23,145
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,420
$18,011
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,900
$20,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$315 / month
$335 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 54.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 37.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100 101.8
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 57.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 56.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 107.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
185.8 189.2
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 58.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.6 14.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.76 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P205/65R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3301 3164
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
147 @ 3000 163 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/143 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 5500 160 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.52
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Sportmatic shifter NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.48 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 2.36
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.77 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.05
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 4.24
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima Toyota Camry
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs

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