Compare 2020 Kia Optima vs 2019 Toyota Camry

2020 Kia Optima
2019 Toyota Camry
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EX Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Optima Hybrid EX Automatic 40 45 $27,803 $29,310
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Hybrid LE CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camry Hybrid LE CVT 51 53 $26,128 $28,400
Camry Hybrid SE CVT 44 47 $27,693 $30,100
Camry Hybrid XLE CVT 44 47 $30,338 $32,975
Camry L Automatic 29 41 $22,046 $24,095
Camry LE Automatic 28 39 $22,509 $24,600
Camry SE Automatic 28 39 $23,478 $25,800
Camry XLE Automatic 28 39 $26,551 $29,175
Camry XLE V6 Automatic 22 33 $31,214 $34,300
Camry XSE Automatic 28 39 $27,051 $29,725
Camry XSE V6 Automatic 22 32 $31,714 $34,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,803
$26,128
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,310
$28,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$489 / month
$473 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Kia Optima makes for a pleasant mid-size sedan space for those willing to overlook the appeal of crossovers and SUVs. The 2019 Toyota Camry discards its plain vanilla personality in favor of vanilla bean.
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Fuel Economy
City
40 mpg 51 mpg
Highway
45 mpg 53 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
45.5 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
56 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.8 99.9
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 38
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 38.3
Second Hip Room (in)
56 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 57.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 63.2
Wheelbase (in)
110.4 111.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 192.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.4 15.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 11.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 12
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)
15.9 13
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P205/65VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA 010B
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P205/65VR16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA 010B
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
192 @ 6000 208 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
271 @ 1770 163 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.5 L/152
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
42 (Est) 52
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
45 (Est) 53
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
40 (Est) 51
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.64 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.29
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 -
Trans Type
6 1
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima Hybrid Toyota Camry
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3472
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 3.4
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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  • Rebate: $2,000 cash rebate (2019)
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 60 mo. (2019)
  • Lease: From $249/mo. (2019)
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