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Compare 2020 Kia Optima vs 2020 Toyota Camry

2020 Kia Optima
2020 Toyota Camry
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EX DCT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Optima EX DCT 27 37 $26,103 $27,190
Optima EX Premium DCT 27 37 $28,983 $30,190
Optima LX Automatic 24 32 $22,572 $23,390
Optima S Automatic 24 32 $23,893 $24,890
Optima SE Automatic 24 32 $25,335 $26,390
Optima SX Automatic 21 30 $30,903 $32,190
Optima Hybrid EX Automatic 40 45 $27,803 $29,310
Optima Plug-In Hybrid EX Automatic N/A N/A $34,105 $36,090
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Hybrid LE CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camry Hybrid LE CVT 51 53 $26,155 $28,430
Camry Hybrid SE CVT 44 47 $27,720 $30,130
Camry Hybrid XLE CVT 44 47 $30,112 $32,730
Camry L Automatic 29 41 $22,349 $24,425
Camry LE Automatic 28 39 $22,848 $24,970
Camry LE Automatic AWD 25 34 $24,129 $26,370
Camry SE Automatic 28 39 $23,815 $26,170
Camry SE Automatic AWD 25 34 $25,089 $27,570
Camry SE Nightshade Automatic 28 39 $24,451 $26,870
Camry SE Nightshade Automatic AWD 25 34 $25,724 $28,270
Camry TRD V6 Automatic 22 31 $28,366 $31,170
Camry XLE Automatic 27 38 $26,804 $29,455
Camry XLE Automatic AWD 25 34 $28,078 $30,855
Camry XLE V6 Automatic 22 33 $31,469 $34,580
Camry XSE Automatic 27 38 $27,304 $30,005
Camry XSE Automatic AWD 25 34 $28,578 $31,405
Camry XSE V6 Automatic 22 32 $31,969 $35,130
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,103
$26,155
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,190
$28,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$453 / month
$474 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
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 2020 Toyota Camry has more personality than ever thanks to a new TRD version.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 51 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 53 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
45.5 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
56 55.4
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 38
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
120.7 99.9
Second Hip Room (in)
56 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 57.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 63.2
Wheelbase (in)
110.4 111.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 192.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 15.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 37.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P205/65VR16
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P205/65VR16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3285 3472
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
178 @ 5500 208 @ 5700
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 1500 163 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/97 2.5 L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 53
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 51
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 52
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.07 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.79 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.29
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 -
Trans Type
7 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima Toyota Camry
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 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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2020 Kia Optima
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  • Lease: From $179 for 36 months
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  • Rebate: $1,500 cash rebate
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 60 mo.
  • Lease: From $229/mo.
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