Compare 2013 Toyota Prius Plug In vs 2013 Kia Optima

2013 Toyota Prius Plug In
2013 Kia Optima
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5-Door HB
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
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 24 35 $20,400 $21,350
4-Door Sedan EX 24 35 $22,095 $23,650
4-Door Sedan SX 22 34 $25,040 $26,800
4-Door Sedan SX w/Chrome Limited Pkg 22 34 $25,040 $26,800
4-Door Sedan SX w/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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
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
City
51 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
49 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-size Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.600 37.60
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.300 5.31
Length, Overall (in)
176.400 190.7
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
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
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.600 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.200 35.76
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
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/65R16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3165 3223
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 3.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 110
Engine
Displacement
1.8L/110 2.4L/144
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
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
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Prius Plug-In Kia Optima
Body Style
Liftback Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
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 -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - NA
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 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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