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Dodge Avenger
2014 Dodge Avenger
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Kia Optima
2020 Kia Optima
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Overview

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic (+$200)
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
173 hp @ 6000 rpm
185 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
166 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
178 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic (+$200)
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,400 lbs
3,230 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
27 MPG
City
21 MPG
24 MPG
Highway
30 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 Tons/yr
6.6 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
354.9 miles
444 miles
Cruising Range Highway
507 miles
592 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.6 in
191.1 in
Height
58.4 in
57.7 in
Max Width
72.8 in
73.2 in
Front Width
61.7 in
63.5 in
Rear Width
62.7 in
63.8 in
Wheelbase
108.9 in
110.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
45.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
39.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.3 in
58.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.6 in
56 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.2 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.3 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56 in
56.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
52.8 in
56 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.5 ft³
15.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.5 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
17" x 6.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 6.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/55HR17
P205/65HR16
Rear Tire
P225/55HR17
P205/65HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Black Clearcoat
  • Blue Streak Pearlcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Redline 2 Coat Pearl
  • True Blue Pearlcoat
  • Ebony Black
  • Gravity Grey
  • Horizon Blue, Build Out: 11/30/2019
  • Sangria
  • Sparkling Silver

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
Snow White Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Optional
Standard
Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles