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2020 Kia Optima
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$23,390
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2021 Nissan Altima
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2013 Suzuki Kizashi
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$19,999
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Overview

Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
185 hp @ 6000 rpm
188 hp @ 6000 rpm
185 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
178 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
180 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,230 lbs
3,208 lbs
3,241 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
32 MPG
24 MPG
City
24 MPG
28 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
39 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
5.5 Tons/yr
7.6 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
16.2 gallons
16.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
444 miles
453.6 miles
332 miles
Cruising Range Highway
592 miles
631.8 miles
481.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
191.1 in
192.9 in
183.1 in
Height
57.7 in
56.7 in
58.3 in
Max Width
73.2 in
72.9 in
71.7 in
Front Width
63.5 in
63.6 in
61.6 in
Rear Width
63.8 in
63.6 in
61.6 in
Wheelbase
110.4 in
111.2 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
4.9 in
5.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
45.5 in
43.8 in
41.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.8 in
39.2 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.1 in
58.2 in
55.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56 in
54.7 in
53.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.6 in
35.2 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.8 in
36.9 in
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.4 in
57.1 in
54.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
56 in
54.5 in
52.1 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³
15.4 ft³
13.3 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
36.1 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
16" x 7"
17" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
16" x 7"
17" x TBD

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P205/65HR16
P215/60HR16
P215/55R17
Rear Tire
P205/65HR16
P215/60HR16
P215/55R17
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Black
  • Gravity Grey
  • Horizon Blue, Build Out: 11/30/2019
  • Sangria
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

Snow White Pearl
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Light Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Beige, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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