2005 Kia Optima Model Comparison

LX Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $20,195.00 $16,225.00 $23,550.00
Destination $590.00 $540.00 $670.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.7L V6 2.0L I4 3.5L V6
Horsepower 170 @ 6000 RPM 138 @ 6000 RPM 195 @ 5500 RPM
Torque 181 @ 4000 RPM 136 @ 4500 RPM 218 @ 3500 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2656 1975 3497
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.0 3.2 X 3.7 3.7 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 10:1 10.1:1 10.0:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20 24 N/A
Highway (mpg) 27 34 N/A

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3278.3 2903.5 4801.7
Wheelbase (in.) 106.3 102.8 114.6
Length (in.) 185.8 170.9 194.1
Width (in.) 71.5 68.3 74.6
Height (in.) 55.5 57.9 69.3
Track Front (in.) 60.6 58.9 64.4
Track Rear (in.) 59.8 58.5 63.4
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A 6.9

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 7
Front Headroom (in.) 39.0 40.0 39.4
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.6 38.8 39.2
Front Legroom (in.) 43.3 42.8 40.6
Rear Legroom (in.) 36.2 35.4 37.2
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 56.9 55.1 62.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 55.7 53.9 63.1
Front Hip Room (in.) 55.8 52.4 58.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) 54.4 53.9 65.1

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 100.0 98.1 N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link torsion
Tires 205/55R16 205/50R16 215/70R15

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A N/A N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player Yes N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. N/A Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes N/A Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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