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2005 Kia Optima Comparisons

LX Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $18,995.00 $19,800.00 $20,299.00
Destination $590.00 $580.00 $595.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.7L V6 2.5L I4 2.7L V6
Horsepower 170 @ 6000 RPM 175 @ 6000 RPM 170 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 181 @ 4000 RPM 180 @ 4000 RPM 181 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2656 2488 2656
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.0 3.5 X 3.9 3.4 X 3.0
Compression Ratio 10:1 9.5:1 10:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20 23 19
Highway (mpg) 27 29 27

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3278.3 3104.1 3254.0
Wheelbase (in.) 106.3 110.2 106.3
Length (in.) 185.8 192.3 186.9
Width (in.) 71.5 70.4 71.7
Height (in.) 55.5 57.9 56.0
Track Front (in.) 60.6 61.0 60.6
Track Rear (in.) 59.8 61.2 60.2
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.0 40.8 39.3
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.6 37.6 37.6
Front Legroom (in.) 43.3 43.9 43.3
Rear Legroom (in.) 36.2 36.4 36.2
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 56.9 56.7 56.9
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 55.7 56.1 55.7
Front Hip Room (in.) 55.8 53.0 55.8
Rear Hip Room (in.) 54.4 52.7 54.4

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 100.0 103.2 100.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone strut wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 205/55R16 215/60R16 205/60R16

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

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

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

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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