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2009 Kia Optima Comparisons

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General Pricing

Resale Value $18,950.00 $24,050.00
Destination $695.00 $720.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4 3.3L V6
Horsepower 175 @ 6000 RPM 249 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 169 @ 4000 RPM 229 @ 4500 RPM
Valves 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2359 3342
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.8 3.6 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.4:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 22 19
Highway (mpg) 32 29

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3196.7 3494.3
Wheelbase (in.) 107.1 107.4
Length (in.) 189.0 188.9
Width (in.) 71.1 72.1
Height (in.) 58.3 58.0
Track Front (in.) 61.5 62.0
Track Rear (in.) 61.1 61.4
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.8 40.1
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.0 38.2
Front Legroom (in.) 43.7 43.7
Rear Legroom (in.) 37.8 37.4
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.1 57.4
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 56.3 56.9
Front Hip Room (in.) 54.5 55.5
Rear Hip Room (in.) 54.7 55.3

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 104.2 105.4

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link
Tires 205/60R16 215/55R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

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

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std.

Safety

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

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std.

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