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Vehicle 2017 Kia Optima LX 1.6T DCT 2017 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T S Auto
General
Body Style Sedan,4-door Mid-Size Passenger Car Sedan,4-door Compact Passenger Car
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Drive Train
City MPG 28 (Est) 28
Combined MPG 28 (Est) 32
Displacement (CC) 1.6 L/97 1.4 L/85
Driveline Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Ratio 3.17 3.23
Fuel Capacity (gal) 18.5 14.5
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Fuel Type Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Highway MPG 34 (Est) 38
Horsepower @ RPM 178 @ 5500 150 @ 5000
Torque @ RPM 195 @ 1500 184 @ 1400
Transmission Speeds 7 6
Transmission Type Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Type of Engine 4 Cylinder Engine/Turbocharged 4 Cylinder Engine/Turbocharged
Exterior
Crash Test Rating 5 5
Curb weight (lbs) 3224 3025
Overall Height (in) 57.7 57.2
Overall Length (in) 191.1 183.3
Overall Width (in) 73.2 70
Wheelbase (in) 110.4 104.4
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 15.9 15.7
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 39.8 38.2
Headroom rear (in) 37.8 37.1
Hip room front (in) 56 n/a
Hip room rear (in) 56 n/a
Leg room front (in) 45.5 41.2
Leg room rear (in) 35.6 38.1
Passenger Volume 104.8 94.1
Seating Capacity - Maximum 5 5
Seating capacity - Standard 5 5
Shoulder room front (in) 58.1 55.2
Shoulder room rear (in) 56.4 53.6
Suspension
Front suspension Strut Strut
Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 5.2
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Multi-Link
Track Front 63.5 60.4
Track Rear 63.8 60.3
Turning Radius
Steering Diameter Left n/a 36.4
Warranty
Powertrain Miles 100,000 60,000
Powertrain Time (Months) 120 60
Warranty - Basic Miles 60,000 36,000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) 60 36



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