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2020 Kia Optima EX FWD
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2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,743
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,185
1 listings nationwide

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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD
No User Reviews
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
writes:
very smooth
Handling Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD worse.
"YES"
Front Seats Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD worse.
"RELAXING"

Specs

2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
37 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 16.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
178 hp @ 5,500 RPM
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Torque
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
9.7:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.03 in x 3.35 in
3.5 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.5 in 44.3 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 38.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.9 cu ft 16 cu ft
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 191.7 in
Width 73.2 in 83.5 in
Height 57.7 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Black
  • Gravity Grey
  • Horizon Blue
  • Sangria
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sparkling Silver
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Ford Co-PILOT360 Assist W/Sync 3

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