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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD
MSRP
$27,190
Invoice
$26,103
Average Price Paid
$25,964
3 listings nationwide

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2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
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EX FWD
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EX
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,581
12 listings nationwide

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2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$12,325
38 listings nationwide
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Kia Optima competes with other midsize family-sedans like the Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, and Volkswagen Passat. It receives a few changes for 2020. You’ll find one of three power...

2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD
Harvey writes:
Power Ranked 2020 Honda Accord 2.0T EX-L FWD better.
"No Turbo lag, stomp the accelerator and it moves out fast."
Family Car Ranked 2020 Honda Accord 2.0T EX-L FWD better.
"Lots of room and convenience features. "
2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
Karinclapton writes:
Love it
Front Seats Ranked 2016 Chevrolet Cruze worse.
"Heated"
shakoOos writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2014 Honda Civic Coupe worse.
"its much wider than the Civic Coupe "
Value Ranked 2014 Honda Civic Coupe worse.
"more future "

Specs

2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD
2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
37 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
178 hp @ 5,500 RPM
173 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
154 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
11.5:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.03 in x 3.35 in
3.18 in x 3.81 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional 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 Optional Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.5 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.9 cu ft 13.3 cu ft
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 178.3 in
Width 73.2 in 70.1 in
Height 57.7 in 55.5 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Black
  • Gravity Grey
  • Horizon Blue
  • Sangria
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sparkling Silver
2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Graphite Steel
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • EX Premium Package

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