Kia Optima vs Kia Forte5 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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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
$25,817
5 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
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2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD
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2020 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,112
7 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A

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...

2020 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
No Expert Reviews

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. "
2020 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD
2020 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
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Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
37 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
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Power
178 hp @ 5,500 RPM
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Torque
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
10:1
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Displacement
1,600 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.03 in x 3.35 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Optional --
Driver Airbag Optional --
Passenger Airbag Optional --
Front Side Airbags Optional --
Curtain Airbags Optional --
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 --
Radio Optional --
Power Windows Optional --
Power Door Locks Optional --
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats --
Front Legroom 45.5 in --
Back Legroom 35.6 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.9 cu ft --
Exterior
Length 191.1 in --
Width 73.2 in --
Height 57.7 in --
Wheelbase 110.4 in --

Available Options

2020 Kia Optima
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Black
  • Gravity Grey
  • Horizon Blue
  • Sangria
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sparkling Silver
2020 Kia Forte5
EX FWD

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