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2019 Kia Optima EX Turbo FWD
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2019 Kia Optima
EX Turbo FWD
MSRP
$26,800
Invoice
$25,728
Average Price Paid
$25,972
1,935 listings nationwide

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2019 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
MSRP
$34,780
Invoice
$32,397
Average Price Paid
$33,741
3 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Kia Optima
EX Turbo FWD
Fair Price
$27,507
Good Price
$25,047
Great Price
$23,640
2019 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
Fair Price
$34,949
Good Price
$31,842
Great Price
$30,065

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Kia Optima
EX Turbo FWD
No Expert Reviews
2019 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Nissan Altima has always faced stiff competition in a crowded segment, and the sixth-generation Altima is no exception. For 2019, the Altima has been thoroughly reworked, starting ...

Specs

2019 Kia Optima
EX Turbo FWD
2019 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch Continuously Variable Transmission
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 16.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
178 hp @ 5,500 RPM
248 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
8:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.03 in x 3.35 in
3.31 in x 3.55 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
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.5 in 43.8 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.9 cu ft 15.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 892 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 192.9 in
Width 73.2 in 72.9 in
Height 57.7 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 111.2 in

Available Options

2019 Kia Optima
EX Turbo FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Black
  • Horizon Blue
  • Platinum Graphite
  • Sangria
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Titanium Silver

Option Packages

  • Ex Premium Package
2019 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • Storm Blue Metallic
  • Super Black

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