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Here's how the 2016 Ford Fusion and the 2017 Kia Optima measure up.
4dr Sdn S FWD
$22,750
Starting MSRP
LX Auto
$22,200
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

175.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

185.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
26 29 -
Size
191.7" length, 58.1" height 191.1" length, 57.7" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black

Sabre Black

Beige

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Large Cars -

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in 16 X 6.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -
Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in 16 X 6.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 800 -

Engine

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 -
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.4 L/144 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 6000 185 @ 6000 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4500 178 @ 4000 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
363.00 mi 462.50 mi -
Cruising Range - Hwy
561.00 mi 666.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG 36 (Est) MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG 25 (Est) MPG -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 MPG 29 (Est) MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -

Brakes

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in 12 in -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.9 in 11.2 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.5 gal 18.5 gal -

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.6 ft N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A -
Front Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P205/65HR16 -
Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P205/65HR16 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3431 lbs 3219 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Leg Room
38.3 in 35.6 in -
Wheelbase
112.2 in 110.4 in -
Front Head Room
39.2 in 39.8 in -
Second Head Room
37.8 in 37.8 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.3 in -
Track Width, Front
62.7 in 63.5 in -
Front Hip Room
55 in 56 in -
Trunk Volume
16 ft³ 15.9 ft³ -
Passenger Volume
102.8 ft³ 104.8 ft³ -
Height, Overall
58.1 in 57.7 in -
Second Hip Room
54.4 in 56 in -
Length, Overall
191.7 in 191.1 in -
Second Shoulder Room
56.9 in 56.4 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.9 in 73.2 in -
Track Width, Rear
62.4 in 63.8 in -
Front Shoulder Room
57.8 in 58.1 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Front Leg Room
44.3 in 45.5 in -

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