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Here's how the 2014 Hyundai Sonata and the 2014 Kia Optima measure up.
4dr Sdn 2.4L Auto GLS
$21,450
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn LX
$21,500
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
28 27 -
Size
189.8" length, 57.9" height 190.7" length, 57.1" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Cocoa

Gray

Charcoal / Red

Sand / black

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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
Large Cars Midsize Cars -

Wheels

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

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 760 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 6300 192 @ 6300 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
179 @ 4250 181 @ 4250 -
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.4 L/144 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
647.50 mi 629.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG 27 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
35 MPG 34 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
444.00 mi 425.50 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG 23 MPG -

Suspension

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

Brakes

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

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.8 ft 35.8 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
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
P205/65HR16 P205/65HR16 -
Rear Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P205/65HR16 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3245 lbs 3237 lbs -

Dimensions

Length, Overall
189.8 in 190.7 in -
Track Width, Front
62.9 in 63 in -
Second Hip Room
54.9 in 54.5 in -
Front Shoulder Room
57.9 in 57.3 in -
Wheelbase
110 in 110 in -
Front Head Room
40 in 40 in -
Track Width, Rear
62.9 in 63 in -
Second Leg Room
34.6 in 34.7 in -
Height, Overall
57.9 in 57.1 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Trunk Volume
16.4 ft³ 15.4 ft³ -
Second Shoulder Room
56.7 in 55.7 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.3 in 5.1 in -
Passenger Volume
103.8 ft³ 102.2 ft³ -
Front Hip Room
55.2 in 54.7 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.2 in 72.1 in -
Second Head Room
37.8 in 37.6 in -
Front Leg Room
45.5 in 45.5 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -

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