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Here's how the 2020 Hyundai Sonata, 2018 Kia Forte, 2017 Kia Optima and the 2019 Kia Optima Hybrid measure up.
$23,600
Starting MSRP
LX Manual
$16,800
Starting MSRP
LX Auto
$22,200
Starting MSRP
$28,090
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

147.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

192.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gas/Electric Hybrid)

Combined MPG
32 28 29 41
Size
192.9" length, 56.9" height 179.5" length, 56.3" height 191.1" length, 57.7" height 191.1" length, 57.5" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Dark Gray

Black

Sabre Black

Gray

Sabre Black

Beige

Sabre Black

Transmissions

Transmissions

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Large Cars Midsize Cars Large Cars Midsize Cars

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A N/A N/A
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A N/A N/A
Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in 15 X 6 in 16 X 6.5 in 16 X 6.5 in
Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in 15 X 6 in 16 X 6.5 in 16 X 6.5 in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 600 800 N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 90 150 N/A

Engine

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.0 L/122 2.4 L/144 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 4000 132 @ 4500 178 @ 4000 271 @ 1770
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
191 @ 6100 147 @ 6200 185 @ 6000 192 @ 6000

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
28 MPG 25 MPG 25 (Est) MPG 39 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
562.40 mi 448.80 mi 666.00 mi 715.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
38 MPG 34 MPG 36 (Est) MPG 45 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
32 MPG 28 MPG 29 (Est) MPG 41 MPG
Cruising Range - City
414.40 mi 330.00 mi 462.50 mi 620.10 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

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

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in 10.3 in 11.2 in 11.2 in
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12 in 11 in 12 in 12 in
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.8 gal 13.2 gal 18.5 gal 15.9 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.9 ft 34.8 ft N/A 35.8 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Tires

Front Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P195/65HR15 P205/65HR16 P205/65VR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A N/A N/A
Rear Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P195/65HR15 P205/65HR16 P205/65VR16

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3120 lbs 2855 lbs 3219 lbs 3538 lbs

Dimensions

Second Hip Room
54.4 in 53.1 in 56 in 56 in
Front Head Room
40 in 39.1 in 39.8 in 39.8 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Track Width, Front
63.5 in 61.5 in 63.5 in 63.5 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Second Head Room
38.4 in 37.3 in 37.8 in 37.8 in
Track Width, Rear
63.8 in 62 in 63.8 in 63.8 in
Second Shoulder Room
56.1 in 54.9 in 56.4 in 56.4 in
Front Shoulder Room
57.9 in 56.1 in 58.1 in 58.1 in
Passenger Volume
104.4 ft³ 96.2 ft³ 104.8 ft³ N/A
Second Leg Room
34.8 in 35.9 in 35.6 in 35.6 in
Min Ground Clearance
5.3 in 5.3 in 5.3 in 5.1 in
Trunk Volume
16 ft³ 14.9 ft³ 15.9 ft³ 13.4 ft³
Front Hip Room
54.6 in 53.8 in 56 in 56 in
Wheelbase
111.8 in 106.3 in 110.4 in 110.4 in
Front Leg Room
46.1 in 42.2 in 45.5 in 45.5 in
Height, Overall
56.9 in 56.3 in 57.7 in 57.5 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.2 in 70.1 in 73.2 in 73.2 in
Length, Overall
192.9 in 179.5 in 191.1 in 191.1 in

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