Kia Optima vs Ford Fusion

Comparing the Kia Optima to the Ford Fusion you will notice the Optima gets better gas mileage, comes with 60,000 mile warranty, more horsepower, and the price is cheaper which makes for a more attractive vehicle. Come see for yourself why the Kia Optima beats out it's competition. Stop by Beyer Kia Falls Church and test drive a Kia Optima today. Conveniently located near Fairfax, Woodbridge, and Washington DC.
  
  
Kia Optima LX
 

 
Ford Fusion S FWD
 
 

 PRICE                                                                                                    Kia Optima             vs              Ford Fusion

PRICE

Base Price MSRP
$22,140
$22,750

Destination Charge
$850
$875

Comparably Equipped Price
$22,990
$23,625

SAFETY & RATINGS                                                                      KIA OPTIMA             VS              FORD FUSION

NHTSA Front Driver Crash Test (# stars)
NHTSA Passenger Crash Test (# stars)
Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbags
Standard
Standard

Side Curtain Airbag
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Height-adjustable Front Seatbelt Anchors
Standard
Standard

Brake Assist System
Standard
Standard

4 Wheel ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Low Tire Pressure Indicator
Standard
Standard

Side Guard Door Beams
Standard
Standard

Traction Control System
Standard
Standard

Electronic Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Hill Assist Control
Standard
Standard

WARRANTY                                                                                      KIA OPTIMA             VS              FORD FUSION

Basic Warranty (months)
60
36

Basic Warranty (miles)
60000
36000

Powertrain Warranty (months)
120
60

Powertrain Warranty (miles)
100000
60000

Anti-Corrosion Warranty (months)
60
60

Anti-Corrosion Warranty (miles)
100000
Unlimited

EXTERIOR FEATURES                                                                     KIA OPTIMA             VS              FORD FUSION

Alloy Wheels
Standard
Standard

Tires
P205/65HR16 BSW All-Season Tires
P215/60HR16 BSW All-Season Tires

Body-Color Bumpers
Standard
Standard

Auto-Off Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tinted Glass
Standard
Standard

Intermittent Wipers
Standard
Standard

Rear Window Defogger
Standard
Standard

Power Adjustable Rearview Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Power Heated Exterior Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Rear Camera Display
Standard
Standard

INTERIOR FEATURES                                                                      KIA OPTIMA             VS              FORD FUSION

Standard Seating
5
5

Multi-Adjustable Driver's Seat
Optional
Not Available

Power Driver's Seat Memory Settings
Optional
Not Available

Memory Exterior Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Manual Air Conditioning
Standard
Standard

Interior Air Filtration
Standard
Standard

Remote Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Number of Speakers
6
4

Auxiliary Jack
Standard
Standard

60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seats
Standard
Standard

Power Door Locks
Standard
Standard

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Cupholders
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Tilt Steering Column
Standard
Standard

Overhead Console Storage
Standard
Standard

Lower Console Storage
Standard
Standard

Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Auto-dimming Rearview Mirror
Optional
Not Available

Tachometer
Standard
Standard

PERFORMANCE                                                                               KIA OPTIMA             VS              FORD FUSION

Engine Type
2.4L I4
2.5L I4

Number of Cylinders
4
4

Engine Displacement
2359
2488

Automatic Transmission
Standard
Standard

Horsepower @ RPM
185@6000
175@6000

Torque @ RPM
178@4000
175@4500

Continuously Variable Valve Timing
Standard
Standard

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Sequential Electronic Fuel Injected

Fuel Type
Unleaded
Unleaded

MECHANICAL                                                                                 KIA OPTIMA             VS              FORD FUSION

Driveline
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Brake System (front)
Disc
Disc

Brake System (rear)
Disc
Disc

Suspension (front)
Independent
Independent

Suspension (rear)
Independent
Independent

Stabilizer Bar
Standard
Standard

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

MEASUREMENT & CAPACITY                                                       KIA OPTIMA             VS              FORD FUSION

Passenger Volume (cu.ft.)
104.8
102.8

Cargo Volume (cu.ft.)
15.9
16.0

Front Head Room (in.)
39.8
39.2

Front Leg Room (in.)
45.5
44.3

Front Hip Room (in.)
56.0
55.0

Rear Hip Room (in.)
56.0
54.4

Front Shoulder Room (in.)
58.1
57.8

Rear Shoulder Room (in.)
56.4
56.9

Second Row Head Room (in.)
37.8
37.8

Second Row Leg Room (in.)
35.6
38.3

Curb Weight Automatic (lbs.)
3219
3431

Wheelbase (in.)
110.4
112.2

Width (in.)
73.2
72.9

Length (in.)
191.1
191.7

Height (in.)
57.7
58.1

Front Track Width (in.)
63.5
62.7

Rear Track Width (in.)
63.8
62.4