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  • 2013 Kia Optima

    #7 in 2013 Affordable Midsize Cars

  • 2013 Subaru Legacy

    #6 in 2013 Affordable Midsize Cars

  • 2013 Suzuki Kizashi

    #13 in 2013 Affordable Midsize Cars

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $21,350
    • $21,295
    • $19,999
    • Avg. Paid
    • $9,648
    • $10,627
    • N/A

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 8.0 /10
    • 7.8 /10
    • 8.1 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 8.3 /10
    • 7.7 /10
    • 8.4 /10
    • Performance
    • 7.7 /10
    • 7.2 /10
    • 8.2 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.8 /10
    • 7.5 /10
    • 7.9 /10
    • Cost to Own
    • 9.3 /10
    • 9.1 /10
    • 9.2 /10
    • Safety
    • 9.7 /10
    • 9.7 /10
    • 9.3 /10
    • Reliability
    • 3.0 /5
    • 4.0 /5
    • 2.5 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Athletic handling
      • Intuitive tech features and upscale available features
      • Good fuel economy
      • Standard all-wheel drive
      • Pleasant ride and handling
      • Upscale interior
    • Cons
      • Limited rear headroom
      • Subpar fuel economy
      • Disappointing four-cylinder engine power
      • Poky automatic transmission
      • Low fuel economy

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Automatic
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • All Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas I4 2.4L/144
    • Gas Flat 4 2.5L/152
    • Gas I4 2.4L/146
    • MPG
    • 24 City / 35 Hwy
    • 24 City / 32 Hwy
    • 20 City / 29 Hwy
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    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • Sedan
    • Sedan
    • Sedan
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 110.04
    • 108.300
    • 106.3
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 190.7
    • 187.200
    • 183.1
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 72.05
    • 71.700
    • 71.7
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 57.28
    • 59.300
    • 58.3
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Rear Spoiler
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 3223
    • 3392
    • 3241
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Tires - Front Performance
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Full Size Spare Tire
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Wheel Locks
    • Optional
    • Optional
    •  
    • Steel Wheels
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Wheel Covers
    •  
    • Standard
    •  

    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Back-Up Camera
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Cruise Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Fog Lamps
    • Standard
    • Optional
    •  
    • Auto-Off Headlights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Keyless Start
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Front Reading Lamps
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Remote Engine Start
    • Optional
    • Optional
    •  
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Trip Computer
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Universal Garage Door Opener
    • Optional
    • Optional
    •  
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Keyless Entry
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Electrochromic rearview mirror
    • Optional
    • Optional
    •  
    • Heated Mirrors
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Power Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 5
    • 5
    • 5
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 102.17
    • 103.0
    • 105.4
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 39.96
    • 40.300
    • 39.3
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 45.47
    • 43.000
    • 41.7
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 57.28
    • 56.300
    • 55.5
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 54.65
    • 54.500
    • 53.1
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 37.60
    • 37.500
    • 37.0
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 34.65
    • 37.800
    • 35.6
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 55.71
    • 56.100
    • 54.6
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 54.49
    • 53.900
    • 52.1
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 15.43
    • 14.700
    • 13.3
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Satellite Radio
    • Standard
    • Optional
    •  
    • Premium Sound System
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Entertainment System
    •  
    • Optional
    •  
    Heating & Cooling
    • Climate Control
    • Optional
    •  
    • Standard
    • Dual Zone A/C
    • Optional
    •  
    • Standard
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear A/C
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    Navigation & Communication
    • Navigation System
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Wireless Cell Phone Hookup
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Lumbar
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Power Driver Seat
    • Optional
    •  
    •  
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Side Air Bag
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Daytime Running Lights
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Emergency Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • All Wheel Drive
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Gas I4
    • Gas Flat 4
    • Gas I4
    • Displacement
    • 2.4L/144
    • 2.5L/152
    • 2.4L/146
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 200 @ 6300
    • 173 @ 5600
    • 185 @ 6500
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 186 @ 4250
    • 174 @ 4100
    • 170 @ 4000
    • Transmission
    • Automatic w/manual shift
    • CVT
    • Manual
    • Turning diameter
    • 35.76
    • 36.800
    • - TBD -
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 24
    • 24
    • 20
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 35
    • 32
    • 29
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 18.5
    • 18.500
    • 16.6
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • MacPherson Strut
    • MacPherson Strut
    • Independent
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Multi-Link
    • Double Wishbone
    • Multi-Link
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
    • w/Coil Springs
    •  
    •  
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
    • w/Coil Springs
    •  
    •  
    Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • 6-Speed Automatic
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Continuously Variable Trans
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Manual
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • 6-Speed Manual
    •  
    •  
    • Standard

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