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2010 Kia Optima 2010 Hyundai Sonata 2010 Honda Accord
     
4dr Sdn I4 Man LX
  • 4dr Sdn I4 Man LX
  • 4dr Sdn I4 Auto LX
  • 4dr Sdn I4 Auto EX
  • 4dr Sdn I4 Auto SX
  • 4dr Sdn V6 Auto EX
  • 4dr Sdn V6 Auto SX
4dr Sdn I4 Man GLS
  • 4dr Sdn I4 Man GLS
  • 4dr Sdn I4 Auto GLS
  • 4dr Sdn I4 Auto SE
  • 4dr Sdn V6 Auto SE
  • 4dr Sdn I4 Auto Limited
  • 4dr Sdn V6 Auto Limited
LX Manual Sedan
  • LX Manual Sedan
  • LX Automatic Sedan
  • LX-P Manual Sedan
  • LX-S Manual Coupe
  • LX-P Automatic Sedan
  • LX-S Automatic Coupe
  • EX Manual Sedan
  • EX Manual Coupe
  • EX Automatic Sedan
  • EX Automatic Coupe
  • EX-L Manual Sedan
  • EX-L Manual Coupe
  • EX V6 Automatic Sedan
  • EX-L Automatic Sedan
  • EX-L Automatic Coupe
  • EX-L Manual Sedan with Navigation
  • EX-L Manual Coupe with Navigation
  • EX-L Automatic Sedan with Navigation
  • EX-L Automatic Coupe with Navigation
  • EX-L V6 Automatic Sedan
  • EX-L V6 Manual Coupe
  • EX-L V6 Automatic Coupe
  • EX-L V6 Automatic Sedan with Navigation
  • EX-L V6 Manual Coupe with Navigation
  • EX-L V6 Automatic Coupe with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $17,995 $18,700 $21,055
Invoice $17,640 $17,922 $19,101
Avg. Paid $9,363 $9,531 $12,404

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 8.7 8.4
Critics' Rating 8.7 8.7 9.3
Performance 8.2 7.6 8.2
Interior 7.9 8.4 8.6
Operating Cost 8.2 8.2 8.1
Safety 9.4 9.1 9.8
Reliability 3.0 5.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good safety scores
  • Large, well-built cabin
  • Good safety scores
  • Competitive fuel economy
  • Spacious, upscale interior
  • Excellent safety scores
  • Especially roomy, high-quality cabin
  • Good performance on all trim levels
Cons
  • Underwhelming performance
  • Uninspired styling
  • Sedate styling
  • Unrefined five-speed automatic transmission
  • Cluttered center stack
  • Subpar trunk space
  • Confusing navigation system

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.4L/144 Gas I4 2.4L/144 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 22 City / 32 Hwy 21 City / 32 Hwy 22 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 107.1 107.4 110.2
Length, Overall (in) 189.0 188.9 194.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.1 72.1 72.7
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 58.0 58.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Sliding Rear Window Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3157 3292 3204

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 104.2 105 106.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.1 41.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.7 43.7 42.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 57.4 58.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 55.5 56.6
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 38.2 38.5
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 37.4 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 56.9 56.4
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 55.3 54.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.0 16.0 14.0

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
Cassette Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard 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
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.4L/144 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 175 @ 6000 175 @ 6000 177 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 169 @ 4000 168 @ 4000 161 @ 4300
Transmission Manual w/OD Manual w/OD Manual
Turning diameter 35.5 35.8 37.7

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 32 31
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 17.7 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Double wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut Double-wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard Standard