Compare 2004 Kia Optima - Overview

Compare the Optima side-by-side against the Malibu and the Stratus. See features, performance, cost of ownership and more.

2004 Kia Optima (LX 4dr Sedan)

  (LX) 4dr Sedan

2004 Chevrolet Malibu (Base 4dr Sedan)

  (Base) 4dr Sedan

2004 Dodge Stratus (SE 4dr Sedan)

  (SE) 4dr Sedan

MSRP

Veh 1 $15,900
Veh 2 $18,770
Veh 3 $18,710

MPG (city/hwy)

Veh 1 23 / 30
Veh 2 24 / 34
Veh 3 22 / 30

Horse Power

Veh 1 138 @ 5.5k RPM
Veh 2 145 @ 5.6k RPM
Veh 3 150 @ 5.5k RPM

Acceleration (0-60)

Veh 1 9.4 Sec
Veh 2 9.8 Sec
Veh 3 9.8 Sec

Engine

Veh 1 2.4L I-4
Veh 2 2.2L I-4
Veh 3 2.4L I-4

Transmission

Veh 1 5-spd man w/OD
Veh 2 4-spd auto w/OD
Veh 3 4-spd auto w/OD

Seating Capacity

Veh 1 5 Seats
Veh 2 5 Seats
Veh 3 5 Seats

Cargo Space

Veh 1 13.6 CF
Veh 2 15.4 CF
Veh 3 16.0 CF

Monthly Payment

Veh 1 $300
Veh 2 $354
Veh 3 $353

Cost To Own (5 yr @ 10k/yr)

Veh 1 N/A
Veh 2 N/A
Veh 3 N/A