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Kia Optima vs. Acura ILX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Kia Optima vs. Acura ILX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $34,065

Acura ILX   
Difference: $680

Lowest Total Invoice: $32,293

Kia Optima SX   
Difference: $110

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $30,500 $28,100
Base Invoice $28,380 $26,701
Universal garage door opener 350  
Technology Package 3,000  
Technology Plus Package   5,000
Universal garage door opener 291  
Technology Package 2,727  
Technology Plus Package   4,737
Options (change) 3,350 5,000
Options (change) 3,018 4,737
Destination 895 965
Total Price $34,745 $34,065
Total Invoice $32,293 $32,403

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Acura ILX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Optima SX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,180
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,768
Model Year20182018
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine245hp I4201hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)22/31 MPG25/35 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)630, 10365, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/45-18215/45-17
Total Price$34,745$34,065
Adjustments for Features-2,8600
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$31,885$34,065
Total Invoice$32,293$32,403
Adjustments for Features-2,6580
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$29,635$32,403

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Features Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Acura ILX

Model Year20182018
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed automated manual $1300
Active noise reduction $0
Adaptive cruise control $600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850 
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125 
Remote window/roof operation $15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Knee airbag, driver$75 
Lane keeping assist $400
Obstacle detection, rear$250 
Pedestrian detection $50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $0
Temporary spare tire$150 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Wide-view rear camera $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40 
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Climate Control 
Rear air vents$100 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Rear spoiler$200 
Sunroof $900
Android Auto support$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100 
CD player $125
DVD-Audio-compatible player $0
Media drive $15
MP3-compatible player $50
Siri Eyes Free support $0
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200
Traffic + travel information $25
Traffic information$25 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection$25 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Fog lights$125 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Spotter mirror(s) $50
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Door sill trim plates $100
Leather seating surfaces$900 
Metal pedals$75 
Partial leather seating sufaces $450
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical $100
Alloy wheels $350
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Performance steering system (optional)$0 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$7,615$4,755
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,860$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,6580

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Acura ILX

Model Year20182018
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.4 in105.1 in
Length191.1 in181.9 in
Width73.2 in70.6 in
Height57.7 in55.6 in
Curb Weight3,494 lb.3,093 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in38.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in55.6 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.0 in50.3 in
Row 1 Legroom45.5 in42.3 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in35.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.4 in53.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.0 in51.7 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in34.0 in
Cargo Volume15.9 ft312.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Kia Optima SX

Technology Package
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Surround sound250Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Harman/Kardon, 630W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
HD radio50Yes
Total Requested162553%
Total Not Requested145047%

Option Package Details
Acura ILX

Technology Plus Package
Navigation system600Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar200No
DVD-Audio-compatible player0No
Surround sound250Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25No
ELS, 365W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane keeping assist400No
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Partial leather seating sufaces450Yes
HD radio50Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
App support0Yes
Total Requested365078%
Total Not Requested104022%

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