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Kia Optima vs. Ford C-MAX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Kia Optima vs. Ford C-MAX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $26,595

Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE   
Difference: $5,640

Lowest Total Invoice: $25,430

Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE   
Difference: $4,508

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelOptimaC-MAXC-MAX
TrimHybrid EXHybrid SEHybrid Titanium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $30,990 $24,120 $27,275
Base Invoice $28,752 $23,035 $26,048
Universal garage door opener 350    
Comfort Package   1,600  
Navigation system     795
Universal garage door opener 291    
Comfort Package   1,520  
Navigation system     755
Options (change) 350 1,600 795
Options (change) 291 1,520 755
Destination 895 875 875
Total Price $32,235 $26,595 $28,945
Total Invoice $29,938 $25,430 $27,678

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Ford C-MAX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,695
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $3,630
Model Year201820182018
ModelOptimaC-MAXC-MAX
TrimHybrid EXHybrid SEHybrid Titanium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine154hp I4 H141hp I4 H141hp I4 H
TransmissionT6CVTCVT
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)39/46 MPG42/38 MPG42/38 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)630, 10?, 6100, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17225/50-17225/50-17
Total Price$32,235$26,595$28,945
Adjustments for Features-9450-2,250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$31,290$26,595$26,695
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$100
Total Invoice$29,938$25,430$27,678
Adjustments for Features-8780-2,152
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$29,060$25,430$25,526
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$96

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Features Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Ford C-MAX

Model Year201820182018
ModelOptimaC-MAXC-MAX
TrimHybrid EXHybrid SEHybrid Titanium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100  
CVT $1000$1000
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100$100
Active noise reduction $0$0
Heated steering wheel$100  
Proximity key$250 $250
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125  
Remote start  $150
Universal garage door opener$100 $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Curve control $50$50
Obstacle detection, rear  $300
Rollover sensor$50  
Safety key $5$5
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover $75$75
Second-row under-floor storage $150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100 $100
Apple CarPlay support$100 $100
Aux input$50  
CD player $125$125
HD radio$50  
MP3-compatible player $50$50
Navigation system$600 $600
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Rear air vents$100  
Rear wiper $175$175
Surround sound$250  
Traffic + travel information  $25
Traffic information$25  
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Voice control for audio system $25 
Voice control for nav and audio$100 $100
Exterior 
Body kit$0  
Laminated front side windows$200  
Rear spoiler $200$200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection$25  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150 $150
Fog lights  $125
Interior ambient lighting  $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250$250
Large energy flow and fuel economy display$25 $25
Spotter mirror(s) $50$50
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50  
Memory system, driver seat$200  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150  
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350 
Machined alloy wheels  $350
Total Value of Features$4,325$3,380$5,630
Value of Feature Adjustments$945$0$2,250
Value of Feature Adjustments-8780-2,152

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Ford C-MAX

Model Year20182018
ModelOptimaC-MAX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Wheelbase110.4 in104.3 in
Length191.1 in173.6 in
Width73.2 in72.0 in
Height57.7 in63.9 in
Curb Weight3,486 lb.3,640 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.13.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in41.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.0 in54.3 in
Row 1 Legroom45.5 in40.4 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in39.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.4 in55.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.0 in51.9 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in36.5 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
15.9 ft324.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
15.952.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE

Comfort Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100No
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Heated mirrors25Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Total Requested112568%
Total Not Requested52532%

Option Package Details
Ford C-MAX Hybrid Titanium

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Large energy flow and fuel economy display25Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Total Requested70097%
Total Not Requested253%

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