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Kia Optima vs. Nissan Altima Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Kia Optima vs. Nissan Altima Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $36,410

Kia Optima SX   
Difference: $1,000

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172018
ModelOptimaOptimaAltima
TrimSXSX Limited3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $26,855 $36,090 $35,510
Technology Package 4,800    
SX Base Package 3,085    
Universal garage door opener 350 350  
Remote start 425 425  
Floor mats     235
Rear spoiler     405
Illuminated door sill trim plates     375
Technology Package 4,380    
SX Base Package 2,842    
Universal garage door opener 291 291  
Remote start 353 353  
Floor mats     0
Rear spoiler     344
Illuminated door sill trim plates     0
Options (change) 8,660 775 1,015
Options (change) 7,866 644 344
Destination 895 895 885
Total Price $36,410 $37,760 $37,410

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Nissan Altima

Lowest Adjusted Price: Kia Optima SX
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Nissan Altima 3.5 SL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,810
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $29,948
Model Year201720172018
ModelOptimaOptimaAltima
TrimSXSX Limited3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine245hp I4245hp I4270hp V6
TransmissionT6T6CVT-7
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)22/31 MPG22/31 MPG22/32 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)630, 10630, 10?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/45-18235/45-18235/45-18
Total Price$36,410$37,760$37,410
Adjustments for Features-2,810-3,6850
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$33,600$34,075$37,410
Cost Above Minimum$0$475$0

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Features Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year201720172018
ModelOptimaOptimaAltima
TrimSXSX Limited3.5 SL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000 
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125$125 
Remote window/roof operation  $15
Sunshades, second row$125$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0 
Around view cameras $500 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200 
Forward collision warning$200$200 
Knee airbag, driver$100$100 
Lane departure warning$200$200 
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Predictive forward collision warning  $250
Rearview camera$200 $200
Rollover sensor$50$50 
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100
Vehicle health reports$0$0 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player  $125
HD radio$50$50 
MP3-compatible player  $50
Surround sound$250$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $300
Traffic + travel information  $25
Traffic information$25$25 
Voice control for external devices$0$0 
Wireless charging station $75 
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows$200$200 
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0$0 
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Sunroof  $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection$25$25 
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200 
Fog lights  $125
LED headlights$1000$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750
Power-folding mirrors$50$50 
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300 
Door sill trim plates$100$100 
Heated second row seats$200$200 
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200
Memory system, driver seat$200$200 
Metal pedals$75$75 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels  $350
Chrome-plated alloy wheels $850 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 
Machined alloy wheels$350  
Performance steering system (optional)$0$0 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0$0 
Total Value of Features$8,350$9,225$5,540
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,810$3,685$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,607-3,4180

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Nissan Altima

Model Year20172018
ModelOptimaAltima
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.4 in109.3 in
Length191.1 in191.9 in
Width73.2 in72.0 in
Height57.7 in57.8 in
Curb Weight3,494 lb.3,412 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in56.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.0 in54.0 in
Row 1 Legroom45.5 in45.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.4 in56.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.0 in52.1 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in36.1 in
Cargo Volume15.9 ft315.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Kia Optima SX

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Heated second row seats200No
Surround sound250No
Lane departure warning system200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Upgraded stability control0No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Harman/Kardon, 630W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Rear reading lights0No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested135026%
Total Not Requested390074%
SX Base Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Door sill trim plates100Yes
LED headlights1000No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
HD radio50No
Proximity key250Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Approach detection25No
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener125No
Total Requested122547%
Total Not Requested137553%

Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 3.5 SL

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%

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