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Kia Optima vs. Volkswagen Passat Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Kia Optima vs. Volkswagen Passat Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $32,885

Volkswagen Passat SE R-Line   
Difference: $430

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20192019
ModelOptimaPassat
TrimSXSE R-Line
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $31,990 $29,995
Universal garage door opener 350  
Cargo net 50 100
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   325
Rear spoiler   375
LED headlights   1,195
Universal garage door opener 291  
Cargo net 42 80
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   270
Rear spoiler   300
LED headlights   1,028
Options (change) 400 1,995
Options (change) 333 1,678
Destination 925 895
Total Price $33,315 $32,885

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Volkswagen Passat

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Optima SX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,110
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,449
Model Year20192019
ModelOptimaPassat
TrimSXSE R-Line
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine245hp I4174hp I4
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/45-18235/40-19
Total Price$33,315$32,885
Adjustments for Features-3,5400
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$29,775$32,885

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Features Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20192019
ModelOptimaPassat
TrimSXSE R-Line
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Cruise control$250 
Proximity key$250 
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear $100
Forward collision warning $200
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Obstacle detection, rear$300 
Rollover sensor$50 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player $125
HD radio $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Mirrorlink support $0
MP3-compatible player $50
SD Card slot $25
Voice control for audio system $25
Voice control for external devices$0 
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0 
Body kit $0
Laminated front side windows$200 
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25
Approach detection$25 
Fog lights$125 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Visor mirror, driver $10
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Door sill trim plates $100
Leather seating surfaces$900 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $50
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
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$6,890$3,350
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,540$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1340

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Optima vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20192019
ModelOptimaPassat
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.4 in110.4 in
Length191.1 in191.6 in
Width73.2 in72.2 in
Height57.7 in58.5 in
Curb Weight3,231 lb.3,275 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in38.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in56.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.0 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom45.5 in42.4 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.4 in57.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in39.1 in
Cargo Volume15.9 ft315.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Passat SE R-Line

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
LED headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
LED headlights1000Yes
LED tail lights0No
Total Requested1000100%
Total Not Requested00%

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