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2018 Kia Optima and 2018 Volkswagen Passat Specifications

Model Year 2018 2018  
Model Kia Optima Volkswagen Passat  
Engine turbocharged
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
245 hp@6000
260 lb-ft@1350
3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
280 hp@6200
258 lb-ft@2500
 
Transmission 6-speed shiftable automatic 6-speed automated manual  
Drivetrain FWD FWD  
Body 4dr Sedan 4dr Sedan  
      Difference
Wheelbase 110.4 in 110.4 in 0 in
Length 191.1 in 191.6 in -0.5 in
Width 73.2 in 72.2 in 1 in
Height 57.7 in 58.5 in -0.8 in
Curb Weight 3494 lb. 3571 lb. -77 lb.
Fuel Capacity 18.5 gal. 18.5 gal. 0 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 39.8 in 38.3 in 1.5 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 58.1 in 56.9 in 1.2 in
Hip Room, Row 1 56.0 in 0.0 in 56 in
Legroom, Row 1 45.5 in 42.4 in 3.1 in
Headroom, Row 2 37.8 in 37.8 in 0 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 56.4 in 57.0 in -0.6 in
Hip Room, Row 2 56.0 in 0.0 in 56 in
Legroom, Row 2 35.6 in 39.1 in -3.5 in
Total Legroom 81.1 in (over 2 rows) 81.5 in (over 2 rows) -0.4 in
Cargo Volume 15.9 ft3 15.9 ft3 0 ft3

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