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What is Better Ford Fusion or Kia Optima?

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Ford Fusion Kia Optima

3 reasons to buy Ford Fusion

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 75 g/mile vs 80 g/mile 7% or 5 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1162 kg vs 1559 kg 34% or 397 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 9.3 meters vs 10 meters 8% or 0.7 meters

9 reasons to buy Kia Optima

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

134 bhp vs 68 bhp

vs 50 kw.

49% or 66 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 10.2 sec. vs 16.3 sec. 6.1 sec.
More top speed 125 mph vs 98 mph 27 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 59 mpg vs 62.77 mpg 6% or 3.77 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 505 liters vs 337 liters 33% or 168 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 43 liters 39% or 27 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1300 kg vs 750 kg 42% or 550 kg

Neutral reasons Ford Fusion vs. Kia Optima

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1399 cm3 vs 1685 cm3 17% or 286 cm3 less
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Common rail
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4013 mm vs 4845 mm 17% or 832 mm shorter
Width 1724 mm vs 1830 mm 6% or 106 mm narrower
Height 1543 mm vs 1455 mm 6% or 88 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2486 mm vs 2795 mm 11% or 309 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)