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What is Better Kia Optima or Toyota Camry?

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Kia Optima Toyota Camry

3 reasons to buy Kia Optima

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 80 g/mile vs 128 g/mile 60% or 48 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight without brakes 650 kg vs 500 kg 23% or 150 kg

7 reasons to buy Toyota Camry

Engine and transmission
More engine power

150 bhp vs 134 bhp

vs

11% or 16 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.4 sec. vs 10.2 sec. 0.8 sec.
More top speed 130 mph vs 125 mph 5 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.78 mpg vs 59 mpg 80% or 26.22 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1300 kg 19% or 300 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1559 kg 6% or 89 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 5.6 meters vs 10 meters 79% or 4.4 meters

Neutral reasons Kia Optima vs. Toyota Camry

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1685 cm3 vs 2362 cm3 29% or 677 cm3 less
Fuel supply Common rail vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4845 mm vs 4815 mm 1% or 30 mm shorter
Width 1830 mm vs 1795 mm 2% or 35 mm wider
Height 1455 mm vs 1500 mm 3% or 45 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2795 mm vs 2720 mm 3% or 75 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)