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What is Better Kia Optima or Toyota Corolla?

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Kia Optima Toyota Corolla

6 reasons to buy Kia Optima

Performance
More top speed 125 mph vs 122 mph 3 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 80 g/mile vs 104 g/mile 30% or 24 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 55 liters 21% or 15 liters
More maximum towing weight without brakes 650 kg vs 450 kg 31% or 200 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1300 kg vs 1100 kg 15% or 200 kg

3 reasons to buy Toyota Corolla

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.4 sec. vs 10.2 sec. 0.8 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 44.78 mpg vs 59 mpg 32% or 14.22 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1495 kg vs 1559 kg 4% or 64 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Kia Optima vs. Toyota Corolla

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1685 cm3 vs 2231 cm3 24% or 546 cm3 less
Fuel supply Common rail vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4845 mm vs 4360 mm 10% or 485 mm shorter
Width 1830 mm vs 1770 mm 3% or 60 mm wider
Height 1455 mm vs 1620 mm 10% or 165 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2795 mm vs 2750 mm 2% or 45 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)