KIA Optima
KIA Optima
Lexus ES
Lexus ES
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KIA Optima vs Lexus ES Comparison

Below is the detailed Cars comparison, based on price, specifications & other features, of KIA Optima and Lexus ES. KIA Optima is priced between $22,990 while Lexus ES is priced between $39,900 . Talking about the technical specifications, KIA Optima LX houses 2359 engine whereas Lexus ES 350 engine displacement is 3456.

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Overview: Optima vs Lexus ES

Brand KIA United States Lexus United States
SRP* $22,990 Optima Price $39,900 Lexus ES Price
Variant Optima LX Lexus ES 350
User Rating 4 Optima reviews Tell us your vehicle story Write a Review
Fuel Type - Cars in United States - Cars in United States
Available Color(s) --
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Key Features

Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Power 185 hp 302 hp
Engine Displacement 2359 cc 3456 cc

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From The Experts

Things we like

Essential driving assistance features as standard

Easy to use infotainment system

Upscale ride quality and handling. 

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Things we don't like

Clumsy base engine

Average fuel efficiency

Moderate second row and trunk space.

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Engine Details

No Of Cylinders 4 6
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 11.8:1


Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Gear Box 6-Speed 8-Speed
Drive Type FWD FWD


Engine Displacement 2359 cc 3456 cc
Power 185 hp 302 hp
Torque 241 Nm 362 Nm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Top Speed -- 211 kmph

Dimensions & Capacity

Cargo Volume 450 L 473 L
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 70 L 60 L
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Length 4854 mm 4976 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm --
Width 1859 mm 1864 mm
Height 1466 mm 1445 mm
Wheel Base 2804 mm 2877 mm
No Of Doors 4 4
Kerb Weight 1465 Kg 1655 kg
Front Headroom 1011 mm 952 mm
Front Legroom 1155 mm 1077 mm
Rear Headroom 960 mm 960 mm
Rear Legroom 904 mm 996 mm
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Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Multi-Link

Wheel & Tyre

Alloy Wheel Size 16 Inch 17 Inch
Tyre Size 205/65R16 215/55 R17
Tyre Type Radial Radial
Wheel Size R16 R17


Steering Type Power Electric Power
Steering Column Tilt and Telescopic Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius 5.4 m 5.7 m
Adjustable Steering Column Yes Yes


Smart Access Card Entry No No
Central Locking Yes Yes
Power Door Locks Yes Yes
Engine Immobilizer No Yes
Anti-Theft Alarm -- Yes


Side Airbag-Front Yes Yes
Child Safety Locks Yes Yes
Driver Airbag Yes Yes
Anti-Lock Braking System Yes Yes
Brake Assist Yes Yes
Ebd Yes Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes Yes
Rear Seat Belts Yes Yes
Seat Belt Warning Yes Yes
Day & Night Rear View Mirror Yes --
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts Yes Yes
Rear Camera Yes Yes
Crash Sensor Yes Yes
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor Yes No
Front Impact Beams Yes Yes
Side Impact Beams Yes Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes Yes
Traction Control Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag -- Yes
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Engine Details

Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Engine 2.4L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.4L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 3.5L Petrol Engine, 6 Cylinder 24 Valve DOHC 3.5L Petrol Engine, 6 Cylinder 24 Valve DOHC

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner Yes Yes
Power Windows Front Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control No Yes
Heater Yes Yes
Rear A/C Vents Yes --
Engine Start/Stop Button No Yes
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes
Heated Seats - Front No Yes
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror No --
On Board Computer Yes Yes
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddle No Yes
Accessory Power Outlet Yes Yes
Power Steering Yes Yes
Multi-function Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Foldable Rear Seat Yes Yes
Remote Trunk Opener No --
Low Fuel Warning Light Yes Yes
Rear Seat Headrest Yes Yes
Rear Seat Center Arm Rest Yes --
Cup Holders-Front Yes Yes
Cup Holders-Rear Yes --
Seat Lumbar Support Yes --
Bottle Holder Yes Yes
Vanity Mirror Yes Yes
Keyless Entry Yes Yes
Centre Console Armrest Yes Yes
Power Windows Rear -- Yes
Glove Box Cooling -- No
Automatic Headlamps -- Yes
Folding Table Rear -- No
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Entertainment & Communication

Touch Screen Yes Yes
FM/AM/Radio Yes Yes
Navigation System No Yes
Bluetooth Connectivity Yes Yes
USB & Auxiliary Input Yes Yes
DVD Player Yes --
Speakers Front Yes Yes
Speakers Rear Yes Yes
Integrated 2DIN Audio Yes Yes
Voice Control No Yes
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Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Fog Lights Front No --
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror Yes Yes
Manually Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror No No
Rain Sensing Wiper Yes --
Rear Window Wiper No No
Rear Window Washer No --
Rear Window Defogger No --
Alloy Wheels Yes Yes
Rear Spoiler No No
Removable Convertible Top Yes No
Sun Roof Optional Optional --
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator Yes Yes
Integrated Antenna Yes Yes
Remote Fuel Lid Opener Yes --
Rear Brake Type Solid Discs Solid Discs Discs Discs
Front Brake Type Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs
Wheel Covers -- No
Power Antenna -- No
Roof Carrier -- No
Moon Roof -- Yes
Side Stepper -- No
Roof Rail -- No
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Tacho Meter Yes Yes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter Yes Yes
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Digital Odometer Yes Yes
Electric Adjustable Seats Yes Yes
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank Yes Yes
Headlamp Type Projector Projector LED LED
Leather Seats -- Yes
Fabric Upholstery -- No
Leather Steering Wheel -- Yes
Emission Control System -- Yes
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