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Kia Optima vs Toyota Avensis - specifications

 Kia Optima 2 Luxe 1.7 CRDiToyota Avensis 2.0 D-4D TR
On the road price/total as tested£21,695/£22,170£21,525/£22,825
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£8,591/39.6%£9,256/43.0%
Depreciation£13,104£12,269
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£779/£1,558£558/£1,116
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,392/£3,987£2,542/£4,236
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost17/£451/D/£9520/£801/C/£30
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£299 (3yrs/60k)£159/£229/£159
Length/wheelbase4,845/2,795mm4,710/2,700mm
Height/width1,455/1,830mm1,480/1,810mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,685cc4cyl in-line/1,998cc
Peak power/revs 134/4,000 bhp/rpm124/3,600 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 325/2,000 Nm/rpm310/2,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel70 litres/full size60 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity505 litres509 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,559/491/1,300kg1,480/650/1,600kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.9 metres/0.29Cd10.8 metres/0.28Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery7yrs (100,000)/1yr5yrs (100,000)/1yr
Service intervals/UK dealers20,000 (1yr)/14010,000 (1yr)/184
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.13th/9th16th/4th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./starsN/A90/86/53/5 stars
0-60/30-70mph10.2/9.9 secs10.5/10.8 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th4.5/6.5 secs4.8/8.1 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th7.7/10.4 secs10.2/13.2 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 125mph/2,100rpm124mph/1,750rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 53.1/38.0/10.8m49.6/36.1/9.4m
Auto Express economy/range32.4mpg/499 miles30.5mpg/403 miles
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph64/42/59/69dB62/44/57/66dB
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 49.6/64.2/57.6mpg50.4/70.6/62.8mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket234/128g/km/18%248/119g/km/13%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking cameraSix/yes/yesSeven/yes/yes
Automatic box/stability/cruise control£1,500/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/£850/no
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go£475/no/no£450/no/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothNo/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
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