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Kia Optima vs Toyota Corolla Comparison

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The detailed car comparison of Kia Optima and Toyota Corolla, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Kia Optima priced at RM 139,888 while the Toyota Corolla car has a price tag of RM 123,971 - RM 134,505 . Comparing the technical specifications, Toyota Corolla engine displacement is 1798 cc while the Kia Optima houses a 1999 cc engine.

Overview Kia Optima Toyota Corolla
Brand
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 139,888 RM 123,971
User Rating
Available Color(s)
Optima Colors
Corolla Colors
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol Cars in Malaysia
Petrol
Petrol Cars in Malaysia
Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan Cars in Malaysia
Sedan
Sedan Cars in Malaysia

User Review Comparison

Kia Optima
  • F
    Farishah Jul 08, 2021 for Kia Optima

    Kia Optima GT is a multifunctional car with automatic headlight range control, electrically adjustable 8-way seats, cruise control, reversing camera and more. Optima GT’s seats are very good. Perforated leather Read More

  • C
    Cabading Mei 20, 2021 for Kia Optima

    It has been more than a year, and I have been using the Kia Optima GT. To be honest, it still gives me the same feeling that it gave when Read More

  • M
    Manuel Mac 22, 2021 for Kia Optima

    The Kia Optima GT is a feature rich car with auto-leveling front lights, 8-way powered seats, cruise control, reversing camera and a number of other gadgetry. Seating inside the Optima Read More

  • Z
    Zuljalal Dis 24, 2020 for Kia Optima

    I recently drove a 2020 Kia Optima and the experience was mixed. While the car has attractive styling, its performance and mileage are rather average. The Optima offers a controlled Read More

  • A
    Adriel Nov 27, 2020 for Kia Optima

    The cabin of the Kia Optima is the best that I have been in. The seats are extremely comfortable. The seats are thick and provide ample cushion to all passengers. Read More

Toyota Corolla
  • W
    Waase Jul 15, 2021 for Toyota Corolla

    Comfortable and stylish interior, many technical features and excellent handling make Toyota Corolla an excellent driving car. There is a lot of space in the first row, and the electronic Read More

  • B
    Budiharto Jun 24, 2021 for Toyota Corolla

    Comfortable and stylish interior, many technical features and excellent handling make Toyota Corolla an excellent driving car. There is a lot of space in the first row, and the electronic Read More

  • I
    ISKANDAR Mei 14, 2021 for Toyota Corolla

    I had never purchased a Toyota before, as I was never attracted by their appearance. However, the Corolla changed my perception with its sleek and futuristic appeal. Not just its Read More

  • A
    Afiq Apr 26, 2021 for Toyota Corolla

    Toyota Corolla has so much to offer that you might feel tired just by counting them. The best part is that it offers pretty many basic safety features, including an Read More

  • z
    Zakwan Mac 19, 2021 for Toyota Corolla

    A comfortable and posh cabin, lots of tech features, and great handling make the Toyota Corolla a wonderful car to drive. There’s a generous amount of space on the front Read More

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Kia Optima

Attractive styling in and out

Refined engine

Toyota Corolla

Sleek and futuristic exterior design

Updated cabin design and quality 

Kia Optima

Limited head room at the rear

Toyota Corolla

No mechanical updates to the powertrain

Making it dated under the skin

 

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Technical Specifications
Engine Details
Engine 2.0L Petrol Engine, 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 1.8L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC
No Of Cylinders 4 4
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC
Transmission
Drive Type FWD 2WD
Gear Box 6-Speed Variable Speed
Transmission Type Automatic CVT
Performance
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Engine Displacement 1999 cc 1798 cc
Power 160 hp 137 hp
Torque 196 Nm 172 Nm
Dimensions & Capacity
Seating Capacity 5 5
No Of Doors 4 4
Length 4855 mm 4630 mm
Height 1465 mm 1435 mm
Wheel Base 2805 mm 2700 mm
Front Tread 1860 mm 1530 mm
Rear Tread 1860 mm 1550 mm
Suspension & Brakes
Front Suspension MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Wheel & Tyre
Tyre Size 215/55 R17 205/55 R16
Tyre Type Radial Radial
Wheel Size 17 Inch R16
Alloy Wheel Size R17 16 Inch
Steering
Turning Radius 5.45 m 5.2 m
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Adjustable Steering Column Yes Yes
Steering Column Tilt & Telescopic Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Type Power Electric Power
Safety & Security
Safety
Anti-Lock Braking System
Parking Sensors
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Brake Assist
Door Ajar Warning
Crash Sensor
Child Safety Locks
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Traction Control
Ebd
Engine Check Warning
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Security
Central Locking
Engine Immobilizer
Anti Theft Device
Features
Comfort & Convenience
Air Conditioner
Power Steering
Rear A/C Vents
Engine Start/Stop Button
Remote Trunk Opener
Accessory Power Outlet
Foldable Rear Seat
Adjustable Seats
Low Fuel Warning Light
Automatic Climate Control
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Center Arm Rest
Heated Seats - Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Bottle Holder
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Multi-function Steering Wheel
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Folding Table Rear
Heater
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Keyless Entry
Power Windows Front
Power Windows Rear
On Board Computer
Central Console Armrest
Entertainment & Communication
FM/AM/Radio
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
Bluetooth Connectivity
USB & Auxiliary Input
Touch Screen
Exterior
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Front Brake Type Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs
Rear Brake Type Discs Discs
Adjustable Headlights
Alloy Wheels
Fog Lights Front
Integrated Antenna
Manually Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Power Antenna
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Wiper
Removable Convertible Top
Roof Rail
Roof Carrier
Side Stepper
Wheel Covers
Miscellaneous
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Digital Clock
Digital Odometer
Driving Experience Control Eco
Electric Adjustable Seats
Electronic Multi Tripmeter
Leather Steering Wheel
Tacho Meter
Headlamp Type LED Halogen

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