The horsepower is a this thing that most of car fans pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the BMW 3-Series F30 that has by 12 percent horsepower more than the Kia, which makes this vehicle somewhat better in terms of high speed. Due to more horsepower the BMW 3-Series F30 should also give slightly better efficiency in specific gears.
The BMW 3-Series F30 uses 2.9 l fewer amount of fuel in the combined cycle when compared to the Kia Optima. The difference in the amount of 40 % will be perceptible in everyday usage of the vehicle. In the long period of time it can generate a considerable reduction of costs.
The BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 has 184 newton meters more torque when compared to the Kia Optima Sedan 2.0 DOHC 165HP manual. Even though a large number of people do not attach importance the maximum torque when buying a automobile, it describes the best how a vehicle acclerates. As far as these two vehicles are cars the difference is relevant hence the BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 320d 184HP manual will deliver you better feeling of driving.
The BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 consumes 36 percent fewer diesel in city traffic than the Kia Optima Sedan 2.0 DOHC 165HP manual. The difference in the amount of 3.3 l is quite noticeable in daily use of the car. Moreover, in a long run it will bring you significant savings. Remember that fuel consumption may vary depending on how you drive
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference in the amount of 21 percent indicates that the Kia Optima is slightly beaten in this confrontation. In the „mid-size” segment, to which the Kia Optima Sedan is assigned, the average acceleration amounts to 9.9 s and is by 4 percent slower than acceleration of Kia’s vehicle.
The top velocity of the BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 is higher in comparison to this of the Kia Optima which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 25 kilometers per hour is small and is not realy noticable in everyday use.
Maximal torque RPM
Such a huge difference results from the fact that both compared vehicles are equipped with different engines. The BMW is equipped with the diesel engine and the Kia has the petrol engine. In case of different kinds of engines, comparing this feature has no sense.
BMW 3-Series F30 Limousine F30 has 11 mm longer wheelbase in relation to the Kia Optima Sedan. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Model release date
The difference in release date between compared vehicles is only 1 year, however, new technologies for automotive industry are appearing at a blistering pace and for that reason the BMW may have more modern technologies.