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Compare Mercedes AMG GT 4-Door vs Kia Optima

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Pros
  • Superb performance
  • Up to awe-inspiring 639hp of power and tremendous 900Nm of torque
  • Decent handling
  • Good 0.27 drag coefficient
  • Handsome styling
  • Good handling characteristics
Cons
  • Horrible bastardization of a good sports car
  • Ridiculous hunchback sedan form factor
  • AWD only
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

43 4MATIC+
53 4MATIC+
63 4MATIC+
63 S 4MATIC+
63 S E-Performance
1.6 T-GDI AWD
1.6T-GDI
2.0
2.0 Hybrid
2.0 LPI
2.5 T-GDI DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
456 L / 16.1 cu-ft
453 L / 16.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
43 4MATIC+14.0 L / 14.8 qt53 4MATIC+14.0 L / 14.8 qt63 4MATIC+15.3 L / 16.2 qt63 S 4MATIC+15.3 L / 16.2 qt63 S E-Performance14.0 L / 14.8 qt
4.5 L / 4.8 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
43 4MATIC+8.5 L / 9.0 qt53 4MATIC+8.5 L / 9.0 qt63 4MATIC+9.0 L / 9.5 qt63 S 4MATIC+9.0 L / 9.5 qt63 S E-Performance9.0 L / 9.5 qt
Fuel Capacity
43 4MATIC+66.0 L / 17.4 gal53 4MATIC+66.0 L / 17.4 gal63 4MATIC+66.0 L / 17.4 gal63 S 4MATIC+80.0 L / 21.1 gal63 S E-Performance66.0 L / 17.4 gal
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
Passengers
43 4MATIC+453 4MATIC+463 4MATIC+563 S 4MATIC+563 S E-Performance4
5
Payload
43 4MATIC+550 kg / 1213 lbs53 4MATIC+545 kg / 1202 lbs63 4MATIC+525 kg / 1157 lbs63 S 4MATIC+515 kg / 1135 lbs
1.6 T-GDI AWD468 kg / 1032 lbs1.6T-GDI468 kg / 1032 lbs2.0468 kg / 1032 lbs2.0 Hybrid468 kg / 1032 lbs2.0 LPI468 kg / 1032 lbs2.5 T-GDI DCT467 kg / 1030 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
43 4MATIC+Ventilated discs53 4MATIC+Ventilated discs63 4MATIC+Ventilated discs63 S 4MATIC+Ventilated discs63 S E-PerformanceVentilated discs, 420x40 mm
1.6 T-GDI AWDVentilated discs, 304.8 mm1.6T-GDIVentilated discs2.0Ventilated discs2.0 LPIVentilated discs2.5 T-GDI DCTVentilated discs, 345.44 mm
Brakes | Rear
43 4MATIC+Ventilated discs53 4MATIC+Ventilated discs63 4MATIC+Ventilated discs63 S 4MATIC+Ventilated discs63 S E-PerformanceVentilated discs, 380x32 mm
1.6 T-GDI AWDDisc, 284.48 mm1.6T-GDIDisc2.0Disc2.0 LPIDisc2.5 T-GDI DCTDisc, 325.12 mm
Offroad | Approach Angle
12.0 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
13.2 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
14.7 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link43 4MATIC+Multi-link53 4MATIC+Multi-link63 S E-PerformancePneumatic
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link43 4MATIC+Multi-link53 4MATIC+Multi-link63 S E-PerformancePneumatic
Multi-link
Tire Size
43 4MATIC+Front wheel tires: 255/45 R19, 265/40 R20, 275/35 R21 Rear wheel tires: 285/40 R19, 295/35 R20, 315/30 R2153 4MATIC+Front wheel tires: 255/45 R19, 265/40 R20, 275/35 R21 Rear wheel tires: 285/40 R19, 295/35 R20, 315/30 R2163 4MATIC+265/40 R20, 295/35 R2063 S 4MATIC+265/40 R20, 295/35 R2063 S E-PerformanceFront wheel tires: 255/45 R19, 265/40 R20, 275/35 R21 Rear wheel tires: 285/40 R19, 295/35 R20, 315/30 R21
1.6 T-GDI AWD205/65 R16 95H, 235/45 R18 94V1.6T-GDI215/55 R17, 235/45 R182.0215/55 R17, 235/45 R182.0 Hybrid205/65 R16, 215/55 R172.0 LPI205/65 R16, 215/55 R172.5 T-GDI DCT245/40 R19 94W
Turning Circle
12.6 m / 41.3 ft
11.0 m / 36.1 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
6.1 kWh (gross)
1.8 kWh (gross)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Battery | Voltage
400.0 V
Body Style
43 4MATIC+4-door mild-hybrid Coupe53 4MATIC+4-door mild-hybrid Coupe63 4MATIC+4-door Coupe63 S 4MATIC+4-door Coupe63 S E-Performance4-door plug-in hybrid Coupe
1.6 T-GDI AWD4-door Hatchback1.6T-GDI4-door Hatchback2.04-door Hatchback2.0 Hybrid4-door hybrid Hatchback2.0 LPI4-door Hatchback2.5 T-GDI DCT4-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
122 mm / 4.8 in
135 mm / 5.3 in
Size | Height
43 4MATIC+1455 mm / 57.3 in53 4MATIC+1455 mm / 57.3 in63 4MATIC+1442 mm / 56.8 in63 S 4MATIC+1442 mm / 56.8 in63 S E-Performance1455 mm / 57.3 in
1445 mm / 56.9 in
Size | Length
5054 mm / 199.0 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD4905 mm / 193.1 in1.6T-GDI4905 mm / 193.1 in2.04905 mm / 193.1 in2.0 Hybrid4095 mm / 161.2 in2.0 LPI4905 mm / 193.1 in2.5 T-GDI DCT4905 mm / 193.1 in
Size | Width
43 4MATIC+1953 mm / 76.9 in | 2069 mm / 81.5 in (mirror unfolded)53 4MATIC+1953 mm / 76.9 in | 2069 mm / 81.5 in (mirror unfolded)63 4MATIC+2069 mm / 81.5 in (mirror unfolded)63 S 4MATIC+2069 mm / 81.5 in (mirror unfolded)63 S E-Performance1953 mm / 76.9 in | 2069 mm / 81.5 in (mirror unfolded)
1.6 T-GDI AWD1859 mm / 73.2 in1.6T-GDI1860 mm / 73.2 in2.01860 mm / 73.2 in2.0 Hybrid1860 mm / 73.2 in2.0 LPI1860 mm / 73.2 in2.5 T-GDI DCT1859 mm / 73.2 in
Track Width | Front
43 4MATIC+1673.0 mm / 65.9 in53 4MATIC+1673.0 mm / 65.9 in63 4MATIC+1675.0 mm / 65.9 in63 S 4MATIC+1675.0 mm / 65.9 in63 S E-Performance1673.0 mm / 65.9 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD1618.0 mm / 63.7 in1.6T-GDI1618.0 mm / 63.7 in2.01618.0 mm / 63.7 in2.0 Hybrid1623.0 mm / 63.9 in2.0 LPI1623.0 mm / 63.9 in2.5 T-GDI DCT1610.0 mm / 63.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1666.0 mm / 65.6 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD1626.0 mm / 64.0 in1.6T-GDI1617.0 mm / 63.7 in2.01625.0 mm / 64.0 in2.0 Hybrid1630.0 mm / 64.2 in2.0 LPI1630.0 mm / 64.2 in2.5 T-GDI DCT1618.0 mm / 63.7 in
Weight
43 4MATIC+1965.0 kg / 4332.1 lbs53 4MATIC+1970.0 kg / 4343.1 lbs63 4MATIC+2025.0 kg / 4464.4 lbs63 S 4MATIC+2045.0 kg / 4508.5 lbs63 S E-Performance2045 kg
1.6 T-GDI AWD1507.0 kg / 3322.4 lbs1.6T-GDI1420.0 kg / 3130.6 lbs2.01415.0 kg / 3119.5 lbs2.0 Hybrid1495.0 kg / 3295.9 lbs2.0 LPI1410.0 kg / 3108.5 lbs2.5 T-GDI DCT1603.0 kg / 3534.0 lbs
Wheel Size
43 4MATIC+Front wheel rims: 9.5J x 19, 9.5J x 20, 10J x 21 Rear wheel rims: 11J x 19, 11J x 20, 11.5J x 2153 4MATIC+Front wheel rims: 9.5J x 19, 9.5J x 20, 10J x 21 Rear wheel rims: 11J x 19, 11J x 20, 11.5J x 2163 4MATIC+9.5J x 20, 11.0J x 2063 S 4MATIC+9.5J x 20, 11.0J x 2063 S E-PerformanceFront wheel rims: 9.5J x 19, 9.5J x 20, 10J x 21 Rear wheel rims: 11J x 19, 11J x 20, 11.5J x 21
1.6 T-GDI AWD6.5J x 16, 7.5J x 181.6T-GDI17 in, 18 in2.017 in, 18 in2.0 Hybrid16 in, 17 in2.0 LPI16 in, 17 in2.5 T-GDI DCT8.0J x 19
Wheelbase
2951 mm / 116.2 in
2850 mm / 112.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
43 4MATIC+4.9 sec53 4MATIC+4.5 sec63 4MATIC+3.4 sec63 S 4MATIC+3.2 sec63 S E-Performance2.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
43 4MATIC+4.7 sec53 4MATIC+4.3 sec63 4MATIC+3.2 sec63 S 4MATIC+3.0 sec63 S E-Performance2.8 sec
CO2 Emission
43 4MATIC+209 ~ 215 g/km53 4MATIC+209 ~ 215 g/km63 4MATIC+252 ~ 256 g/km63 S 4MATIC+257 g/km63 S E-Performance196 g/km
1.6 T-GDI AWD121 ~ 127 g/km1.6T-GDI121 ~ 127 g/km2.0129 ~ 132 g/km2.0 Hybrid79 ~ 85 g/km2.0 LPI128 ~ 131 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.332
0.27
Electric Range
12.0 km / 7.5 mi
Fuel Economy
43 4MATIC+9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (combined) | 11.7 L/100km / 20.1 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)53 4MATIC+9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (combined) | 11.7 L/100km / 20.1 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)63 4MATIC+11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (combined) | 15.0 L/100km / 15.7 MPG (urban) | 8.8 L/100km / 26.7 MPG (highway)63 S 4MATIC+11.3 L/100km / 20.8 MPG (combined) | 15.2 L/100km / 15.5 MPG (urban) | 8.9 L/100km / 26.4 MPG (highway)63 S E-Performance8.6 L/100km / 27.4 MPG (combined)
1.6 T-GDI AWD8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (combined) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)1.6T-GDI7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (urban) | 6.1 L/100km / 38.6 MPG (highway)2.07.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)2.0 Hybrid5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (combined) | 5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (urban) | 4.9 L/100km / 48.0 MPG (highway)2.0 LPI9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (combined) | 11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (urban) | 8.3 L/100km / 28.3 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
43 4MATIC+270.0 km/h / 167.8 mph53 4MATIC+285.0 km/h / 177.1 mph63 4MATIC+310.0 km/h / 192.6 mph63 S 4MATIC+315.0 km/h / 195.7 mph63 S E-Performance316.0 km/h / 196.4 mph, 130.0 km/h / 80.8 mph (EV mode)
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
43 4MATIC+Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive53 4MATIC+Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive63 4MATIC+All-wheel drive63 S 4MATIC+All-wheel drive63 S E-PerformanceFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
1.6 T-GDI AWDFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive1.6T-GDIFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive2.0Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive2.0 HybridFront-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive2.0 LPIRear-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive2.5 T-GDI DCTFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
43 4MATIC+Euro 6d-TEMP53 4MATIC+Euro 6d-TEMP63 4MATIC+Euro 6 d63 S 4MATIC+Euro 6 d63 S E-PerformanceEuro 6d-TEMP
ULEV 70 - LEV III
Engine
43 4MATIC+M 25653 4MATIC+M 25663 4MATIC+M 177.98063 S 4MATIC+M177.98063 S E-PerformanceM 177
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD75.6 mm / 3.0 in1.6T-GDI75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.075.6 mm / 3.0 in2.0 Hybrid75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.0 LPI75.6 mm / 3.0 in2.5 T-GDI DCT88.5 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
43 4MATIC+3.0 L / 183.0 cu-in / 2999.0 cc53 4MATIC+3.0 L / 183.0 cu-in / 2999.0 cc63 4MATIC+4.0 L / 243.0 cu-in / 3982.0 cc63 S 4MATIC+4.0 L / 243.0 cu-in / 3982.0 cc63 S E-Performance4.0 L / 243.0 cu-in / 3982.0 cc
1.6 T-GDI AWD1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc1.6T-GDI1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc2.02.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.0 Hybrid2.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.0 LPI2.0 L / 122.0 cu-in / 1999.0 cc2.5 T-GDI DCT2.5 L / 152.4 cu-in / 2497.0 cc
Engine | Power
43 4MATIC+367.0 hp / 273.7 kW @ 5500-6100 rpm + 22.0 hp / 16.4 kW (electric motor)53 4MATIC+435.0 hp / 324.4 kW @ 6100 rpm + 22.0 hp / 16.4 kW (electric motor)63 4MATIC+585.0 hp / 436.2 kW @ 5500-6500 rpm63 S 4MATIC+639.0 hp / 476.5 kW @ 5500-6500 rpm63 S E-Performance639.0 hp / 476.5 kW @ 5500-6500 rpm + 204.0 hp / 152.1 kW (electric motor)
1.6 T-GDI AWD180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 5500 rpm1.6T-GDI180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 5500 rpm2.0160.0 hp / 119.3 kW @ 6500 rpm2.0 Hybrid156.0 hp / 116.3 kW @ 6000 rpm + 52.0 hp / 38.8 kW (electric motor)2.0 LPI146.0 hp / 108.9 kW @ 6000 rpm2.5 T-GDI DCT290.0 hp / 216.3 kW @ 5800 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
43 4MATIC+122.4 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in53 4MATIC+145.0 hp/L / 2.4 hp/cu-in63 4MATIC+146.9 hp/L / 2.4 hp/cu-in63 S 4MATIC+160.5 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in63 S E-Performance160.5 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
1.6 T-GDI AWD112.6 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in1.6T-GDI112.6 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in2.080.0 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in2.0 Hybrid78.0 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in2.0 LPI73.0 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in2.5 T-GDI DCT116.1 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
43 4MATIC+92.4 mm / 3.6 in53 4MATIC+92.4 mm / 3.6 in63 S E-Performance92.0 mm / 3.6 in
1.6 T-GDI AWD89.0 mm / 3.5 in1.6T-GDI89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.089.0 mm / 3.5 in2.0 Hybrid89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.0 LPI89.0 mm / 3.5 in2.5 T-GDI DCT101.5 mm / 4.0 in
Engine | Torque
43 4MATIC+500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 1800-4500 rpm53 4MATIC+520 Nm / 383.5 lb-ft @ 1800-5800 rpm63 4MATIC+800 Nm / 590.0 lb-ft @ 2500-5000 rpm63 S 4MATIC+900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 2500-4500 rpm63 S E-Performance900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 2500-4500 rpm + 320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft
1.6 T-GDI AWD264 Nm / 194.7 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm1.6T-GDI265 Nm / 195.5 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm2.0196 Nm / 144.6 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm2.0 Hybrid190 Nm / 140.1 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm + 205 Nm / 151.2 lb-ft @ 0-1770 rpm2.0 LPI191 Nm / 140.9 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm2.5 T-GDI DCT422 Nm / 311.3 lb-ft @ 1650-4000 rpm
Engine | Type
43 4MATIC+Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder53 4MATIC+Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder63 4MATIC+Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine63 S 4MATIC+Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine63 S E-PerformanceBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.6 T-GDI AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder1.6T-GDITurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine2.0Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 engine2.0 Hybridmulti-port injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 LPINaturally-aspirated multi-port injected inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.5 T-GDI DCTTurbocharged direct- and multi-port-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
9-speed
1.6 T-GDI AWD8-speed1.6T-GDI8-speed2.06-speed2.0 Hybrid6-speed2.0 LPI6-speed2.5 T-GDI DCT8-speed
Transmission | Type
AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9G automatic43 4MATIC+Automatic AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT53 4MATIC+Automatic AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT63 4MATIC+Automatic MCT Speedshift63 S 4MATIC+Automatic MCT Speedshift63 S E-PerformanceAutomatic AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT
1.6 T-GDI AWDAutomatic1.6T-GDIAutomatic2.0Automatic2.0 HybridAutomatic2.0 LPIAutomatic2.5 T-GDI DCTDouble clutch transmission (DCT)

Production

Availability
43 4MATIC+201853 4MATIC+201863 4MATIC+201863 S 4MATIC+201863 S E-Performance2021
2020
Debut
2018-09-26
Made In
Germany
South Korea, USA
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