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Compare Kia Optima Sportswagon [1.6 CRDi] vs Volkswagen Passat B8 Variant [1.4 TSI] vs Volkswagen Passat B8 Alltrack [2.0 BiTDI 4MOTION DSG]

Reviews

Neo score
50%
46%
33%
Pros
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Down to very low official fuel consumption
  • Rather good-looking
  • Good fuel economy rating
  • Imposing design
  • Not as ugly as the B7 Alltrack
  • More spacious
Cons
  • No powerful engine options
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Only available with small engines
  • PHEV nonsense
  • MacPherson front suspension
  • Loads of gadgetry
  • Only available with small engines
  • Still uglier than the B8 Variant
  • Loads of gadgets

Price

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Variants

1.6 CRDi
1.6 CRDi DCT
1.6 T-GDI DCT
1.7 CRDi DCT
1.7 CRDi
2.0 CVVL
2.0 CVVL Euro6d
2.0 CVVL AT
2.0 CVVL Euro6d AT
2.0 GDI PHEV
2.0 GDI Euro6d PHEV
GT Euro6d AT
GT AT
1.4 TSI
1.4 TSI ACT
1.4 TSI ACT 4MOTION
1.4 TSI ACT DSG
1.4 TSI DSG
1.5 TSI
1.5 TSI DSG
1.6 TDI
1.6 TDI DSG
1.8 TSI DSG
2.0 BiTDI 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TDI 150PS
2.0 TDI 150PS 4MOTION
2.0 TDI 150PS DSG
2.0 TDI 190PS
2.0 TDI 190PS DSG
2.0 TDI 190PS DSG 4MOTION
2.0 TSI 220PS DSG
2.0 TSI 272PS 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TSI 280PS 4MOTION DSG
GTE
2.0 BiTDI 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TDI 190PS 4MOTION
2.0 TDI 190PS 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TSI 220PS 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TSI 4MOTION DSG

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
552 L / 19.5 cu-ft ~ 1686 L / 59.5 cu-ft
650 L / 23.0 cu-ft ~ 1780 L / 62.9 cu-ft
639 L / 22.6 cu-ft ~ 1769 L / 62.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
6.7 L / 7.1 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
4.1 L / 4.3 qt
4.0 L / 4.2 qt
4.9 L / 5.2 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
465 kg / 1025 lbs
566 kg / 1248 lbs
659 kg / 1453 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Independent, spring
Independent, spring
Tire Size
215/60 R16, 215/55 R17, 235/45 ZR18
215/60 R16
245/45 R18, 245/40 R19
Turning Circle
10.9 m / 35.8 ft
11.7 m / 38.4 ft
11.7 m / 38.4 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
11.3 kWh (gross) | 9.0 kWh (net)
9.9 kWh (gross)
Battery | Type
Lithium-polymer
Battery | Voltage
360.0 V
Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
135 mm / 5.3 in
145 mm / 5.7 in
174 mm / 6.9 in
Size | Height
1470 mm / 57.9 in
1477 mm / 58.1 in
1506 mm / 59.3 in
Size | Length
4855 mm / 191.1 in
4767 mm / 187.7 in
4777 mm / 188.1 in
Size | Width
1860 mm / 73.2 in | 2120 mm / 83.5 in (mirror unfolded)
1832 mm / 72.1 in
1832 mm / 72.1 in | 2083 mm / 82.0 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1597.0 mm / 62.9 in
1584.0 mm / 62.4 in
1582.0 mm / 62.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1604.0 mm / 63.1 in
1568.0 mm / 61.7 in
1565.0 mm / 61.6 in
Weight
1545.0 kg / 3406.1 lbs
1394.0 kg / 3073.2 lbs
1701.0 kg / 3750.1 lbs
Wheel Size
6.5J x 16, 7.5J x 17, 7.5 x 18
6.5J x 16
8J x 18, 8J x 19
Wheelbase
2805 mm / 110.4 in
2791 mm / 109.9 in
2789 mm / 109.8 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
11.2 sec
9.9 sec
6.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.6 sec
9.4 sec
6.1 sec
CO2 Emission
114 ~ 122 g/km
124 ~ 127 g/km
145 ~ 144 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.28
Electric Range
62.0 km / 38.5 mi
Fuel Economy
4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (combined) | 4.9 L/100km / 48.0 MPG (urban) | 4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (highway)
5.3 L/100km / 44.4 MPG (combined) | 6.8 L/100km / 34.6 MPG (urban) | 4.4 L/100km / 53.5 MPG (highway)
5.5 L/100km / 42.8 MPG (combined) | 6.6 L/100km / 35.6 MPG (urban) | 4.9 L/100km / 48.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
195.0 km/h / 121.2 mph
206.0 km/h / 128.0 mph
234.0 km/h / 145.4 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
720 kg / 1587 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2200 kg / 4850 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2200 kg / 4850 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6d - TEMP
Euro 6
Euro 6
Engine
G4NG
CZCA
CUAA
Engine | Bore
77.0 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
15.9:1
Engine | Displacement
1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc
1.4 L / 85.1 cu-in / 1395.0 cc
2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
Engine | Power
136.0 hp / 101.4 kW @ 4000 rpm
125.0 hp / 93.2 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm
240.0 hp / 179.0 kW @ 4000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
85.1 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
89.6 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
122.0 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
85.8 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 2000-2250 rpm
200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 1400-4000 rpm
500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
7-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual
Automatic DSG

Production

Availability
2018 ~ 2020
2014 ~ 2018
2015 ~ 2018
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