Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Legacy than the Kia Optima Hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Kia Optima Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Subaru Legacy.
The Kia Optima Hybrid will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Subaru Legacy, making it more convenient to drive.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Kia Optima Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Legacy. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Optima Hybrid and the Subaru Legacy have similar Destination Charges.
The Kia Optima Hybrid is about the same width as the Subaru Legacy. When looking at overall length, the Kia Optima Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Legacy.
With its lower torque, the Kia Optima Hybrid doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Subaru Legacy.
The Kia Optima Hybrid has a smaller turning radius than the Subaru Legacy, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
The Kia Optima Hybrid has less horsepower than the Subaru Legacy, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Optima Hybrid and the Subaru Legacy. The Kia Optima Hybrid has significantly less cargo room than the Subaru Legacy, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Optima Hybrid than that of the Subaru Legacy.
Compare the 2013 Kia Optima Hybrid and the 2014 Subaru Legacy.
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MSRP*: $25,900 - $31,950
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MSRP*: $20,295 - $28,895
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|Lease Incentive:||As low as 7.44%||--|
|City MPG:||35 - 36||18 - 24|
|Highway MPG:||39 - 40||25 - 32|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||5 years/60,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$24,210 - $29,555||$19,201 - $27,097|
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