If you're in the market for a mid-size sedan, chances are you're looking for a vehicle that provides a comfortable ride, plenty of convenience technology and an impressive and tested safety record. These factors are central to the mid-size sedan, which is often a manufacturer's top-selling four-door car.
The 2018 Kia Optima goes head-to-head with every other manufacturer's mid-size sedan, including popular options like the Honda Accord, but you'll notice a number of key differences between the Optima and Accord, which are highlighted below:
|2018 Optima||VS||2018 Accord|
|Standard on base model||Parking Assist||Not available on base model|
|5 years/60,000 miles||Bumper-to-bumper warranty||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Standard on base model||Heated Side Mirrors||Not available on base model|
|45.5 inches||Front row legroom (higher is better)||42.3 inches|
|37.8 inches||Rear headroom (higher is better)||37.3 inches|
The 2018 Kia Optima and 2018 Hyundai Sonata are two evenly-matched mid-size sedans in some respects, such as their overall performance and base fuel economy, but the 2018 Optima speeds ahead with advantages in additional features and honors that make it a worthier sedan.
Consider the 2018 Optima's suite of technology features that includes Rear Parking Assist System as standard, which is something the Sonata does not share. The new Optima also boasts a higher peak fuel economy in its LX 1.6T trim than a comparable 2018 Sonata. Schedule a test drive at our dealership in Augusta, GA and see the new Optima for yourself!
The Kia Optima and the Nissan Altima share some similarities, but we'll focus on what separates the 2018 Optima and 2018 Altima, both mid-size sedans.
Read on to see the starting price, horsepower, fuel economy, and tech features that are available for these two popular mid-size sedans! We'll get you started with the MSRP, where the Kia Optima enjoys a considerable advantage, with a significantly lower price tag. The 2018 Nissan Altima goes for several thousand more when using online sources.
|2018 Optima||VS||2018 Altima|
|2.4-liter I-4||Engine||2.0-liter I-4|
|185 hp @ 6,000 RPM||Horsepower||179 hp @ 6,000 RPM|
|28/37||Top MPG (city, highway)||22/38|
|Yes||Apple CarPlay Standard for all Trims?||No|
|104.8||Passenger Room (cubic feet)||101.9|
The 2018 Toyota Camry is a redesigned mid-size sedan with increased performance and fuel economy in some trim levels, but this also is combined with an increase in its price tag of a couple thousand dollars compared to the 2018 Optima. The new Optima has a superb mixture of handling, spaciousness and technology, as you can see with a comparison of these two popular sedans.
This vehicle comes with youthful features like a sport front bumper and a rear spoiler, and more, including 17-inch alloy wheels. At our competitors, a mid-level trim of the 2018 Camry will cost more, and you don't get that same level of tech as you do with a Kia. Our team can help you with your new 2018 Kia Optima, so contact us today with any questions or to schedule a test drive!
If you are looking for a new mid-size sedan that incorporates modern style, technology and features at a driver-friendly price, then you are looking for the 2018 Optima from Kia. With the 2018 Optima, Kia has made a stellar sedan whose alluring design carries through to the interior and its many premium features. Visit Kia of Augusta for a test drive in Augusta, GA now.