The Kia Optima and the Nissan Altima are so familiar with one another you could almost make it a "COKE vs. PEPSI"-style debate," but we'll focus on what separates the 2018 Optima and 2018 Altima, both midsize sedans, in a vehicular sense.
Read on to see the starting price, horsepower, fuel economy, and tech that are available for these two award-winning midsize sedans! We'll get you started with the price, where the Kia Optima enjoys a huge advantage, with a significantly lower price tag, 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|