2018 Kia Optima vs. 2018 Hyundai Sonata 

2018 Kia Optima vs. 2018 Hyundai Sonata

The Kia Optima remains a great option for car shoppers in search of a sleek midsize sedan with the best overall value. This sophisticated model boasts a wide range of premium features, nimble handling and all the latest safety technologies. On the outside, the 2018 Kia Optima is athletic with sharp, aerodynamic styling and a confident stance. Inside the cabin, the Optima is spacious with comfortable seats and a generous array of entertainment and convenience features.  

Hyundai also makes a strong midsize sedan option in the form of the Sonata. This practical sedan is also equipped with a comfortable interior and a powerful driving experience. But how does it compare to the 2018 Kia Optima in terms of value and performance? 

2018 Kia Optima LX


2018 Hyundai Sonata SE

185-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder  Engine 185-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder
Standard Satellite and HD radio N/A
Standard Rear parking sensors N/A
Standard Heated mirrors N/A

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Both the 2018 Kia Optima and 2018 Hyundai Sonata have similar engine options and features, but it's the Optima that really takes things to the next level. In fact, it's equipped with more premium technologies for the money.  While both sedans boast a comfortable cabin, it's the 2018 Kia Optima's that has the most rear headroom.The 2018 Hyundai Sonata's coupe-like roof looks great, but it does cut into the rear head space, which is less than ideal for tall passengers.  

We invite you to compare and contrast the two sedans for yourself with a test drive at Serra Trussville Kia. Here you will find a great selection of 2018 Kia Optima models to choose from. Whether you're looking for an Optima with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto or perhaps a sport-tuned suspension, you're sure to find the perfect model for you at Serra Trussville Kia. Stop by today!