The Kia Optima has always been one of the most popular cars in the lineup. It perfectly embodies everything we want from a family sedan. The Optima is affordable, efficient, technologically sound, stylish, and safe. Seriously, what else could you ask for?
Here, we are putting the 2019 Optima up against the 2019 Honda Accord. The Accord is another sedan that checks all of those boxes, so we thought this would make for a great matchup. Check out our table below to see how the base models compare.
2019 Kia Optima
2019 Honda Accord
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The Optima and Accord are very comparable cars that align in many ways. They come with similar sizes, prices, and engine specs, but the Optima takes the edge on standard technological features. Under the hood, the 2019 Optima comes standard with a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder (I-4) engine powered by 185 horses. The EX model features a smaller, more efficient 1.6-liter I-4 engine with 178 horsepower. This engine allows drivers to average up to 37 highway mpg with the right driving conditions. The top-of-the-line SX Turbo comes with a, you guessed it, turbocharged engine. Those who want to get the most out of their engine performance will love the 2.0-liter I-4 engine with 245 horsepower that comes with the SX Turbo.
Anyone who wants to learn more about the 2019 Kia Optima is encouraged to come to Garden Grove Kia. Our knowledgeable and friendly sales staff will go through everything else you need to know. We can talk about other available amenities, pricing details, and financing options. We hope to see you soon!