2018 Kia Optima vs. 2018 Hyundai Sonata

2018 Kia Optima

2018 Kia Optima

2018 Hyundai Sonata

2018 Hyundai Sonata


2018 Kia Optima CATEGORY 2018 Hyundai Sonata
Kia UVO, Android, & Apple Smartphone App Integration Android & Apple
Standard Front Active Headrests Not Available
Standard Power Heated Exterior Mirrors Not available
56.0 inches Front Hip Room 55.3 inches
8 Exterior Colors 7


Comfort Features

2018 Kia Optima

Whether you go with the 2018 Kia Optima base trim or the 2018 Hyundai Sonata base trim, you’ll enjoy standard seating for five passengers, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, the convenience of 60/40-split folding rear seats, and much more. The Kia Optima interior beats out the Hyundai Sonata by offering:

  • Standard front active headrests
  • Power heated exterior mirrors
  • More front hip room

Those features cover safety, convenience, and comfort, one after another.

Performance Capabilities

2018 Kia Optima

The Kia Optima and Hyundai Sonata are both offered with the following engine options:

  • 2.4L inline-four with 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque
  • turbocharged 1.6L inline-four with 178 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque
  • turbocharged 2.0L inline-four with 245 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque

While those are solid numbers across the line, the Optima performance stands out from the Sonata thanks to the former’s lighter curb weight, which helps make it more agile when you’re navigating the winding back roads of Andover. It’s no wonder Car and Driver named the Optima one of the best values in its class.

Discover the Latest Rendition of the Kia Optima!

There’s a lot to be excited about when it comes to the 2018 Kia Optima, and you can explore it all right now on the lot of Commonwealth Kia. Find it in the trim of your choice during our regular sales hours seven days a week. Our dealership is located just 10 minutes north of Andover at 2 Commonwealth Drive in Lawrence, MA, right off of I-495. If you have any questions before your visit, feel free to contact us online or call us at (978) 775-3497.

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(978) 685-3400
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