2017 Kia Optima vs 2017 Hyundai Sonata

The Kia Optima has been an incredibly popular choice in affordable sedan for many drivers. Models like the Hyundai Sonata seem like they compete with the Optima, but when it comes to available features and comfort, the Sonata just can't keep up. Today, we're taking a closer look at what separates the 2017 Kia Optima and 2017 Hyundai Sonata. Check out the engine specs and interior features here before scheduling your test drive.

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2017 Kia Optima VS 2017 Hyundai Sonata
2.4-Liter I-4 Standard Engine 2.4-Liter I-4
25/36 MPG City/Hwy Fuel Economy Rating 25/36 MPG City/Hwy
Yes Available Nappa Leather Seat Trim No
Yes Available Wireless Smartphone Charger No

2017 Optima vs 2017 Sonata Standard Interior Features

The standard engine under the hood of the 2017 Optima and 2017 Sonata is a 2.4-liter inline-four-cylinder that offers up to 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. Both sedans achieve up to 36 miles per gallon on the highway, making either option equally fuel efficient for those looking to save on trips to the gas station.  

However, there are a number of luxury features available for the 2017 Kia Optima that make it stand out from the seemingly equal 2017 Hyundai Sonata. The 2017 Kia Optima SXL Turbo is fitted with heated and cooled Nappa Leather seats, and a bright and colorful first-row LCD screen with voice-activated navigation and Bluetooth compatibility. A 10-speaker Harman Kardon audio system gives every passenger an equally impressive experience, while the stylish and modern interior offers comfort to each person lucky enough to go for a ride. 

2017 Kia Optima Touchscreen Navigation
2017 Kia Optima leather wrapped steering wheel
2017 Kia Optima red contrast stitching
2017 Kia Optima tan leather interior

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