Wondering which midsize sedan is right for you? Don’t overlook the Kia Optima! With it’s stylish look, great features, and proven capability, it’s a car that’s got a lot to offer today’s driver. This comparison shows how the 2014 Kia Optima stands up to the popular 2014 Ford Fusion in some of the areas that matter most to buyers.
The two models are being compared at similar, mid-range trim levels. Neither are at their most basic, nor are they at their highest level. Our first point of comparison is price. As you can see, the MSRP is about the same for both vehicles. With such a negligible difference, it’s fair to see these two sedans are equally priced. So what kind of value do you get for you investment? Beginning with fuel economy, it’s clear that the Optima has a slight advantage in city driving and the two share a great rating for highway mileage as well.
The Kia Optima Surges Ahead
Now, for a similar price and a near-equal fuel economy rating, you’d think you’d be getting a similar engine. The Kia Optima, however, has a significantly more capable engine than the Fusion with 192 horsepower to the Fusion’s 175. As for the powertrain warranty, the Optima’s is good for twice as long, or 40,000 more miles than what’s offered by Ford for the Fusion. If the engine’s power and long-term health are important factors to you when buying a car, consider the advantages of owning an Optima.
The 2014 Kia Optima is available now at Palmen Kia. We’ve got an excellent selection from basic to the highest trim levels and everything in between to suit your particular needs and budget. Come see what makes this sedan special. Our trained, knowledgeable salespeople are ready to answer all your questions and will help you get exactly what you’re looking for in a car. Check out our inventory today!