2016 Kia Optima vs 2016 Nissan Altima

When it comes time to choose a new sedan, there are nearly limitless options in today's crowded automotive marketplace. The 2016 Kia Optima offers a spacious interior and modern design, making it one of the most affordable and stylish sedans on the road. Today, we're taking a close look at the differences in features and power offers in the 2016 Kia Optima and 2016 Nissan Altima. We hope to highlight the benefits of driving each vehicle, and help you to choose the option that best fits your needs and lifestyle.

If you are interested in taking a test drive inside the 2016 Kia Optima, we encourage you to give us a call, here at Palmen Kia of Kenosha, or to schedule your own test drive appointment online. Our team is here to answer any questions you have, and to help you through the quick and simple financing process we have available. We take customer service seriously at Palmen Kia, and we want to help you have a truly excellent car shopping experience.

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2016 Kia Optima VS 2016 Nissan Altima
2.4-Liter I-4 Base Engine 2.5-Liter I-4
185 HP Horsepower 182 HP
YES Essentials Premium Cloth Seating Trim Cloth
6-Speaker Audio System 4-Speaker

Test Drive the 2016 Kia Optima in Kenosha WI

Sleek and modern, both the Nissan and the Kia sedans offer the latest high-tech comfort and convenience features. When it comes to the interior design, there is an innate sense of luxury that makes the Optima stand out from the Nissan. Under the hood, the Optima features a 2.4-liter I-4 engine, one slightly smaller than the 2.5-liter under the hood of the Nissan. Both vehicles offer over 180 horsepower, more than enough to make for an enjoyable and responsive drive. However, the slightly higher horsepower rating from the Optima gives it a small advantage over the Nissan.

When it comes to the interior, both vehicles offer great style and a truly modern look. The Nissan's design is more simplistic and features fewer design elements overall, while the Kia's more busy interior feels functional and detailed. The Optima comes with a standard six-speaker audio system, allowing for a more immersive listening experience than that of the four-speaker system inside the Altima. Those looking to spend money on a vehicle that feels and drives with style and comfort could choose either the Altima or the Optima, but the slightly more luxurious feature package in the Optima makes it the better value.

2016 Kia Optima Black leather interior
2016 Kia Optima folding rear seating storage
2016 Kia Optima interior USB plug
2016 Kia Optima steering wheel audio controls