2020 Kia Optima vs 2020 Ford Fusion

2020 Kia Optima vs 2020 Ford Fusion

The latest Kia Optima model just released with the 2020 Kia Optima. In time, we’ll take a look at the hybrid and plug-in hybrid variations of the latest Optima model. However, we first wanted to compare the standard Optima model against a worthy competitor.

As a sensible and unique alternative to the Kia Optima, we’ve chosen the Fusion from the Ford catalog of American cars for today’s matchup. Which midsize sedan model will be the victor? Let’s find out! It’s the 2020 Kia Optima vs the 2020 Ford Fusion!

2020 Kia Optima


2020 Ford Fusion

2.4L Inline 4 Baseline Engine 2.5L Inline 4
185 hp / 178 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 173 hp / 174 lb-ft
25 City MPG / 35 Highway MPG Fuel Economy 21 City MPG / 31 Highway MPG
$23,190 Starting MSRP $23,170

2020 Kia Optima Kenosha, WI

The 2020 Ford Fusion is, admittedly, a nice-looking sedan with a distinct style. However, in terms of specs, it falls quite a bit behind the 2020 Kia Optima with less power and a far less desirable fuel economy.

Additionally, the 2020 Kia Optima offers the following additional features:

  • 1.6L Turbocharged Inline 4 Engine Option
  • High Beam Assist
  • LED Exterior Lighting
  • Panoramic Sunroof with Power Sunshade
  • Harmon Kardon® Premium Audio
  • Blind Spot Detection Technology
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Heated and Ventilated Seating
  • Leather Interior
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Wireless Phone Charger and USB Charging Ports
  • UVO Link
  • Pedestrian Detection
  • Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid Models Available
  • And More!

The 2020 Kia Optima sedan is out now and available wherever Kia models are sold. Contact your local Kia-affiliated dealership to learn more. For drivers in Kenosha County, please browse through our online inventory and reach out to us here at the Palmen Kia dealership.

The Palmen Kia staff can be reached online, by phone, or with a visit to our store. The Palmen Kia dealership is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and serves the surrounding cities of Racine, Milwaukee, Chicago, and more, with Kia sales and automotive service!