Kia Optima vs Ford Fusion

Why Should You Choose the 2018 Kia Optima Over the Competition?

The 2018 Kia Optima offers a sophisticated style, a refined ride and modern features. All this comes together to provide an excellent driving experience that we think you're going to love. Other sedans like the Ford Fusion may seem similar, with their great engine options and tech features. But once you get to know these vehicles, you'll see that the Optima is the right choice.

Kia Optima

Ford Fusion


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2018 Kia Optima vs 2018 Ford Fusion

  • The Optima is more affordable, starting at $22,500, than the Fusion, starting at $23,395, so you can save more.
  • You can save more on gas in the Optima, which offers 25 city/36 highway mpg; the Fusion only offers 23 city/34 highway mpg.
  • The Optima's base engine offers more power with 185 horsepower, than the Fusion's base engine, which only offers 181 horsepower.
  • Drivers and passengers can stay comfortable in the Optima, which offers 104.8 cubic feet of passenger space along with 39.8 inches of front legroom and 45.5 inches  of front legroom, while the Fusion only offers 102.8 cubic feet of passenger space along with 39.2 inches of front legroom and 44.3 inches  of front legroom.
  • With a 60-month/60,000-mile basic warranty and a 120-month/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, you can enjoy more coverage in the Optima. The Fusion only offers 36-month/36,000-mile basic warranty and a 60-month/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

Check out the inventory below to see the Kia Optima models we have available. If you're interested in getting a closer look at any of these models, come on over to our Kia dealership serving Alexandria. We would be happy to take you out for a test drive in any model you might be interested in so you can see for yourself what the Optima has to offer and decide if it's right for you.

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