Kia Optima Compared to Honda Accord

Why Should You Choose the 2018 Kia Optima Instead of the Honda Accord?

There's a lot to love about the 2018 Kia Optima. This vehicle has a sleek, eye-catching style along with a responsive ride and a variety of great features that make your driving experience even more enjoyable. Other vehicles may seem similar, making it difficult to determine which vehicle is the best fit for you. The Honda Accord also offers a smooth ride and modern features, so why should you choose the Optima? Below, you can learn more about each model to see what makes the Optima stand out.

Kia Optima

Honda Accord


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2018 Kia Optima vs 2018 Honda Accord

  • The Optima is more affordable, starting at $22,500, than the Accord, starting at $23,255, so you can save more.
  • These two vehicles both come with 4-cylinder engines that produce 185 horsepower, however, the Optima has an 18.5-gallon fuel tank capacity, compared to the Accord's 17.2-gallon capacity.
  • 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 Accord only offers 103.2 cubic feet of passenger space along with 39.1 inches of front legroom and 42.5 inches  of front legroom.
  • The Optima comes standard with features like satellite radio for your entertainment and split-folding rear seats for your convenience; the Accord does not offer these features.
  • 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 Accord only offers 36-month/36,000-mile basic warranty and a 60-month/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

If you think that the 2018 Optima is the right vehicle for you, take a look at the inventory listed below to see our available models. Then visit our Kia dealership near Alexandria where we will take you out for a test drive and help you get behind the wheel of the Optima that's right for you.

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