Kia Optima vs Hyundai Sonata

Considering the Kia Optima or the Hyundai Sonata? Read on to see how the two compare.

Kia Optima

The Kia Optima comes to Warwick, RI drivers in four trim versions. There's the base LX, the S, EX, and the top of line SX. Remarkably, the Kia Optima boasts five engine options, with two being hybrid variants.

Engine Options
  • 2.4-liter inline-4 engine: 185 horsepower/ 178 foot-pounds of torque; estimated fuel economy: 23/ 33 city/ highway miles per gallon
  • 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine: 178 horsepower/ 195 foot-pounds of torque; estimated fuel economy: 27/ 37 city/ highway miles per gallon
  • 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine:245 horsepower/ 260 foot-pounds of torque; estimated fuel economy: 21/ 30 city/ highway miles per gallon
  • 2.0-liter inline-4 hybrid engine: 192 horsepower/ 271 foot-pounds of torque
  • 2.0-liter inline-4 plug-in hybrid engine: 202 horsepower/ 276 foot-pounds of torque

Hyundai Sonata

The Hyundai Sonata is available in five trim configurations along with four engine options. The base engine that comes with the Sonata SE is a 2.4-liter inline-4 engine that provides Warwick, RI drivers with 185 horsepower and 178 foot-pounds of torque. Drivers can also opt for a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that touts 245 horsepower and 260 foot-pounds of torque; a 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine (178 horsepower/ 195 foot-pounds of torque) that comes with the Eco trim; and a 2.0-liter hybrid engine that provides drivers with 193 horsepower and 202 foot-pounds of torque.

Interested in learning more about the Kia Optima? Visit Bald Hill Kia today!

Drivers can check out our full Kia Optima vs Hyundai Sonata comparison here! Our team is excited to show Warwick, RI area drivers our latest selection of Kia Optima sedans! Stop by our dealership today to take a new Kia Optima for a test drive and to see how all the trims compare! Check out our directions page, and then stop by!

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