Kia Optima vs. the Competition

Kia Optima

The Optimum Drive in Sunrise, FL is Behind the Wheel of the New Kia Optima

How do you get the best drive possible? You get into the driver's seat of the best car. The optimum drive in Sunrise is behind the wheel of the new Kia Optima. Drivers in Fort Lauderdale, Davie, Plantation, and Hollywood can find the new Optima at Rick Case Kia Sunrise.

But how does it compare to the competition? Explore the ways the Optima holds its own next to the Toyota Camry and Nissan Altima.

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Kia Optima vs. Toyota Camry

  • The starting price of the Optima is $22,200, over $900 less expensive than the starting price of the Camry.
  • Speaking of savings, the Optima keeps the savings coming while you're on the road. The Optima cruises up to 25/36 city/highway mpg, which is better than the Camry's 24/33 city/highway mpg rating.
  • Under the hood of the Optima is 185 standard horsepower and 178 pound-feet of standard torque, which is more than the 178 standard horsepower and 170 pound-feet of standard torque in the Camry.
  • Let's give that power a boost in the Optima: the available turbo charged engine powers up to 245 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The Camry's V6 engine? Still falls short at 248 pound-feet of torque.
  • Interior space is key in a sedan. The Optima gives you optimum comfort, offering 104.8 cubic feet of passenger volume, which is over two cubic feet of more space than the Camry.
  • The Optima also comes with more head, leg, shoulder, and hip room in the front seat, and more hip room in the back seat.
  • Cargo space also gets a boost in the Optima, thanks to its trunk that has 15.9 cubic feet of space. That's a half a cubic foot more than the Camry's trunk.

Kia Optima vs. Nissan Altima

  • The $22,200 starting price of the Optima keeps $300 in your pocket, because that's how much less it is than the Altima's starting price.
  • Enjoy more standard power in the Optima with 185 standard horsepower and 178 pound-feet of standard torque. The Altima only gives you 179 standard horsepower and 177 pound-feet of standard torque.
  • Turbo charge the engine in the Optima and you'll be cruising with 260 pound-feet of torque, which is still better than the 251 pound-feet of torque from the Altima's V6 engine.
  • Inside the Optima, you'll enjoy 104.8 cubic feet of passenger volume. That's almost three cubic feet more than the space inside the Altima.
  • Want more leg room? You'll get it in the Optima, which offers more front leg, shoulder, and hip room, and rear head and hip room.
  • Fitting some extra cargo isn't a problem in the Optima, because it has a trunk with 15.9 cubic feet of space. That's more than the Altima's 15.4 cubic foot trunk.

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