2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Ford Fusion

2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Ford Fusion

2016 Kia Optima


2016 Ford Fusion

25, 37 Base MPG (City, Highway) 22, 34
181 / 245 Base HP / Top HP 175 / 240
Yes KBB.com Best Buys of 2016 – Midsize Sedan? No
Yes 2016 IIHS Top Safety Pick? Yes
6 (10 Maximum in Top-Line Trims) Standard Speakers 4
10-yr/100k-mile limited powertrain, 5-yr/60k-mile bumper-to-bumper Warranty Coverage 5-yr/60k-mile limited powertrain, 3-yr/36k-mile bumper-to-bumper
$18,530 at Yonkers Kia Price $19,700 (The Competition)

Kia Optima and the Ford Fusion are both reliable vehicles in the sedan category. If you are looking for an affordable, high quality sedan, then you can consider the Ford Fusion which carries a powerful brand or the Kia Optima, known for its high value. Both cars can seat five people and use gasoline powered engines. They come with six-speed automatic transmission and front wheel drive. Additionally, the Kia Optima has some more advantages.


The Kia Optima has the lower price tag. If you are looking forward to saving a few hundred to one thousand dollars on the purchase, the Kia Optima is the likely choice.


The Kia Optima also offers superior mileage. This makes the Kia Optima the better choice if you are looking to save fuel. The Kia Optima also offers more range. If you are looking for a vehicle that can offer more miles without stopping then the Kia Optima is the right choice. In terms of torque and engine output, the Kia Optima is at an advantage. It comes with an engine that offers more than 190 HP as against the 175 HP offered by the Ford Fusion. The Kia Optima also offers superior acceleration, so if you are looking for a car that speeds up easily, the Kia Optima is the better choice. Both cars come with many trims, and you can choose any of them depending on your preferences and budget. Both cars have the best safety ratings overall. The Kia Optima does offer better ratings when it comes to side impact and roll safety.


The Kia Optima is also notable for its choice of interior colors. The Kia Optima comes in colors ranging from neutral to black and gray while the Ford Fusion comes with a neutral shade. The Kia Optima also offers feature rich interiors. The interiors are fitted with a rear camera, power-operated seats, while the Ford Fusion only comes with the rear camera and power seats. The Kia Optima also comes with more head room and leg room in the front rows, and this makes it a perfect car for drivers. It has less cargo capacity than the Ford Fusion, but the cargo space is sufficient for your daily storage needs.

The Kia Optima and the Ford Fusion offer many choices for exterior colors, so you can choose from colors such as cherry and black to bronze and blue, while the Fusion colors include silver, red, metallic, and silver.

If you are planning to test drive the Kia Optima, the Yonkers Kia dealership can assist you. There are plenty of other options for you in the Kia dealership.


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