2017 Kia Optima vs. 2017 Honda Accord

2017 Kia Optima vs. 2017 Honda Accord

2017 Kia Optima


2017 Honda Accord

$18,530 at Yonkers Kia Price $23,990 (The Competition)
25, 36 Base MPG (City, Highway) 23, 32
28, 37 Top MPG (City, Highway) 27, 36
104.8 Passenger Room (Cubic Feet) 100.8 to 103.2
35.8 Turning Circle (Feet) 38.1 to 39.6
Yes IIHS Top Safety Pick? Yes
10 years or 100,000 miles limited powertrain; 5 years or 60,000 miles bumper-to-bumper Warranty Coverage 5 years or 60,000 miles limited powertrain; 3 years or 36,000 miles bumper-to-bumper

The Kia Optima and Honda Accord are both notable for their smooth styling, spacious interiors, and easy handling. Comparing the two cars offers plenty of insights into the features of each vehicle. It allows buyers to choose the car that best matches their requirements.


The Kia Optima offers less fuel efficiency that the Honda Accord, the difference, however, is not very big. It comes with a larger fuel tank, and this is expected to make refueling less frequent. In turn, this will enable drivers to make fewer stops along the way and offer more savings in terms of time. The Honda Accord offers similar engine output as the Kia Optima and leads slightly in terms of torque. Because of its smaller size, the Kia Optima is expected to be easier to handle on city roads and find parking more easily.


Both cars can seat five people. The Kia Optima, however, offers more interior space. This makes the journey more comfortable for passengers. In particular, the Kia Optima offers plenty of leg room for the front seat, and this can be a good thing for tall drivers. The Kia Optima also offers more cargo space than the Honda Accord. While the Honda Accord comes with a sunroof, the Kia Optima, with its plush leather seats, is the epitome of comfort and elegance. Both cars have air conditioned interiors. The Kia Optima, like the Honda Accord, offers radio, and powered locks for doors and windows.


Most buyers consider safety to be their top priority. In this regard, the Kia Optima is a great car. It comes with five-star ratings for crash tests. It leads the Honda Accord in terms of overall scores, front impact, and side impact. If you are looking for a car that offers superior safety, the Kia Optima is the right choice. Both cars are fitted with many airbags, including curtain airbags.

Both cars have six-speed automatic transmission and offer front wheel drives.

Kia has been associated with consistent upgrades and innovations. The Kia Optima is expected to help driver’s access quality features, superior safety, and comfortable and stylish interiors at the right price. At Yonkers Kia, you can find the right car for your needs, whether you want a family friendly vehicle or a speed monster. Yonkers Kia will also help you fine tune, repair or trade in your existing Kia vehicle. The dealership offers special deals and will help you find the best bargains.


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