2020 Kia Optima vs. 2020 Honda Accord

The 2020 Kia Optima is one of the highest rated vehicles in its class. Offering incredible technology and luxurious features at an affordable price is hard for consumers to ignore. There are a number of similar vehicles out there that are compared to the 2020 Optima. While there are similarities between the Kia Optima and other vehicles in its class, there are a number of differences that set the Optima apart from cars such as the Honda Accord. 

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Check out the resources below to learn more about the similarities and differences between the 2020 Kia Optima and the 2020 Honda Accord. 


Kia Optima vs. Honda Accord Performance 

Having a variety of engine options is something that is taken for granted by many drivers. The Kia Optima offers three different engine options, giving you several different outputs of power. The base model Optima comes standard with a 2.4 liter 4-cylinder engine getting 185 horsepower. Then you have 2 turbo charged engine choices, a 1.6 liter engine racking in 178 horsepower and a 2.0 liter hauling up to 245 horsepower (both of which are turbocharged).

 As for the 2020 Accord, you will get the option of only 2 engines. The standard in the Accord is a 1.5 liter 4-cylinder engine getting 192 horsepower and a 2.0 liter turbocharged engine getting 252 horsepower. The 2020 Accord comes with an available manual transmission while the 2020 Optima comes with automatic transmission on all models. 

Fuel economy in the 2020 Optima is estimated at anywhere from 21 mpg to 37 mpg. Depending on the engine and other features that are added on, the Optima gets its best mileage from the 1.6 liter turbocharged engine (getting up to 37 mpg). The Honda Accord has a very similar fuel economy only superior to the Optima by a single mile per gallon. 


2020 Kia Optima vs. 2020 Honda Accord 

When comparing the Kia Optima to the Honda Accord the Optima is better than the Accord in every category but one. Honda Accord has slightly better gas mileage, but below average safety ratings. The 2020 Optima received top ratings on everything in safety except for one category (that category was headlights). There is a very small difference between the power that these two vehicles offer. The Optima comes with more standard features than the Accord. 

Ultimately you get roughly similar cars other than looks, safety, and the abundance of features that are standard and available in the 2020 KIA Optima. The 2020 Optima is in a price range from $23,000 to $32,000. The 2020 Accord is in a price range of $23,000 to $36,000 having a few features that can be acquired by paying for a higher trim level. 

If you have any questions about what separates the 2020 Kia Optima from the 2020 Honda Accord, contact Carolina Kia. Our friendly team members will be happy to assist you and answer any questions you have about the all new Optima.