2018 Kia Optima vs 2018 Subaru Legacy

Let us help you figure out which four-door sedan will be right for you and your needs with our in-depth 2018 Kia Optima vs 2018 Subaru Legacy comparison.

The Kia Optima has more style than ever with sharp lines and an evocative tiger-nose grille that is becoming ubiquitous with the brand. If you buy an Optima, people will be turning their heads for many years to come. The Legacy on the other hand, isn’t turning any heads. It looks fairly standard and generic to the point where it could have come out over a decade ago and still not warranted a second glance. If looks alone are enough to push you into the Optima camp, then you should look at our inventory new Optima inventory near Greensboro at Carolina Kia of High Point by clicking the link below. Otherwise, keep reading to see how these two models compare.

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2018 Kia Optima VS 2018 Subaru Legacy
104.8 Cubic-Feet Passenger Volume 100.9 Cubic-Feet
15.9 Cubic-Feet Cargo Volume 15.0 Cubic-Feet
Standard Power Heated Mirrors Not Available
10 Years / 100,000 Miles Powertrain Warranty 5 Years / 60,000 Miles

Which models is more spacious: Optima or Legacy?

When you are thinking about buying a sedan, capacity should be a major concern. Not all four-door sedans are created equal, and it often comes down to simple interior room. In that regard the optima gives you ample space to stretch out and relax whether you are a driver or a back-row passenger.

Not only does the Optima provide you plenty of room on the inside, but the trunk gives you extra space for your cargo. With nearly a full cubic foot of extra room, you will quickly notice the difference. With standard 60/40 folding seats, you can take advantage of even more space.

The Kia power heated mirrors will fold automatically when parking, and they will heat up when it’s cold to de-ice and de-fog themselves. Neither of these aspects are offered in the Legacy, and that’s not just at the base model level but at any trim level. There isn’t a power or heated side mirror option at all for this Subaru.

There are hundreds of reasons to buy an Optima, but one thing that keeps customers coming back is the peace of mind that a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty provides. If you want help finding the ideal Optima right here in High Point, then feel free to give Carolina Kia of High Point a call or stop in to see us in person.

2018 Kia Optima interior overview
2018 Kia Optima quilted brown leather
2018 Kia Optima red front view and grille
2018 Kia Optima rear and side view red

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