2018 Kia Optima vs 2017 Honda Accord Sedan

Having trouble deciding which family car you should buy? Well we're here to help. We compared the 2018 Kia Optima with the 2017 Honda Accord Sedan to make the decision process easier for you. Now both of these cars are capable and durable, but which one will fit better with meeting your needs?

Looking at the chart, you can see that these cars have almost identical fuel efficiency, but another big part in that efficiency is the vehicle's fuel tank capacity, which the Optima beats the Accord Sedan by a full gallon! And in being price conscious, the Optima is also more affordable than the Accord Sedan. Plus, the Optima has the advantage in passenger space, making the cabin more comfortable and accessible for a family. Offering occupants more headroom and legroom in both the front and the rear of the cabin. Though these two cars do have similar cargo space, giving plenty of room for passengers to pack their belongings.

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2018 Kia Optima LX vs 2017 Honda Accord Sedan LX CVT
$22,500 Base MSRP $23,255
25 / 36 MPG Fuel Economy (CTY/HWY) 27 / 36 MPG
18.5 gal. Fuel Capacity 17.2 gal.
104.8 cu. ft. Passenger Volume 103.2 cu. ft.


But these aren’t the only differences between the two cars, there are also some features that are available on one car and not on the other. Such as power heated exterior mirrors, which can be incredibly useful during a cold winter, this feature comes standard on the 2018 Optima but is unavailable on the 2017 Accord Sedan. Plus, the Optima has more comfort features as well—like having more speakers within the cabin, standard satellite radio and manual air conditioning control.

2018 Kia Optima Available at Fort Wayne Kia

The 2017 Honda Accord Sedan has many great features, but when compared to the 2018 Kia Optima, it falls short. The Optima is able to fit to the needs of any kind of driver and can easily adapt to being a family car. Plus, it has a 5-star NHTSA Front Driver Crash Test, which is the best you can get. And not only that, the Optima has many advanced safety technologies to ensure that occupants are safe and secure where ever the journey takes them.

If you’d like to learn more about the 2018 Kia Optima, contact us here at Fort Wayne Kia and we’ll be glad to assist you. You can also schedule a test drive online and try it out for yourself!

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2018 Kia Optima front interior
2018 Kia Optima parked with skyline background
2018 Kia Optima with foliage

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