2019 Kia Optima vs 2019 Hyundai Sonata

2019 Kia Optima vs 2019 Hyundai Sonata

As the only Korean car brands that are popular on a global basis, it’s inevitable that a lot of Kia and Hyundai models are compared against one another. The 2019 Kia Sorento is analogous to the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, the 2019 Kia Rio is very similar to the 2019 Hyundai Accent, and the brand-new 2020 Kia Telluride will clearly have the upcoming 2020 Hyundai Palisade as competition.

As for today, we’ll be looking at the midsize sedan models of the Kia Optima and the Hyundai Sonata. It’s the 2019 Kia Optima vs the 2019 Hyundai Sonata!

2019 Kia Optima


2019 Hyundai Sonata

185 hp / 178 lb-ft Standard Horsepower / Torque 185 hp / 178 lb-ft
178 hp / 195 lb-ft Eco Engine Horsepower / Torque 178 hp / 195 lb-ft
245 hp / 260 lb-ft Maximum Horsepower / Torque 245 hp / 260 lb-ft
5 yr. / 60,000 mi. Standard Warranty 5 yr. / 60,000 mi.

2019 Kia Optima South Attleboro, MA

The 2019 Kia Optima and the 2019 Hyundai Sonata may have very different approaches to style, but they are incredibly similar when looked at in terms of mechanics, with nearly identical power, price, and coverage.

That means we must consider other areas for differences between these sedan models. For that, we’ll look at the feature options of the 2019 Kia Optima. Here’s what’s available with the purchase of a 2019 Kia Optima model:

  • Rear Camera Display
  • Surround View Monitor
  • Dynamic Bending Light LED Headlights
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™
  • Harman/Kardon® QuantumLogic™ Premium Surround Sound
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Quilted Nappa Leather-Trimmed Seating
  • Heated and Ventilated Seating
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • And More!

For more information on the 2019 Kia Optima or any other current Kia model, please feel free to contact us. The Courtesy Kia staff is always happy to help with all of your automotive assistance needs. Means of communication include online messaging through the Courtesy Kia website, a phone call to our sales team, or an in-person visit to our dealership located in South Attleboro, Massachusetts within the greater area of Bristol County.