Hyundai SonataThese days, many sedans have sacrificed performance and features for a newer, more stylish design. That's not the case with the 2019 Hyundai Sonata or Kia Optima. Both vehicles are stylish, powerful, and well-equipped enough for all drivers in Warrington, Chalfont, and Doylestown.

To help you decide which is better for your specific needs, we at Fred Beans Hyundai have put together this detailed comparison. Read ahead to see how the Sonata and the Optima stack up against each other when it comes to performance, design, and advanced technology!

Sonata vs Optima: Performance Specs

2019 Sonata  Performance for these two sedans is quite similar. The Hyundai Sonata and the Kia Optima include multiple engine options and get up to 245 horsepower with their nearly identical available turbocharged engines.

Plus, with advanced systems under the hood, these models get excellent fuel economy as well. However, the Sonata does best the Optima when it comes to efficiency with its EPA-estimated 26 city / 35 highway MPG. The Optima, on the other hand, achieves an EPA-estimated 24 city / 33 highway MPG.

They both also come with a sport-tuned suspension. However, the exclusive sport-tuned steering feature in the Sonata makes it the best vehicle for anyone that wants a more thrilling and responsive ride while cruising through Doylestown, Warrington, and Chalfont.

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Sonata vs Optima: Luxury Inside & Out

Exterior style for the Sonata and the Optima gives just a small glimpse of what these sedans have to offer. Once you step inside, you'll see just how luxurious these models truly are. The Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima are designed with tons of premium materials to give them a bit of a sophisticated look and feel. Plus, chauffeuring the entire family or carpooling will be no problem because both models have more than enough interior volume for everyone.

However, the Sonata offers just a touch more wiggle room for passengers as well as more cargo room in the truck with the following interior dimensions:




Total Passenger Space

106 cubic feet

104.8 cubic feet

Front / Rear Legroom

45.5 inches / 35.6 inches

45.5 inches / 35.6 inches

Front / Rear Headroom

40.4 inches / 38.0 inches

39.8 inches / 37.8 inches

Total Cargo Space

16.3 cubic feet

15.9 cubic feet

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Sonata vs Optima: Advanced Technology

Hyundai SonataAs two of the most well-equipped sedans on the market, you can trust that the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima have all the technologies you need for the road ahead. With standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, you'll be able to stay connected and use a few of your favorite apps safely from behind the wheel.

The 2019 Hyundai Sonata takes connectability a step further, though, with Alexa or Google Home integration. Use your voice to remotely control a variety of aspects of the Sonata including the door locks, the temperature, the headlights, and much more.

Should I Buy the Hyundai Sonata or Kia Optima?

It's clear that these sedans have a lot to offer, but there's just simply more to love about the 2017 Hyundai Sonata. So, if you're ready to experience its amazing performance, advanced technologies, and luxurious interior for yourself, schedule a test drive at Fred Beans Hyundai by giving us a call.

Shoppers in the areas of Chalfont, Warrington, and Doylestown can also stop by the dealership on their way through town and schedule a test drive!

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