2017 Kia Optima vs 2017 Honda Accord

Life can get busy, and when it does, you need a vehicle that can help you maintain a little bit of control. The 2017 Kia Optima is a spacious vehicle with available safety features that will help keep you safe, regardless of any distractions. The Kia Optima has seven airbags that will help protect you, as well as a Rear-Camera Display and Hill Start Assist Control for extra security while moving forward while on a hill. While incredibly safe, the 2017 Optima is also stylish, with the signature Tiger-nose grille, standard on all Kia vehicles.

While the 2017 Kia Optima is an outstanding vehicle, we would be remiss not to let you know about the other options that are available. A comparable vehicle to the 2017 Kia Optima is the 2017 Honda Accord. The Honda Accord has been at the top of its class since 1989 and continues to do very well as a sedan. There are more styles of Accord, but the classic appeal of the 2017 Kia Optima outshines all of them.

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2017 Kia Optima
2017 Honda Accord
$22,200
MSRP
$22,455
29
Combined MPG
26
185-hp, 2.4L 4-cylinder
Engine
185 hp, 2.4 L 4-cylinder
105 cubic feet
Passenger Volume
103 cubic feet

2017 Kia Optima Advantages

The Kia Optima and the Honda Accord have comparable engine specs, but the 2017 Optima has better combined fuel economy, with 29 mpg over the 2017 Accord’s 26 mpg. If you are looking at the MSRP and thinking that they are too similar to make a difference, the Kia Optima comes standard with Voice Activated Controls, Satellite Radio and other feature that are optional on the Honda Accord for additional cost. The value of these standard features put the 2017 Optima at an even steeper advantage, as it is already $255 less than the Honda Accord.

Overall, the 2017 Kia Optima is more spacious than the Honda Accord. The 2017 Optima not only has 105 cubic feet of passenger volume, two cubic feet more than the Honda Accord. The Optima also has more front and back headroom, and a roomy back seat. You will be able to fit more into your cargo space with the 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seating. If you’re looking for a spacious vehicle with advanced safety features and excellent performance at a great price, stop by Team Gunther Kia to find out more about the advantages of owning a 2017 Kia Optima.

2017 Kia Optima hood and tiger nose grille
2017 Kia Optima side profile
2017 Kia Optima interior
screen in 2017 Kia Optima

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