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2020 Kia Optima

2020 Kia Optima

2020 Hyundai Sonata

2020 Hyundai Sonata

2020 Kia Optima vs. 2020 Hyundai Sonata

2020 Optima


2020 Sonata


2.5L I-4 engine

Base Engine

2.4L I-4 engine
10 years/100,000 miles

Basic Warranty

10 years/100,000 miles
181 lb-ft


178 lb-ft

If you’re searching for a stylish new sedan, two fantastic possibilities are the 2020 Kia Optima vs. Hyundai Sonata. Both cars are an excellent value and are packed with amenities that will make your daily commute to Harvey more enjoyable. However, the highly touted Kia Optima has the edge in several categories. Read more about their similarities and differences to see if you prefer the Optima or Sonata, then head to Ray Brandt Kia to see the 2020 Kia Optima in person.

2020 Optima vs. Sonata: Performance

Harvey drivers expect a lot from their sedans, and the new Optima delivers! The 2020 Kia Optima offers more powertrain options than the Hyundai Sonata with a 185-horsepower base model, a 178-horsepower, fuel-efficiency-driven midrange model, and a 245-horsepower turbo. Hyundai favors a more simplistic approach that doesn’t ever reach 200 horsepower.

2020 Kia Optima Driving

2020 Optima or Sonata: Style

With similar warranties, pricing and torque, you’re probably still wondering which is best, the 2020 Optima or Sonata. The biggest difference between the Hyundai and Optima is style. The 2020 Kia Optima offers seen an elegant yet functional design and retains its refined style both inside and out. It doesn’t scream for attention, but still gets plenty of it and turns the heads of other Marrero drivers. If you like a more sophisticated exterior, the 2020 Optima is for you.

2020 Kia Optima Parked

2020 Kia Optima vs Hyundai Sonata: Interior

When considering the Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima, you’ll find lots of similar interior features, like a rear-camera display and an available auto-dimming rearview mirror. However, the Kia Optima provides more amenities that make the drive around New Orleans more comfortable than the Sonata, including:

  • Available Integrated Memory Seats
  • Available Automatic Climate Control
  • Optional Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Multi-Adjustable Driver’s Seat
  • Optional Dual Zone Climate Control
2020 Kia Optima seating

Test Drive a 2020 Optima at Ray Brandt Kia

The Kia Optima has the edge over the Sonata in style and horsepower. Ray Brandt Kia welcomes you to the dealership to test drive an Optima so you can experience it in person. Our friendly finance team will work hard to get you into a new Kia Optima at an affordable price. Review our financing incentive and specials and then give us a call. Curious about other Kia matchups? See how the Optima stacks up against the 2020 Honda Accord comparison today.

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