2020 Kia Optima vs 2020 Hyundai Sonata

2020 Kia Optima vs 2020 Hyundai Sonata

When shopping for a new car, the most popular style is the sedan. They tend to have smooth handling, high performance and good fuel economy. Although SUVs are growing in popularity, the sedan still remains a popular choice. One sedan that is well-known is the 2020 Kia Optima. This mid-size sedan’s engine delivers 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft of torque. The Optima SX trim comes with a Turbocharged 2.0-liter Inline Four-Cylinder engine. This engine gets up to 245 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.

As mentioned above, sedans remain popular so there’s going to be a lot of competition. One competitor of the 2020 Kia Optima is the 2020 Hyundai Sonata. The engine in the Hyundai Sonata delivers 191 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque. The SEL Plus and Limited trims of this sedan come with a 1.6-liter Turbo four-cylinder engine. This engine achieves up to 180 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. To help you decide between these two sedans, we will be comparing their starting MSRP, standard engine, smartphone integration and passenger capacity. Check out the chart below to see how they compare!

2020 Kia Optima


2020 Hyundai Sonata

$23,190 Starting MSRP $23,400
2.4L Inline four-cylinder Engine 2.5L Inline four-cylinder
Standard Smartphone Integration Standard
5 Passenger Capacity 5

Safety and Driver Assist Technology Features

As you can see in the table above, the 2020 Kia Optima and 2020 Hyundai Sonata are pretty similar in their features. However, the Kia Optima has a slightly lower starting MSRP. Both models have smartphone integration which is a technology feature that many people want in their vehicle. As you compare these two models, here are the safety and driver assist technology features of the 2020 Kia Optima:

  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assistance with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go
  • Advanced High Strength Steel body structure
  • Hill-Start Assist Control
  • Electronic Brake-force Distribution
  • Brake Assist System

If you are interested in the 2020 Kia Optima, schedule a test drive today. Contact us to check out the availability and pricing of this model at Airport Kia of Naples.