2019 Kia Optima vs. 2019 Honda Accord

The 2019 Kia Optima Goes Head-to-Head with the 2019 Honda Accord

The new Optima is an excellent choice for drivers who are looking for a well-rounded, modern sedan for their daily commuting. With a sleek design, advanced technology, and capable performance, the Optima can make your driving experience more convenient, comfortable, and enjoyable.While the new 2019 Optima offers impressive features and capabilities, it has competitors like the 2019 Honda Accord that also delivers some competition. Find out how the new 2019 Kia Optima does when compared to the new 2019 Honda Accord. 

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The 2019 Kia Optima Vs. the 2019 Honda Accord

Both the new Optima and the Accord offer well-rounded experiences, standing out among others in their segment. We hope that by looking at what each has to offer, you can choose the sedan that suits you best. Take a look at these brief overviews to learn more about what each model has to offer.


Both the Optima and the Accord come with a direct-injection inline-four engine. The new Optima comes with a 2.4-liter engine that delivers 178 horsepower while the Honda comes with a 1.4-liter engine that produces 192 horsepower. When it comes to fuel efficiency, the Honda Accord again has a slight advantage with a combined fuel economy of 33 to the Kia Optima's 27 combined rating.

While the Honda holds the advantage, the Kia isn't far behind with its capable performance. The new Optima has the edge when it comes to turning radius, for better handling, as well as fuel capacity.


The new Optima comes with standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ smartphone integration, but you will have to pay extra for a higher trim level on the Accord to enjoy the same experience.


The base model of the Kia Optima comes with an available power sunroof with tilt that the Accord doesn't offer. The Optima also comes with standard heated exterior mirrors for better visibility in cold weather.



Passenger comfort is vital for any everyday sedan. Whether you're driving with family or just on your own, the right amount of space can make all the difference. The Accord offers 105.6 cubic feet of passenger volume while the Optima delivers 120.7 cubic feet. You will also have more head, hip, and leg room when driving the new Optima.

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While the new Honda Accord offers some capabilities that the new Optima doesn't match, you can still expect more space, more technology, and more convenience when you choose the new Optima. If you want to learn more about the new Optima, then contact our sales team to schedule a test drive today!