Kia Optima vs The Competition | Why Should You Buy Kia?

Compare the Kia Optima Against the Honda Accord, Mazda6, Toyota Camry, and Ford Fusion

Five of the industry's best-selling sedans go head-to-head to set the standard for their segment. The new Kia Optima returns with style and performance to take on competitors including the Mazda6, Honda Accord, Ford Fusion, and Toyota Camry. The sales professionals at Jenkins Kia of Ocala are here to give you the rundown on the new Optima and its competition to help you make an informed decision before you buy. We have years of experience serving Ocala, FL and will work to get you on the road in no time. Whether you're in The Villages or Lady Lake, our staff is here to make sure your next car-buying experience is a pleasure. The new Kia Optima is the perfect option for your daily commute or a night out on the town with friends, and now is your chance to own one. Continue reading to see how these sedans stack up against one another, and be sure to stop by Jenkins Kia of Ocala to speak with one of our associates.

The Optima vs. the Mazda6

    The new Kia Optima has a greater fuel economy than the Mazda6. The Optima averages an impressive 36 miles per gallon on the highway, while the Mazda6 only averages 34 miles per gallon on the highway.
    The Optima also has more headroom, legroom, and total passenger volume than the Mazda6 offering a more comfortable riding experience for all of your passengers.
    Both of these models seat up to five adults and use premium materials throughout the cabin for refinement and class.
    If you're looking for cargo area, the Optima is your best bet. The Optima offers 15.9 cubic-feet of cargo space, while the Mazda6 only comes with 14.8 cubic-feet.
    The Optima has a larger fuel tank than the Mazda 6 as well, giving drivers more time on the road and less time at the pump.

The Optima vs. the Accord

    The Optima and Accord are competitively priced to give drivers performance and innovation without costing an arm and a leg.
    Unlike the Honda Accord, the Optima comes standard with an automatic transmission to channel its power.
    Like with the Mazda6, the Optima also has a greater fuel economy than the Accord--averaging 36 miles per gallon on the highway.
    Both of these sedans come with 185-horsepower 2.4-liter inline-four-cylinder engines that balance performance and efficiency for the road ahead.

The Optima vs. the Fusion

    The Optima comes in at a lower MSRP than the Fusion, offering style and versatility at a more affordable price.
    Regarding fuel economy, the new Optima comes out on top yet again beating the Fusion.
    Both of these sedans are comparable in terms of interior space, both offering ample room for drivers and passengers alike.
    The Optima has a lower base curb weight than the Fusion helping this sedan's agility and fuel efficiency.
    Regarding power, the Optima's base engine produces 185 horsepower while the Fusion only produces 175 horsepower.

The Optima vs. the Camry

    The Optima comes with ample features and performance at a lower price than the Camry, making the Optima a better overall value.
    Compared to the Camry's 33 mile-per-gallon highway fuel economy, the Optima's is the better option averaging 36 miles per gallon on the highway.
    The Optima offers more available passenger space than the Camry as well, making it perfect for your carpool or next weekend getaway.
    Get the power you crave thanks to the Optima's standard 185-horsepower inline-four-cylinder engine. The Camry's standard engine only produces 178 horsepower.

Visit Jenkins Kia of Ocala

To get behind the wheel of your new Kia Optima, make the short drive over to Jenkins Kia of Ocala today. Our staff is here for all of our Leesburg customers. While you're here, be sure to stop by our finance department as well. We have a team of finance professions ready to get you approved and on the road in no time. Whether you're looking to buy or lease, let us find you the best Kia financing offers available. Contact us or stop by today, and see why so many customers have made us their local Kia dealer.


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