We invite you to check out all the ways the Kia Optima, here at Sterling Kia, benefits your daily drive by comparing it against a top competitor, the Hyundai Sonata. As our research showed us, the Hyundai Sonata provided a great challenge to the Kia Optima, but our midsize sedan here in Lafayette, LA came out on top in convenience, interior space, and fuel economy. Read on about how the Kia Optima takes on its worthy challenger from Hyundai, then come test drive this midsize sedan here at Sterling Kia, located less than a 45-minute drive outside of new Iberia.

Kia Optima vs Hyundai Sonata

  • Fuel Economy: The Kia Optima greatly benefits the daily drivers in Youngsville or here in Lafayette through its 18.5-gallon fuel capacity and lower overall curb weight, both of which can save fuel long-term. The Hyundai Sonata holds 16.5 gallons of fuel and weighs a bit more at base level.
  • Convenience: Tour Kia Optima models come standard with such conveniences as front active headrests, heated exterior mirrors and an available multi-adjustable driver's seat. The Hyundai Sonata offers these conveniences, but only in higher trim levels.
  • Interior Space: When it comes to comfort, the Optima exceeds expectations with a total passenger volume over 120 cubic feet, comparable to that of a midsize SUV. The Hyundai Sonata provides a passenger volume of 106 cubic feet.

Check Out the Kia Optima Today

If the Kia Optima sounds like your next midsize SUV, then we invite you to come test drive one here at Sterling Kia in Lafayette and explore your best financing and leasing options. You will find us located just a 20-minute drive outside Abbeville, we hope to see you soon!