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Gerald Kia of North Aurora

2019 Kia Optima in red

2019 Kia Optima

2019 Honda Accord in white

2019 Honda Accord

2019 Kia Optima vs. 2019 Honda Accord

2019 Kia Optima


2019 Honda Accord
120.7 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

105.6 cubic feet
201 hp


192 hp
27 mpg/city and 37 mpg/highway

Fuel Economy

22 mpg/city and 32 mpg/highway
$22,900 MSRP

Starting Price

$23,720 MSRP

Comparing 2019 Kia Optima vs. 2019 Honda Accord sedans for your Naperville drives? Both are known for their reliability, convenience, and comfort, but which is right for you? The team at Gerald Kia of North Aurora is here to help you compare features, figures, and facets of the Kia Optima vs. Honda Accord, so you can choose a clear winner. If you have any questions for our team, don’t hesitate to contact us today!

Pricing and Warranty Coverage

While both models are affordable options to consider, the Kia Optima is less costly. Both models start at:

  • 2019 Kia Optima starting at $22,900
  • 2019 Honda Accord starting at $23,720

Considering Kia vs. Honda reliability, both are a safe bet. However, the standard Kia warranty includes 60 months or 60,000 miles of bumper-to-bumper coverage, and 120 months or 100,000 miles of powertrain coverage. Kia warranty coverage, coupled with Kia reliability means you’ll drive throughout Oswego and Montgomery for years trouble free!

2019 Kia Optima exterior in red

Optima vs. Accord: Interior Features and Dimensions

Comparing the Kia Optima vs. Honda Accord, you’ll notice that both the Optima and Accord are offered with adaptive cruise control, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ capabilities, and dual-zone climate control. However, the Kia Optima interior is more generous, giving it an advantage in comfort. Compare Kia Optima interior dimensions to that of the Honda Accord:

  • 2019 Kia Optima
    • Passenger Volume: 120.7 cubic feet
    • Front Head Room: 39.8 inches
    • Front Leg Room: 45.5 inches
    • Front Hip Room: 56.0 inches
    • Rear Hip Room: 56.0 inches
  • 2019 Honda Accord
    • Passenger Volume: 105.6 cubic feet
    • Front Head Room: 39.5 inches
    • Front Leg Room: 42.3 inches
    • Front Hip Room: 55.3 inches
    • Rear Hip Room: 55.0 inches
2019 Kia Optima interior in red and black leather

Both the Optima and Accord come with a suite of safety features like collision assistance technology, blind spot monitoring, lane keep assist, and more. Additional features available on the Kia Optima include Smart Cruise Control, 10 speaker Harman/Kardon® QuantumLogic™ Premium Surround Sound, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, and Surround View Monitor.

Under the Hood: 2019 Kia Optima vs. 2019 Honda Accord

Both the Accord and Optima offer flexible performance and efficiency. The Optima EX produces 201 horsepower, while the base model Accord only produces 192 horsepower. While the Accord offers an engine upgrade, it’s thousands of dollars extra, and it’s less fuel efficient.

Meanwhile, the Optima doesn’t sacrifice efficiency for performance. The Optima EX earns 27 mpg/city and 37 mpg/highway, while the Accord Sport 2.0T only manages 22 mpg/city and 32 mpg/highway. If you want power and efficiency on St. Charles roads, then the Optima is for you.

Experience the Kia Optima at Gerald Kia of North Aurora

Are you ready to get behind the wheel of a Kia Optima available in our new model inventory? Don’t hesitate to contact us today. Our team is ready to set you up with a test drive in a new Kia Optima, and our Kia financing team will work with you to ensure you get a deal that fits your budget!

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Gerald Kia of North Aurora

201 Hansen Blvd North Aurora, IL

Phone: (630) 907-0770



Phone: (630) 907-0770

201 Hansen Blvd North Aurora, IL


Phone: (630) 907-0770

201 Hansen Blvd North Aurora, IL


Phone: (630) 907-0770

201 Hansen Blvd North Aurora, IL
41.8011687 -88.3732992
Gerald Kia of North Aurora 41.8011687, -88.3732992.