2018 Honda Accord vs 2018 Kia Optima
Having trouble deciding on a new sedan? Don’t worry, we’re here to help. We compared two popular sedans, the 2018 Honda Accord and the 2018 Kia Optima. Of course, looking at both of them, they are quite attractive cars. However, there are a number of differences in the available conveniences and features that they offer occupants.
In fact, looking at the chart below, there are distinct differences in the available passenger and cargo space, with the 2018 Accord offering more than the 2018 Optima. There are also different comfort features available between them. For instance, the Accord has more standard climate control features than the Optima, including vent locations, air conditioning settings and window control. Though both sedans stay similar with available entertainment features on the lower trim levels, the Accord starts to offer more advanced standard features on most trim levels whereas the Optima waits until high trim levels.
2018 Honda Accord LX
2018 Kia Optima LX
|30 / 38 MPG||Fuel Economy (CTY/HWY)*||28 / 39 MPG|
|105.6 cubic feet||Passenger Volume||100.4 cubic feet|
|16.7 cubic feet||Cargo Volume||15.1 cubic feet|
|Standard||Dual Zone Climate Control||Optional|
*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.
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That’s not all of the differences either. The availability of safety and driver-assistive features is also quite different between the two. Though they both have intuitive suites of technologies, the new 2018 Honda Accord has its Honda Sensing® features standard on every trim, unlike the Optima and its Kia Drive Wise features.
Some of the Honda Sensing® features that every Accord has include:
- Collision Mitigation Braking System™
- Road Departure Mitigation System
- Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
- Lane Keeping Assist System
- Traffic Sign Recognition