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2015 Hyundai Sonata

2014 Kia Optima

  2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco 2014 Kia Optima
MSRP
$21,150
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$21,500
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Invoice $20,295 $20,579
MPG
City/Highway
N/A 20/34
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2015 Hyundai Sonata blends in better than ever in the top tier of family sedans. Read Full Review The 2014 Kia Optima is a sensible and spacious four-door sedan, but it moonlights as something a little more stylish and adventuresome. Read Full Review
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Dislikes

Likes:

  • Toned down in key ways
  • Gas-mileage gains
  • New Eco edition is no mild hybrid
  • Android or Apple, your interface is okay
  • Ride, handling, body all make major gains

Dislikes:

  • Beginning to blend in
  • Acceleration is down, a little
  • Manuals are gone for good
  • Woodgrain trim is unconvincing
  • Hybrid is carryover this year

Likes:

  • Handsome exterior, made even sharper
  • Simple dash layout
  • Improved seats
  • Plush interior (Limited)
  • Good value for the money

Dislikes:

  • Tough getting in and out of back seats
  • A little noisier inside than top rivals
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