Compare 2019 Kia Optima vs 2019 Honda Accord Sedan

2019 Kia Optima
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Automatic LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Automatic LX 24 33 $22,186 $22,990
Automatic S 24 33 $23,991 $24,990
DCT EX 27 37 $25,814 $26,890
Automatic SX 21 30 $30,711 $31,990
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CVT LX 1.5T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CVT LX 1.5T 30 38 $21,710 $23,720
CVT Sport 1.5T 29 35 $23,953 $26,180
Manual Sport 1.5T 26 35 $23,953 $26,180
CVT EX 1.5T 30 38 $25,267 $27,620
CVT EX-L 1.5T 30 38 $27,547 $30,120
Automatic Sport 2.0T 22 32 $28,085 $30,710
Manual Sport 2.0T 22 32 $28,085 $30,710
Automatic EX-L 2.0T 23 34 $29,371 $32,120
Automatic Touring 2.0T 22 32 $32,865 $35,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,186
$21,710
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,990
$23,720
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$395 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Kia Optima doles out great safety, good looks, and lots of features to rise near the top of the family-car ratings. The 2019 Honda Accord sedan should be on any four-door shopper’s list—sedan, crossover, or otherwise.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 30 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 40.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
120.7 105.6
Second Hip Room (in)
56 55
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
45.5 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
56 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 192.2
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 63.4
Wheelbase (in)
110.4 111.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.2 73.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 16.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 11.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 14.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3230 3131
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
178 @ 4000 192 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 6000 192 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 30
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.21 2.65 - 0.41
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.24
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 2.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.64 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Optima Honda Accord Sedan
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 5.3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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