Despite the growth in popularity of the SUV, the sedan is a still a top choice for many drivers. While SUVs are commonly bought by drivers with families, sedans are bought by the younger market of drivers. Many younger drivers want a vehicle that can satisfy their inner need for speed. However, they’re often on a smaller budget. This is where sedans come in. These vehicles provide the power that they crave while still remaining affordable.
Two popular sedan models are the 2020 Kia Optima and the 2020 Hyundai Sonata. These midsize sedans offer many features while still remaining in the budget of a younger driver. The 2020 Kia Optima is powered by a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. The 2020 Hyundai Sonata is powered by a 2.5L four-cylinder engine and an eight-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC®. Since both models are a top choice, we are going to pit them against each other. Keep reading to check out our comparison chart.
2020 Kia Optima
2020 Hyundai Sonata
|18.5 gallons||Fuel Capacity||14.8 gallons|
|185 hp / 178 lb-ft||Engine Power / Engine Torque||191 hp / 181 lb-ft|
Looking at the comparison table, we can see that both models have their advantages over the other model. The 2020 Hyundai Sonata has a more powerful engine. On the other hand, the 2020 Kia Optima has a slightly lower starting MSRP and a larger fuel tank capacity. However, both models have parking assistance as a standard or available feature. As younger drivers tend to be more technologically advanced and connected, it only makes sense to have technology and connectivity features in their vehicle. The 2020 Kia Optima has several technology features including:
Interested in the 2020 Kia Optima? Check out the Citrus Kia online inventory and schedule a test drive today. Don’t hesitate to reach out to our team if you would like more information about this model.