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2016 Honda Accord vs. 2016 Kia Optima Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Accord than the Kia Optima. The Kia Optima will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Accord.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Accord as you will with the Kia Optima, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Honda Accord is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Optima. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Accord and the Kia Optima have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Accord is about the same width as the Kia Optima. When looking at overall length, the Honda Accord takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Optima.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Honda Accord and the Kia Optima do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Honda Accord and the Kia Optima.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Accord and the Kia Optima. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Honda Accord as you will in the Kia Optima.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Accord is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Kia Optima.

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2016 Honda
Accord

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MSRP*: $22,205 - $34,680

2016 Kia
Optima

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MSRP*: $22,140 - $36,040
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $250
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.67% As low as 4.80%
City MPG: 21 - 27 22 - 28
Highway MPG: 34 - 37 32 - 39
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,328 - $31,707 $21,396 - $33,435

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.