2019 Optima vs Accord

Midsize cars possess the sophistication needed for office commutes and dinner dates but also the comfort and safety for family transportation. Containing these qualities and more, the 2019 Kia Optima and 2019 Honda Accord seem the same. But examine their details closely and the Optima becomes the better purchase.

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2019 KIA Optima
2019 Honda Accord

Starting MSRP
✔ $22,990 1*
$23,720 2*

MPG (city/highway)
24/33 3*
✔ 30/38 4*

Front Active Headrest
✔ Yes

Basic Warranty (months/miles)
✔ 60/60,000

Powertrain Warranty (months/miles)
✔ 120/100,000 inches

Your Choice: the Optima

The 2019 Kia Optima leaves money in your pocket with a lower MSRP. If problems do occur, you get a far longer warranty in terms of time and miles for both the basic and powertrain warranty. The Optima also features a Front Active Headrest that moves up and slightly forward to protect your head during certain types of rear-end accidents.


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1.Starting price is manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) for lowest model trim. See 'Trims' section for MSRP of model shown. MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, taxes, title, license, options and dealer charges. Actual prices set by dealer and may vary.

2.MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $920.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

3.Based on EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle's condition.

4.30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX, EX and EX-L 1.5T trims. 29 city/35 highway/31 combined mpg rating for Sport 1.5T CVT trim. 26 city/35 highway/30 combined mpg rating for Sport 1.5T 6MT trim. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined mpg rating for Sport and Touring 2.0T trims. 23 city/34 highway/27 combined mpg rating for EX-L 2.0T trim. Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.