A Comparison: The 2019 Kia Optima vs. the 2019 Hyundai Sonata

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Compare the new 2019 Kia Optima versus the 2019 Hyundai Sonata in Kenner, Louisiana, and prepare to be amazed. As both of these models go head-to-head, we notice that they each have notable features and various trim levels.

Before you book a test drive of the new Kia Optima in person, we invite you to compare it to the Hyundai Sonata.

The updated 2019 Optima has multiple speakers, which can optimize your entertainment experience while you sink into the heated front seats. We would also like to highlight its power heated exterior mirrors and rear camera display, which offer the ultimate convenience to drivers on the go. If you're ready for a new sedan, we believe the Kia Optima is the one to choose, but we know we need to prove it!

We have compiled honest research that details the strengths and weaknesses of both the Optima and Sonata. Our team plans to help you explore the differences between the specs and prices of these two models.

Why Choose the Kia Optima Over the Hyundai Sonata?

Everyone wants a reliable car. We need something that's going to offer exceptional EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings, as well as less time in any service centers around Metairie, LA. With a new Kia Optima, you'll always have reliability and fuel efficiency on your side.

The new Optima offers extended warranty coverages that are competitive, as well as tons of safety features that keep the model out of harm's way.

When compared to the Hyundai Sonata, the new Kia Optima offers better safety features and competitive pricing. Thanks to its optimized safety systems and impressive ratings on crash tests, the updated Optima even holds the title of a 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick.

With the Optima sedan's stellar rating in the driver-side small overlap front and moderate overlap front, drivers can count on in it as a safer vehicle option.

If you need a sedan that won't let you down, choose a 2019 Kia Optima off our new car lot serving New Orleans drivers.

2019 Kia Optima
2019 Hyundai Sonata
$26,890 Estimated Base Price $22,850
Warranty Basic
Standard Heated Front Seats Not Available
Standard Alloy Wheels Standard
Standard Multi-Adjustable Driver's Seat Not Available
Optional Power Driver's Seat Memory Settings Not Available
Optional Memory Exterior Mirrors Not Available
Available Features On The Optima
Optional Features
Safety On The Hyundai Sonata
  • Leatherette Instrument Panel And Door Trim, With Silver Stitching
  • 18" Alloy Wheels, Dark Satin Finish
  • Rear Side-Window Sunshades
  • Chrome Exterior Accents
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Power-Folding Outside Mirrors
  • Quilted Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Heated Rear Outboard Seat Cushions
  • Premium Black Tricot Headliner And Pillar Trim
  • Height-Adjustable Front Seatbelt Anchors
  • Brake Assist System
  • 4 Wheel ABS Brakes
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Low Tire Pressure Indicator
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Traction Control System
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Hill Assist Control

Finance the Optima Through Premier Kia of Kenner

The 2019 Hyundai Sonata is the only model on our list that is priced lower than the 2019 Optima. However, after getting a look at the standard features, there's a reason for that. The new Sonata lacks stand-out safety features like the Optima's Front Active Headrests. Would you sacrifice your safety for a price?

To get a look at other new Kia Optima features, we recommend that you book a test drive online. Use our secure financing application before visiting and get a leg up on the car credit process.

You can also get directions to our Kia dealership in Kenner, Louisiana, and get to our lineup of Optima sedans faster! We look forward to showcasing the added benefits of our new Optima sedans for sale.

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