2020 Kia Optima

2020 Kia Optima

2020 Honda Accord

2020 Honda Accord

2020 Kia Optima LX


2020 Honda Accord LX CVT

Starting MSRP

60 months / 60,000 miles

Basic Warranty

36 months / 30,000 miles
120 months / 100,000 miles

Powertrain Warranty

60 months / 60,000 miles

Standard Speakers


Paddle Shifters

120.7 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

105.6 cubic feet

2020 Kia Optima vs. 2020 Honda Accord

It’s no surprise that Mascoutah drivers want a roomy and comfortable sedan known for reliability and the latest features. Affordable is great, but a perfect value is better. When searching for a sedan that offers agile handling, great entertainment and connectivity technology, and spacious passenger and cargo room, Smithton drivers find themselves comparing the 2020 Kia Optima vs. Honda Accord. The Kia vs. Honda rivalry has raged on for decades, but in recent years, deliberate enhancements like the Kia Optima interior and the Kia warranty have pushed the Optima into the lead. Compare these and Kia vs. Honda reliability below to see how the new Kia Optima stands out against the competition.

2020 Kia Optima vs Honda Accord: Price

Similar handling and performance specs seem to put the 2020 Kia Optima vs. Honda Accord comparison at an even pace. However, the base MSRP for the 2020 Kia Optima comes in at several hundred dollars below the 2020 Accord. This divide only increases across the six trim levels for each of the Optima and Accord configurations. Take a look at a trim level comparison of the below:

Base Trims

  • Kia Optima LX Starting MSRP: $23,390
  • Honda Accord LX Starting MSRP: $24,020

Highest Trims:

  • Kia Optima SX Starting MSRP: $32,190
  • Honda Accord Touring MSRP: $36,250

You can save even more on Kia Optima with new vehicle specials. Naturally, the starting MSRP in the Honda vs. Kia comparison is but one part of the story. See below for a closer look at what that great value offers in each.

Kia Optima vs Honda Accord: Passenger Space

Although the Kia vs. Honda sedan matchup reveals the Kia Optima as the economical choice, it is the Kia Optima interior that again pulls ahead of the competition. More than 15 cubic feet of passenger space in the Kia Optima makes it a top choice for those who value legroom around Trenton

2020 Kia Optima Interior Space:

  • Head Room (front): 39.8 in.
  • Head Room (rear): 37.8 in.
  • Leg Room (front): 45.5 in.
  • Hip Room (front): 56.0 in.
  • Hip Room (rear): 56.0 in.

2020 Honda Accord Interior Space:

  • Head Room (front): 39.5 in.
  • Head Room (rear): 37.3 in.
  • Leg Room (front): 42.3 in.
  • Hip Room (front): 55.3 in.
  • Hip Room (rear): 55.0 in.

Kia vs Honda Reliability: The Kia Warranty

In yet another category, the Kia Optima vs. Honda Accord comparison crowns the Kia Optima the winner. While in the short term, the Kia lineup is known for its reliability according to consumer reports, measuring long-term lifespan is more difficult to test on newer model years. However, if you compare the Kia vs. Honda reliability based on the manufacturer’s faith in their vehicles, evidenced by the warranties they offer, again the Kia Optima edges out the Honda Accord:

Basic Warranty

  • Kia Optima: 60 months / 60,000 miles
  • Honda Accord: 36 months or 30,000 miles

Powertrain Warranty

  • Kia Optima: 120 months / 100,000 miles
  • Honda Accord: 60 months / 60,000 miles

Although the 2020 Honda Accord warranty is respectable, it’s the Kia warranty that surpasses all expectations, saving you more in the long run and making the low Kia Optima MSRP even more of value.

Find Your Next Sedan with Auffenberg Kia in O'Fallon

While the Kia Optima interior specs and its renowned Kia warranty are impressive when in a Kia Optima vs. Honda Accord comparison, there’s nothing like experiencing it for yourself. Take a virtual test drive and get the feel of your next upgrade awaiting you in O'Fallon. Contact Auffenberg Kia today to get started on your Kia journey today!

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