2018 Kia Optima vs 2018 Nissan Altima

When it comes to sedans, the midsize models are a favorite choice for drivers (especially those who plan to share the vehicle with their spouses or other family members). Midsize sedans are not only spacious while still providing excellent visibility – they are also affordable and very efficient. Due to the popularity of midsize sedans, most automakers offer their own version of the model. This can make finding the right midsize sedan extremely difficult because there are so many options. To make the decision easier, we have put together a comparison between our 2018 Kia Optima and the 2018 Nissan Altima. 

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2018 Kia Optima VS 2018 Nissan Altima
$22,600  MSRP $23,260

2.4L DOHC I-4 

1.6L DOHC I-4 with turbocharger 

2.0L DOHC I-4 with turbocharger 

Engine Options

2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder

3.5L DOHC V6

178 to 245  Horsepower Range 179 to 270
15.9 cubic feet  Trunk Volume 15.4 cubic feet

2018 Kia Optima Interior Features

One of the many reasons why you should choose the 2018 Kia Optima over the 2018 Nissan Altima is that you get A LOT of bang for your buck – especially when it comes to interior technology and other amenities. The 2018 Kia Optima comes with the following interior features: 

  • UVO eServices infotainment system (additional navigation system available) 

  • Android Auto / Apple CarPlay 

  • Bluetooth hands-free connectivity 

  • Rear-camera display 

  • Buttons for audio, hands-free phone, and cruise control located on the steering wheel 

  • USB / auxiliary jacks 

  • 12-volt power outlets 

  • Trip computer 

  • Seating accommodations for up to five passengers 

  • 60/40 split-fold rear seats 

  • 104.8-cubic foot passenger space 

  • And much more! 

If you have any questions about our 2018 Kia Optima vs 2018 Nissan Altima comparison – or if you are interested in test driving the 2018 Kia Optima – please visit us here at Lehighton Kia today! 

Driver opening trunk of 2018 Kia Optima
Tail light of 2018 Kia Optima
Open trunk of 2018 Kia Optima
Exhaust pipe of 2018 Kia Optima

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