2020 Kia Optima vs 2020 Hyundai Sonata

Shopping for a 2020 midsize sedan can be difficult with the overwhelming amount of options on today’s market. Many midsize sedans are loaded with modern technology, have a desirable fuel economy and could be a good fit for any lifestyle. When there are too many vehicles to choose from, it is easy to blur together the features that can help one midsize sedan stand out from the rest. For example. two competitive models on the market with similar features are the 2020 Kia Optima and 2020 Hyundai Sonata. We’re here to help you determine which model of these two is equipped with the best features for your lifestyle.

2020 Kia Optima


2020 Hyundai Sonata

$23,190 Starting MSRP $23,400
Five Trim Level Options Four
8-inch Touchscreen Display Size 8-inch
Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Options Hybrid Technology Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Options
Kia Drive Wise Advanced Driver Assistance Technology Hyundai SmartSense

What’s the Difference Between the 2020 Kia Optima and 2020 Hyundai Sonata?

While the 2020 Kia Optima and 2020 Hyundai Sonata have many features in common, there are also a few distinguishing features that make the Optima the superior midsize sedan. The graph highlights that the Optima has a lower starting MSRP and more trim level options to choose from, but it doesn’t illustrate the innovative amenities, modern style and sporty performance on the Optima. Let’s go through a few details below. For starters, the 2020 Kia Optima has standard Bluetooth®, Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® integration along with UVO link enhanced telematics and smartphone app with Remote Start with Climate Control, Remote Lock/Unlock and Points of Interest. Both the 2020 Optima and Sonata have driver assistance programs, but Kia Drive Wise offers Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assistance with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Keeping Assist and Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go. The modern and sporty style on the 2020 Kia Optima helps the midsize sedan stand out from the crowd. The front styling on the Optima includes a signature tiger-nose grille with a honeycomb mesh grille. The Optima also has a spacious cabin with an available leather interior and leather-wrapped steering wheel. Finally, the Optima has standard Comfort, Eco, and Sport drive modes to enhance and customize the driving experience. To learn more about the 2020 Kia Optima, interested shoppers should visit Family Kia of St. Augustine and speak with a member of the sales team. Also, peruse our model research and blog for additional information.
Interested in this model?