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2020 Hyundai SONATA versus 2020 Kia Optima

    Comparing the 2020 Hyundai SONATA and 2020 Kia Optima is comparing two of the most popular Sedans on the road today. Both offer plenty of power and features, but which one is best for you?

    First up, you should consider the MSRP (manufacturer's standard retail price) of each Sedan. The base model of the 2020 SONATA has a starting price of $23,600 while the base model of the 2020 Optima costs $23,390.

    Of course, there are various trims options for both Sedans, each of which start at different prices as more features are included. You can check our amazing 2020 Hyundai SONATA offers 4 trim options including: SE, SEL Plus, Limited, and SEL. On the other hand, the 2020 Kia Optima offers 6 trim options including: SX, S, SE, EX Premium, EX, and LX. Be sure to call us here at Pacifico Hyundai so we can help you more fully compare different trim options between the 2020 Hyundai SONATA and 2020 Kia Optima.

    Another key consideration when doing a side-by-side of these Sedans are the engine options. Hyundai offers 2 different engines for its SONATA line, including the Regular Unleaded I-4 and Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4. Kia offers 2 different engines for its Optima lineup, including the Regular Unleaded I-4 and Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4.

    Next up you will want to look at the drivetrain options and MPG ratings for these Sedans. The 2020 SONATA offers up Front Wheel Drive and gets 38 miles per gallon. The 2020 Optima has Front Wheel Drive drivetrains and gets 37 miles per gallon.

    Finally, when it comes to available colors, the 2020 SONATA comes in 8 colors including colors like: Stormy Sea, Shimmering Silver Pearl, Quartz White, and Portofino Gray. In comparison, the 2020 Optima comes in 7 colors including Sparkling Silver, Snow White Pearl, Sangria, and Passion Red to name a few.

    If you're excited about buying a Hyundai, you can check our amazing lease deals on 2020 Hyundai SONATAs here. If you're looking for a Kia, check out our great deals on used certified pre-owned Kia Sedans here.

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    Overview

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    Compare 2020 Hyundai SONATA & Kia Optima Features & Specs

    Compare Photos of the 2020 Hyundai SONATA & 2020 Kia Optima Side-by-Side

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    FAQs About Used Certified Pre-Owned 2020 Hyundai SONATA Sedan vs. Used Certified Pre-Owned 2020 Kia Optima Sedan

    The 2020 Hyundai SONATA versus the 2020 Kia Optima: Which Sedan is better?

    Overall the 2020 Hyundai SONATA is a better value than the 2020 Kia Optima because of its performance, safety features, and choices when it comes to engine type, colors, and other options. Price will always depend on the trims you are comparing so be sure to compare the right specs and contact Pacifico Hyundai at 215-240-6766 when deciding on the best Sedan for you.

    Is the 2020 Hyundai SONATA cheaper than the 2020 Kia Optima?

    The base model of the SONATA has a starting price of $23,600 while the base model of the Optima costs $23,390. Pricing will also depend on the selected trims, so be sure to call your local Pacifico Hyundai dealer at 215-240-6766 to compare different trim prices for the 2020 Hyundai SONATA.

    Does the 2020 Hyundai SONATA have the same drivetrain options as 2020 Kia Optima?

    The 2020 Hyundai SONATA comes with these drivetrain options:

    • Front Wheel Drive

    The 2020 Kia Optima comes with these drivetrain options:

    • Front Wheel Drive

    What MPG rating does the 2020 Hyundai SONATA have versus the 2020 Kia Optima?

    The base model 2020 Hyundai SONATA gets 38 MPG and the 2020 Kia Optima base model gets 37 miles per gallon.

    How do the Sedan engine options of the 2020 Hyundai SONATA compare to the 2020 Kia Optima?

    The 2020 SONATA comes with 2 engine options:

    • Regular Unleaded I-4
    • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

    The 2020 Optima comes with these drivetrain options:

    • Regular Unleaded I-4
    • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

    What colors does the 2020 Hyundai SONATA come in versus the 2020 Kia Optima?

    2020 Hyundai SONATA Exterior Colors:

    • Quartz White
    • Hampton Gray
    • Stormy Sea
    • Calypso Red

    2020 Kia Optima Exterior Colors:

    • Snow White Pearl
    • Ebony Black
    • Horizon Blue
    • Sparkling Silver
    Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (also referred to as “MSRP”, “Base MSRP”, “Base Price” or the “Starting At” price), excludes destination/delivery charge, taxes, title, license, and registration and/or electronic filing fees, dealer fees, and total of options. For authenticated AXZ Plan customers, the price displayed may represent Plan pricing. Not all AXZ Plan customers will qualify for the Plan pricing shown and not all offers or incentives are available to AXZ Plan customers.
    To qualify for discount, customer must pay cash, arrange own finance or have Pacifico financing through one of these preferred lenders: HMFC, FMCC, Chase Prime, Wells Fargo, TD Bank, 5th 3rd bank, SunTrust Bank, M&T Bank, Huntington National Bank, or a local Credit Union. Not all customers will qualify.

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    EPA mileage estimates are for newly manufactured vehicles only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

    Before purchasing this vehicle, it is your responsibility to address any and all differences between information on this website and the actual vehicle specifications and/or any warranties offered prior to the sale of this vehicle. Vehicle data on this website is compiled from publicly available sources and believed by the publisher to be reliable. Vehicle date is subject to change without notice. The publisher assumes no responsibility for errors and/or omissions on this data and makes no representations express or implied to any actual or prospective purchaser of the vehicle as to the condition of the vehicle, vehicle specifications, ownership, vehicle history, equipment/accessories, price or warranties.
    EPA-estimated city/hwy mpg for the model indicated. See fueleconomy.gov for fuel economy of other engine/transmission combinations. Actual mileage will vary. On plug-in hybrid models and electric models, fuel economy is stated in MPGe. MPGe is the EPA equivalent measure of gasoline fuel efficiency for electric mode operation.