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2016 Optima vs. 2016 Camry | Kia Dealership near me

2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Toyota Camry

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2016 Kia Optima


2016 Toyota Camry

$18,078 at Route 23 Kia Price $19,554 (The Competition)
28, 39 Top MPG (City, Highway) 25, 35
185 Base Model HP 178
104.8 Passenger Room (Cubic Feet) 101.3 to 102.7
Yes Kelley Blue Book Best Buy for 2016? No

The Kia Optima and Toyota Camry are both sedan type cars offering stylish looks and seating for five people. Both cars come with front-wheel drive and six-speed automatic transmission. The Kia Optima, however, has some superior features.


The Kia Optima costs slightly less than the Toyota Camry. For price conscious buyers this might be motivation enough to invest in the Kia Optima. The Kia Optima also includes plenty of in-car features as well an attractive exterior, offering much value.


While the Camry has the edge over the Optima when it comes to mileage, the Kia Optima offers more range. This is attributed to large gasoline storing capacity that the Kia Optima offers. The Kia Optima also comes with a more powerful engine. While both engines have similar sizes, the Kia Optima offers an output of more than 190 HP when compared to the Toyota Camry that barely makes it to 180 HP. The Kia Optima also displays quicker acceleration. If you are looking for a high-performance engine, then the Kia Optima is a good option.

Crash Tests and Safety

Car buyers often look at the safety ratings given to cars to determine if they have the right vehicle on their hands. The Kia Optima does offer better ratings that the Toyota Camry although both have perfect overall scores. The difference lies in aspects such as front impact and roll impact where the Kia Optima comes up with a better rating. While the Toyota Camry comes with a remote ignition system, something the Optima lacks, the Kia Optima compensates with a rear camera.


The Kia Optima has a quiet cabin, and if you like a comfortable noise free drive, then this is the right car for you. Additionally, the car has great handling and maneuvering and thanks to plush interiors, offers a comfortable journey for passengers. The driver seat is power operated, and this adds to the interior appeal of the car. The Kia Optima also comes with a superb infotainment system so if you are looking for plenty of fun during the journey; this is the best car on offer.

At the Route 23 Kia, you can take the Kia Optima for a test drive and find out what makes the Kia Optima such a popular car. You can also choose to test drive the other cars on the inventory or locate special deals available at the dealership.


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