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Hyundai Sonata vs KIA Optima Comparison

Below is the detailed Cars comparison, based on price, specifications & other features, of Hyundai Sonata and KIA Optima. Hyundai Sonata is priced between $19,900 while KIA Optima is priced between $22,990 . Talking about the technical specifications, Hyundai Sonata SE houses 2398 engine whereas KIA Optima LX engine displacement is 2359.

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Overview: Sonata vs Optima

Key Features

Transmission Type Automatic Dual Clutch
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Power 245 hp 245 hp
Engine Displacement 2398 cc 2359 cc

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From The Experts

Things we like

Essential driving assistance features as standard

Easy to use infotainment system

Upscale ride quality and handling. 

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Things we don't like

Clumsy base engine

Average fuel efficiency

Moderate second row and trunk space.

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Drive Type FWD FWD
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic


Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Engine Displacement 2398 2359
Power 185 185
Torque 241 Nm 241 Nm

Dimensions & Capacity

Height 1476 mm 1466 mm
No Of Doors 5 4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Rear Headroom 965 mm 960 mm
Cargo Volume 462 L 450 L
Front Headroom 1026 mm 1011 mm
Front Legroom 1156 mm 1155 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 70 L 70 L
Kerb Weight 1473 kg 1465 Kg
Length 4854 mm 4854 mm
Rear Legroom 904 mm 904 mm
Wheel Base 2804 mm 2804 mm
Width 1864 mm 1859 mm
Ground Clearance -- 135 mm
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Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Multi-Link Multi-Link

Wheel & Tyre

Alloy Wheel Size 16 Inch 16 Inch
Tyre Type Radial Radial
Wheel Size R16 R16
Tyre Size 205/65 R16 205/65R16


Adjustable Steering Column Yes Yes
Steering Column Tilt & Telescopic Tilt and Telescopic
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Steering Type Power Power
Turning Radius 5.5 m 5.4 m


Anti-Lock Braking System Yes Yes
Child Safety Locks Yes Yes
Crash Sensor Yes Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes Yes
Driver Airbag Yes Yes
Ebd Yes Yes
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Front Impact Beams Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes --
Rear Camera Yes Yes
Rear Seat Belts Yes Yes
Seat Belt Warning Yes Yes
Side Airbag-Front Yes Yes
Side Impact Beams Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes Yes
Brake Assist Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts Yes Yes
Day & Night Rear View Mirror Yes Yes
Traction Control Yes Yes
Side Airbag-Rear Yes --
Parking Sensors No --
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Anti Theft Device Yes --
Anti-Theft Alarm Yes --
Central Locking Yes Yes
Power Door Locks Yes Yes
Smart Access Card Entry -- No
Engine Immobilizer -- No
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Engine Details

No Of Cylinders 4 4 4 4
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4 4 4
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 11.3:1 11.3:1 11.3:1
Engine 2.4L Petrol Engine, Inline 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.4L Petrol Engine, Inline 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.4L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.4L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC

Comfort & Convenience

Accessory Power Outlet Yes Yes
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes
Air Conditioner Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control No No
Bottle Holder Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Cup Holders-Front Yes Yes
Cup Holders-Rear Yes Yes
Foldable Rear Seat Yes Yes
Folding Table Rear No --
Heater Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes
Keyless Entry Yes Yes
Low Fuel Warning Light Yes Yes
Power Steering Yes Yes
Power Windows Front Yes Yes
Rear Seat Headrest Yes Yes
Vanity Mirror Yes Yes
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror Yes No
Heated Seats - Front No No
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddle No No
Multi-function Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Power Windows Rear Yes --
Rear Seat Center Arm Rest Yes Yes
Air Quality Control Yes --
On Board Computer Yes Yes
Seat Lumbar Support No Yes
Engine Start/Stop Button No No
Rear Reading Lamp Yes --
Remote Trunk Opener No No
Centre Console Armrest -- Yes
Rear A/C Vents -- Yes
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Entertainment & Communication

CD Player Yes --
FM/AM/Radio Yes Yes
Integrated 2DIN Audio Yes Yes
Speakers Front Yes Yes
Speakers Rear Yes Yes
Touch Screen Yes Yes
USB & Auxiliary Input Yes Yes
Bluetooth Connectivity Yes Yes
Navigation System No No
Voice Control -- No
DVD Player -- Yes
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Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Alloy Wheels Yes Yes
Fog Lights Front Yes No
Manually Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror No No
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator No Yes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror Yes Yes
Rear Brake Type Discs Discs Solid Discs Solid Discs
Rear Window Wiper Yes No
Removable Convertible Top No Yes
Roof Carrier No --
Side Stepper No --
Sun Roof No Optional Optional
Wheel Covers No --
Rear Spoiler No No
Front Brake Type Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs
Power Antenna No --
Integrated Antenna Yes Yes
Rear Window Washer Yes No
Remote Fuel Lid Opener -- Yes
Rain Sensing Wiper -- Yes
Rear Window Defogger -- No
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Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank Yes Yes
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Digital Odometer Yes Yes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter Yes Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No --
Tacho Meter Yes Yes
Fabric Upholstery Yes --
Leather Seats No --
Electric Adjustable Seats No Yes
Headlamp Type Projector Projector Projector Projector
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