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Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price

Kia Optima Hybrid EX   
Difference: $135

Lowest Total Invoice

Kia Optima Hybrid EX   
Difference: $368

The configured Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan has a 154-horsepower 2.0L I4 Hybrid engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Kia Optima 4dr Sedan has a 159-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited trim is $30,100. The features would cost an additional $4,675. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $35,610.

The base sticker price of the Kia Optima Hybrid EX trim is $32,195. The features would cost an additional $2,430. Including the destination charge of $850, the total price of this trim is $35,475.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table. (Additional notes)

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Hyundai Sonata trims is $33,685 for Hybrid Limited. . The feature adjusted price of the Kia Optima trims is $35,475 for Hybrid EX. . Based on this adjustment, the Kia Optima Hybrid EX appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20162016
ModelSonataOptima
TrimHybrid LimitedHybrid EX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $30,100 $32,195
Base Invoice $28,257 $29,856
Ultimate Package 4,500  
Floor mats 125  
Cargo net 50 50
Technology Package   2,380
Ultimate Package 4,095  
Floor mats 100  
Cargo net 41 42
Technology Package   2,212
Options (show) (change) 4,675 2,430
Options (show) (change) 4,236 2,254
Destination 835 850
Total Price $35,610 $35,475
Total Invoice $33,328 $32,960

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 1,790
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 1,434
Model Year20162016
ModelSonataOptima
TrimHybrid LimitedHybrid EX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine154hp I4 H159hp I4 H
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)40/44 MPG36/40 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers400, 9550, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17215/55-17
Total Price35,61035,475
Adjustments for Features-1,9250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price33,68535,475
Total Invoice33,32832,960
Adjustments for Features-1,8020
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice31,52632,960

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Features Comparison: Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima

Model Year20162016
ModelSonataOptima
TrimHybrid LimitedHybrid EX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Cruise control $250
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125 
Remote app$25 
Sunshades, second row$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Forward collision warning$200 
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Lane departure warning system$200 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Rear seat pass-through $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0 
Apple CarPlay support$0 
SMS text-to-speech reader $50
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325 
Traffic + travel information$25 
Traffic information $25
Voice control for external devices $0
Exterior 
Body kit $0
Laminated front side windows $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Fog lights $125
Power-folding mirrors $50
Tachometer $75
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Folding second row seats$300 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Total Value of Features$4,275$2,350
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,925$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,8020

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Specifications Comparison: Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima

Model Year20162016
ModelSonataOptima
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.4 in110.4 in
Length191.1 in191.1 in
Width73.4 in73.2 in
Height58.1 in57.7 in
Curb Weight3,497 lb.3,496 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.4 in39.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.9 in58.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.3 in56.0 in
Row 1 Legroom45.5 in45.5 in
Row 2 Headroom38.0 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in56.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.1 in56.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume16.3 ft315.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited

Ultimate Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
Rear reading lights0No
Infinity, 400W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning system200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Forward collision warning200No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
App support100Yes
Apple CarPlay support0No
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested260060%
Total Not Requested172540%

Option Package Details
Kia Optima Hybrid EX

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested1800100%
Total Not Requested00%

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