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Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,510

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited   
Difference: $1,730

Lowest Total Invoice: $33,237

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited   
Difference: $1,316

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelSonataOptima
TrimHybrid LimitedHybrid EX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $30,100 $30,990
Base Invoice $28,257 $28,752
Ultimate Package 4,400  
Floor mats 125  
Cargo net 50 50
Technology Package   5,000
Universal garage door opener   350
Ultimate Package 4,004  
Floor mats 100  
Cargo net 41 42
Technology Package   4,618
Universal garage door opener   291
Options (change) 4,575 5,400
Options (change) 4,145 4,951
Destination 835 850
Total Price $35,510 $37,240
Total Invoice $33,237 $34,553

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 154-horsepower 2.0L 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 $4,575. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $35,510.

The base sticker price of the Kia Optima Hybrid EX trim is $30,990. The features would cost an additional $5,400. Including the destination charge of $850, the total price of this trim is $37,240.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

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 3. The feature adjusted price of the Kia Optima trims is 6. 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.

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 154-horsepower 2.0L 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 invoice of the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited trim is $28,257. The features would cost an additional $4,145. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $33,237.

The invoice of the Kia Optima Hybrid EX trim is $28,752. The features would cost an additional $4,951. Including the destination charge of $850, the total price of this trim is $34,553.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

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 3. The feature adjusted price of the Kia Optima trims is 3. 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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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,105
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $736
Model Year20172017
ModelSonataOptima
TrimHybrid LimitedHybrid EX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine154hp I4 H154hp I4 H
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)40/44 MPG39/46 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)400, 9630, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17215/55-17
Total Price$35,510$37,240
Adjustments for Features0-625
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,510$36,615
Total Invoice$33,237$34,553
Adjustments for Features0-580
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$33,237$33,973

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Features Comparison: Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima

Model Year20172017
ModelSonataOptima
TrimHybrid LimitedHybrid EX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Remote app$25 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Vehicle health reports$0 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player$125 
MP3-compatible player$50 
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 
Active grille shutters $0
Body kit $0
Laminated front side windows $200
Rear spoiler$200 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
LED headlights $1000
Power-folding mirrors $50
Steering-linked headlights $150
Tachometer $75
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Total Value of Features$2,650$3,275
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$625
Value of Feature Adjustments0-580

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Specifications Comparison: Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima

Model Year20172017
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.3,486 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?
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Rear reading lights0No
Heated second row seats200Yes
Infinity, 400W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
App support100Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested410092%
Total Not Requested3758%

Option Package Details
Kia Optima Hybrid EX

Universal garage door opener
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
LED headlights1000No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Upgraded stability control0No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Total Requested417570%
Total Not Requested175030%

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