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Price Comparison (MSRP): Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima

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

Invoice Comparison: Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima

Lowest Total Price

Kia Optima Hybrid EX   
Difference: 100

Lowest Total Invoice

Kia Optima Hybrid EX   
Difference: 351
Model Year20162015
TrimHybrid LimitedHybrid EX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price 30,100 32,150
Base Invoice 28,257 29,815
Ultimate Package 4,500  
Cargo net 50 50
Technology Package   2,350
Ultimate Package   0
Cargo net   42
Technology Package   2,185
Options (show) (change) 4,550 2,400
Options (show) (change) 4,136 2,227
Destination 825 825
Total Price 35,475 35,375
Total Invoice 33,218 32,867

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For this 2016 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2015 Kia Optima price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Sonata vs. Optima Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Sonata and Optima will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited's price is $1,715 lower than the Kia Optima Hybrid EX's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Sonata vs. Optima Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited, the Kia Optima Hybrid EX includes additional features worth $0. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. (Additional notes)

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. After a $1815 adjustment for the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited's additional features, the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited is $1,715 less than the Kia Optima Hybrid EX.

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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: 1,715
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 1,349
Model Year20162015
TrimHybrid LimitedHybrid EX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine154hp I4 H159hp I4 H
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 Price35,47535,375
Adjustments for Features-1,8150
Feature-Adjusted Total Price33,66035,375
Total Invoice33,21832,867
Adjustments for Features-1,7000
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice31,51832,867

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Features Comparison: Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima

Model Year20162015
TrimHybrid LimitedHybrid EX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Cruise control $250
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
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 
Ionizing air filtration $50
Media drive, small $10
SMS text-to-speech reader $50
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$400 
Traffic + travel information$25 
Traffic information $25
Voice control for external devices $0
Body kit $0
Laminated front side windows $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Fog lights $125
Power-folding mirrors $50
Speaker lights $100
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$4,325$2,510
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,815$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,7000

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Specifications Comparison: Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima

Model Year20162015
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.4 in110.0 in
Length191.1 in190.7 in
Width73.4 in72.1 in
Height58.1 in57.9 in
Curb Weight3,497 lb.3,510 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.4 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.9 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.3 in54.7 in
Row 1 Legroom45.5 in45.5 in
Row 2 Headroom38.0 in37.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in55.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.1 in54.5 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in34.7 in
Cargo Volume16.3 ft315.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited

Ultimate Package
Surround sound250Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
Rear reading lights0No
Infinity, 400W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Lane departure warning system200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Forward collision warning200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
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
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested1800100%
Total Not Requested00%

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