2018 Kia Optima vs 2018 Nissan Sentra

Car buyers like to have options. It's important to have options for what you need your vehicle to do. What's the most important attribute you want in your vehicle? Do you need power? Cargo space? Seating space? Fuel economy? Price? You can get a truck for power, but that will have few seats and a bad fuel economy. You can get a mini subcompact car with great fuel economy and at a great price, but that will have a tiny engine and little space in your trunk. If you're looking for a model that's the best all-around choice to address all of a car's features, then you want the traditional car model: the sedan.

The sedan takes into account the average car buyer. Rather than specializing on a single feature at the expense of others, sedans are made to give you great ratings for every category, making the sedan a jack of all trades. Today we're going to take a look at two of the sedans that strive to bring you the best quality in every area: the 2018 Kia Optima and the 2018 Nissan Sentra.

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2018 Kia Optima
vs 2018 Nissan Sentra
2.4 L inline 4 Base Engine 1.8 inline 4
185 hp 178 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 124 hp / 125 lb-ft
25 City / 36 Highway Fuel Economy 25 City / 30 Highway
$22,500 MSRP $23,085

2018 Kia Optima Akron, OH

While both sedans would make a fine and reliable addition to any driver's catalogue, the advantage to the Optima is clearly noted. The Optima offers a lower MSRP and yet still manages to beat in the Sentra in its performance specs as well with a superior engine and fuel economy. That goes to show Kia's impressive commitment to quality which is also found in the numerous features the Optima has cleanly installed into its interior for simple handling. Available features for the Optima include:

  • UVO Voice Recognition System
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • LED Fog Lights
  • Hill-Start Assist Control
  • Heated Steering and Seating
  • And more!

Out now, you can find the immaculately crafted Optima located at your nearest Kia dealership. For those in and around Akron, Ohio, you can find the 2018 Kia Optima and Kia's full selection of their prestigious models here at VanDevere Kia. Gives us a call or stop in if you're interested in learning more. We're here to assist you with all of your Kia needs!

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2018 Kia Optima Front Interior
2018 Kia Optima Back Interior
2018 Kia Optima Back Exterior

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