2019 Kia Optima vs 2019 Nissan Altima

2019 Kia Optima vs 2019 Nissan Altima

Are you looking for a great four-door sedan with plenty of power, a spacious and luxurious interior, and a wonderful price? Really there is only one option, and that’s the Kia Optima. Let us tell you why with our 2019 Kia Optima vs 2019 Nissan Altima comparison. For too long, sedans like the Altima have been attracting customers without being the most attractive option. Let us show you why the Optima demands your attention with our comprehensive comparison below. We will look at all the important metrics and more.

If you are already onboard the Optima train and you want to see a new Optima inventory in Puyallup, then click the link below to see what Kia of Puyallup has in store for you.

2019 Kia Optima


2019 Nissan Altima

$22,990 Base MSRP $23,900
245 Max Horsepower 236
6-Speed Automatic Transmission 2-Speed CVT
121 Cubic-Feet Passenger Volume 100 Cubic-Feet

What makes the Optima the best sedan?

The chart above should make our case obvious. The Optima is clearly better. However, let’s go into greater detail with some of these numbers so that you can see how the Optima fully shines. First up, that price. Not only is the Optima more affordable, with arguably better style and definitely better features, but that price gap only gets larger as you move up in trim level. In comparing the top two trims of these machines, you’ll discover a price gap of nearly $5,000 in favor of the Optima.

What’s more, the Optima provides a far better warranty with 10 years or 100,000 miles of powertrain coverage and 5 years or 60,000 miles of bumper-to-bumper coverage. For comparison, the Altima only gives you 5 years or 60,000 miles of powertrain coverage and 3 years or 36,000 miles of bumper-to-bumper coverage. This is just another way that Kia raises the bar.

We haven’t even touched on the drivetrain yet. In this category, the Optima easily outperforms the Altima with more power and a more responsive and sporty transmission. Which would you rather drive? Actually, with that extra passenger room, which would your passengers rather ride in? Either way, we imagine that the answer is the same.

If you have more questions about how the Optima is better than the Altima or any other sedan, and you want to talk to a local Kia team in Puyallup, WA, then click the link below. At Kia of Puyallup, we look forward to hearing from you.

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