2018 Toyota Camry vs 2018 Kia Optima

There isn't really anything easy about choosing your next new car. That's why we try to offer all the help we can here at Hiland Toyota, and one way we do that is through vehicle comparisons like this one. If you're searching for a new midsize sedan, then you'll definitely want to match up the 2018 Toyota Camry vs the 2018 Kia Optima.

There's no need to search through spec sheets or brochures. We have a lot of the information you're probably looking for right here. For example, down below we've outlined the standard engine horsepower and torque for each model, as well as the top figures for engine power for each model's available engine options. In either case, the 2018 Camry comes out well ahead.

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2018 Toyota Camry vs 2018 Kia Optima
38.0 inches Rear Legroom 35.6 inches
203 hp, 184 lb-ft of torque Standard Engine Specs 185 hp, 178 lb-ft of torque
301 hp, 267 lb-ft of torque Highest Available Engine Power 245 hp, 260 lb-t of torque
Up to 29 city/41 hwy Non-Hybrid Fuel Economy Up to 28 city/37 hwy

Differences Between the 2018 Camry and the 2018 Optima

Both models are available in hybrid form, and we'll save that comparison for another page. But even if you prefer to stick with your typical gasoline-powered vehicle, the Camry still exceeds the Optima when it comes to fuel economy capabilities. It can manage up to 29 mpg city and 41 mpg highway through its L trim level (which should become available in the fall of 2017). Inside the vehicle, you'll still be impressed thanks in part to the Camry's superior rear legroom, as well as some standard features that won't come standard on the Optima, such as an 8-way power adjustable driver seat and LED headlights.

As you can see when comparing the 2018 Toyota Camry vs the 2018 Kia Optima, the Camry is well ahead of its competition. To learn more or to take it for a spin, contact us at Hiland Toyota.

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