2019 Kia Optima vs 2019 Nissan Altima

Comparison image of a silver 2019 Kia Optima and a red 2019 Nissan Altima

Are you in the market for a new mid-size sedan that offers great engine performance and fuel efficiency? If so, then you have come to the right place! There are many excellent mid-size sedan options available for you to explore in the Edmonton, AB area. Two of the better mid-size sedan options available in Edmonton are the 2019 Kia Optima and the 2019 Nissan Altima. Customers in Edmonton can explore the 2019 Kia Optima for themselves right here at Kia West Edmonton!

Both the 2019 Kia Optima and 2019 Nissan Altima offer excellent engine performance and quality fuel consumption as well. These two sedans have a lot in common. As a result, it is very difficult to distinguish which of these two options is the better vehicle for customers. Let’s compare these two vehicles to find out which option is better!

2019 Kia Optima


2019 Nissan Altima

2.4L 4-Cylinder Engine Base Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine
185 Horsepower Engine Power 182 Horsepower
178 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 178 Pound-Feet
9.5 (City) / 7.1 (Hwy) Fuel Consumption (L/100KM) 9.1 (City) / 6.5 (Hwy)

Get a 2019 Kia Optima in Edmonton AB

The table above highlights the key engine specifications for the 2019 Kia Optima and 2019 Nissan Altima. Both of these vehicles feature additional engine options, but we will be highlighting the specs of the engines found on each model’s base trim level. As you can see, these two engine options offer virtually identical engine power and torque, with the 2019 Optima having the very slight advantage in horsepower. The 2019 Altima has a slight advantage over the 2019 Optima in fuel consumption. However, it is still very difficult to choose between these two sedans due to how similar their engine performances are. The separation becomes clear when we evaluate the features each vehicle has available. This is where the 2019 Optima excels. Some of the best features available on the 2019 Optima include:

  • Heated Leather Seating
  • Heated Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • 8-Inch Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • 10-Speaker Harmon Kardon® Premium Audio System
  • Built-In Integrated Navigation System
  • Smart Key with Push-Button Start

The 2019 Optima is available at a starting price of $24,795, while the 2019 Altima starts at $27,998. If you are interested in learning other ways in which the 2019 Kia Optima separates itself from the 2019 Nissan Altima, then you should contact the staff at Kia West Edmonton today!