Kia Optima vs Toyota Camry Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2019 Kia Optima EX Turbo FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Kia Optima
EX Turbo FWD
2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE
MSRP
$27,950
Invoice
$25,715
Average Price Paid
$25,209
785 listings nationwide

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2019 Kia Optima
EX Turbo FWD
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2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Kia Optima
EX Turbo FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,748
2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,564
18 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Kia Optima
EX Turbo FWD
No Expert Reviews
2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Kia Optima
EX Turbo FWD
No User Reviews
2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE
10
writes:
not classy looking
Power Ranked 2018 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T R-Line FWD better.
"better in traffic driving feel with a 6spd transmission"
Value Ranked 2018 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T R-Line FWD better.
"msrp was lower with good discounts"
80
writes:
I love the feel of the new Camry behind the wheel. feels like a luxury vehicle compared to my Honda civic.
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Honda Civic Si better.
"definitely more room in the trunk which is great if you have a family and your kids play sports or if you like taking road trips. but i would rather take a long road trip in the camry. "
Family Car Ranked 2018 Honda Civic Si worse.
"feels like a lot more upgrades are available on the Camry thats not available on the civic"
110
writes:
Beautiful car

Specs

2019 Kia Optima
EX Turbo FWD
2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE
Powertrain 7-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
51 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
37 MPG
53 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 13 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Hybrid
Power
178 hp @ 5,500 RPM
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Torque
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
14:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.03 in x 3.35 in
3.44 in x 4.07 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.5 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.9 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 925 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 192.1 in
Width 73.2 in 72.4 in
Height 57.7 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 111.2 in

Available Options

2019 Kia Optima
EX Turbo FWD
2018 Toyota Camry
Hybrid LE

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Crush Metallic
  • Brown Stone
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Galactic Aqua Mica
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Predawn Gray Mica
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Special Color
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film Hood and Door Package
  • Audio Package
  • Toyoguard Platinum
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Sunroof Package

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