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2018 Toyota Camry vs 2018 Kia Optima

The 2018 Toyota Camry is a sedan that's built to be a joyride for the sense, offering a redesigned exterior that is enhanced by a sleek profile and powered by an impressive engine! This excellent sedan does that through its great performance features and amazing safety systems, which makes it stand out even among the competition! And what a competition it is! The 2018 Kia Optima is a strong competitor, offering a wealth of excellent features, making it a tough choice to make for any vehicle buyer!

Thankfully, we at Heritage Toyota know a few things about comparing vehicles! We also know how important it is to get a great deal when you purchase a new one! With that said, we've done some research on these two models for you! Look at the table below to see how they compare!

2018 Toyota Camry


2018 Kia Optima


Starting MSRP $22,500

2.5-liter 4-Cylinder

Base Engine 2.4-liter 4-Cylinder
206 Horsepower Base Horsepower 185 Horsepower
29 MPG Fuel Economy (City) 25 MPG

Test Drive the 2018 Toyota Camry in South Burlington VT

As seen from the table above, the new 2018 Toyota Camry has a ton to offer any interested buyer right out the gate, and without breaking the bank! It has a strong base engine, stronger than its competitor, the 2018 Kia Optima. It also has more horsepower and a better fuel economy, even right out the gate. In a general comparison, the 2018 Kia Optima only has a slight advantage in terms of starting MSRP, barely $1,000 less than the new Toyota Camry. However, the new Toyota Camry, as mentioned above, has a better horsepower, stronger engine, and a better overall fuel economy!

One of the features that the 2018 Toyota Camry offers to sweeten the deal is its excellent safety suite, the Toyota Safety Sense™ P. This safety package is full of exceptional safety features and comes standard with many excellent Toyota models!

So, if you want a vehicle that takes your drive to the next level in terms of safety and enjoyment, look no further than the 2018 Toyota Camry! For more information, or to take it for a test drive, contact us at Heritage Toyota today!