2016 Honda Accord vs. 2016 Kia Optima

2016 Honda Accord Sedan

2016 Honda Accord

2016 Kia Optima

2016 Kia Optima

The 2016 Honda Accord is wowing Lockwood drivers with it powerful engine options and advanced features. Many sedan buyers have been comparing it to the 2016 Kia Optima. Let’s take a look at these vehicles.

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Advanced Features

The 2016 Honda Accord boasts a high-quality, roomy interior that is packed with standard and available features such as:

  • Dual-Zone Climate Control: Standard on all trim options. Allows drivers and passengers to set the temperature to their comfort level.
  • HomeLink Remote System: Allows you to sync your garage doors, lighting, and home security systems with up to 3 remote transmitters. Available on EX, EX-L, EX-L V-6, and Touring models.
  • 10-Way Power Adjustable Driver’s Seat: Customize your comfort with a slew of seating options and power lumbar support. Available on all Honda Accord Models except the LX.

The 2016 Kia Optima offers dual-zone automatic temperature control on all models except the base LX model and only an 8-way manually adjustable driver’s seat on the LX models, making the 2016 Honda Accord a clear winner in the comfort category. The 2016 Kia Optima does not offer the kind of convenience offered by the Accord’s HomeLink technology, either.

Powertrains

The 2016 Kia Optima has a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine that puts out 185 hp in the LX and EX models and 245 hp in the SX and SX Limited models. A 178-hp 1.6L 4-cylinder engine is standard in the LX 1.6T trim option.

The 2016 Honda Accord comes equipped with a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine on all models except the EX-L V-6 and Touring models, which feature a 3.5L V6 option. The LX, EX, and EX-L models can pump out 185 hp and the Sport can produce a slightly higher 189 hp. The EX-L V-6 and Touring models boast 278 hp, far outperforming the higher-tiered models of the 2016 Kia Optima.

Test-Drive the 2016 Honda Accord Today

Underriner Honda is located a short drive from Lockwood, at 3643 Pierce Parkway in Billings, MT, and we can help you get a new 2016 Honda Accord. Just message us online or call our knowledgeable sales staff at 406-255-2350 to see what Accord drivers are raving about!