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2017 Honda Accord EX- L vs 2017 Kia Optima EX

If you are looking for a stylish new midsize sedan, you have come to the right spot. The 2017 Honda Accord and the 2017 Kia Optima are two of the best looking four-door cars out there, each having just received a redesign in the past few years. However, only one of them can look its best sitting in your driveway, which is why we have put together this helpful 2017 Honda Accord EX-L vs 2017 Kia Optima EX comparison.

There are actually quite a few similarities between the 2017 Honda Accord EX-L and the 2017 Kia Optima EX. Both vehicles are equipped with 2.4-liter four-cylinder engines that crank out 185 horsepower, and both have similar transmissions. However, while both powertrains are similar, the 2017 Honda Accord EX-L is the far more efficient option, getting better fuel economy on the highway and in the city.

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2017 Honda Accord EX-L vs 2017 Kia Optima EX
185 hp, 2.4-liter I4 Engine 185 hp, 2.4-liter I4
*36 mpg hwy, 27 mpg city Fuel Economy 35 mpg hwy, 24 mpg city
HondaLink Infotainment UVO eServices
42.5 / 38.5 inches Leg Room 45.5 / 35.6 inches

Plenty of Great Features Equipped in the 2017 Honda Accord EX-L

Where the 2017 Honda Accord EX-L really separates itself from the 2017 Kia Optima EX, as well as other sedans on the market, is inside where it offers some of the best comfort and technology features that are available. These include the HondaLink infotainment system, which allows the driver to easily stay connected while on the go. This system also allows the driver to access Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

There are also several great comfort features equipped inside the 2017 Honda Accord EX-L. This model includes leather trimmed seats, a 10-way power adjustable driver’s seat, a 4-way power adjustable passenger seat and heated front seats.

If you would like to learn more about the 2017 Honda Accord EX-L vs 2017 Kia Optima EX comparison, please contact one of our Davenport Honda sales team members.

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

2017 Honda Accord EX- L Front Grille
2017 Honda Accord EX- L Interior Technology
2017 Honda Accord EX- L Premium Comfort Options
2017 Honda Accord EX- L Rear Design