2019 Kia Optima vs 2019 Toyota Camry

Blue 2019 Kia Optima, VS icon, and red 2019 Toyota Camry

The 2019 Kia Optima is an outstanding choice for the midsize sedan segment, with its elegant styling, pleasing driving characteristics, roomy and comfortable interior, high-level safety, and generous warranty coverage. One of the Kia Optima’s biggest midsize sedan competitors is the Toyota Camry. See how they measure up in this 2019 Kia Optima vs 2019 Toyota Camry comparison.

The 2019 Optima delivers an engaging driving experience. Unlike the Camry, it has Variable Assist Power Steering, which provides confident control of the car when making sharp turns or driving at highway speeds. Also, you can count on a very safe ride in the 2019 Optima, especially with its plethora of advanced safety technologies. Unlike the Camry, it comes equipped with a Driver Attention Warning Monitor, which provides visual and audio alerts if it detects inattentive driving behavior. Additional safety technologies in the Optima include Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Change Assist, Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go, and Blind Spot Collision Warning.

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2019 Kia Optima VS 2019 Toyota Camry
Standard Variable Assist Power Steering No
Standard Driver Attention Warning Monitor No
5-years/60,000-miles Basic Warranty; 10-years/100,000-miles Powertrain Warranty Warranty Coverage 3-years/36,000-miles Basic Warranty; 5-years/60,000-miles Powertrain Warranty
104.8 cu-ft Total Passenger Volume 100.4 cu-ft

Compare the 2019 Kia Optima and 2019 Toyota Camry

The 2019 Optima provides a great deal of peace of mind with its generous warranty coverage. It’s backed by a 5-years/60,000-miles basic warranty and a 10-years/100,000-miles powertrain warranty. The 2019 Camry has a 3-years/36,000-miles basic warranty and a 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty.

Another advantage of the 2019 Optima is its roomy interior. It has a total passenger volume of 104.8 cu-ft, compared to 100.4 cu-ft for the 2019 Camry. The Optima has a more spacious trunk as well, with a cargo capacity of 15.9 cu-ft, compared to 15.1 cu-ft for the Camry.

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Front view of white 2019 Kia Optima
Rear view of white 2019 Kia Optima
Dashboard and grey and red front seats in 2019 Kia Optima
Infotainment system touchscreen in 2019 Kia Optima