Head to Head: 2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Hyundai Sonata

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2016 Kia Optima vs. 2016 Hyundai Sonata: Which Should You Buy?

Midsize sedans are stepping up their game, and two from Korean automaker Hyundai are no exception.

The 2016 Hyundai Sonata earned the top spot in our rankings of midsize cars, alongside the Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Accord, and Toyota Camry. Fully redesigned in 2015, the Sonata combines a comfortable and spacious cabin with the reliable performance of a daily driver.

Hyundai’s Kia brand also makes a reliable five-passenger sedan: the 2016 Kia Optima, which ranks ninth among midsize cars. The Optima was redesigned for 2016 with an attractive cabin and user-friendly infotainment system.

Read ahead to find out which sedan best suits your daily needs.

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