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2017 Kia Optima vs 2017 Toyota Camry

To be the best you have to beat the best. Automotive giant Toyota has gained a reputation as a reliable vehicle with some great features, but Kia is quietly starting to catch up. Sedan shoppers might be interested to find out how two of the top options on the market compare in the 2017 Kia Optima vs 2017 Toyota Camry. Well, you can find out for yourself here as we put each to the test.

The signature tiger-nose grille on the Optima is probably enough to catch your attention and let you know it’s coming from a mile away. How does it stack up against the Camry in terms of things that drivers really care about, though? A lower MSRP, higher gas mileage and longer warranty are just a few. That’s not all! Get a glimpse of what you can expect to find in each in our chart below.

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2017 Kia Optima LX vs 2017 Toyota Camry LE
$22,200 MSRP $23,070
25 city/36 highway mpg Fuel Efficiency 24 city/33 highway mpg
5 Stars NHTSA Front Driver Crash Test 4 Stars
Standard Satellite Radio Optional

You're Covered with Kia

In addition to these features, you’re also protected for a longer period of time with the Optima. While the 2017 Camry comes with a 36 month/36,000 mile basic warranty, the Optima provides coverage for 60 months/60,000 miles. In addition, the powertrain warranty for the Optima is 120 months/100,000 miles while the Camry is much shorter at 60 months/60,000 miles. Even if you never have to dip into the warranty, it’s reassuring to know that Kia has you covered should something go wrong with your vehicle. The 2017 Optima also has a number of standard and available features not offered by the Camry, including Power Driver’s Seat Memory Settings, Memory Exterior Mirrors, Front Active Headrests and more.

Thinking the Optima might be right for you? Swing by Kia of Muncie to see what we have available! Our expert sales team will help you pick out a model that best fits your budget and requirements. You don’t have to drive around in that old beater you currently own; switch to an Optima and see how affordable it can be!

2017 Kia Optima front grille
2017 Kia Optima front interior
2017 Kia Optima back seat cupholder
2017 Kia Optima cabin

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