2018 Ford Fusion vs 2018 Kia Optima

2018 Ford Fusion vs 2018 Kia Optima

The flagship of the Ford sedan lineup – the 2018 Ford Fusion – is back and better than ever, and we’ve got it right here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA. The new Ford Fusion lineup is so impressive, so powerful, so capable, so efficient and so versatile that it makes all other sedans in its class obsolete. In other words, no matter what you’re looking for in a new sedan, the 2018 Fusion lineup has you covered.

But since you’re already here, let’s go through some of the ways the new Fusion lineup bests all other sedan lineups. In this case, we’re going to take a look at the 2018 Ford Fusion versus the 2018 Kia Optima in a head-to-head model comparison. You’ll quickly see Kia’s flagship sedan has nothing on the new Ford Fusion lineup, making the 2018 Fusion the easy choice for your next sedan.

2018 Ford Fusion


2018 Kia Optima

4 Engine Options (Excluding Hybrid/EV Options) 3
325 HP Max Horsepower 245 HP
380 lb-ft. Max Torque 260 lb-ft.
16.0 ft.3 Cargo Capacity 15.9 ft.3

Get More Engine Choices, More Horsepower, More Torque and More Cargo Space with a New Ford Fusion from Akins Ford near Atlanta GA

As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Ford Fusion lineup outperforms, outclasses and outmatches the 2018 Kia Optima lineup in every conceivable way. And it all starts under the hood. Or, more specifically, with the number of options you get to choose from to go under the hood. That’s because the new Ford Fusion lineup has four engines to choose from, while the new Kia Optima lineup has only three engines to choose from. It should be noted that these engine options do not take into account the hybrid and EV offerings of either lineup.

If you’re looking for the most power possible, then you’re going to want to go with the 2018 Ford Fusion. That’s because the new Ford Fusion lineup can provide you with up to 325 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque, while the new Kia Optima lineup can only provide you with up to 245 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.

The 2018 Ford Fusion also offers more trunk space than the 2018 Kia Optima. In fact, the new Ford Fusion’s trunk is 16 cubic-feet in size, while the new Kia Optima’s trunk is only 15.9 cubic-feet in size.

For more on the 2018 Ford Fusion lineup, please get in touch with our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.

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