Source: 2016 KIA Optima Hybrid
2016 KIA Optima Hybrid
Not Your Average Hybrid.
Effortless style meets eco-friendly. The Optima Hybrid features an elegant body with enhanced aerodynamics and advanced hybrid technology designed to maximize every tank of fuel.
Engineered For Efficiency.
It intelligently switches from its electric motor to its 2.4-liter 4-cylinder MPI engine in response to your driving. It offers a combined199 horsepower-while still delivering excellent fuel efficiency. Add in the 235 lb.-ft. of torque and the Optima Hybrid is an all-around, smart, efficient, and invigorating drive.
How Hybrid Works.
The Optima Hybrid utilizes two systems: an electric traction motor that works in concert with a lithium polymer battery and a 4-cylinder gas engine. The Optima Hybrid will be powered by one or both, depending what type of driving you're doing.
Keep On Driving.
Like the idea of longer periods between fill-ups? The LX model achieves an EPA-estimated 36 mpg in the city, 40 mpg on the highway, and 38 mpg combined. Overall, refinements to the Optima Hybrid's powertrain have made it more efficient while retaining its sporty feel.
On Display: Fuel Savings
Keep track of the Optima's fuel efficiency with a vivid display that shows the battery being charged, your MPG, the eco-friendliness of your last drive, and additional performance information.
Hybrid Operation. Singular Efficiency.
The Optima Hybrid uses electric power at start-up and during lower-speed driving.
At full acceleration, both the gasoline engine and the electric motor are used.
For freeway driving, the Optima Hybrid relies exclusively on the responsive 4-cylinder 2.4-liter gas engine.
During deceleration, regenerative braking converts kinetic energy to electrical energy to automatically charge the electric motor's battery.
A Finely Tuned Body.
The Optima Hybrid is no mere duplicate of our regular Optima. It arrives with assured style of its own that complements its future-forward hybrid nature. The design enhancements go beyond visual appeal-they also boost the vehicle's aerodynamics.
With new front and rear bumpers, and an exclusive alloy-wheel design, the Optima Hybrid is full of unique touches that add character and refinement to the vehicle.
Available High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights provide crisp white light that helps illuminate the road ahead.
Heavy fog can make driving more challenging. Optima Hybrid's Fog Lights can assist with visibility during difficult conditions.
The LED Rear Combination Lamps add a measure of standout style to the rear. Their bright appearance also helps make the Optima Hybrid more visible.
Designed To Flow.
In the Optima Hybrid, efficiency isn't simply about a hybrid powertrain. In order to help you make better use of fuel, the exterior itself is designed to lend a helping hand. The side airflow vent reduces drag, allowing air to pass freely through it.
Crafted For Comfort
The Optima Hybrid cabin offers a truly distinct touch: an available white interior package that features luxurious white leather seats, the refined touch of blue piping, and additional leather-like touches on the door and armrest.
Equipped To Serve
The amenities aren't limited to improved materials and a more driver-friendly dashboard layout. Inside you'll find a host of welcome amenities designed to make the Optima Hybrid a pleasure to own.
Stay comfortable in any conditions. In warm weather, available ventilated seats can circulate air through perforations in the driver and front-passenger seats. Or if it's cold, available heated seats in front and in the rear offer passengers extra warmth.
An available Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) makes setting the Optima Hybrid's brake convenient. Simply pull to set.
There's an additional level of convenience enabled by your smart key: You can start up the Optima Hybrid with just the push of a button.