Review: KIA Optima Hybrid (2011 – 2019)
Stylish saloon offering low CO2. Revised and enhanced for 2014. Became a PHEV.
Initially LHD only and not available in the UK. Eventually arrived in RHD in September 2016 as a PHEV.
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KIA Optima Hybrid (2011 – 2019): At A Glance
Scheduled to begin mass production in September 2011, the Optima Hybrid employs a truly innovative Kia-developed hybrid powertrain that delivers a unique blend of performance - acceleration to 62 mph (100 kph) in 9.2 seconds and a top speed of 121 mph (195 kph) - plus class-leading fuel economy, achieving a 40.7% fuel consumption improvement compared with the standard US petrol version.
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