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KIA Optima Hybrid (2011–)

Last updated 1 September 2016

Stylish saloon offering low CO2. Revised and enhanced for 2014. Became a PHEV.
LHD only and not available in the UK. Eventually arrived in September 2016 as a PHEV.
Updated 26 August 2016

KIA Optima PHEV plug-in hybrid launched, offering a combination of 0-60 in 9.1 seconds, a top speed of 121mph, NEDC economy of 176.6mpg, CO2 emissions of 37g/km and a zero emission (electric only) range...

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Introduction

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.

2016 KIA Optima PHEV Road Test

List Price from £22,570
Buy new from £17,945
Contract hire from £186.98 per month
 

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