2014 Kia Optima Hybrid Specifications Pictures Prices

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2014 Kia Optima Hybrid

year, it received an updated that delivers improved economy and more torque also being more than the outgoing setup resulting in extra trunk A feature-packed, range-topping EX trim was another new addition.


hybrids are all about fuel and the Optima Hybrid is no exception to the However, it goes about its mission in a slightly different than most other vehicles, giving it a unique set of and weaknesses that should be considered by prospective buyers.

nearly all other hybrid are thriftier in the city than on the Hyundai specifically designed the Hybrid for maximum freeway It returns 36 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway feature-packed SX trim level mileage to 35/39 mpg), the sedan could be a good fit for who spend a great deal of on the open road.

The Optima Hybrid is motivated by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder gas engine pairs with an electric that was upgraded with power for the latest model A new starter generator and an improved pack were two other revisions.

With both its gas and powerplants running, the sedan 199 horsepower and a healthy 235 lb-ft of That s more torque any competing hybrid, and, it’s sent to the front through a smooth-shifting conventional automatic transmissions. Rival use continuously variable transmissions which some drivers unpalatable due to the delayed rubber-band and high noise levels which such gearboxes.

For all of its advantages, the Optima Hybrid short in terms of overall economy. Competitors like the Fusion Hybrid carry more impressive EPA mileage

Outside, the Optima Hybrid has refreshed for the latest model with an updated front design, a new wind-cheating front Hybrid-exclusive LED headlights and new Hybrid badges. Carryover aerodynamic like a lower ride an active flap system and panels help the Optima achieve a low 0.26 drag

In most others respects the model mirrors the standard meaning it has an upscale and attractive in addition to safe (but not sporty) handling dynamics.

An touchscreen-based UVO infotainment system now with a larger eight-inch — provides Bluetooth-based integration, streaming audio and command functionality for everything placing calls to changing stations. It also includes diagnostics info and maintenance and lets users send of Interest info from Maps searches on their to the sedan s nav system.

A new 4.3-inch instrument cluster is standard on the Optima Hybrid.

Level Breakdown

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The Optima is offered in LX and EX trim levels.

The LX model comes standard a power driver s seat, climate control, a 4.3-inch cluster display, a leather-wrapped wheel, push button with a smart key, windows and locks, A/C, an sound system with six and USB/AUX input jacks, smartphone connectivity, keyless cruise control, a trip and 16-inch alloy wheels.

The EX navigation with an eight-inch and back-up camera, UVO infotainment, an Infinity audio system, sunroof, heated and ventilated seats and 17-inch alloy

Occupant Safety

Standard equipment includes six airbags advanced front and front-seat side as well as full-length curtain), front active side-impact door beams, front seatbelts with three-point seatbelts for all seating Lower Anchors and Tethers for (LATCH) and a Tire Pressure System (TPMS).

Four-wheel Electronic Stability Control, a Control System, a Brake System and Hill Assist are also standard.

Key Competitors

The Hybrid competes for the wallets of buyers against mega-mpg like the Toyota Camry and Ford Fusion Hybrid in to the less efficient (but expensive) Chevrolet Malibu Eco .

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