Kia Optima EX Hybrid 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
30,990
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Year: 
2018
Total Seating: 
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
Navigation: 
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.90gals

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Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Kia Optima Hybrid is a fuel-efficient pick among mid-sizers that doesn’t wear its eco credentials on its sleeves.

Pros
Competent ride
Sharp style
Quiet interior
More than 40 mpg combined

Cons
Pricey advanced safety
Roof cuts into rear head room
Not a big leap in overall style
No way to lock in EV mode

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Kia Optima Hybrid ranked #15 in Midsize Cars. Currently the Kia Optima Hybrid has a score of 8.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 21 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
User-friendly tech features
Excellent safety ratings
Plug-in hybrid version is very fuel-efficient

Cons
So-so fuel economy for a hybrid
Below-average trunk space in plug-in hybrid

By: 
usnews.com

For 2018 the Optima Hybrid carries over with only minor changes to color options and trim-level content.

PROS
Quiet interior around town and on the highway
Available 60/40-split rear seats increase the cargo area
Offers plenty of available safety and luxury features

CONS
Rear headroom is limited by the sloping roofline
Some rival hybrid sedans get better fuel economy

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
39.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
46.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
Torque: 
271ft-lbs
at 1 770rpm
Horsepower: 
192hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
35.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
Side view Camera: 
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cooled Storage Compartment
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
191.10in
Width: 
73.20in
Height: 
57.50in
Wheel Base: 
110.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.80
Front Hip Room: 
56.00in
Front Leg Room: 
45.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.10in
Rear Head Room: 
37.80
Rear Hip Room: 
56.00in
Rear leg room: 
35.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
13.40cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
13.40cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3538.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
Techometer: 
no
External Temperature Display: 
yes
Compass: 
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
6 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment yes
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
Video monitor: 
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
630 Watts Stereo Output
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
10 Total Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
Stability control: 
yes
Traction control: 
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System

Options

Packages: 
Technology Package
White Interior Package
Exterior Options: 
Mud Guards
Wheel Locks
Rear Bumper Applique
Snow White Pearl Paint
Aurora Black Pearl Paint
Paint Protection Package
Interior Options: 
Autodimming Mirror W/Compass And Homelink
Door Sill Applique
Cargo Net
Cargo Hook
Cargo Mat