Looks that thrill. An exterior so striking, you'll change your perception of hybrid. Behind every clean line, every stunning detail, is future-forward thinking that combines enhanced aerodynamics with breathtaking visual appeal.
One look is all it takes to recognize the bold, iconic design of Optima-with modern touches that make it uniquely Optima Hybrid. Like Kia's signature tiger-nose grille and an exclusive alloy wheel design for a confident, highly-aerodynamic stance. This is hybrid redefined.
Enjoy precision performance and improved road handling with available 17" alloy wheels.
Made to be seen: available LED projector beam headlights with auto-leveling deliver crisp illumination along with sophisticated style.
Smart Welcome detects your Smart Key and automatically illuminates the door pocket light-for convenient entry in the dark.
Bring style to light with the Optima Hybrid's Rear LED Combination Lamps and LED Center High-Mounted Stop Light (CHMSL).
Superior comfort. Refined. Relaxing. Ready for the road. The Optima Hybrid offers a spacious, well-appointed cabin filled with premium features, like available heated and ventilated front seats. And with its battery pack placed right under the floor, the Optima Hybrid is available with 60/40 split-folding seats for added versatility.
The Optima Hybrid is meticulously crafted with comfort-focused features for all passengers. Plus, exceptional aerodynamics, noise-reducing insulation, and improved body stiffness offer a quiet, relaxing ride. From the available heated leather steering wheel, to the generous head- and legroom, this interior design makes every seat inviting.
Dial into personalized comfort with the available 12-way power-adjustable driver's seat, complete with 4-way lumbar support, and 10-way power-adjustable front passenger's seat with 2 settings for lumbar support.
With the available Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) with Auto Hold, you can conveniently engage or disengage the parking brake at the push of a button.
Put control at your fingertips with steering-wheel-mounted cruise controls. And with the available Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC), your Optima Hybrid will auto-adjust to maintain a predetermined distance from the vehicle ahead.
An interior that remembers your settings. The available Integrated Memory System (IMS) saves two preset seating positions for the driver's seat and outside rear-view mirrors.
The available auto-dimming rear-view mirror provides improved reflections by automatically dimming the harsh glare of lights.
Efficiency at its most elegant. Redesigned to be smarter and more efficient, the Optima Hybrid features improved aerodynamics and an updated powertrain. And with its new 6-speed automatic transmission and 2-liter Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine, it offers a combined 271 lb.-ft. of torque for an exhilarating drive.
Meet Kia's Full Parallel Hybrid system. A cutting-edge design that couples an electric motor with a Gas Direct Injection (GDI) engine. They work together or separately to offer the right combination of power, based on your driving conditions, for the optimum driving experience.
Reaching new levels of convenience and efficiency, the Optima Hybrid has an EPA-estimated 39 mpg in the city, 46 mpg on the highway, and 42 mpg combined. That means fewer stops at the pump and more time enjoying the open road.
The vibrant supervision cluster displays all you need to know at a glance-and with crisp Thin-Film-Transistor (TFT) LCD clarity. Track your battery charge, MPG, driving style, and much more.
The advanced hybrid system switches intelligently between electric motor and gas engine to suit your driving conditions. It uses exclusively electric power during start-up and low-speed driving, and both gas and electric systems at full acceleration. For intelligent hybrid power no matter the drive.
Keep your Smart Key in your pocket or purse. With Push-Button Start, you can start or stop your Optima Hybrid with ease. And lock or unlock your doors from the outside.
The hybrid's lightweight, high-density lithium polymer battery was re-engineered to deliver 13% more energy and 19% more power.
Power meets efficiency: the Optima Hybrid's Full-Parallel Hybrid System delivers a combined 192 hp and 271 lb.-ft. of torque-all while achieving an impressive EPA-est. 42 mpg combined.
Your shield for the road. The Optima Hybrid's Iso-Structure™ construction is so strong, it's made of 53% advanced high-strength steel. Put together so intelligently, we've patented the manufacturing techniques. The result is a stronger yet lightweight unibody with remarkable rigidity.
The advanced airbag system comes with dual front, front-seat-mounted side, and full-length side curtain airbags. It also features high-tech sensors that can detect the level of an impact and presence of a front passenger, helping to control airbag inflation. It's added protection no matter the destination.
Stay one step ahead with available driver-assist technologies. Designed to detect and monitor the vehicle in front of you, Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) automatically applies the brakes when it senses a frontal crash will occur. And the Forward Collision Warning System (FCWS) alerts you when its radars detect a foreseeable impact with an object ahead.
Optima Hybrid sets the bar for value with available Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Lane Change Assist (LCA), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), and the Rear Parking Assist System (RPAS).
From Dynamic Bending Light (DBL) for smartly-lit cornering, to the self-adjusting brilliance of High Beam Assist (HBA), the Optima Hybrid offers advanced LED lighting technology that cuts through night.
Standard in all Optima Hybrids, the rear-camera display provides a live image of what's behind your vehicle as you reverse.
Like eyes in the back of your Kia, the Blind-Spot Detection (BSD) helps detect vehicles in your blind spot, and offers both visual and audible warnings.
Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC), allows you to set a customized distance from the vehicle in front of you.
Source: 2018 Kia Optima Hybrid