2015 Kia Optima Hybrid price, mpg, specs

2015 Kia Optima Hybrid is another latest offering in the ever growing hybrid segment of cars and this time it comes from the house of Kia. Optima got people’s love over the years and hence this year it repays back the trust shown in it with an increased hybrid choice for its customers. The gas version of Optima won many accolades and awards. Hence the hybrid version will have a great responsibility on its shoulders to create a similar impact.

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2015 KIA OPTIMA HYBRID: INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR

2015 Kia Optima Hybrid has been designed with many exclusive changes that could not be found in the 2015 Optima model. It has gone in for multiple enhancements in terms of design focusing on providing driving comfort and option of rich white leather interiors as an upscale package.

It is also advanced technologically as it features all the latest and standard infotainment systems along with a push start ignition button that powers up the 4.3’’ TFT LCD display in the instrument cluster on the central control panel. There is also an option of 8’’ HQ display with the navigation system.

2015 Kia Optima Hybrid interior

2015 Optima Hybrid has many exterior enhancements which can be observed in the front fascia, rear fascia, wheels and front bumpers. Wheels have a completely new design with option of 16’’ and 17’’ alloy wheels. The latest LED lighting technology has been incorporated along with new fender badges.

This four door mid-size sedan will be available in two trims, viz., EX and LX. It will have an overall aerodynamic design which will help it accelerate much faster and would reduce any sort of additional drag.

2015 KIA OPTIMA HYBRID: ENGINE

2015 Kia Optima Hybrid is powered by a highly efficient 47 HP electric traction motor paired with 47 kW Li-Polymer battery pack and HSG (Hybrid Starter Generator). The hybrid engine of this car gives gas-electric power rating of 199 horse power and generates a maximum torque of 235 lb-ft. A hybrid engine helps in reducing air pollution and so this car can also be termed as an eco-friendly vehicle.

2015 Kia Optima Hybrid side

2015 Optima Hybrid comprises of some special features which include HD radio, UVO electronic services, Sirius XM traffic and satellite radio, telematics screen and Infinity audio system with 8-speaker.

2015 Kia Optima Hybrid: Price and Release Date

2015 Kia Optima Hybrid is expected to have a price tag of around 27,000 USD which may increase up to 32,000 USD with additional packages. You can get its first look in the 2014 Chicago Motor Show and may be able to purchase one for you by the fall of this year.

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