The Optima Plug-In Hybrid was re-engineered to deliver a high-density lithium polymer battery with more energy and power. Plus, the PHEV battery is cleverly packaged in the trunk floor to make optimal use of cargo space.
Charge up every time you slow down: during deceleration, regenerative braking uses that kinetic energy to recharge the electric motor’s battery.
The active air flap system helps improve aerodynamics by redirecting airflow when necessary.
We took the intelligent combination of an electric motor and a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine—and added the power to go all-electric. With an EPA-est. 38 mpg in the city, 43 mpg on the highway, and 40 mpg combined, the 2017 Optima Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) proves that fuel efficiency and convenience can go hand in hand.
The stylish LED projector beam headlights with auto-leveling deliver added edge and efficiency.
The Level 1 (120v) charger uses the same wall outlet as your home appliances. The Level 2 (240v) charger offers a full charge in less than three hours.
The 2017 Optima Plug-In Hybrid is the new look of hybrid: aerodynamic and elegant—complete with the Kia signature tiger-nose grille.
The Optima Plug-In Hybrid panoramic sunroof offers expansive sights and fresh air on command. Plus, the power sunshade provides just the right amount of coverage.
Front passengers can stay comfortable, no matter the weather, with available heated and ventilated front seats. Rear passengers can also enjoy the warmth of available heated cushions for the outer seats.
From the heated steering wheel to the comfort-focused cockpit and numerous amenities, the Optima Plug-In Hybrid proves that function can be beautifully formed.
Keep your Smart Key in your pocket. Your Optima Plug-In Hybrid will sense it so you can start your engine with the simple push of a button.
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.
The Optima Plug-In Hybrid uses over 50% Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS), helping to substantially increase body rigidity.