Optima Hybrid

Optima Hybrid

The Optima is also available with a highly efficient hybrid powertrain featuring an electric motor, a light and high-power density lithium polymer battery, and a regenerative braking system.
Who said that being friendly to the environment and your pocketbook means you can’t drive in style?

Optima Hybrid
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Exterior on 360VR

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Hybrid Operation Modes

Kia Optima Hybrid Features Hybrid Operation Modes

4.3” Full-color TFT LCD
Cluster Screen

Kia Optima Hybrid Features Full-color TFT LCD Cluster Screen

The striking supervision cluster features vivid graphics on the highly visible centered display that provide a variety of useful information about the vehicle’s performance. With just a quick glance, the driver can see whether the car is operating with the electric motor or the gasoline engine, instantaneous and average fuel economy, and information about the regenerative battery-charging system. There is even an ECO Level readout that depicts green leaves growing as your driving habits become more fuel efficient.

Smart Parking Assist System

During reverse parallel parking, available space is detected and the steering wheel automatically turns while visual gearshift instructions are provided via the supervision cluster display.

Kia Optima Hybrid Features Smart Parking Assist System

Presented in Style

Kia Optima Hybrid Features Interior

On the inside, the Optima Hybrid’s chic cabin boasts an array of unique high-tech features that not only let you travel in ultimate comfort but also help you to realize savings at the gas pump and minimize your environmental footprint.

Heated &
Ventilated Seat

Kia Optima Hybrid Features Heated and Ventilated Seat

You and your passengers can relax on every journey, all year round.
A heated steering wheel and seat warmers provide reassuring
comfort on cold days, while automatic air conditioning and an
air-ventilated driver’s seat keep you cool when the temperature rises.


Hybrid System Main Components

Kia Optima Hybrid Features Hybrid System Main Components

1Nu 2.0 MPI Engine
With power output of 150ps @ 6,000 rpm and maximum torque of 18.3 kg·m @ 5,000 rpm, this multi-port injection engine is the perfect match for Kia’s advanced hybrid powertrain system.
2Electric Motor
An innovative 35kW integrated electric motor provides smooth and quiet operation while helping to significantly boost fuel efficiency.
3Regenerative Braking System
Kinetic energy produced when slowing down or coming to a stop is captured and turned into electricity that is used to help recharge the battery, thereby resulting in greater vehicle efficiency.
4Lithium Polymer Battery
Compared to conventional hybrid batteries, Optima Hybrid’s lithium polymer battery offers enhanced performance thanks to its compact and lightweight design, high power density and low heat generation.


Kia Optima Hybrid Specifications Dimensions
Overall length 4,845 Head room (Front) 1,028
Overall width 1830 Head room (Rear) 965
Overall height 1,455 Shoulder room (Front) 1,455
Wheelbase 2,795 Shoulder room (Rear) 1,415
Wheeltread (Front) 1,595 Leg room (Front) 1,155
Wheeltread (Front) 1,595 Leg room (Rear) 880
Over hang (Front) 965 Hip room (Front) 1,388
Over hang (Rear) 1,085 Hip room (Rear) 1,384
TF NU 2.0 HEV engine
Hybrid System Performance Combined Displacement 1,999cc
Horsepower (kw) 130.5 KW (177.4 PS) @ 5,500 rpm
Torque (N.m) 318.6 Nm (235 lb-ft) @ 1,000-2,000 rpm
Electric Motor Horsepower (kw) 35kw @ 1,630-3,000 rpm
Torque (N.m) 205 Nm @ 0-1,630 rpm
Motor Type Interior-Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor
Voltage 270VDC (Nominal)
Hybrid Battery System Power output 47 kw
Type Lithium Polymer battery
Voltage 270V
Weight 41.3 kg
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Seamless hybrid synergy for dynamic performance

Optima Hybrid’s advanced powertrain system provides fast and smooth transition from EV (electric-only) mode to hybrid (gasoline/electric) operation. Whether in city traffic or on open highways, driving dynamics and fuel efficiency are simultaneously optimized so that you never lose the ‘fun factor’ that competing hybrids fail to deliver.

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Kia Optima Hybrid Exterior LED Fog Lamps

LED Fog Lamps

Each fog lamp assembly is compromised of four high-density LED bulbs that provide maximum visibility at night while also adding a dynamic styling touch to Optima Hybrid’s front image.

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Kia Optima Hybrid Exterior 17-inch Alloy wheel

17" Alloy wheel

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Kia Cadenza Interior Ultramodern Tranquility

Ultramodern Tranquility

Step inside Cadenza and experience for yourself the perfect harmony between luxurious elegance and state-of-the-art ergonomic functionality.

Kia Cadenza Interior Taking Technology to the Limits

Taking Technology to the Limits

The center fascia serves as the central nervous system for Cadenza’s vast array of high-tech features and is subtly angled toward the driver for maximum accessibility to the controls.

Kia Cadenza Interior Radio CDP MP3

Radio + CDP + MP3

In addition to superior sound quality, Cadenza’s audio system features maximum ease of operation along with CD and MP3 playback capability.

Kia Cadenza Interior Auto Light Control

Auto Light Control

Enjoy fingertip operation of the headlamps, high beam, front and turn signal, while the auto function means you longer need to worry about forgetting to turn your headlamps on or off.

Kia Cadenza Interior AUX, USB and iPod®

AUX, USB and iPod®

Enjoy virtually any portable music source in your Cadenza thanks to built-in audio streaming, AUX, USB and iPod® connectivity.

Kia Cadenza Interior Infinity Sound System

Infinity Sound System

The 12-channel, 12-speaker premium sound system from Infinity features an external amplifier for stunning, concert hall-quality audio reproduction.

Kia Cadenza Interior 7` TFT-LCD Supervision Cluster

7" TFT-LCD Supervision Cluster

Using Thin Film Transistor (TFT) technology, the large, high-definition full-color display features precise graphics and delivers a wide range of useful driving information with remarkable clarity.

Kia Cadenza Interior Full-Auto Climate Control

Full-Auto Climate Control

Featuring dual-zone temperature control, the climate control system is also equipped with a cluster ionizer to ensure that air flowing into the cabin is clean and odor-free.

Kia Cadenza Interior Uncompromised Relaxation

Uncompromised Relaxation

We at Kia know that premium sedan buyers place comfort and convenience at the top of their checklists when searching for the perfect car. That’s why we’ve loaded Cadenza with numerous features and amenities like a stylish panoramic sunroof that not only creates a bright and airy environment for occupants but also accentuates Cadenza’s sporty, high-tech exterior styling.

Kia Cadenza Interior Ventilated Seats

Ventilated Seats

Cool air is channeled and discharged through both the driver and front passenger seats via inner-mounted air ducts to prevent perspiration in hot weather conditions.

Kia Cadenza Interior IMS (Integrated Memory System)

IMS (Integrated Memory System)

A smart memory function remembers your preferred driving position and automatically adjusts the 8-way power driver seat, steering wheel and outside mirrors.

Kia Cadenza Interior Overhead Lighting Console

Overhead Lighting Console

Running longitudinally down the center of the cabin ceiling, Cadenza’s unique overhead lighting system is comprised of a large LED mood lamp and twin reading lamps at each end to give the interior an aura of understated elegance.

Kia Cadenza Interior Rear Armrest with Remote Control

Rear Armrest with Remote Control

Folding down between the rear seats for added passenger comfort, the rear armrest also features a dial-type remote knob that controls the audio system and climate control system.

Kia Cadenza Interior Beige & Black

Beige & Black

Both contemporary and classic at the same time, this soothing color scheme is the choice for those who revel in the beauty of nature.

Kia Cadenza Interior All Black

All Black

This one-tone color scheme is the modern and stylish choice for self-confident drivers who sometimes enjoy a bit of dramatic flair.

Kia Cadenza Interior White Special Package

White Special Package

High-tech Package features plus: / - White Nappa leather seats / - Wood grain window switch panel / - Chamude suede headliner and pillar trim/ - Black high-gloss trim

Kia Cadenza Interior 8-way Driver & 4-way Front Passenger Power Seat

8-way Driver & 4-way Front Passenger Power Seat

Electrically adjustable powered front seats offer maximum flexibility for finding the most comfortable seating position.

Kia Cadenza Interior Rear Seat Warmers

Rear Seat Warmers

Back seat passengers can also stay warm and cozy on frigid winter days thanks to 3-step heated seats that rapidly activate with a touch of a button.

Kia Cadenza Interior Driver Seat Knee Extension

Driver Seat Knee Extension

Designed for long-legged drivers, the bottom cushion of the driver’s seat can be extended forward at the push of a button for optimal driving comfort.

Kia Cadenza Interior Power Rear Sunshade

Power Rear Sunshade

A convenient one-touch mechanism lowers or raises the automatic rear glass curtain for better privacy while helping keep the cabin cool on hot summer days.

Kia Cadenza Interior Illuminated Glove Box

Illuminated Glove Box

Cadenza’s large, lockable glove box is fitted with a convenient light to make it easier to find stored away items at night.

Kia Cadenza Interior Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel

Providing reassuring comfort during cold weather, the steering wheel heats up rapidly at the simple touch of button.

Kia Cadenza Interior Rain Sensors

Rain Sensors

Located behind the rear view mirror, intelligent sensors automatically activate the wipers when rain drops are detected on the windshield.

Kia Cadenza Interior Auto Defog System

Auto Defog System

Sensors detect any condensation that forms on the inside of the front windshield and automatically turn on the defogger for maximum visibility and safety.

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