At the core of the Optima Hybrid is a powerful lithium polymer battery that's both light and compact.
An innovative Transmission Mounted Electrical Device consists of an electric motor and a clutch mounted in place of the conventional torque convertor. It operates in a smooth and quiet manner while helping to increase fuel efficiency of the Optima Hybrid.
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The Independent MacPherson strut-front suspension delivers precise, sporty handling dynamics.
The Rear Torsion Beam with Coil Springs offers responsive handling while providing a comfortable ride in a variety of road conditions.
The styling of the front grille, front & rear bumper valences and side sill is exclusive to the Optima Hybrid, and creates a look that sets it apart from all other Optima models.
The Active Air Flap helps Optima Hybrid attain its cutting edge .24 Cd by closing off airflow through the front grille at lower speeds and temperatures. The flap automatically opens, as needed, to keep engine temperature within normal operating range.
Integrated LED Turn-Signal Indicators accentuate the clean lines of the vehicle.
Heated mirror glass helps to defog and enhance visibility.
Power-Folding Outside Mirrors come in handy in tight parking situations.
Enjoy a feeling of spaciousness and fill the cabin with fresh air with the available Panoramic Sunroof. It includes a Power Sunshade that makes operation quick and convenient. Gloss black accents on the door frame and B-pillar complement the sleek new roofline.
Solar Control Glass throughout your Kia helps reduce interior heat buildup on sunny days.
Enjoy a quiet, relaxing drive. The front door windows are laminated to reduce wind noise.
Stand behind the Optima Hybrid with your Smart Key and the trunk opens automatically for you.
The Auto Headlight Control offers the convenience of having your headlights turn on and off depending on the level of outside light.
Projector Beam Headlights offer enhanced illumination, enabling you to better detect obstacles and the road ahead.
State-of-the art LED headlights provide bright, crisp lighting of the road. Auto-leveling helps maintain steady lighting down the road.
Dynamic Bending Light (DBL) helps improve cornering visibility by moving the headlight beam into upcoming turns.
High Beam Assist (HBA) can detect approaching vehicles and will automatically dim your headlights from high to low beam.
With the quiet performance of the Optima Hybrid, the Virtual Engine Sound System mimics the sound you would normally hear from a gas-powered vehicle.
LED Positioning Lights are integrated into the headlight housing for a cleaner look.
The unique design of the LED Rear Combination Lamps add to the Optima Hybrid's striking appearance. This also includes the LED Center High-Mounted Stop Light (CHMSL).
Front intermittent windshield wipers offer convenience and enhanced visibility, helping you maintain your focus on the drive.
Heating elements help to defrost and/or melt and snow from the rear window. To prevent overheating, a timer automatically turns off the heater.
The electric remote Locking Fuel-Filler Door helps provide secure closure.
The Optima Hybrid features attractive 16-inch alloy wheels with a design similar to the EX 17-inch alloy wheels.
These five-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels are a sporty complement to the stylish Optima Hybrid EX.
The Spare Tire Mobility Kit helps you get back on the road that much quicker when faced with the perils of travel.
Continue to receive your compatible smartphone services through the UVO eServices display with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™. Control navigation, music or other applications while staying focused on the road. For more information, Click here for more details. With over 130 channels, including 69 that are 100% commercial-free music and entertainment, SiriusXM Satellite Radio makes every drive enjoyable. Four in-door speaker, and two dash-mounted tweeters deliver clear and powerful sound throughout the cabin. Click here for more SiriusXM® details.
The nerve center of your Optima Hybrid is the available voice-command navigation. It offers a vivid 8" color touch screen and relays real-time highway conditions from SiriusXM + Services. Click here for more SiriusXM® details.
The Harman/Kardon® QuantumLogic technology transforms the Optima cabin into an astounding 7.1 channel surround sound experience. Clari-Fi™ restoration technology delivers music as it was intended to be heard. Listen to the Clari-Fi™ difference here.
Reverse with confidence. The Rear-Camera Display will show a live image of what's behind your vehicle. For added convenience, a vehicle footprint that shows bumper width is superimposed in the display.
The Rear Parking Assist System (RPAS) uses a sonar sensor system to detect obstacles behind your Optima Hybrid. If a hazard is detected, the system provides an audible warning.
The Blind-Spot Detection (BSD) System is advanced technology that helps reduce the blind spots on the side and rear areas of your Optima Hybrid. The camera-based detection system sends out visual or auditory signals to help warn you of objects not in your field of view.
Sensors hidden in the corners of the rear bumper scan for passing cars, motorcycles, and/or other vehicles as you back up. If the system detects a potential hazard crossing into your intended path, a warning sounds and a light appears on the outside rear-view mirror closest the other vehicle.
Maintaining a safe distance between you and the vehicle ahead of you is easier thanks to Advanced Smart Cruise Control (ASCC), a next-generation radar-based system.
The Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) is your second set of eyes on the road. This camera-based system monitors the position of your vehicle within its lane and helps warn you if it deviates, or is about to deviate, from the lane. LDWS also helps warn you of a lane departure when your vehicle is traveling above a certain speed and the vehicle's turn signal is not activated.
Forward Collision Warning System (FCWS) employs front-mounted radar to detect a potential collision with the car in front, and provides the driver audible warnings and visual signals on the meter display.
AEB works independently of the driver in critical situations, applying the brakes to help prevent or lessen the effects of a frontal collision.
These intuitively mounted controls allow you to maintain your focus on the road and keep both hands on the wheel. Click here for more details.
Steering-Wheel-Mounted Cruise Controls provide the added comfort of engaging, adjusting, and disengaging cruise control, all without looking away from the road or removing your hands from the wheel.
These intuitively mounted controls allow you to stay focused on the road and keep both hands on the wheel. Conveniently adjust volume, change channels, or make and answer calls with your Bluetooth® Wireless Technology-enabled phone. Adjusting your cruise control settings is a snap, too. Click here for more details.
Connect to your favorite music from your iPhone® or other compatible mobile devices.
Two powered USB ports and an additional 12V power outlet provide charge to rear passengers and their devices.
The high-resolution TFT LCD features eye-catching graphics and displays a wide range of helpful information.
To ensure proper positioning and optimal driver comfort, the Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column offers near-infinite adjustment for any driver.
For ultimate convenience, one-touch auto-up and auto-down is added for the driver's and front passenger windows.
Conveniently lock or unlock your doors with a single button push.
Even with the available Smart Key tucked in your purse or pocket, you can start or stop your Kia at the push of a button—or lock and unlock doors from the outside. Also included is a vehicle immobilizer, which prevents your Kia from starting without the Smart Key.
Driver and front passenger can control personalized temperature settings. A rear vent directs the blended levels to rear-seat passengers.
The Optima Hybrid includes an Electronic Parking Brake with Auto Hold, helping the vehicle maintain its position when stopped on an incline, or in stop and go traffic.
To help your interior stay clutter-free, the center console offers a sizable storage compartment for personal items. The lid doubles as a padded armrest for added comfort.
For added comfort, rear-seat passengers enjoy a center armrest complete with two cup holders.
The Dual Front Cup Holders feature chrome trim rings.
Both front and rear doors offer convenient water bottle holders.
The Optima Hybrid features handy storage pockets behind the front seats.
The rear door windows offer sunshades.
The interior rear-view mirror offers two modes, one for daytime and one for nighttime driving.
The Auto-Dimming Rear-View Mirror automatically dims the harsh glare of reflecting lights.
The delay feature offers the convenience of illuminating the interior upon entry and exit. Once the door is closed, the lamps gradually dim.
The Mood Lamps offer a distinctive and progressive feel to the interior by casting a subtle but dramatic red tint.
The Reading Lamps for rear passengers offer convenient illumination at the push of a button.
LED room and reading lights offer a modern touch that illuminates the cabin.
The Glove Box illuminates to help you find what you need and stay organized.
Dual map lights provide illumination for the driver and front-seat passenger.
Conveniently stow your glasses with the Overhead Sunglass Holder.
Well-lit Visor Vanity Mirrors for both driver and front passenger.
These precision-fit and color-coordinated carpeted mats are designed to perfectly match the interior of your Kia. Two front and two rear mats are included.
The Optima Hybrid Premium seats are designed with repel-and-release technology. Using a specially formulated fabric treatment, these seats are protected from spills, stains, and other hazards. Click here for more YES Essentials details.
The accent of rich leather seat trim adds a sophisticated and luxurious touch to your Kia's interior.
The White Leather enhances the bold, modern styling of the interior.
The 8-Way Adjustable Driver's Seat with 2-way Lumbar Support allows you to personalize your ideal seating position for maximum comfort no matter how long your drive may be.
The 12-Way Power-Adjustable Driver's Seat, including 4-way lumbar support, allows you to personalize your ideal seating position for maximum comfort no matter how long your drive may be.
Seat height can be adjusted for added personalization and comfort of the front passenger.
With the convenient 10-Way Power-Adjustable Passenger's Seat, the front passenger can easily personalize seating position for maximum comfort.
The available memory allows two preset positions for both the driver’s seat and outside rearview mirrors.
Driver and front passenger will enjoy the luxury and comfort of heating elements in the seat back and cushion. Two heat settings help ensure maximum comfort.
Driving on hot summer days is more comfortable with ventilated front seats. Three fan speeds circulate cabin air through perforations in the seat leather, helping you stay cool.
The outboard rear-seat passengers can now enjoy the comfort of heated seat cushions. Two heat settings let you dial in to your desired heat level.
The Height-Adjustable Seat-Belt Anchors allow for seat belts to be raised and lowered to achieve a customized fit. Proper seat-belt fit is critical to the overall safety and comfort of the driver and front passenger.
Keep your skis secure and your interior dry. The Fixed Bench with Ski Pass-Through lets you conveniently load your skis from the trunk into the ski sack in the middle of the rear bench seat.
The versatile design of the 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seat allows for longer cargo items to be carried with the rear seat passengers. For even larger cargo loads, both sections of the rear seats can be folded down. Additionally, rear seat passengers enjoy the comfort of a center armrest and personalized headrest adjustment.
The available hand-stitched leather-wrapped steering wheel offers a luxurious feel and adds a sophisticated touch.
The Heated Steering Wheel makes for comfortable driving during colder months.
The Optima Hybrid includes Satin Chrome Inside Door Handles.
The Optima Hybrid includes a Leatherette-Wrapped Center Fascia.
Another feature that contributes to the refined appearance of the Optima Hybrid's interior.
When used with properly fitted seat belts, this advanced system helps detect the presence of a front-seat passenger, monitors the severity of an impact, and controls airbag inflation accordingly to help reduce injuries in certain collisions.
When used with seat belts, the Dual Front Seat-Mounted Side Airbags offer an additional level of enhanced safety and can be effective at reducing injuries from certain collisions.
Side Curtain Airbags can reduce injuries when used in tandem with properly-fitted seat belts for both front and 2nd-row seating positions. The airbag system is managed by a number of advanced sensors that detect when an accident is imminent or underway and deploy the necessary airbags.
When used with seat belts, the Driver's Side Knee Airbag offers an additional level of enhanced safety and can be effective at reducing injuries from certain collisions.
The first line of defense in safety are the seat belts. Front and rear 3-point seat belts are an integral part of an elaborate vehicle-wide safety system designed to help minimize the effects of an accident.
In the event of certain collisions, Front Seat-Belt Pretensioners are designed to tighten the seat belts, pulling the driver and occupants more snugly into their seats in anticipation of an impact to help to reduce the likelihood of injury.
The foundation of your Kia's active safety system, the Antilock Braking System (ABS) uses electronic sensors at each wheel hub to detect when wheels begin to skid. If skidding under braking is detected, ABS modulates brake force to reduce skidding which in turn allows for reduced braking distances in addition to helping you maintain control of your vehicle.
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) is a safety feature that adds steering direction control capability. It intervenes when appropriate to help the driver regain control of the vehicle.
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) offers an enhanced level of vehicle control and peace of mind by offering improved directional stability, helping you maintain the vehicle's intended direction of travel. ESC monitors and assists in the control of key vehicle functions by braking individual wheels and reducing engine power accordingly.
The advanced Traction Control System (TCS) can sense wheel spin during acceleration. Using a combination of engine power and brake force, power is transferred to the wheels that have the most traction offering increased control and traction.
The Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD) system offers a measure of enhanced safety by electronically distributing appropriate amounts of braking pressure to each wheel through a network of sensors. The result is more controlled and precise handling while applying the brakes.
The Brake Assist System (BAS) adds an additional level of enhanced safety by detecting emergency braking situations and applying additional braking force. BAS instantly assesses a number of variables, including brake pedal pressure and speed the brake pedal was depressed, and responds with full braking force if necessary.
Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC) offers an added measure of security when moving from a stop on a steep hill by preventing the vehicle from rolling backward. It functions by gently applying the brakes for two seconds while you move your foot from the brake pedal to the accelerator.
The High Line Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) offers the convenience and an added measure of preventative safety by constantly monitoring tire inflation pressures in all four tires. If tire pressure falls below a specified range, a warning indicator appears in the instrument cluster to identify the affected wheel.
Your Kia offers an added measure of security with reinforced steel beams in every door. Specifically, these steel beams are designed to absorb impact energy and deflect side-impact force. Additionally, both A and B pillars are reinforced to help minimize impact forces.
The Front and Rear Crumple Zones are specially designed to absorb and dissipate impact energy helping to preserve the passenger compartment.
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) is a universal child-seat attachment system that allows for quick, easy, and secure installation and removal of LATCH-equipped child seats.
The rear child-safety door locks offer peace of mind by enabling parents to disengage the interior door opening mechanism ensuring children can't open the rear doors while the vehicle is in motion.
The Internal Emergency Trunk Release offers an additional level of safety by enabling the trunk to be opened from the inside.