Kia Optima Hybrid Electric Vehicle & Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle

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The 2018 Optima HEV (Hybrid Electric Vehicle) and PHEV (Plug-in Electric Hybrid vehicle). Bringing you the efficiency, safety, and comfort you expect, in a luxurious way.

The 2018 Optima Hybrid models reduce fuel consumption to maximize the driving experience. At low driving speeds, the Optima Hybrid uses the electric motor. This provides you with excellent noise reduction and fuel economy.The engine then kicks in at higher speeds and when the vehicle requires extra power such as when on an incline or during quick acceleration.

The regenerative braking system captures the energy generated during braking and converts it to be used to recharge the battery.

The Optima Hybrids also keeps you updated and informed about its performance. The standard multimedia interface informs you of your fuel economy, your gas or energy usage and much more.

The Optima Hybrid models also come loaded with all the newest technology.

Standard wireless charging allows you an easy and quick access way to keep your smartphone fully charged.

The standard multi-angle camera monitoring system provides an overhead view of your vehicle’s surroundings in real-time so you can always see whats going on around you when parking.

They also include a number a safety features. Active safety features, like electronic stability control, vehicle stability management, electronic brake distribution, hill-start assist control and brake assist all come standard.

The 2018 Optima Hybrid, in either configuration, will provide everything you need.

The Optima HEV and Optima PHEV are available at your local Plaza Kia Premium Dealer.


Descriptions, model features and options subject to change without notice. Please speak with a product advisor for complete up-to-date details and availability.

Trim levels and optional equipment (All features stack on previous trim level)

EX Plug-in

  • Leather Seats
  • Autonomous emergency braking system
  • 9 speaker Harmon Kardon Audio set

EX Premium Plug-in

  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Air-cooled front seats
  • 10-way power adjustable passenger seat


  • 7" display
  • Smart key
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration


  • Leather seats
  • Panoramic Sunroof

EX Premium

  • 9" Harmon Kardon Audio system
  • Camera monitoring system