What's New 2013 - Optima Hybrid

03/07/13 ID: 5562

Optima Hybrid

  • More powerful 47HP electric traction motor
  • More powerful 47 kW Lithium Polymer battery
  • Increased trunk space (10.8 cubic feet, vs. 9.9 for 2012 model year)
  • Powertrain refinement for improved smoothness and linearity
  • Revised KIA badge on hood, trunk lid and steering wheel
  • Heated steering wheel switch relocated to left lower side of I/P
  • New EX trim featuring Panoramic sunroof, Infinity audio, HID headlights, and heated and cooled front seats and heated rear seats
  • EX also includes UVO infotainment system (optional on Base), 8-way adjustable driver’s seat and driver’s seat memory

Other Optima Hybrid differentiators include

  • Unique LED tail light design
  • Push button start and smart key
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • Restyled lower front and rear bumpers and side sills
  • Single hidden exhaust, instead of exposed dual exhaust
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Unique Hybrid trim and door inserts mood lamp and overhead pin lamp on EX