Posts Tagged kia optima plug in hybrid

Check Out The New Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid – Review Video

An interesting, and somewhat rare review of the new Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid has been filed by Car Keys UK. Overall, the Korean plug-in is considered a good choice for all those intending to cover distances within its all-electric range; especially considering its reasonable pricing. In Europe, the Optima plug-in is rated…

7 months ago by Mark Kane 11

Wallpaper Wednesday: Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid

The Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid is approaching its sales debut, further expanding the fairly extensive plug-in product line-up on the market today (anyone remember 2011?). The Kia has a 9.8 kWh battery, that gives an expected 27 miles/43 km real work range (EPA estimate). The electric motor is just 50 kW, and probably won’t…

11 months ago by Mark Kane 6

Kia Releases Optima Plug-In Hybrid Ad – Video

Kia Motors advertises its new plug-in hybrid Optima in Europe as a simple, no compromise car without range anxiety. See full description here. The Korean manufacturer notes the seven year warranty on the car and batteries and emphasizes that its range is up to 54 km (33 miles) NEDC (27…

11 months ago by Mark Kane 3

Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid Debuts In Chicago (w/video)

Kia unveiled at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show its new PHEV – 2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid, which is the sister model to the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid (already available on the market). Additionally, the Korean manufacturer brought to Chicago two all-new conventional hybrids: the 2017 Niro Hybrid Utility…

1 year ago by Mark Kane 15

Kia Optima PHEV Test Drive Review

Autocar is one of the first media outlets to test the pre-production 2016 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid, which will go on sale in second half of 2016 (see announcement and details). The Optima PHEV is based (or jointly developed, if you will) on the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid, with…

2 years ago by Mark Kane 15