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2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid Overview (See Available Styles)

  • All-new, plug-in version of the Optima Hybrid
  • EPA-estimated 38/43 MPGe city/highway
  • Upscale interior with 8-inch multimedia touchscreen
The 2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid is an all-new, plug-in version of the Optima Hybrid. It competes with the Ford Fusion Energi, Toyota Camry Hybrid, and Honda Accord Hybrid.

The Optima Plug-In Hybrid is virtually identical to the Optima Hybrid minus the special badging and the charging door at the front fender. Standard features include power/heated side mirrors with turn-signal indicators, and 17-inch alloy wheels. LED headlights, a panoramic moonroof, and a proximity-opening smart trunk are available as well.

Under the Hood
The Optima Plug-In Hybrid is powered by a combined 202-hp, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and an electric motor mated to an electronically controlled 6-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is an EPA-estimated 38/43 MPGe city/highway. The plug-in’s lithium polymer battery can be charged in less than three hours with a 240V power outlet.

Inside, the Optima Plug-In Hybrid has an upscale leather-trim interior. The center stack features a standard UVO eServices multimedia system that include an 8-inch touchscreen, navigation, voice command, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, Bluetooth connectivity, a USB port, and a Harmon Kardon premium audio system. Dual-zone automatic climate control, remote keyless entry, and push-button start comes standard.

Standard features include a backup camera and a tire pressure monitoring system. Also available is a host of active safety features, which include rear park assist, a blindspot monitoring system, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, and autonomous emergency braking.


  • MSRP*: $35,210
  • Invoice Price*: $32,743

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EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 0 MPG
  • Highway: 0 MPG

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

11 of 11 (100%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.