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2018 Kia Optima Hybrid is no longer being sold as new.

2018 Kia Optima Hybrid


City 39 MPG Hwy 46 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    5 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

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Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
5 (out of 5)
Value 4.8
Exterior 5
Interior 5
Comfort 5
Performance 5
Reliability 5

by Axwall from Washington, DC | January 30, 2019

I took my time buying a new car. The car I was driving was sturdy and reliable but after 15 years it was time for a new one. I wanted a midsize sedan that sipped gas, that had excellent driving characteristics, and was comfortable both for short trips in the city and long-distance drives. The Kia Hybrid filled the bill. It's not the quickest car when it comes to 0-60 MPH (7.8 secs.) but it has all the power necessary for passing on the highway. I bought the top of the line--heated seats, panorama roof, etc. It turned out to be a luxury car at a bargain price with great safety features and great amenities (those heated seats, heated steering wheel, fantastic sound system, etc.).

Great value

by Fraadez99 from Chicago | November 09, 2018

The car meets all my current needs. It’s a hybrid with all the options plenty of leg room and great security and safety features smooth ride

The best looking car on the road now!

by JP @ 1034 from North Hollywood CA | March 23, 2018

This car is exactly what we're looking for! It's a hybrid so great on gas, it's roomy inside, the entertainment center is full of new stuff such as Apple Car Play, rear cameras, driver only A/C and it's great looking in and out. I've had it for a week now and I'm very happy with our purchase. The compliments continue to make me feel great. Thanks KIA!

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2018 Kia Optima Hybrid Overview

The 2018 Kia Optima Hybrid is the more fuel-efficient version of the Optima midsize sedan. It is powered by a combined 192-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is an EPA-estimated 39/46 mpg city/highway.