2011 Kia Optima Hybrid

2011 Kia Optima Hybrid

$27k hybrid car, designed & built in Korea 36 city / 40 hwy 619-688 mile range, hybrid engine
206 hp 146 cu. in. 4-cylinder 5 stars ABS, child door locks

What are people saying about the Optima

"A large, clear display and intuitive layout."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's controls
"The cabin remains pleasantly quiet and calm."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's noise
"Aggressive good looks."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's external styling

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Pros

The Optima Hybrid vs other Recent hybrid cars

Braking distance at 60mph Good braking distance from 60mph Help
121 ft
Front driver crash test Safer for the driver in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
Highway driving range Fantastic range on the highway Help
688 miles
Number of gears Many gears Help
6
Rear brakes Better brakes Help
Disc
Rollover resistance Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change Help
5 stars
basic warranty years Fantastically long-lasting basic warranty Help
5 year
power seats Power seats Help
Standard
City driving range Good range in the city Help
619 miles
Front passenger crash test Safer for the front passenger in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
MSRP Very inexpensive Help
$27,250
Power-to-weight ratio Sporty performance Help
16.9 lb/hp
Rear passenger crash test Safer for passengers in the rear in side collisions Help
5 stars
basic warranty miles Fantastically long basic warranty Help
60,000 mile
front seats Spacious front seats Help
60.2 ft3

Cons

The Optima Hybrid vs other Recent hybrid cars

Cargo space Limited cargo space Help
9.9 ft3
Drivetrain type Worse drivetrain traction Help
front-wheel drive
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Not Available
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
roof rails Roof rails Help
Not Available
Ground clearance Below average ground clearance for rough terrain Help
5.1"
Driver side crash test Less safe for the driver in side collisions Help
3 stars
Gearing type Lacks a continuously-variable transmission Help
folding rear seats Folding rear seats Help
Not Available
rear air conditioning Rear air conditioning Help
Not Available
CD changer CD changer Help
Not Available
premium radio Premium radio Help
Not Available

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