2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid
The heritage of hybrid.
At the foundation of Kia's EV and Hybrid lineup is the Optima Hybrid. Sleek, smartly packaged, and now updated to be more fuel efficient than ever before. And with the same Parallel Hybrid System as the Plug-In, the 2017 Optima Hybrid offers a fun driving experience that sets it apart from other hybrids.
Efficiency on command.
It's performance tailored to you. HEV mode delivers the efficiency and refinement of the Optima Hybrid, while EV mode lets you go fully electric—with up to 29 miles of electric range to tackle your daily commute. And named a Transitional Zero Emission Vehicle (TZEV) by the California Air Resource Board, the Optima Plug-In Hybrid is eligible for a High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) decal in CA and other select states. So, you can use HOV lanes even when you're driving solo. CA residents can learn more here . For other states, please consult your local government agency.
Attract all the attention.
The Optima Plug-In Hybrid combines meticulously crafted details like aerodynamic lines, uniquely sleek wheels, and an innovative active air-flap embedded in the grille. They all work together to maximize fuel economy, so you don't have to choose between form and function.
Quite an angle.
At first glance, you'll notice the smooth, sculpted exterior lines. On first drive, you'll notice how the lower resistance provides a quieter, more comfortable drive. And the first time you plug in to recharge, you'll notice just how rarely you have to do it at all, given the all-electric range of 29 miles.
One step in and you'll appreciate the spacious, comfort-focused interior that features supple leather seating with heat, available ventilated front seats and a panoramic sunroof. Driver-oriented innovations like Smart Key and the Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) give you added convenience every time you drive.
Your command center.
Every interior detail was designed with the driver in mind. Switch from hybrid to EV mode at the touch of a button. Access information from the 8-inch touch-screen display, or with your voice. We've also added an auto-dimming rear mirror and a heated steering wheel for refined comfort behind the wheel.
Control at your fingertips.
Intuitive technologies make it easy to stay connected. Kia's free UVO eco App lets you check charging status, schedule charge times, and even lock or unlock your doors—all from the comfort of your couch. And when you're in your Optima Plug-In Hybrid, Apple CarPlayTM and Android AutoTM allow you to access your compatible smartphone features right from your Kia’s touch-screen display.
Keep your eyes on the road and hands on wheel. With UVO eco, your voice controls phone calls, your music library, navigation, and more. You get real-time access to vital information like battery life and charging stations—plus an app that gives you remote control to schedule charge times, set the cabin climate, and schedule maintenance.
Your protection is our priority.
The Optima Plug-In Hybrid is built strong from the inside out. With advanced Iso-StructureTM construction that features 53% advanced, high-strength steel for improved rigidity. But protection doesn't stop at the frame: front, seat-mounted side-curtain, and driver’s knee-height airbags are ready to deploy when needed.
Road conditions, weather, and other drivers are elements that can make driving unpredictable. But there is one thing you can count on: the Optima Plug-In Hybrid's advanced active safety systems that help give you the kind of vehicle control you need to handle the unexpected.
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