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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.
We took the intelligent combination of an electric motor and a Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine—and added the power to go all-electric. With an EPA-est. 103 MPGe, the 2017 Optima Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) proves that fuel efficiency and convenience can go hand in hand.
Power up from virtually anywhere. The Level 1 (120v) charger uses the same wall outlet as your home appliances and is ideal for overnight charging. The Level 2 (240v) charger, available at public stations and for home installation, offers a full charge in less than three hours. And with Kia's UVO eco App, you can use your compatible smartphone to control charge settings remotely.
With more drivers turning to PHEVs and EVs, public charging is more accessible than ever. From the UVO eco feature that shows you nearby charging stations to the ever-growing infrastructure with more than 29,000 Level 2 (240v) public outlets nationwide, you can always find a charge
The Optima Plug-In Hybrid features systems made to save energy and stretch your fuel even farther. The engine and battery are re-engineered to help enhance fuel economy, and the active air flap provides clean airflow that cuts down on drag. From design to drivetrain, the Optima Plug-In Hybrid is confidence on all roads.
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.
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.
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.
It's the plug-in hybrid that adapts to you. Featuring innovations like Smart Key that let you start your engine without delay, as well as a Harmon/Kardon 10-speaker premium audio system with 7.1 surround sound. Plus, dual-zone automatic temperature control lets the driver and front passenger customize their temperature settings.
The new Augmented Reality (AR) Owner's Manual is an easy way to explore your Optima Plug-In Hybrid. Just point your smartphone or tablet virtually anywhere to watch features pop up with information. Or, get useful tips and info even when you're not in your vehicle. It's just one more way Kia is using technology to enhance your experience.
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 maintenances.
We've integrated advanced technology in every facet of the Optima Plug-In Hybrid design. And its safety is no different. Engineered with reliable active and passive systems built to protect, the Optima Plug-In Hybrid is peace of mind on every journey.
The Optima Plug-In Hybrid is built strong from the inside out. With advanced Iso-Structure 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.
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