2015 Kia Optima Hybrid Niles MI

New Kia Optima Hybrid at Tyler Automotive Kia near South Bend, IN

The Kia Optima is a choice that is popular for a mid-size sedan, which offers looks that are stylish and a generous array of features. It would then stand to reason that the 2015 Kia Optima Hybrid, which gains the enhanced fuel economy of a hybrid power-train. With a fusion of bold style, grin-inducing performance, and advanced technology, the Optima truly challenges midsize sedan conventions.

Powering the Kia Optima Hybrid

The 2015 Kia Optima Hybrid has a four-cylinder engine, electric motor and six-speed automatic transmission. At 36/40 mpg city/highway, the Optima Hybrid's fuel economy is low compared to what its mid-size hybrid rivals get. Many test drivers are disappointed with the Kia Optima Hybrid's power-train, saying it lacks power, has jarring transitions between power sources at times and delivers a noticeable delay of power from a stop. On the other hand, some critics think the transition between gas and electric power is smooth and they think the Optima Hybrid has plenty of power. Reviewers like that the Kia Optima Hybrid has a comfortable ride, somewhat sporty handling, accurate steering and regenerative brakes that feel similar to the brakes in a non-hybrid car.

The 2015 Optima Hybrid's Design

The interior gets genuine stitching along the dash and doors-something that's often simulated at this price point. Kia also touts attention paid to seat comfort, crediting improvement in that area to a stiffer frame and denser, more supportive foam. Heated and ventilated power-adjustable front chairs are available. Depending on trim level-the roster is LX, LX Turbo, EX, SX, SX Turbo, and SXL-seating surfaces are covered in cloth, leather, or up-level nappa leather. Because the mid-1980s are back, the new car offers dark aubergine and merlot among its interior-color options.


Front active headrests are standard in the 2015 Kia Optima, along with front seat-mounted side airbags and side-curtain bags. So is Brake Assist, and Hill Assist Control, which helps avoid rolling back when starting uphill, and electronic stability control. A Blind Spot Detection System and rear parking sensors are available on all but the base LX model, although the Optima doesn't yet offer any frontal collision prevention technologies. If you would like more information on this vehicle, give us a call today!

Learn more about this model on the Official Kia Optima Hybrid Website.

Features of the 2015 Kia Optima Hybrid

  • Multi-level heating passenger seat
  • Folding with pass-thru center armrest
  • 2 one-touch power windows
  • External temperature display

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