2019 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid EX Auto

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Price with options: $35,390

MSRP: $35,390

Base Invoice: $33,444

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2019 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid Pros

The 2019 Kia Optima continues to be an attractive and competent entry into the competitive mid-sized sedan segment. For 2019, enhancements across the board for all trims include Kia's new Advanced Driver Assistance Systems as standard equipment. It's comprehensive and includes, Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Parking Distance Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning, Forward Collision Warning, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Change Assist, Lane-Keeping Assist Line and Lane Departure Warning. The Optima's voice recognition telematics system is now easier to understand and use and the Optima benefits from new front fascia aesthetics and LED running lights.

2019 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid Model Highlights

Kia has been excellent at building cars that seem more expensive than they are. The Optima has become a surprisingly stylish and appealing entry in the competitive mid-size segment.

Three engine options are offered for 2019: A 178-horsepower turbocharged 1.6L four, a 185-horsepower 2.4L four, and a 245-horsepower turbocharged 2.0L four. The 1.6L engine is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. Other engines are paired with a conventional 6-speed automatic.

The 2019 Optima range includes the base LX and LX Turbo, S, EX and SX. The LX, S and EX come with the 2.4L turbo-charged engine. The LX Turbo comes with the 2.4L engine, and the EX comes exclusively with the 1.6L turbo engine Equipped with newly standard features such as adaptive cruise control and LED fog lights.

Base LX models come well equipped, including 16-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, chrome door handles, fog lamps and remote keyless entry. A standard 7-inch touchscreen with UVO eServices includes Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which pairs well with the 6-speaker stereo with Bluetooth and satellite radio. A Convenience Package adds auto up/down power front windows and a 10-way power driver's seat.

Beyond the 1.6L turbocharged engine, the LX Turbo trim gets a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 10-way power driver's seat, and a proximity key system. The Optima S trim adds some front and rear exterior bits like a sporty grille and rear spoiler, 17-inch alloy wheels, and LED fog lights and rear lamps.

EX models also ride on 17-inch wheels and upgrade to leather seat trim, heated and power-adjustable driver's seat, a heated steering wheel and dual-zone climate control.

Finally, SX Turbo Optimas get a sport-tuned suspension, 18" machined alloy wheels, HID headlamps with LED foglights, a panoramic sunroof, integrated navigation, heated and ventilated front seats with 10-way power for driver and passenger and a smartphone-connected infotainment system. The previous SXL trim is now the Limited Package for the SX, with premium Napa leather seats, 18-inch chrome alloys, a 10-speaker Harmon/Kardon audio system with surround sound and Bluetooth. Heated rear seats are a standalone option.

The Optima Hybrid utilizes the 2.4L 4-cylinder engine and pairs with it with a lithium polymer battery and electric motor, for a total of 192 horsepower. Kia claims an EPA-estimated combined 42 mpg. The Optima Hybrid is available in either Premium trim, which is equipped similarly to the gasoline-powered Optima LX, or EX.

Of course, all of the safety oriented features buyers expect today are included and then some such as a suite of front and side airbags, and advanced safety features like Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Parking Distance Warning, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning, Forward Collision Warning, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Lane Change Assist, Lane-Keeping Assist Line and Lane Departure Warning for all trim levels.

2019 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid Model News

The Kia Optima has always presented a strong value argument. A choice of three powerful and efficient powertrains complement a feature-rich and stylish sedan. With prices starting at just over $22,000 for the base LX and ranging up to about $31,000 for the turbocharged SX, the Optima offers something at every price point.

2019 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid Value Writeup

Strong value ratio; extensive standard feature list; powerful engine lineup; stylish design; efficient hybrid powertrain available

Brakes
4-Wheel Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Disc Brake Type
Yes Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
12 Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Engine
2.0 L/122 Displacement
Engine Order Code
Gas/Electric I-4 Engine Type
Gasoline Direct Injection Fuel System
202 @ 6000 SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
276 @ 2330 SAE Net Torque @ RPM
Mileage
29 Battery Range (mi)
103 EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
40 Fuel Economy Est-Combined (N/A)
Suspension
Strut Suspension Type - Front
Strut Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Transmission
Front Wheel Drive Drivetrain
1.00 Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
3.51 Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.64 First Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
3.38 Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.83 Second Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 Third Gear Ratio (:1)
Automatic w/OD Trans Description Cont.
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Order Code
6 Trans Type
Vehicle
Mid-Size Cars EPA Classification
Weight Information
3788 Base Curb Weight (lbs)
MECHANICAL
Engine: 2.0L Dual CVVT Akinson Cycle DOHC I4 GDI
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic w/Sportmatic
Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode
Front-Wheel Drive
3.51 Axle Ratio
68-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
Hybrid Electric Motor
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
14.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
Regenerative 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
Lithium Polymer Traction Battery w/9 Hrs Charge Time @ 110/120V and 3 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V
EXTERIOR
Wheels: 17" x 6.5J Alloy
Tires: P215/55R17
Wheels w/Machined w/Painted Accents Accents
Spare Tire Mobility Kit
Clearcoat Paint
Body-Colored Front Bumper
Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Metal-Look Bumper Insert
Metal-Look Bodyside Insert
Chrome Side Windows Trim, Black Front Windshield Trim and Chrome Rear Window Trim
Chrome Door Handles
Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
Light Tinted Glass
Variable Intermittent Wipers
Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
Black Grille w/Chrome Surround
Trunk Rear Cargo Access
Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
Perimeter/Approach Lights
LED Brakelights
Laminated Glass
ENTERTAINMENT
Radio: AM/FM/MP3/SiriusXM Premium Audio System -inc: 630 watts, harman/kardon QuantumLogic premium surround sound, Clari-Fi, 10 speakers, 8" color touch screen, rear camera display w/parking guidance, UVO eServices w/UVO eco, premium navigation, SiriusXM Traffic, USB/auxiliary input jacks, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth wireless technology and steering wheel mounted controls,
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Radio Data System, UVO External Memory Control and Internal Memory
Window Grid Antenna
2 LCD Monitors In The Front
INTERIOR
Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: 12-way power adjustable driver's seat w/power lumbar support, 2 position integrated memory system for driver seat and outside mirrors and 6-way adjustable front passenger seat,
8-Way Driver Seat
Passenger Seat
Bench Front Facing Rear Seat
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Traction Battery Level, Power/Regen, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
Power Rear Windows
Heated Leather Steering Wheel
Front Cupholder
Rear Cupholder
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
Remote Releases -Inc: Proximity Cargo Access and Power Fuel
Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
Illuminated Glove Box
Driver Foot Rest
Leather Seat Trim
Interior Trim -inc: Piano Black Door Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert and Piano Black/Metal-Look Interior Accents
Full Cloth Headliner
Leather/Metal-Look Gear Shift Knob
Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
Front And Rear Map Lights
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit
Cargo Space Lights
FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
UVO eco Tracker System
Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
Delayed Accessory Power
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Systems Monitor
Redundant Digital Speedometer
Trip Computer
Outside Temp Gauge
Digital/Analog Display
Manual w/Tilt Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
2 Seatback Storage Pockets
Perimeter Alarm
Engine Immobilizer
3 12V DC Power Outlets
Air Filtration
SAFETY
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Side Impact Beams
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Parking Distance Warning Rear Parking Sensors
Blind-Spot Collision Warning Blind Spot Sensor
and Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning
Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Driver Knee Airbag
Restricted Driving Mode
Rear Child Safety Locks
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners