2019 Kia Optima Hybrid Review

The 2019 Kia Optima Hybrid will definitely draw the attention of potential customers. The modern tech features, interior space, and comfort are some of the features that will make the car a preferred choice for many customers.

The Kia manufacturers will launch this model with traditional engines and also with additional safety features.

2019 Kia Optima Hybrid front

2019 Kia Optima Hybrid is build using lightweight materials

The exterior designs of 2019 Kia Optima Hybrid will make it a dazzling and elegant car. These designs include a sloped fastback appearance an auto-like roof and a blackberry curve. This shape will be great for aerodynamics. The body will also be built using lightweight materials to make it lighter and make it look stylish. It is speculated that Kia manufacturer plan to make the chassis using only carbon fiber and aluminum. Although the exterior will be almost similar to the 2018 model, new features such as the front fascia with a longer grille will be included in 2019 Kia Optima Hybrid.

The grill will also have vertical bars made of chrome to make it more shiny and classy than that of previous models. The side mirrors and rear glass will also be bigger to improve the visibility all around the car. The interior design of 2019 Kia Optima Hybrid comes with top quality materials. Every feature and design will be meant to make passengers feel comfortable. The seats will be also made of Alcantara leather making them soft and comfortable to sit on even for long hours.

The most exciting feature is the heating and cooling ability of the front seats. In the recent years, the Optima has been mentioned to be a bit noisy in comparison to its rival models. This has led to the addition of a windshield with acoustic noise isolation.

Tech

The newest model will be modernized and the software will be easy to control. These features include; a rear-view camera, blind spot monitors, traction control, cruise control, Bluetooth, USB connection, climate controller, satellite radio, parking sensors and also additional airbags. More control features will be available on the steering wheel, making it easier for the driver to control the car.

2019 Kia Optima Hybrid interior

2019 Kia Optima Hybrid Engine Specs

The 2019 Kia Optima Hybrid will get a 2.0-liter engine that makes 192 horsepower. The hybrid model comes with an electric motor that produces 50 horsepower and 1.6-kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

However, the other one is 2.0-liter inline-4 + Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. This is (Plug-in Hybrid) model. It comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The net output is 202 horsepower. TheĀ EPA fuel economy is 103 mpge or 40 mpg combined.

2019 Kia Optima Hybrid side

2019 Kia Optima Hybrid MSRP and Availability

The price of upcoming Kia Optima Hybrid is still the mystery. The MSRP for 2018 Kia Optima Hybrid LX model was under $23,400. The EX started at $26,500 while SX with turbocharged engine started at $31,400.

We expect the price for the new model around $25,000.Finally, the debut of the new Kia Optima Hybrid will be sometime in 2019.

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