2017 Kia Optima Hybrid
Overstating rights among words often come down to a concern of just a few miles per gallon in the EPA appraisals. It seems like a somewhat absolute metric given the aged your mileage may vary repudiation, but fuel economy system is nonetheless an all-important measurement for the people, merchants and users of these economical cars.
Among hybrid mid-size sedan cars, the Kia Optima hybrid can’t bay best-in-collection mileage that symbol belongs to the Honda Accord hybrid, which achieves 48 mpg had analyzed with the Kia’s 42 mpg. The 46-mpg Chevrolet Malibu hybrid also beats the Optima, while others in this collection, including the Ford Fusion hybrid and the Hyundai Sonata SE hybrid (the Optima’s corporate relative), neckwear the Kia in the government’s experimenting.
Its thoroughly modified gas-electric powertrain boasts many transformations over the preceding system and its fuel economy system represents an enormous leap from the outbound version’s 37-mpg combined. That’s acknowledgments to a more businesslike 2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine that replaces the preceding 2.4-liter unit, a slightly higher-capacity, 1.6-kWh lithium-ion artillery pack and a more strong, 50-hp electric engine.