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2018 Kia Optima Hybrid Fuel Economy 

Hybrid vehicles have become more and more common over the last decade or so. Many automobile manufacturers have started dropping hybrid systems into their most popular vehicles to offer customers with a more fuel-efficient option to explore. Kia has followed suit with the 2018 Kia Optima Hybrid. As a result, this hybrid vehicle offers all the great features customers have come to love about the Kia Optima, with much better fuel consumption. Check out just how fuel-efficient the 2018 Kia Optima Hybrid is for yourself and how far you can drive it on a single tank of gas at Kia West Edmonton! 

2018 Kia Optima Hybrid System Specifications 

The 2018 Kia Optima Hybrid features an excellent hybrid system that offers terrific power and torque to go along with the tremendous fuel efficiency. The hybrid system combines a 154-horsepower, 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with a 50-horsepower electric motor. The gas engine and electric motor combine to offer 192-horsepower. Additionally, the gas engine offers 140 pound-feet of torque. This torque output is increased to 271 pound-feet when the engine is combined with the electric motor.  

2018 Kia Optima Hybrid Maximum Driving Distance 

The 2018 Kia Optima offers customers a fuel consumption rating of 6.0L/100KM in the city and 5.1L/100KM on the highway. When this is combined with the vehicle’s 60L fuel capacity, customers can drive a great distance before refueling. During city driving, customers can travel up to 1,000 kilometers before needing to refuel. On the highway, customers can drive the 2018 Kia Optima Hybrid for 1,176 kilometers before stopping for fuel.