2019 Kia Optima Hybrid | University Kia of Durham

2019 Optima Hybrid


The new Kia Optima is an exceptional hybrid sedan and is a second-generation offering of the Optima range, which was introduced in 2016. If you are researching hybrid electric vehicles like the Kia Optima, in Durham, you should already be aware it offers the fuel-efficiency of a compact car but in a bigger, more spacious and comfortable eco-friendly ride. The 2019 Hybrid is a five-seater midsize sedan that comes in one trim level, EX and offers one of the best driving experiences in its segment.


What has improved since the last edition?


In addition to a suite of technology features that are now standard, the new Optima Hybrid also has undergone a few exterior facelifts that have given it a more streamlined, smarter look. With the optional technology package, you can now add several more features including 17-inch alloy wheels and 10 and 12-way adjustable passenger and driver seats respectively. Additional offerings include a panoramic sunroof, a powerful 10 speaker Harman Kardon sound system and front seats that are ventilated for an uber cool drive. For all the standard and available features that Kia has packed into this sedan, the new Optima Hybrid is extremely well priced.


What are the standout features?


Trendy 16-inch alloy wheels, modern LED taillights, and power-folding mirrors are just some of the exterior sophisticated features. The relaxed interiors have leather seating for an extremely comfortable ride.


Technology - Kia has ensured that the 2019 version isn't lacking in any department with dual-zone climate control and a user-friendly and powerful infotainment system that has both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility with high-quality graphics and a 7-inch touchscreen interactive interface which includes a navigation system. In addition, the sedan also has keyless entry and push-button ignition among several other standout features.


Safety - Some of the sedan's standout driver assists are the blind-spot detection system, emergency brakes, rear cross-traffic alert as well as lane keep assist, which all come standard in the vehicle. Plus, you also have to option of adding on some of the latest safety alerts such as the forward collision and lane departure warning systems.


If you are on the lookout for a Kia Optima in Durham that gives you more for less, then the 2019 Optima Hybrid should be on your short list. With an exceptionally endowed safety and technology suite that makes this sedan excellent value for money and an amazing driving experience that makes road trips all that more a pleasurable ride, this midsize sedan gives some of the fiercest competitors in its class a good run for their money.