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The 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid proves that hybrid efficiency does not sacrifice performance and style.

2012 Kia Optima Hybrid Trim Comparison

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General Pricing

Resale Value $25,800.00
Destination $750.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4
Horsepower 206 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 195 @ 4250 RPM
Valves 4
Displacement (cc) 2359
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.8
Compression Ratio 13.0:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 34
Highway (mpg) 39

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3489.9
Wheelbase (in.) 110.0
Length (in.) 190.7
Width (in.) 72.1
Height (in.) 57.1
Track Front (in.) 63.0
Track Rear (in.) 63.0
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5
Front Headroom (in.) 40.0
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.6
Front Legroom (in.) 45.5
Rear Legroom (in.) 34.7
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 55.7
Front Hip Room (in.) 54.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) 54.5

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 102.2

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut
Rear Suspension multi-link
Tires 205/65R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A
CD Player Yes
CD Changer N/A
DVD Player N/A
Navigation Aid N/A


Cruise Control Std.
Tilt Steering Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std.


Driver Airbag Std.
Front Side Airbag Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A


Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes


Sunroof / Moonroof N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std.

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