What Hybrid Vehicles Does Kia Make?
Hybrids are becoming more popular over the years and it seems as though automakers are developing new hybrids every year. If you are in the market or just interested about hybrid vehicles and wondering what hybrid vehicles does Kia make? Then you have come to the right place. Currently Kia has four hybrid vehicles in the market. The Kia Optima Hybrid, Kia Soul EV, Kia Niro and Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid. Both the Kia Niro and Kia Optima Plug-in hybrid are being introduced as 2017 models and will be available to customers this year.
Kia Optima Hybrid
Same great sporty feel of the Kia Optima, the Optima Hybrid is capable of 40 highway mpg and 36 city mpg. Powering the 2016 Optima Hybrid is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine paired with an electric motor.
Kia Soul EV
The 2016 Kia Soul EV is powered by a 90-kW electric motor which gets its energy from a 37-kW lithium-ion battery pack. Fuel efficiency is estimated at a range of 93 miles. The Soul EV features the same great personality and style of the Kia Soul but is an electric vehicle.
The all-new 2017 Kia Niro is a hybrid utility vehicle that is equipped with a 1.6-liter GDI four-cylinder engine and is estimated to give a fuel economy rating of 50 mpg combined. The Kia Niro will also feature the newest version of Kia’s infotainment system called UVO3 and will be complete with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid
The newest addition to the Kia Optima hybrid family will be the 2017 Optima Plug-in hybrid which will have an estimated 600 miles of total driving range and will feature a 9.8kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack and is estimated to achieve 27 miles in full EV mode. The 2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid will be available later this year.
Kia offers a whole great lineup of hybrid vehicles all of which have their own personal touch and uniqueness. The 2017 Kia Niro and 2016 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid will be available later this year, if you are interested in the 2016 Soul EV and 2016 Optima Hybrid, then give us a call at any of our three Moritz Kia locations for more information or to set up a test drive for one of these great hybrid vehicles.