Kia powers up its Optima hybrid for 2013. While overall horsepower drops, torque increases by 20 percent while city and highway fuel economy figures increase as well.
Kia has once again teamed with DC Entertainment to fight Africa hunger, this time via a Superman themed Optima Hybrid.
Kia and Hyundai are making adjustments to their fuel economy consumer reporting information on a range of cars, including some hybrids, after an EPA investigation.
The tricked-out Kia Optima Hybrid “Slam Dunk” has basketball court flooring in the front and rear wells, custom leather seats with suede inserts.
Kia’s green car offering at the Los Angeles Auto Show is the 2011 Optima Hybrid, said to get 40 MPG on the highway and 62 MPH in electric only mode.