South Korea’s second-largest automobile manufacturer, Kia Motors wonderfully combined hybrid and luxury with innovative technology to give you dream ride on Earth. I am talking about 2012 Optima Hybrid midsize sedan which is on sale in US market in four colors in a starting price of $25,700 .
New 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid is powered by a 2.4L, 4-Cylinder Atkinson Cycle, DOHC, 4 Valves, 2,359cc full Parallel Hybrid system with a 40 hp electric motor producing peak power of 206hp@6,000rpm and peak torque of 195ft.lbs.@4,250rpm mated with a six-speed electronically controlled sportmatic transmission. It offers you EPA rated fuel economy 35 mpg city and 40 mpg highway. In pure electric power mode it can rocket up to 62 mph.
You know New 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid sets new 2012 Guinness Word Record after achieving 64.55 mpg (27.44 km per liter), across 14 US states, travelling a distance of 7,899 miles (12,712 km) in 14 days.
It also combines a navigation system with built in back up camera, Sirius XM satellite radio and Traffic functions, plus an eight-speaker audio system with HD radio. It also comes with an innovative UVO voice activation technology which allows the driver and passengers to say commands for operating the car’s info entertainment system.