2017 Kia Optima Plug-in High Point NC
The aerodynamics have improved on this model. The nose is smoothed out and it has active grill shutters. Even the rear bumper has been beveled to reduce the coefficient of drag. The 2017 Kia Optima Plug-in is available in the mid-level Optima EX trim.
EPA combined estimate is likely to be somewhere in the low-40-mpg range. The six-speed automatic transmission is now water-cooled and the oil pump is now electric, this helps to optimize engine efficiency by 20 percent.
The 2017 Kia Optima Plug-in has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder as its base engine but also has a more powerful 67-hp electric motor to give it greater electric-mode performance. The Optima PHEV is said to be able to travel 27 miles on electricity alone with its battery pack.
Because the Optima Plug-in Hybrid has a larger battery it must be stacked behind the rear seat in addition to beneath the trunk floor. The result is 9.9 cu. ft. of trunk space.
Over 50% of the Optima’s underlying architecture is advanced high-strength steel for occupant protection in a collision. Safety technology also includes a blind-spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert and optional forward-collision warning system, automatic emergency braking, and a lane-departure warning system.
The 2017 Kia Optima Plug-in gets Uvo EV Services, free for the first 3 years of ownership. This technology lets you heat or cool your car remotely before driving. This technology can also help the driver find charging stations, remotely check vehicle charging status, and schedule vehicle charging during off-peak electricity rate hours.
A Closer Look at the 2017 Kia Optima Plug-in
At the 2016 Chicago Auto Show Kia introduced the newest addition to its Optima line. The 2017 Kia Optima Plug-in available in High Point NC was introduced to the world. Unlike the previous Optima Hybrid, the new one is available as a plug-in hybrid supplying 27 miles of electric driving range. Now that’s exciting! The 2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid arrives in High Point NC later this year.
This Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) is packed with new technology. It gives you the choice between an all-electric mode, a hybrid mode that saves electric charge, and a charging mode, which charges the battery pack.View Inventory
Get the 2017 Kia Optima Plug-in High Point NC
The 2017 Kia Optima Plug-in should be available later this summer in the High Point NC area. We are certainly looking forward to having them in stock, and we can’t wait to take you for a test drive. Why not come by and see us?