2011 Kia Optima Hybrid


2011 Kia Optima Hybrid available at Karp Kia

2011 Kia Optima Hybrid available at Karp Kia

Kia has confirmed that prices for the 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid will start at $26,500 when it goes on sale in the near future. The price tag excludes $750 for destination and handling. Interestingly, the price for the 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid is just a little more than the $25,795 it costs to buy its sibling – the 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

“Since arriving in showrooms in late 2010, the all-new Optima’s combination of stylish design, upscale features and remarkable safety have attracted new customers to the Kia brand, and with gas prices continuing to rise the arrival of our first hybrid model will continue our unprecedented growth and momentum,” said Byung Mo Ahn, group president and CEO, KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia. “With a starting price under $27,000, the Optima Hybrid provides fuel-conscious shoppers with an outstanding value proposition by being priced below nearly all midsize hybrid competitors and delivering class-leading fuel economy along with head-turning style and advanced technologies.”

Power specifications for the 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid comes from a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine making 166-hp at 6,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 154 lb-ft at 4,250 rpm. The engine is mated to a a 6-speed automatic transmission and a 40-hp / 151 lb-ft electric-motor (powered by a lithium polymer battery that allows you to drive zero-emissions, fully-electric up to 62 mph). Total output for the 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid comes in at 206-hp and a peak torque of 195.4 lb-ft.

EPA estimated fuel-economy for the 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid comes in at 35/40 mpg (city/highway).

Karp Automotive is a family owned and operated dealership since 1957 located on the South Shore of Long Island in Rockville Centre, NY.  Since its inception, Karp Automotive has made a commitment to upholding its core values of integrity and honesty.  Karp is an active member of the community sponsoring many local outreach programs, community service projects, and community development initiatives.  This has made Karp Automotive widely regarded as “the Auto Authority” and providing a superior ownership experience.  As our customers would attest, there are many places a person can purchase a vehicle, but only here will you be treated like family by family.

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