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2020 Kia Optima Hybrid
EX FWD
2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid
EX FWD
MSRP
$36,590
Invoice
$35,712
Average Price Paid
$39,447
7 listings nationwide

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EX FWD
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EX FWD
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2020 Kia Optima Hybrid
EX FWD
Kyree Rollerson Preview:

The Kia Optima Hybrid is a midsize hybrid sedan, sitting in the same category as the Honda Accord Hybrid and Toyota Camry Hybrid. For 2020, the Optima Hybrid gets a visual refresh and ...

2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid
EX FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Being fuel-efficient and stylish are just two of the 2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid’s positive attributes. The fresh three-row offering from Kia has something its three-row Telluride doesn’t:...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

Specs

2020 Kia Optima Hybrid
EX FWD
2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
40 MPG
39 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
45 MPG
35 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 17.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Hybrid
Hybrid
Power
192 hp @ 6,000 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.19 in x 3.82 in
2.98 in x 3.5 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 45.5 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 40.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.4 cu ft 12.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,598 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 189.4 in
Width 73.2 in 74.8 in
Height 57.5 in 66.7 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 110.6 in

Available Options

2020 Kia Optima Hybrid
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Gravity Blue
  • Runway Red
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Technology Package
2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Gravity Blue
  • Platinum Graphite
  • Runway Red
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Steel Gray

Option Packages

  • Rear Seat Entertainment
  • Side Step Bars

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