Kia adds a touch of luxury to 2019 Optima Sportswagen PHEV
Kia has updated the Optima Sportswagen plug-in hybrid for 2019 adding a new premium grade.
Sporting a new lower front bumper, altered LED daytime running lights and new 17-inch alloys, the Optima Sportswagen is now available in two trims, with a new ‘PHEV Plus’ grade joining the line-up.
Additional equipment includes leather upholstery, a panoramic sunroof, Smart High Beam Assist, Hydrophobic front glass, a smart powered tailgate, ventilated front seats, Smart Park Assist System (SPAS), a wireless mobile phone charger, 360-degree Around View Monitor, Blind Spot Detection (BSD) with Rear-cross Traffic Alert (RCTA).
With a range of up to 33 miles in all-electric mode, the Optima Sportswagon plug-in hybrid has an official CO2 figure of just 33g/km (NEDC 2.0) with company car users paying 13% BiK in 2018-19. Combined fuel economy is up to 188.3mpg on the new WLTP cycle (previously 201.8mpg NEDC).
The Optima Sportswagon plug-in hybrid combines a 152bhp 2.0-litre petrol engine with a 66bhp electric motor, powered by an 11.26kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack. Together they generate 202bhp and 375Nm of torque.