2014 Kia Optima Hybrid

Nov 25th
The current Kia Optima sedan has been a runaway success for the brand, changing hearts and minds from Oregon to Orlando with its sleek styling, spacious and well-made interior, and, of course, killer warranty since the model first appeared in 2010. And we’ve generally liked it around here, too—except in hybrid form, which suffered from drivability issues that not even…
2017 Kia Optima Hybrid

Nov 13th
The plug-in hybrid remains a strange automotive safety blanket. It tries to combine the virtues of both electric and internal-combustion propulsion, but, like those who’d wear both belt and suspenders, it’s compromised by a fundamental lack of certainty. By the standards of the genre, the new Kia Optima plug-in hybrid is good; given the low price of gasoline, though, it…