Kia Optima Hybrid EX Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Kia has manufactured models of Optima Hybrid EX for 4 years. They average 36.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2016 Optima Hybrid EX above average at 36 combined MPG.

The 2016 Optima Hybrid EX is electric and has a 270V Li-Ion motor charged via . All MPG estimates are "MPG equivalent," a conversion of electric energy consumption to gasoline equivalent.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2016 Optima Hybrid EX to be $1,100 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $1,750 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Optima Hybrid EX consumes about 9 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Optima Hybrid EX emits 247 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 3,705,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 176 trees would offset these emissions. The Optima Hybrid EX has start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2016 Kia Optima Hybrid EX 36 38 35
2015 Kia Optima Hybrid EX 36 38 35
2014 Kia Optima Hybrid EX 36 38 35
2013 Kia Optima Hybrid EX 36 38 35

MPG breakdown by model options

The Kia Optima Hybrid EX has 4 different model options on record with the EPA since 2013. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2016 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 36 38 35
2015 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 36 38 35
2014 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 36 38 35
2013 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 36 38 35