Autovolt Magazine

Kia Optima PHEV

This page is dedicated to our long term review of the handsome Kia Optima PHEV (MY2017). Updates include how we got on with the car, trips accomplished, fuel consumption and real world fuel costs. Read on to find out how we got along with one of the newest plug-in hybrids.

EV Range (miles)
Economy (mpg)
Running costs (£)
Miles travelled
Another week goes by with the Optima PHEV and in many ways, testament to the car is the fact there's precious little to report. The car just keeps on rewarding…
Jonathan Musk | August 21, 2017
On a particularly cold summer evening, I decided to put the electric…
Jonathan Musk | August 4, 2017
I have finally covered 1,000 miles in 'Optima Prime' (Kia Optima PHEV)…
Jonathan Musk | July 27, 2017
Since having Optima Prime on long term test, it’s purpose has been…
Jonathan Musk | July 22, 2017
Another week, another improvement in fuel economy for the Kia Optima PHEV…
Jonathan Musk | July 6, 2017
Following the previous week's petrol journeys I was keen this week to…
Jonathan Musk | June 29, 2017
One of the many advantages of driving under electric power is enhanced…
Jonathan Musk | June 22, 2017
When talking economy, a car's weight is important. The lighter the car,…
Jonathan Musk | June 15, 2017
I've always loved Transformers. Ever since I was a kid, there was…
Jonathan Musk | June 8, 2017

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