Kia’s Line of Hybrids and EVs is Growing!

By harley | Posted in Miami Kia, Miami Kia Dealers on Monday, October 17th, 2016 at 2:24 pm


In addition to being “Highest Ranked Brand in Initial Quality” in the 2016 J.D. Power Study, Kia is also known for their diverse lineup of models including SUVs, a minivan, compact cars, electric vehicles and hybrids. Currently, Kia has two “green” models the Optima Hybrid and Soul EV, and in 2017, Kia will also release the Kia Niro (a hybrid crossover). Check them out.

Kia’s Hybrids, EVs and PHEVs

2016 Kia Optima Hybrid

The Kia Optima Hybrid is a hybrid car equipped with an electric motor powered by a 47 kW lithium polymer battery and a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine. The battery and gas can produce up to 199 horsepower and 235 lb-ft of torque. The Kia Optima Hybrid’s fuel economy is extremely good, 36 MPG in the city and 40 MPG on the highway. This particular hybrid works by switching between the electric motor and the gas engine which delivers a smooth, quiet, and low emission ride. 

You can view 2016 Kia Optima Hybrid inventory available at Miami Lakes Kia here.

2016 Kia Soul (EV)

The Kia Soul EV is powered by a strong and capable 27 kWh lithium-ion battery that produces 109 horsepower and 210 lb-ft of torque. The Kia Soul has an amazing fuel economy of 120 MPGe in the city and 92 MPGe on the highway and the Kia Soul EV has a total electric range of 90 miles, which is generally more than enough distance for the typical daily commute.

You can view our 2016 Kia Soul EV inventory here.

All-new 2017 Kia Niro

The all-new 2017 Kia Niro is a hybrid utility vehicle coming to the U.S. in early 2017. The Niro is equipped with a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine which is paired with a transmission-mounted electric motor powered by a 1.56-kWh Lithium Ion Polymer battery. Though a hybrid, the Niro will be powerful as it powers out 146 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. The fuel efficient Kia Niro will have an impressive fuel economy of 50 MPG combined city/highway.

Interested in leasing or owning a hybrid or electric vehicle?

Come by Miami Lakes Automall and test drive one of our fuel efficient green cars today! We are conveniently located just outside of Miami and we are open seven days a week!

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