2013 Kia Optima Hybrid gets priced in the U.S. image

The South Korean based automaker Kia has recently announced the official starting price of the 2103 Optima Hybrid in the United States, which has been set at 26, 675 USD.

The 2013 Kia Optima Hybrid is now ready to battle with models like the Toyota Camry Hybrid, the Ford Fusion Hybrid, the Honda Accord Hybrid or even with its cousin, the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, and if you’re living in the United States, than you should known that the “green” car can now be yours from 26,675 USD for the base entry-level model.

If the top of the line EX version is what you’re looking for, than get ready to pay 32,275 USD before being able to drive it home. The Optima EX is getting goodies such as the eight-speaker premium sound system, the rearview camera, navigation system, sunroof, heated and ventilated front seats, HID headlights and more. The revised Kia Optima Hybrid is coming with a 47 kW lithium-polymer battery and it’s now producing 199 HP and 235 lb-ft of torque, from its hybrid powertrain, 7 HP less and 40 lb-ft more than the previous version. The EPA ratings now stand at 36/40 mpg in city/highway for the base model and at 35/39 mpg for the EX.