Kia Optima Hybrid 2012

3.8 (43 votes)


  • Choice of two four-cylinders, including a 274-hp turbo engine
  • Available voice-recognition audio system
  • Available hybrid version
  • More standard features for 2012
  • Available heated and cooled seats, heated steering wheel


  • Folding backseat leaves small pass-through
  • Some options unavailable together
  • Front seats need more cushioning
  • Manual transmission not offered with turbo four-cylinder
  • Backseat headroom


  • Standard USB/iPod integration
  • Roomy trunk
  • Brake-pedal feel
  • Richly appointed cabin
  • Sharp styling
  • Gas mileage

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Kenneth Childs

4915 S Tennis Ln Apt 5, Sioux Falls, SD 57106-2224

P: (605) 323-1947

VIN: KNAGM4AD8C5024207

Kimberly Lang

2316 S Glendale Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57105-3505

P: (605) 321-1482

VIN: KNAGM4AD5C5023970

Rachel Barton

813 Virginia Ln, Rapid City, SD 57701-9474

P: (605) 391-0316

VIN: KNAGM4AD2C5023747

Kia Optima Hybrid 2012 Specs

$5,229–$15,133 Inventory Prices
166-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Combined MPG
36 Combined MPG
6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Front-wheel Drive
Body Type
Warranty Powertrain
120 months / 100,000 miles
Warranty Roadside Assistance
60 months / 60,000 miles
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper
60 months / 60,000 miles

Kia Optima Hybrid 2012 Reviews

Bought used as a first car for teenage son.

Fuel economy, reliability, total cost of ownership. Very pleased at this point of ownership! Perfect car for current needs!

by from Wichita Kansas on August 15, 2017

Died at 112,000 miles

I used to love my Kia, I bought it brand new from the Dealer. I changed the oil at 4000 miles exact, I did not go to the 7500 kia recommends, or the 5000 that the dealer recommends. I was extremely ...

by BP from Rochester MI on March 6, 2018

Kia Optima Hybrid 2012 Ratings