The EX is the only model in the Kia Optima Hybrid range. It uses a 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine connected to a six-speed transmission, and an additional electric motor and together they make 192 horsepower.
Some of the standard features are 17-inch rims, a seven-inch touchscreen with a rearview camera, UVO services, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth connectivity, USB and AUX input ports, an AM/FM radio. Other features include blind-spot detection, LED headlights with dynamic low beam assist, dual zone climate control, leather trim, rear cross traffic alert, reverse parking distance warning, lane change assist, and heated front seats.
There is also the Technology Package available which adds many more features such as ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, a ten-way power-adjustable front passenger’s seat with two-way lumbar support, and a panoramic sunroof. It also adds forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, and lane departure warning. The technology package also upgrades the infotainment unit to a Harman Kardon premium audio system.