Track Test Video: 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid | Edmunds

2011 Kia Optima Hybrid Track Test Video

The Kia Optima Hybrid has been disappointing in regards to its fuel economy. However, does it at least offer commendable performance and handling? To find out, we brought the new Optima Hybrid to the test track. Acceleration was tested with 0-60 and quarter-mile tests, while braking was calculated using 60-0. Handling tests included a timed slalom and two trips around a skid pad to generate a lateral acceleration calculation.

Read the road test of the Kia Optima Hybrid.

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