- Year: 2012
- Make: Kia
- Model: Optima Hybrid
- Trims Available: 1
- Made In: SOUTH KOREA
- Body & Doors: SEDAN 4-DR
- Engine: 2.4L L4 DOHC 16V HYBRID
- Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic
- Driveline: FWD
- Seating: 5
- MSRP: $Not on File
- MPG: 35 miles/gallon/40 miles/gallon
- Tires: 205/65R16
- Tank Size: 17.20 gallon
2012 Kia Optima Hybrid
2012 Kia Optima Hybrid has an enjoyable SEDAN 4-DR body style. It is manufactured in South Korea. The car has 1 variation available for its customers. 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid is seating 5 people. The engine type is 2.4L L4 DOHC 16V HYBRID. The car has a large tank size capacity of 17.20 gallon. 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid uses 35 miles/gallon of gasoline in the city. On highways, the usage of gasoline comes to only 40 miles/gallon. The wheel of the vehicle's axle are FWD driveline. The tires are 205/65R16 which provide comfort and little to non friction. The overall length of the model is 190.70 in. The height of the vehicle is 57.10 in. which is kept as low as possible to keep the vehicle's center of gravity as close to the ground as possible. 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid has had 1 recall in the past 8 years.
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Safety & Recalls
Recall 137701 started on 06/01/2018 by ODI effecting 507,587 units.
Summary: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2010-2013 Kia Forte, Forte Koup, 2011-2013 Kia Optima and 2011-2012 Kia Optima Hybrid and Sedona vehicles. In the event of a crash, the air bag control unit (ACU) may short circuit, preventing the frontal air bags and seat belt pretensioners from deploying.
Consequence: If the frontal air bags and seat belt pretensioners are disabled, there is an increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants in the event of a vehicle crash that necessitates deployment of these safety systems.
Remedy: Kia will notify owners. For model year 2011 Sedona vehicles, Kia will instruct dealers to verify the ACU part number and, if necessary, install an extension wire harness kit between the ACU Connector and the Vehicle Harness Connector. For all other affected vehicles, Kia will instruct dealers to install the extension wire harness kit. The recall began September 28, 2018. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC165.
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.