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VIDEO: Kia launches plug-in hybrid Optima PHEV

Kia has revealed its first plug-in hybrid model for the UK - the Optima PHEV. With an all-electric range of up to 33 miles the new model combines a 2.0-litre petrol engine with a 50kW electric motor for a total power output of 202bhp. Model specific aerodynamic, styling and technology contributes towards the hybrid Optima’s low CO2 emissions of 37g/km and potential fuel economy of up to 176mpg. The Kia Optima PHEV is priced at £31,495 after applying the Government's £2,500 plug-in car grant.