Toyota Camry vs 2016 Kia Optima: Two Great Hybrids Fight It Out

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If you are looking to purchase a hybrid vehicle then you might be considering the Kia Optima hybrid and the Toyota Camry hybrid as both are superb choices. So which should you choose?

The engine in the Toyota Camry hybrid is the 2.5 litre 4 cylinder and this comes with a CVT gearbox. This means that you should be able to get about 43mpg when driving in the city and around 39mpg when you take the vehicle out onto the highway. It offers 200 horses along with 156 torque.

The Kia Optima hybrid comes with the 4 cylinder 2.4 litre engine and this has a 6 speed auto transmission and electric motor. It should give you about 36mpg with driving in the city and around 40mpg when you go out on the highway.

If you are relying on the figures on paper for fuel economy you can see that the Toyota Camry hybrid is out in front. However for power you might want to go for the Optima.

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