Owners have made the most complaints about Engine problems, followed by issues with the Electrical, and Interior.

Most Common Optima Hybrid Complaints

engine died
This Engine problem has been made 5 times by 2012 model year owners.
engine failure
This Engine problem has been made 3 times by 2011 model year owners.
batteries discharging
This Electrical problem has been made 3 times by 2013 model year owners.
poor mpg
This Fuel System problem has been made 2 times by 2015 model year owners.
"check hybrid engine" message
This Engine problem has been made 2 times by 2015 model year owners.
hybrid system warning light on
This Electrical problem has been made 2 times by 2013 model year owners.

Optima Hybrid Generations

The Optima Hybrid has 2 generations. Generations are groups of model years where the vehicles are continuously produced, using similar engineering and shared features. Generation data isn't always cut-and-dry and is often different for different countries. When in doubt, we use North American generation data.

  1. 4th Generation Optima Hybrid (2016—2019)

    This generation ranks 34th in reliability out of 103 generations.

  2. 3rd Generation Optima Hybrid (2011—2015)

    This generation ranks 82nd in reliability out of 103 generations.

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