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Kia Models With Best MPG

There are many factors to consider in a vehicle purchase, and if you’re here we’re pretty sure miles per gallon is a biggie for you. Which Kia model has the best gas mileage? Let’s take a quick look a few select favorites:


  • Kia RioThe Rio can be purchased as a sedan or a hatchback, and is powered by a 1.6 liter, inline 4-cylinder engine. This sedan/hatchback does 33 mpg in the city, and 41 mpg on the highway.
  • Kia Soul The front-wheel-drive crossover SUV, the Kia Soul, is powered by a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that does 25 mpg in the city, and 31 mpg on the highway. 


  • Kia OptimaKia’s flagship sedan, the Optima, is powered by a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine. The Optima does 25 mpg in the city, and 35 mpg on the highway. 


What if you need to balance extra cargo and passengers?

If you want a larger size SUV with good gas mileage, Kia has you covered with the Sorento, Telluride, and the Sedona. The Kia Sorento has a 2.4 liter DOHC 16-valve I-4, and does 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. The Telluride is The next SUV option that boasts great gas mileage; its 3.8L V6 engine provides 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway for the front-wheel drive version. If you want a minivan, the Kia Sedona is powered by a 3.3L V6 with 276 hp and Active Eco Mode, bringing the fuel economy to 18 mpg city and 24 mpg on the highway. Kia gives you room and efficiency.

Hybrid options

  • Kia Niro – The Niro is Kia’s hybrid crossover.The Niro is powered by a 1.6 L 4-cylinder and Full Parallel Hybrid System, and does 52 mpg in the city and 49 mpg on the highway.
  • Kia Optima Hybrid Powered by a 2.0 Liter, Inline 4-cylinder Full Parallel Hybrid System, the Optima Hybrid does 40 mpg in the city and 45 mpg on the highway.


Contact us with any questions or to set up a test drive in the fuel efficient Kia of your choice. 


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