Kia Optima Mpg. Select the year

The official EPA Kia Optima gas mileage estimates were measured in the conditions close to ideal so you can come up with different mpg range depending on the personal driving habits and road conditions. But one thing cannot be denied. If you are in the market for the most fuel-efficient Kia Optima model, you can turn your sights to the turbocharged engine.

What is Kia Optima gas mileage? Obviously, you need to specify the year of production in the first place as Kia Optima fuel economy gets better almost every year.

The truth is all trims in Kia Optima lineup may return slightly different mpg results depending on the engine’s capacity, transmission type and tank size. If you are considering mpg estimates as one of the primary buying options, scroll down for Kia Optima gas mileage competitors.

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Photo 2018 Kia Optima
2018 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SX Turbo 4dr Sedan 22 city / 31 hwy 18.50 gal. 573 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 25 city / 36 hwy 18.50 gal. 666 miles
S 4dr Sedan 25 city / 36 hwy 18.50 gal. 666 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 25 city / 36 hwy 18.50 gal. 666 miles
LX Turbo 4dr Sedan 28 city / 37 hwy 18.50 gal. 684 miles

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Kia Optima models mpg across years

Photo 2017 Kia Optima
2017 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan 22 city / 31 hwy 18.50 gal. 573 miles
SX Turbo 4dr Sedan 22 city / 31 hwy 18.50 gal. 573 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 34 hwy 18.50 gal. 629 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 25 city / 36 hwy 18.50 gal. 666 miles
LX Turbo 4dr Sedan 28 city / 34 hwy 18.50 gal. 629 miles
Photo 2016 Kia Optima
2016 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SX Turbo 4dr Sedan 22 city / 32 hwy 18.50 gal. 592 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 35 hwy 18.50 gal. 647 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 35 hwy 18.50 gal. 647 miles
LX Turbo 4dr Sedan 28 city / 39 hwy 18.50 gal. 721 miles
Photo 2015 Kia Optima
2015 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan 18.50 gal.
SX Turbo 4dr Sedan 18.50 gal.
SX 4dr Sedan 18.50 gal.
EX 4dr Sedan 18.50 gal.
LX 4dr Sedan 18.50 gal.
Photo 2014 Kia Optima
2014 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SXL Turbo 4dr Sedan 20 city / 31 hwy 18.50 gal. 573 miles
SX Turbo 4dr Sedan 20 city / 31 hwy 18.50 gal. 573 miles
SX 4dr Sedan 23 city / 34 hwy 18.50 gal. 629 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 23 city / 34 hwy 18.50 gal. 629 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 23 city / 34 hwy 18.50 gal. 629 miles
Photo 2013 Kia Optima
2013 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SX 4dr Sedan 22 city / 34 hwy 18.50 gal. 629 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 35 hwy 18.50 gal. 647 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 35 hwy 18.50 gal. 647 miles
Photo 2012 Kia Optima
2012 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SX 4dr Sedan 22 city / 34 hwy 18.50 gal. 629 miles
EX Turbo 4dr Sedan 22 city / 34 hwy 18.50 gal. 629 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 35 hwy 18.50 gal. 647 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 35 hwy 18.50 gal. 647 miles
Photo 2011 Kia Optima
2011 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SX 4dr Sedan 22 city / 34 hwy 18.50 gal. 629 miles
EX Turbo 4dr Sedan 22 city / 34 hwy 18.50 gal. 629 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 34 hwy 18.50 gal. 629 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 35 hwy 18.50 gal. 647 miles
Photo 2010 Kia Optima
2010 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 28 hwy 16.40 gal. 459 miles
EX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 28 hwy 16.40 gal. 459 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 22 city / 32 hwy 16.40 gal. 524 miles
SX 4dr Sedan 22 city / 32 hwy 16.40 gal. 524 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 22 city / 32 hwy 16.40 gal. 524 miles
Photo 2009 Kia Optima
2009 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 28 hwy 16.40 gal. 459 miles
EX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 28 hwy 16.40 gal. 459 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 22 city / 32 hwy 16.40 gal. 524 miles
SX 4dr Sedan 22 city / 32 hwy 16.40 gal. 524 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 22 city / 32 hwy 16.40 gal. 524 miles
Photo 2008 Kia Optima
2008 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
EX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 28 hwy 17.20 gal. 481 miles
LX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 28 hwy 17.20 gal. 481 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 21 city / 31 hwy 17.20 gal. 533 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 21 city / 31 hwy 17.20 gal. 533 miles
Photo 2007 Kia Optima
2007 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
EX V6 4dr Sedan 22 city / 30 hwy 17.20 gal. 516 miles
LX V6 4dr Sedan 22 city / 30 hwy 17.20 gal. 516 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 34 hwy 17.20 gal. 584 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 34 hwy 17.20 gal. 584 miles
Photo 2006 Kia Optima
2006 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
LX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 27 hwy 17.20 gal. 464 miles
EX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 27 hwy 17.20 gal. 464 miles
LX V6 4dr Sedan 22 city / 30 hwy 17.20 gal. 516 miles
EX V6 4dr Sedan 22 city / 30 hwy 17.20 gal. 516 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 22 city / 30 hwy 17.20 gal. 516 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 23 city / 30 hwy 17.20 gal. 516 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 34 hwy 17.20 gal. 584 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 24 city / 34 hwy 17.20 gal. 584 miles

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Photo 2005 Kia Optima
2005 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
EX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 27 hwy 17.20 gal. 464 miles
LX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 27 hwy 17.20 gal. 464 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 22 city / 30 hwy 17.20 gal. 516 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 23 city / 30 hwy 17.20 gal. 516 miles
Photo 2004 Kia Optima
2004 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
EX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 27 hwy 17.20 gal. 464 miles
LX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 27 hwy 17.20 gal. 464 miles
EX 4dr Sedan 22 city / 30 hwy 17.20 gal. 516 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 23 city / 30 hwy 17.20 gal. 516 miles
Photo 2003 Kia Optima
2003 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SE V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 27 hwy 17.20 gal. 464 miles
LX V6 4dr Sedan 20 city / 27 hwy 17.20 gal. 464 miles
SE 4dr Sedan 22 city / 30 hwy 17.20 gal. 516 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 23 city / 30 hwy 17.20 gal. 516 miles
Photo 2002 Kia Optima
2002 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SE V6 4dr Sedan 18 city / 24 hwy 17.20 gal. 412 miles
LX V6 4dr Sedan 18 city / 24 hwy 17.20 gal. 412 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 21 city / 28 hwy 17.20 gal. 481 miles
SE 4dr Sedan 21 city / 28 hwy 17.20 gal. 481 miles
Photo 2001 Kia Optima
2001 Kia Optima mpg by trims City MPG, Highway MPG Fuel Tank Capacity Distance
SE V6 4dr Sedan 19 city / 25 hwy 17.20 gal. 430 miles
LX V6 4dr Sedan 19 city / 25 hwy 17.20 gal. 430 miles
LX 4dr Sedan 21 city / 28 hwy 17.20 gal. 481 miles
SE 4dr Sedan 21 city / 28 hwy 17.20 gal. 481 miles



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