Kia Optima MPG and Fuel Economy
Kia have been manufacturing models of Optima for 20 years, with the latest vehicle in 2020 having a combined MPG of 24.
The estimated fuel cost for the 2020 Kia Optima is $2,600 per year.
Government regulators have estimated that value based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.
💵 Compared to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $1,500 more on fuel driving a 2020 Kia Optima.
🛢 The Kia Optima will consume roughly 12 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.
💨 For every mile driven, the Kia Optima will emit 371 grams of CO2, which is about 5,565,000 grams of CO2 per year.
🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 265 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the Kia Optima.
The table below is a complete list of the 57 Kia Optima fuel efficiency specifications we have data for.
Click any vehicle link to see a more detailed breakdown of the car, miles per gallon, emissions, and more.
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