2016 Kia Rio Eco MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2016 Kia Rio Eco.

The 2016 Kia Rio Eco runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 2016 Kia Rio Eco is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2016 Kia Rio Eco Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2016 Kia Rio Eco gets up to 27 miles per gallon in the city, and 36 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2016 Kia Rio Eco is 31 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2016 Kia Rio Eco?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2016 Kia Rio Eco is $2,000 per year.

That value has been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

If you were to compare a 2016 Kia Rio Eco to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $1,500 on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2016 Kia Rio Eco Consume?

The 2016 Kia Rio Eco will consume roughly 10 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2016 Kia Rio Eco Emit?

For every mile driven, the 2016 Kia Rio Eco will emit 286 grams of CO2, which is about 4,290,000 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 146 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2016 Kia Rio Eco.


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2016 Kia Rio Eco.

City MPG 27
Highway MPG 36
Combined MPG 31
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 1,500
Fuel Cost $2,000
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 10
Grams of CO2 4,290,000
Trees Needed to Offset 204
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (S6)
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Kia Models from 2016

If you're interested in other Kia models from 2016, you can find them in the table below. You can click the model link to find miles per gallon and emission information for that model.


Ratings were provided by the manufacturer to the U.S. Department of Energy, which is where we sourced the data. Be advised that manufacturers may have upgraded, downgraded, or changed these ratings following the compilation of this data.

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