2009 Kia Spectra MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2009 Kia Spectra.

The 2009 Kia Spectra has 2 model options: Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L and Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L.

The 2009 Kia Spectra Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

The 2009 Kia Spectra Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2009 Kia Spectra Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2009 Kia Spectra is 27 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 26 23 30
Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 27 24 32

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2009 Kia Spectra?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2009 Kia Spectra is $2,350.

The average fuel costs have 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.

Comparing a 2009 Kia Spectra to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $250 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L $2,400 spend $500 more
Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L $2,300 save $0

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2009 Kia Spectra Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2009 Kia Spectra will consume in one year is 11 barrels.

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

Model Option Barrels
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 11
Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 11

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2 2009 Kia Spectra model options.

Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2009 Kia Spectra Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 23
Highway MPG 30
Combined MPG 26
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $500
Fuel Cost $2,400
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 11
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2009 Kia Spectra Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 24
Highway MPG 32
Combined MPG 27
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 0
Fuel Cost $2,300
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 11
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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