2005 Kia Sportage 4WD MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD.

The 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD has 2 model options: Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L and Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.7 L.

The 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD car class.

The 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.7 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD is 20 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 21 19 24
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.7 L 19 17 21

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD is $3,150.

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 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $4,250 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 $3,000 spend $3,500 more
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.7 L $3,300 spend $5,000 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD will consume in one year is 15 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 14
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.7 L 16

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD model options.

Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 19
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 21
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $3,500
Fuel Cost $3,000
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive 4-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.7 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2005 Kia Sportage 4WD Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.7 L:

City MPG 17
Highway MPG 21
Combined MPG 19
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $5,000
Fuel Cost $3,300
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 16
Drive 4-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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