Kia Forte Eco Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Kia has manufactured models of Forte Eco for 4 years. They average 29.8 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2014 Forte Eco below average at 29 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2014 Forte Eco to be $1,350 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $500 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Forte Eco consumes about 11 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Forte Eco emits 308 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 4,620,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 220 trees would offset these emissions. The Forte Eco does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2014 Kia Forte Eco 29 34 26
2013 Kia Forte Eco 30 35 27
2012 Kia Forte Eco 30 35 27
2011 Kia Forte Eco 30 35 27

MPG breakdown by model options

The Kia Forte Eco has 4 different model options on record with the EPA since 2011. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2014 4-dr, Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 29 34 26
2013 4-dr, Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 30 35 27
2012 4-dr, Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 30 35 27
2011 4-dr, Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 30 35 27