Kia Forte FE Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Kia has manufactured models of Forte FE for 2 years. They average 35.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2020 Forte FE above average at 35 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2020 Forte FE to be $1,100 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 $1,750 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Forte FE consumes about 9 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 FE emits 256 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 3,840,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 183 trees would offset these emissions. The Forte FE does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Kia Forte FE 35 41 31
2019 Kia Forte FE 35 41 31

MPG breakdown by model options

The Kia Forte FE has 2 different model options on record with the EPA since 2019. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 35 41 31
2019 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 35 41 31