Kia Niro Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Kia has manufactured models of Niro for 4 years. They average 49.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2020 Niro above average at 49 combined MPG.

The 2020 Niro is electric and has a 240V Li-Ion motor charged via . All MPG estimates are "MPG equivalent," a conversion of electric energy consumption to gasoline equivalent.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2020 Niro to be $800 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 $3,250 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Niro consumes about 7 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 Niro emits 183 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 2,745,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 131 trees would offset these emissions. The Niro has start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Kia Niro 49 46 51
2019 Kia Niro 49 46 51
2018 Kia Niro 49 46 51
2017 Kia Niro 49 46 51

MPG breakdown by model options

The Kia Niro has 4 different model options on record with the EPA since 2017. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 1.6 L 49 46 51
2019 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 1.6 L 49 46 51
2018 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 1.6 L 49 46 51
2017 4-dr, Automatic (AM6), 4-cyl, 1.6 L 49 46 51