Kia Sorento FWD Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Kia has manufactured models of Sorento FWD for 6 years. They average 22.6 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2020 Sorento FWD above average at 25 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2020 Sorento FWD to be $1,550 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 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Sorento FWD consumes about 13 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 Sorento FWD emits 363 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 5,445,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 259 trees would offset these emissions. The Sorento FWD does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Kia Sorento FWD 25 29 22
2019 Kia Sorento FWD 25 29 22
2018 Kia Sorento FWD 23 27 20
2017 Kia Sorento FWD 24 28 21
2016 Kia Sorento FWD 23 27 20
2015 Kia Sorento FWD 21 25 18

MPG breakdown by model options

The Kia Sorento FWD has 15 different model options on record with the EPA since 2015. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Automatic (S8), 6-cyl, 3.3 L 22 26 19
2020 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 29 22
2019 Automatic (S8), 6-cyl, 3.3 L 22 26 19
2019 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 29 22
2018 Automatic (S6), 6-cyl, 3.3 L 20 25 18
2018 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 24 28 21
2018 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 27 20
2017 Automatic (S6), 6-cyl, 3.3 L 20 25 18
2017 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 27 20
2017 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 24 28 21
2016 Automatic (S6), 6-cyl, 3.3 L 20 25 18
2016 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 24 28 21
2016 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 27 20
2015 Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 27 20
2015 Automatic 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.3 L 21 25 18