Kia Sportage FWD Information

Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Fuel Efficiency

Kia has manufactured models of Sportage FWD for 6 years. They average 23.8 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2020 Sportage FWD above average at 26 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2020 Sportage FWD to be $1,500 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 $250 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Sportage 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 Sportage FWD emits 351 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 5,265,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 251 trees would offset these emissions. The Sportage FWD does not have start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Kia Sportage FWD 26 30 23
2019 Kia Sportage FWD 25 29 22
2018 Kia Sportage FWD 25 29 22
2017 Kia Sportage FWD 25 29 22
2016 Kia Sportage FWD 23 28 21
2015 Kia Sportage FWD 23 28 21

MPG breakdown by model options

The Kia Sportage FWD has 11 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 (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 28 20
2020 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 26 30 23
2019 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 26 21
2019 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 29 22
2018 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 26 21
2018 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 29 22
2017 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 26 21
2017 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 25 29 22
2016 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 28 21
2015 Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 26 20
2015 Automatic 6-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 23 28 21