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Kia Rondo Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Kia Rondo's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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Kia Rondo Gas Mileage

Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Wagon 192-horsepower 2.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 18.8
  flat med none 0 0 10 90 56 18.0
  flat med none 0 0 20 80 62 19.6
  flat med light 5 10 10 75 74 22.7
2009 4dr Wagon 192-horsepower 2.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 1 28 10 61 64 19.8  
  Averages flat med none 1 28 10 61 64 19.8
With the 192-horsepower 2.7L V6 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Kia Rondo fuel economy has been averaging 19.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Kia Rondos in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 61 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (28 percent), in the suburbs (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Kia Rondo in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Wagon 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med none 5 10 60 25 62 20.6
  hills med light 10 20 30 40 75 23.5
  flat light none 0 40 0 60 65 18.8
  flat light none 0 30 30 40 50 28.2
  flat light light 30 0 0 70 65 24.0
2009 4dr Wagon 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 9 20 24 47 63 23.0  
  Averages flat light none 9 20 24 47 63 23.0
With the 175-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Kia Rondo has been averaging 23.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Kia Rondos in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 47 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (24 percent), in the city (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (9 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Kia Rondo in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Wagon 182-horsepower 2.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 1 10 9 80 62 26.1
  flat med light 0 5 0 95 65 26.7
  flat light none 20 80 0 0 N/A 17.4
  flat light none 2 4 9 85 65 23.8
  flat light light 2 50 20 28 65 21.1
2008 4dr Wagon 182-horsepower 2.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 5 30 8 58 64 23.0  
  Averages flat light light 5 30 8 58 64 23.0
With the 192-horsepower 2.7L V6 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Kia Rondo gas mileage has been averaging 23.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Kia Rondos in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 58 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (30 percent), in the suburbs (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Kia Rondo in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr Wagon 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 0 100 0 0 N/A 16.2
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 62 29.4
  flat med hvy 20 40 30 10 56 22.2
  flat med hvy 20 40 30 10 62 22.2
  flat med hvy 10 60 0 30 60 26.0
2008 4dr Wagon 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 10 48 12 30 60 23.2  
  Averages flat med light 10 48 12 30 60 23.2
With the 175-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Kia Rondo fuel economy has been averaging 23.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Kia Rondos in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (30 percent), in the suburbs (12 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Kia Rondo in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Wagon 182-horsepower 2.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 0 0 48 52 65 24.5
  flat med none 10 5 30 55 74 22.6
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 68 28.0
  flat med hvy 0 5 10 85 80 22.2
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 74 26.4
2007 4dr Wagon 182-horsepower 2.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light none 2 2 18 78 72 24.7  
  Averages flat light none 2 2 18 78 72 24.7
With the 192-horsepower 2.7L V6 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Kia Rondo has been averaging 24.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Kia Rondos in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (about 78 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (18 percent), in heavy traffic (2 percent), and in the city (2 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Kia Rondo in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr Wagon 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 30 30 40 74 22.4
  flat light light 0 40 0 60 74 24.5
  flat v.lt none 0 15 0 85 68 26.7
  hills light light 0 20 30 50 74 26.4
  flat v.lt none 0 34 0 66 68 23.1
2007 4dr Wagon 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 28 12 60 72 24.6  
  Averages flat light light 0 28 12 60 72 24.6
With the 175-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2007 Kia Rondo gas mileage has been averaging 24.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Kia Rondos in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (28 percent), in the suburbs (12 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Kia Rondo in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Kia Rondo MPG

Kia Rondo Fuel Economy: Pros
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2009 4dr Wagon 175-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD better then some comparable models, but worse then some.
2007 4dr Wagon 192-hp 2.7L V6 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD Dependable
Kia Rondo Fuel Economy: Cons
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2009 4dr Wagon 192-hp 2.7L V6 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD Kia claims 18 city, 26 highway for the V6 and slightly higher for the V4. Not particularly impressive numbers.
2008 4dr Wagon 192-hp 2.7L V6 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD Would have liked to see a city driving average closer to 25mpg and highway closer to 35mpg
2008 4dr Wagon 192-hp 2.7L V6 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD Slightly higher mpg than listed but fair for V6 engine.
2007 4dr Wagon 175-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp shiftable automatic FWD Gas mileage has been from 15% to 30% below EPA specs