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Kia Sorento MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
15 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2005 2005 4dr SUV 192-hp 3.5L V6 5-sp manual 4WD, part-time w/low range 17
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With the turbocharged 240hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2005 Kia Sorento has been averaging 17 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Kia Sorentos in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 65 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (15 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2005 Kia Sorento in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
2005 2005 4dr SUV 262-hp 3.8L V6 5-sp shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range 19.22
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2005 2005 4dr SUV turbocharged 168hp 2.5L I4 Diesel 5-sp manual 4WD, part-time w/low range 24.37
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2005 2005 4dr SUV turbocharged 168hp 2.5L I4 Diesel 5-sp shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range 18.47
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2005 Kia Sorento

2005 Kia Sorento Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr SUV 192-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic RWD
Put simply "It sucks" see full Kia Sorento review
2005 4dr SUV 192-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Getting 14-15 MPG out of a V6. Wish it were closer to 20 MPG. see full Kia Sorento review
2005 4dr SUV 192-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Not great but we knew that going in. I try to drive as economically as possible and can usually squeeze 18-19 mpg in mixed driving (70%/30% split between highway and local). see full Kia Sorento review
 

2005 Kia Sorento Gas Mileage (MPG)

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