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Kia Optima MPG

 

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Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2005 2005 4dr Sedan turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 12.12
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With the turbocharged 245hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2005 Kia Optima has been averaging 12.12 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Kia Optimas in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 95 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (5 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2005 Kia Optima in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a lead foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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2005 Kia Optima Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr Sedan 170-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
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2005 Kia Optima 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 Optima's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.