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Kia Optima MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2009 2009 4dr Sedan 200-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 29.26
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With the 185-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Kia Optima has been averaging 29.26 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Kia Optimas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 61 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (18 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2009 Kia Optima in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.

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2009 Kia Optima Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 162-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Decent fuel mileage at this point for a mid-size sedan. see full Kia Optima review
 

2009 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.