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Kia Optima MPG


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Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2016 2016 4dr Sedan turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 7-sp automated manual FWD 38.99
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With the turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4 engine, 7-speed automated manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2016 Kia Optima has been averaging 38.99 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2016 Kia Optimas in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (6 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2016 Kia Optima in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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2016 Kia Optima Gas Mileage (MPG)

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