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Kia Sorento MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
16 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2012 2012 4dr SUV 191-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 21
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With the 185-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2012 Kia Sorento has been averaging 21 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Kia Sorentos in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 44.3 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (27.3 percent), in heavy traffic (10.7 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2012 Kia Sorento in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
2012 2012 4dr SUV 290-hp 3.3L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 19.83
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2012 2012 4dr SUV 290-hp 3.3L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 25
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2012 Kia Sorento

2012 Kia Sorento Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 0 I average about 22-25 miles/gallon, but only if I use a fuel addative every 5,000 miles. If not I get at best about 21miles/gallon. see full Kia Sorento review
2012 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Average fuel economy at 22.5 MPG is lower than expected but still not bad. see full Kia Sorento review
2011 4dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I average 22 mpg in mosty city driving. Not bad for its size and weight. see full Kia Sorento review
2011 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Always want more MPG but it is at least 25% better than my 2006 Ford Explorer. After 15K miles of highway, city and occasionally pulling a 5'x10' trailer, I'm averaging exactly 20.9 MPG. see full Kia Sorento review
2011 4dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
30% better than my previous vehicle see full Kia Sorento review
2011 4dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed manual FWD
For a rather large crossover the fuel economy is absolutely amazing, check it out, it speaks for itself, and in the frist month we are getting exactly the rated efficiency, very pleased. see full Kia Sorento review
2012 Kia Sorento Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Horrible fuel especially in stop and go traffic. I drive approximately 30 miles per day and within a week the take is nearly empty. see full Kia Sorento review
2012 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I expected the fuel economy to be somewhat better than 22.5 MPG. see full Kia Sorento review
2011 4dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The window sticker said it would get 29 mpg on the highway. I did a 500 mile trip and averaged 25 mpg. On my last 5 vehicles I averaged 2 to 3 mpg more than the window sticker when on the highway. Something is wrong with this picture. see full Kia Sorento review
2011 4dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
About 20 to 25% less than EPA estimates see full Kia Sorento review
2011 4dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
my commute is very short and I am averaging 16mpg despite the 'eco'light being on, which sucks see full Kia Sorento review
 

2012 Kia Sorento 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 Sorento's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.