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Kia Sportage MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
20 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2012 2012 4dr SUV 182-hp 2.4L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 21.24
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With the 181-horsepower 2.4L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2012 Kia Sportage has been averaging 21.24 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Kia Sportages in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 16.4 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (1.7 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2012 Kia Sportage in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
2012 2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 23.47
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2012 Kia Sportage

2012 Kia Sportage Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Better fuel economy than my BMW. see full Kia Sportage review
2012 Kia Sportage Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 176-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Many people probably decided on a Kia, and specifically a Sportage over other makes and models because of the advertised fuel economy numbers. Since day one, this vehicle ALWAYS, I want to stress ALWAYS, underachieves advertised mpg numbers. Took 2 round trips that were 360 miles one way, ALL highway, and best mpg were 26.2. That is 6 mpg LESS than advertised, and even with new EPA ratings, still 4 less. When driving a combination of 1/2 highway, 1/2 suburbs, attain 21-23 mpg which is less than "combined" mpg rating. Haven't driven an entire tank of city driving, but after measuring MPG for mostly suburb driving, get 17-19 mpg which is 3-5 mpg less than advertised city rating. Horrible. see full Kia Sportage review
 

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