2020 Kia Optima Gas Mileage Figures

May 29th, 2020 by

2020 Kia Optima driving on a highway
With the most efficient configuration, the new Kia Optima reaches an impressive 27 mpg city/37 mpg highway with its Turbocharged 1.6L Inline 4-cylinder engine, found on the EX trim. Across the entire 2020 Kia Optima lineup, you can expect incredible fuel specs. What’s more, the two Optima Hybrid options allow for even greater efficiency for those who want to go green!

The 2020 Kia Optima’s gas mileage is ideal for long Harvey commutes and for Marrero drivers who enjoy cruising past the local filling stations. Assisted by many economical features like the Sportmatic® Sports Shifter, New Orleans drivers will be amazed by the Kia Optima mpg capabilities. Read more about the gas mileage for a Kia Optima below, with the automotive experts at Ray Brandt Kia!

2020 Optima MPG and Engines

While each trim level offers unique perks and specialties, Optima drivers will never have to sacrifice fuel efficiency when selecting their favorite configuration. Discover the 2020 Kia Optima’s gas mileage ratings by engine and trim below:

Kia Optima LX 

  • 2.4L 4-Cylinder: EPA-estimated 25 mpg city/35 mpg highway

Kia Optima S and Special Edition

  • 2.4L 4-Cylinder: EPA-estimated 24 mpg city/32 mpg highway

Kia Optima EX and EX Premium

  • 1.6L 4-Cylinder w/ Turbocharger: EPA-estimated 27 mpg city/37 mpg highway

Kia Optima SX

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder w/ Turbocharger: EPA-estimated 21 mpg city/30 mpg highway

Kia Optima Hybrid EX

  • 2.0L Inline 4-cylinder Full Parallel Hybrid System: EPA-estimated 40 mpg city/45 mpg highway

Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid EX

  • 2.0L Inline 4-cylinder w/ Full Parallel Hybrid System: EPA-estimated 101 MPGe (Miles Per Gallon equivalent)/41 mpg combined
2020 Optima Models

Fuel-Saving Features

Along with powerful yet efficient gas and hybrid engine options, the latest Kia Optima mpg ratings are bolstered by a number of fuel-efficient specs. The following features help to improve the gas mileage for a Kia Optima:

  • Front-Wheel Drive: The front-wheel drivetrain found across the Kia Optima configurations allows for capable traction while using less gas than four-wheel-drive systems.
  • Drive Mode Select: Set the driving mode you feel comfortable with as you choose from Comfort, Eco, or Sport. The Eco mode will work hard to ensure maximum fuel efficiency.
  • Available Sportmatic® Sports Shifter: Take full control of your vehicle’s capabilities by optimizing your performance output. You can also change gears safely and efficiently thanks to steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

If you are looking to expand on the features that create the stunning gas mileage for a Kia Optima, the experts in our parts department can help you accessorize to achieve the look and feel you crave!

Test Drive the 2020 Optima at Ray Brandt Kia!

The Kia Optima mpg capabilities are just the tip of the iceberg when you consider the value of owning this midsize car. The advanced safety specs, innovative connectivity features, and well-appointed interior make this model perfect for any driver. Contact us today to schedule an individualized test drive to see this impressive Kia for yourself. If you are ready to buy, apply for financing online, and check our new vehicle specials to save even more off of our competitive prices!

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