Last Update: Jan. 23, 2017, 5:45 a.m.

Kia Optima Fuel Consumption

Year Modification Recommended fuel City consumption Highway Economy Combined cycle Consumption per year
2013 Optima Hybrid 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 35.98 mpg 38 mpg 40 mpg 1272L
2013 Optima Hybrid EX 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 35.01 mpg 36.99 mpg 39.01 mpg 1272L
2013 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 24.01 mpg 28 mpg 35.01 mpg 1749L
2013 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 6-speeds Regular or Plus 24.01 mpg 28 mpg 35.01 mpg 1749L
2013 Optima 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25.99 mpg 34.01 mpg 1908L
2012 Optima Hybrid 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 34.01 mpg 35.98 mpg 39.01 mpg 1431L
2012 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 24.01 mpg 28 mpg 35.01 mpg 1749L
2012 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 6-speeds Regular or Plus 24.01 mpg 28 mpg 35.01 mpg 1749L
2012 Optima 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25.99 mpg 34.01 mpg 1908L
2011 Optima Hybrid 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 34.01 mpg 35.98 mpg 39.01 mpg 1431L
2011 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 6-speeds Regular or Plus 24.01 mpg 28 mpg 35.01 mpg 1749L
2011 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 24.01 mpg 27 mpg 34.01 mpg 1908L
2011 Optima 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25.99 mpg 34.01 mpg 1908L
2010 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25 mpg 31.98 mpg 2067L
2010 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25 mpg 31.98 mpg 2067L
2010 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 28 mpg 2226L
2009 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25 mpg 31.98 mpg 2067L
2009 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21.99 mpg 25 mpg 31.98 mpg 2067L
2009 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 28 mpg 2226L
2008 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 25 mpg 31.01 mpg 2067L
2008 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 25 mpg 31.01 mpg 2067L
2008 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 28 mpg 2226L
2007 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 25 mpg 31.01 mpg 2067L
2007 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 25 mpg 31.01 mpg 2067L
2007 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 28 mpg 2226L
2006 Optima ( New model) 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 25 mpg 31.01 mpg 2067L
2006 Optima ( New model) 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 21 mpg 25 mpg 31.01 mpg 2067L
2006 Optima ( New model) 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 28 mpg 2226L
2006 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 27 mpg 2226L
2006 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 28 mpg 2385L
2006 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25 mpg 2385L
2005 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 27 mpg 2226L
2005 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 28 mpg 2385L
2005 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
2005 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25 mpg 2385L
2004 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 27 mpg 2226L
2004 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 27 mpg 2385L
2004 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
2004 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25 mpg 2385L
2003 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 20 mpg 23 mpg 27 mpg 2226L
2003 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21.99 mpg 27 mpg 2385L
2003 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
2003 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 25 mpg 2385L
2002 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
2002 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 24.01 mpg 2544L
2002 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 17 mpg 19 mpg 23 mpg 2703L
2002 Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 16 mpg 18 mpg 21.99 mpg 2862L
2001 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 19 mpg 21 mpg 25.99 mpg 2385L
2001 Optima 2.5 L, 6 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 21 mpg 24.01 mpg 2385L
2001 Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 18 mpg 20 mpg 24.01 mpg 2544L
2001 Optima 2.5 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds Regular or Plus 17 mpg 19 mpg 23 mpg 2703L

If you drive Kia Optima made in 2013, you may want to know the initial fuel consumption. Such data will be supportive only if you use recommended fuel. If the modification of your car is Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds, the average city consumption must be near 16 mpg. Be sure to use petrol of high quality to ban high consumption in your car. On the highway the numbers will be more sufficient – 36.99 mpg. But you should bear in mind that the combined cycle for Kia Optima is 35.01 mpg. If the fuel consumption rate in your car is much different from those figures, you might need to contact the service. Note that you should use fuel type Regular or Plus to achieve these results in consumption. Many motorists want to know how much petrol they will need pro year. On the average basis consumption per year will be quite like 2385L.

  • On motorway the Kia Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds consumes about 23 mpg.

  • On the top speed the engine of Kia Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds will take 40% more fuel.

  • Remember to keep constant speed at Optima Hybrid 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds to ensure low fuel consumption.

  • You will approximately buy 2385L gallons of fuel in one year of driving.

  • Otherwise contact the service center of Kia and find problems.

  • So, if you drive a lot between cities, choose Kia Optima ( New model) 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds for sufficient costs.

  • These data are true for Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 6-speeds of the year 2013 with average mileage.

  • The brand Kia provides all economic elements to lower consumption in Optima 2.7 L, 6 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds.

  • Providing you use Regular or Plus type of fuel, you may achieve less consumption in Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds.

  • If you use the Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 5-speeds in the city, you get reasonable price.

  • Of course, you may spend for Optima more or less depending on mileage.

  • Approximately 2226L is needed to cope with whole year of driving Optima.

  • If you posses 2005 Optima, use Regular or Plus fuel as recommended by the Kia.

  • The obvious thing – to achieve consumption at 35.01 mpg you need good quality fuel for your Kia of the 2013 year.

  • In this case your Optima will spend only 20 mpg in the city areas.

  • You may need only 25.99 mpg for the Optima 2.0 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds to drive on motorways.

  • On motorways the Regular or Plus petrol will ensure 21 mpg consumption.

  • Of course, you may grow the amount of fuel for Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds by speeding.

  • If you buy the Optima in the 2003 year of production, be prepared for a consumption at least of 18 mpg.

  • The more you rotate the engine of Optima 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 4-speeds, the more petrol for your Kia you need.

  • For your 2008 Optima it gives optimal working conditions.

  • In year 2006 the Optima ( New model) 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Manual 5-speeds consumes much less petrol than other types of engines in Optima.

Take into account that if you buy Optima of the 2006 year, you might not get the initial figures. If your actual data are not sufficient, there might be some technical problems. Always check your figures of consumption for Optima Hybrid 2.4 L, 4 cylinders, Automatic 6-speeds and compare with initial data of the Kia.

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