May 5

Kia Models with Great Gas Mileage & Fuel Efficiency

Whether you are commuting to work, navigating around a city, or traveling for vacation, gas mileage is an essential factor to consider. Thankfully, Kia offers several vehicles with excellent fuel economy to help you save money and get to your destination quicker. Here at Huffines Kia Corinth, we have a selection of cars and SUVs that can fit your unique driving needs. You’ll find a variety of engine options, including gas, electric, and hybrid, to consider depending on your lifestyle. Let’s look at some of the Kia models that offer the best gas mileage and fuel efficiency.

Kia Niro

2022 Kia Niro

This hybrid crossover offers excellent gas mileage. The 2019 Kia Niro boasts a 51 mpg fuel economy when driving in the city and slightly less on the highway at 46 mpg. The plug-in electric versions of this car can get a combined fuel economy of 105 mpg. With several charging stations around Corinth, this may be your most efficient option.

The Kia Niro comes with the standard 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine that can put out up to 139 horsepower with its hybrid technology. With blind-spot detection and a lane-keeping assist system, you’ll be kept safe while driving long distances. When you’re driving on cruise control, you can maintain certain speeds with less impact on the gas, which can help you maximize your fuel efficiency. The Niro’s regenerative braking also helps pump energy back into the battery when you slow down, increasing the efficiency of the lithium-ion battery.

Kia Sorento

SUVs aren’t typically known for their fuel economy, but you’ll find a combined fuel economy of 26 mpg on the 2022 Kia Sorento. When you are driving around a city, you can expect up to 24 mpg, and cruising on highways can get you to 29 mpg.

With all-wheel drive and available turbo powertrain, the Sorento is built for performance. You can also get an engine upgrade for the 2.5-liter turbocharged engine to put out up to 311 pound-feet of torque and gain additional off-roading capabilities. With cornering control, higher clearance, and tons of storage space inside, this could be the fuel-efficient car that takes you on your next adventure.

Kia Telluride

The 2022 Kia Telluride boasts a 23 mpg combined fuel economy, which is a little lower in gas mileage than the other SUVs. This means you’ll see 20 mpg when city driving and 26 mpg on the highways.

This SUV can fit up to eight passengers in some of its models, making it an ideal car for family vacations or carpooling. You’ll find all the standard safety features in this vehicle and a 3.8-liter engine that can put out up to 291 horsepower. This SUV can be great for pulling your trailer, too, as even the lowest trim offers a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

Kia Forte

2022 Kia Forte

The 2019 Kia Forte is a sedan with excellent gas mileage, with 34 mpg combined. You’ll get even better fuel economy with 40 mpg on highways. You’ll still expect decent fuel economy at 30 mpg for city driving.

This sleek sedan offers power and stability, as well. The engine provides 147 horsepower, 132 pound-feet of torque, and an available six-speed manual transmission. The interior can keep you connected with an 8-inch touch-screen display, wireless smartphone charging, and voice-command navigation.

Kia Rio Sedan

Powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine, the 2022 Kia Rio Sedan can get up to 41 mpg on the highways. You’ll find the fuel economy a little lower at 33 mpg in the cities.

If you’re looking for a subcompact sedan with good mileage, this could be your car. Great for commuting on the highways to work, this vehicle is equipped with LED lighting, a unique front-end design, and 15-inch steel wheels. The Rio Sedan is available in two trims, and you’ll get an 8-inch touch-screen display to play your music from your phone or navigate to your next destination. Though it is a smaller vehicle, you’ll find significant passenger room inside.

Kia K5

The 2022 Kia K5, a popular model, can get you up to 38 mpg on highways and 29 mpg in the cities. This vehicle has the same 1.6-liter engine as the Kia Rio Sedan.

The Kia K5, previously the Kia Optima, offers a sporty exterior with turbocharged power. With all-wheel-drive options, you’ll also find this sedan is fast, getting its drivers from zero to 60 mph in 8.6 seconds. The GT model can be great for racing and performance, or if you are looking for a daily driving car, you can explore one of this vehicle’s other trims. The GT trim offers the most power with 290 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque with its 2.5-liter turbo engine.

Kia Soul

The 2022 Kia Soul is an SUV that offers a combined fuel economy of 30 mpg. On the highways, you’ll get an extra boost with 33 mpg, and driving in cities will give you up to 28 mpg.

You’ll recognize the Soul on the road with its unique SUV design and off-roading capabilities. With 16-inch alloy wheels and a box-like exterior, this vehicle can get you to work or the top of a mountain. This vehicle’s standard performance features include its traction control system, electronic stability control, and vehicle stability management capabilities. No matter the road conditions or terrain, the Soul can handle it.

Gas mileage is an important factor for daily commuters and cross-country adventurers alike, and a Kia can be the car that gets you to your destination.

Check out our new inventory online at Huffines Kia Corinth to see some of these fuel-efficient vehicles, or step into our showroom today. Whether you prefer a sedan with great mileage or an SUV with excellent fuel economy, we have plenty of options for you to choose from. If you are looking to trade in your vehicle for one with a higher estimated mpg, you can calculate your value online now before coming down.


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