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Fuel Economy Update for April - 2016 Kia Optima Long-Term Road Test

Edmunds.comEdmunds.com Posts: 10,125
edited May 2016 in Kia
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Fuel Economy Update for April - 2016 Kia Optima Long-Term Road Test

Edmunds.com updates the lifetime fuel economy of its long-term 2016 Kia Optima LX 1.6T test car.

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Comments

  • charltoncharlton Posts: 21
    How has economy fared across the driving modes -- Eco, Normal and Sport? Despite the lethargy exhibited by the car I'm exclusively driving it in Eco mode in the hope that the clutch programs itself by learning my driving style. I know I'm being masochistic by choosing that mode when all I do is city driving. My fuel economy has hovered between 24 and 29 MPG. Hope it goes up after a few long road trips that're coming up in summer.

    -BC
  • gtalum99gtalum99 Bradenton, FLPosts: 7
    I'm averaging about 33 mpg. When I'm on the interstate it hovers at 40 mpg. My commute is about half interstate and half surface streets. I drive only in Eco mode.
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