2020 Kia Optima Fuel Economy


The all-new 2020 Kia Optima is the ideal car for urban driving and offers excellent fuel economy across all its trims. The 2020 model has been revamped to include new driver-assist features intended to make your driving experience smooth and effortless. Read on to know more about the 2020 Kia Optima. 

The 2020 Kia Optima offers 27 mpg in the city and an impressive 37 mpg on the highway. These specs allow you to minimize your fuel consumption, especially on your daily drives and commutes. 



Fuel Economy Based On Trim Levels

The 2020 Kia Optima comes in four trim levels;  LX, S, EX and SX.

  1. 2020 Kia Optima LX comes standard with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, offering 185 hp. With this model, you’ll get a mileage of 25 mpg city and 35 mpg highway.
  2. The 2020 Kia Optima S also comes with a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine and is enhanced with 18-inch wheels and heavier curb weight, making it a sportier option. This model offers 24 mpg city and 32 mpg highway.
  3. 2020 Kia Optima EX and EX-Premium trims are both equipped with a 1.6-liter 4-Cylinder turbocharged engine which gives 178 hp. This trim offers a mileage of 27 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. 
  4. 2020 Kia Optima SX comes with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine and can access 245 horsepower. In terms of mileage, the car gives 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. 

All of the trims come with an 18.5-gallon fuel tank capacity, and will definitely help you in cutting back on trips to the gas station. With the latest model, you can eliminate unnecessary braking and acceleration with the Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go, and power through dense traffic situations with ease. 

The latest model is also equipped with a standard six-speed manual and automatic transmission, allowing you to choose your driving preference as well. The EX and EX Premium builds include a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission for enhanced performance. 


If you are looking for a fuel-efficient, family-friendly car, the 2020 Kia Optima is the right choice for you.

Book your all-new 2020 Kia Optima at the University Kia Dealership in Durham, North Carolina.