Kia Forte MPG Rating

Kia Forte MPG

Searching for a new vehicle for your travels around Jenkintown, Rydal, and Glenside, PA, is an exciting time, but it requires a little bit of research. When researching cars there are a few obvious factors you pay attention to, like body style, technology features, and powertrain specs, but one that sometimes gets looked over is MPG ratings.

Here at Sussman Kia we want you to be as informed as possible, which is why we’ve created a Kia Forte MPG rating guide for your convenience.

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Exploring the Kia Forte MPG Ratings

Kia Forte Fuel Efficiency MPG ratings are used to measure how fuel efficient a vehicle is. The higher the rating, the more fuel-efficient the car is going to be. It’s important to pay attention to these ratings because they’ll provide you with an idea of how often you’ll need to be stopping to get gas.

The MPG rating is going to depend on the trim level, engine, and transmission you ultimately end up choosing. Here we’ll break down the various MPG ratings for each trim so you have a clear understanding of which one is right for you.

Trim Level

City MPG1

Highway MPG1

Combined MPG1

Kia Forte FE


31 (with IVT)


41 (with ITV)


35 (with ITV)

Kia Forte LXS




Kia Forte S




Kia Forte EX





The base trim level, the FE, comes with a standard 6-speed manual transmission which gives you a rating of 27 MPG city, 37 MPG highway, and 31 MPG combined1. If you choose the available Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) w/ Sportmatic®, you’ll get a 31 MPG city, 41 MPG highway, and 35 MPG combined1 rating.

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The LXS, S, and EX trim levels come standard with the Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) w/ Sportmatic®, which will give you a 30 MPG city, 40 MPG highway, and 34 MPG combined1 rating.

You’re going to get a standard 14-gallon fuel tank capacity in all the trim levels as well.

Kia Forte Engine and Powertrain Specs

Kia Performance Features While it’s clear the Kia Forte has excellent MPG ratings, it doesn’t compromise on performance features. All four trim levels come with a standard 2.0L 4-cylinder engine the produces 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque capabilities.

You can toggle between Sport mode, which provides added steering and throttle responsiveness, and Comfort mode, with provides smooth acceleration.

The Kia Forte is a vehicle that delivers you a combination of performance and efficiency, so you’re getting the best of both worlds when you choose this powerful sedan.

Test Drive the Kia Forte!

If you’re interested in checking out the Kia Forte for yourself, come on by Sussman Kia. We’re ready to help you through every step of the car-buying process, so you can find the ideal vehicle for your travels around Jenkintown, Rydal, and Glenside, PA. For more information call or stop by today!

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1 EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition. These estimates reflect EPA’s revised coefficient beginning with some 2017 models.

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