Fuel Economy Update for February - 2014 Kia Forte EX Long-Term Road Test

2014 Kia Forte EX Long-Term Road Test

2014 Kia Forte EX: Fuel Economy Update for February

March 4, 2014

2014 Kia Forte EX

During February, our 2014 Kia Forte EX rolled up nearly another 1,500 miles on the odometer. For the month, it averaged 30.6 mpg. That's 2.6 mpg higher than the EPA combined figure and pretty good considering L.A.'s notorious traffic.

Even more impressive is that, at 28.5 mpg, the Kia's lifetime average is still above the EPA combined average.

Worst Fill MPG: 15.2
Best Fill MPG: 36.3
Average Lifetime MPG: 28.5
EPA MPG Rating: 28 Combined (24 City / 36 Highway)
Best Range: 381.0
Current Odometer: 14,149

John DiPietro, Automotive Editor @ 14,149 miles


  • greenpony greenpony Posts:

    I just posted on the CLA 250 February fuel economy blog post, specifically commentary on how automakers can "trick" the archaeic EPA tests into giving high mpg numbers. The Forte is a good example of what a NA motor should give: right at the combined rating.

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