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

2014 Kia Forte EX Long-Term Road Test

2014 Kia Forte: Fuel Economy Update for June

July 3, 2013

2014 Kia Forte

We just got our long-term 2014 Kia Forte with its first fill logged in for June 19. But here's how it did so far. On the day of its first fill, editor Mike Magrath took it to the gas station twice, first topping it off and then after a loop.

So far with four fills we've averaged 22.5 mpg on 87 octane. That's lower than the EPA rating of 28 combined.

Worst Fill MPG: 9.0
Best Fill MPG: 35.0
Average Lifetime MPG: 22.5
EPA MPG Rating (City/Highway/Combined): 24/36/28
Best Range: 249.4 miles
Current Odometer: 1,078 miles

Caroline Pardilla, Deputy Managing Editor @ 1,078 miles


  • rjett rjett Posts:

    9 mpg!? What in the world happened? 9?? Is this why the combined average is so low? I think you guys are gonna have to provide a LITTLE more info on this.

  • nukedetroit nukedetroit Posts:

    Agreed. At first blush it appears that an obvious anomaly is driving down the statistics.

  • bankerdanny bankerdanny Posts:

    Had to be instrument testing, which they usually exclude from the MPG numbers.

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