Kia (United States)

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Kia refers to automobiles produced by the Kia Motor Corporation under the Kia brand. This article is a comparison of the environmental impact of Kia automobiles sold in the United States. The emissions information does not include upstream emissions from fuel or electricity production, which may be significant. Kia vehicles, for the 2017 model year, have tailpipe CO2 emissions that range from 0 to 512 grams per mile. The lowest tailpipe CO2 emissions per mile are from the Kia Soul Electric and the highest emissions are from a configuration of the Kia K900. Fuel economy and emissions data is from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory.[1]

2017 Model Year[edit]

Fuel economy and tailpipe CO2 emissions
Model Disp. Cyl. Transm. Drive Fuel Class City MPG Hwy. MPG Comb. MPG Comb. CO2
(grams/mile)
Cadenza 3.3 6 SemiAuto-8 2WD Gasoline large car 20 28 23 384
Forte 2 4 Man-6 2WD Gasoline midsize car 25 34 28 314
Forte 2 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline midsize car 29 38 32 278
Forte 2 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline midsize car 25 33 28 318
Forte Koup 1.6 4 AutoMan-7 2WD Gasoline small car 25 32 27 328
Forte Koup 1.6 4 Man-6 2WD Gasoline small car 23 30 26 348
Forte Koup 2 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline small car 25 33 28 320
Forte5 1.6 4 AutoMan-7 2WD Gasoline large car 25 30 27 332
Forte5 1.6 4 Man-6 2WD Gasoline large car 23 29 25 353
Forte5 2 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline large car 25 34 28 317
K900 3.8 6 SemiAuto-8 2WD Gasoline large car 17 25 20 448
K900 5 8 SemiAuto-8 2WD Gasoline large car 15 23 18 512
Optima 1.6 4 AutoMan-7 2WD Gasoline large car 28 37 31 286
Optima 2 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline large car 22 31 25 360
Optima 2.4 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline large car 24 34 28 321
Optima FE 2.4 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline large car 25 36 29 310
Optima Hybrid 2 4 AutoMan-6 2WD Gasoline midsize car 39 46 42 212
Optima plug-in hybrid 2 4 AutoMan-6 2WD Gas/Elec. midsize car 38/103 43/104 40/103 97
Rio 1.6 4 Man-6 2WD Gasoline small car 27 36 31 287
Rio 1.6 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline small car 27 36 30 292
Rio ECO 1.6 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline small car 27 36 31 286
Sedona 3.3 6 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline minivan 18 24 20 443
Sedona SX 3.3 6 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline minivan 18 25 21 433
Sedona SXL 3.3 6 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline minivan 17 22 19 476
Sorento 2 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline small SUV 20 27 23 397
Sorento 2 4 SemiAuto-6 4WD Gasoline small SUV 19 25 22 414
Sorento 2.4 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline small SUV 21 28 24 377
Sorento 2.4 4 SemiAuto-6 4WD Gasoline small SUV 21 25 22 397
Sorento 3.3 6 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline small SUV 18 25 20 436
Sorento 3.3 6 SemiAuto-6 4WD Gasoline small SUV 17 23 19 465
Sorento FE 3.3 6 SemiAuto-6 4WD Gasoline small SUV 18 25 21 434
Soul 1.6 4 AutoMan-7 2WD Gasoline station wagon 26 31 28 320
Soul 1.6 4 Man-6 2WD Gasoline station wagon 24 30 27 335
Soul 1.6 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline station wagon 25 30 27 330
Soul 2 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline station wagon 25 30 27 334
Soul Electric N/A N/A Auto-1 2WD Electricity station wagon 120 92 105 0
Sportage 2 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline small SUV 21 26 23 392
Sportage 2 4 SemiAuto-6 4WD Gasoline small SUV 20 23 21 424
Sportage 2.4 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline small SUV 22 29 25 358
Sportage 2.4 4 SemiAuto-6 4WD Gasoline small SUV 21 25 23 397
Sportage FE 2.4 4 SemiAuto-6 2WD Gasoline small SUV 23 30 26 351
Sportage FE 2.4 4 SemiAuto-6 4WD Gasoline small SUV 21 25 22 400

References[edit]

  1. Model Year 2017 Green Vehicle Guide - TXT Datafile. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Web. 6 Dec. 2016.