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I'm just curious what gas mileage everyone is getting in their KIA Forte?

I routinely average well over 45+ MPG on short highway trips in my 2019 Forte:
 

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I'm surprised how close the on board #s have been to actual math. My first vehicles with it was always about 3 to 5 mpg optimistic.

My bmw was about 2. The kia has been within 1 every fill so far.

Anyways 2020 gt 29-31.
 

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I've been averaging a fantastic 37-38 MPG, with about 70% highway driving.

I was seeing slightly higher 40-41ish average MPG before winter, which I'm suspecting is due to cumulative winter effects like winter blend fuel, cold weather, tire pressure, etc. So it will be interesting to see if the average MPG increases slightly in the spring.
 

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I have a 2020 LXS. The dash tells me my average is 35 but doing the math it’s about 28 mpg I have never had a car that far off the mark.
The 2010 Lincoln MKZ I had previously was off about a half of mpg. It was crappy at 17.5 mpg


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I have a 2020 LXS. The dash tells me my average is 35 but doing the math it’s about 28 mpg I have never had a car that far off the mark.
2019 Forte FE, manual trans. I get about 33 MPG (calculated at the pump), mostly in town, while the system claims about 36-37. I personally believe manufacturers intentionally have the system tell you exaggerated MPG's because they know many, if not most drivers will simply accept those numbers w/o actually calculating MPG at the pump. "How do you like your new KIA? GREAT, it's getting 37 MPG!!!" Except, it's NOT.
 

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2019 Forte FE, manual trans. I get about 33 MPG (calculated at the pump), mostly in town, while the system claims about 36-37. I personally believe manufacturers intentionally have the system tell you exaggerated MPG's because they know many, if not most drivers will simply accept those numbers w/o actually calculating MPG at the pump. "How do you like your new KIA? GREAT, it's getting 37 MPG!!!" Except, it's NOT.
Yeah all my driving is city. We have so much traffic here in winter. I always assumed car companies exaggerated the mpgs on new cars. I’m still getting way better gas mileage than my 2010 Lincoln with the 3.5L V-6. The Forte is just about the same size as the Lincoln was just 1000 lbs less


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That's with the on board. Reads 5.0 L/100km combined since I drove it off the lot. The one trip meter has never been reset and shows mileage.
 

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That's with the on board. Reads 5.0 L/100km combined since I drove it off the lot. The one trip meter has never been reset and shows mileage.
Oh okay. A few gas tanks try to do the math yourself. My car is about 5-6 mpgs off.


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I am blown away with the fuel economy on my 2019 Forte FE (6 speed). Yes, I have manually checked the mileage, and my gauge is approx 1 mpg off.

I have an easy, long commute - 35 miles each way at highway speeds, minimal stop lights.

Summer = 42-45 mpg
Winter (with snow tires) 38-40 mpg

I drive fast, but accelerate slowly, and do a lot of coasting when coming up to a stop - very conservative driving.

If any city driving is done, it drops to around 35.

The kia replaced a 2010 Impala which averaged 24-28 for the identical commute.
 
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