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Ok, lesson learned: be careful what you click on. The provided link took me to a site with porn ads, and it downloaded a porn file to my phone.
Wtf? I just tested it myself. Did you click on free download? When I do, the xlsx pops up right away to download?

Let me know if still an issue and I'll upload to a different site.
 

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Wtf? I just tested it myself. Did you click on free download? When I do, the xlsx pops up right away to download?

Let me know if still an issue and I'll upload to a different site.
Yeah, I clicked on the free download, but I wish I hadn't. I don't know why it was ugly for me and not for you, but I'm not clicking on that link again. Thanks for offering your spreadsheet, but I'll pass. I'll be making my own spreadsheet anyway. Thanks again.
 

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Yeah, I clicked on the free download, but I wish I hadn't. I don't know why it was ugly for me and not for you, but I'm not clicking on that link again. Thanks for offering your spreadsheet, but I'll pass. I'll be making my own spreadsheet anyway. Thanks again.
Here, I'll just share it from my OneDrive so we know there are zero issues: https://1drv.ms/x/s!ArqXiPjhDlQzuUwoP0hzUyqKkt58?e=krgZtX.

I've set the link to expire on the 22nd.
 

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My 2013 2.0 Turbo is getting 12L/100KM with 70% city/ 30% highway (about 19.5MPG) .

I tried with Eco mode, and that gets me to ~11L/100KM or so - but the throttle response makes me sick.
I'd be super happy to just get 25 MPG - so getting 30MPG is pretty darn good lol. Keep in mind turbos are pretty thirsty, especially in the city.
 

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My 2013 2.0 Turbo is getting 12L/100KM with 70% city/ 30% highway (about 19.5MPG) .

I tried with Eco mode, and that gets me to ~11L/100KM or so - but the throttle response makes me sick.
I'd be super happy to just get 25 MPG - so getting 30MPG is pretty darn good lol. Keep in mind turbos are pretty thirsty, especially in the city.
Fellow montrealer, what gas are you using? I get about 9.5-11 L/100 with mixed driving. 50/50 highway city.
 

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My 2013 2.0 Turbo is getting 12L/100KM with 70% city/ 30% highway (about 19.5MPG) .

I tried with Eco mode, and that gets me to ~11L/100KM or so - but the throttle response makes me sick.
I'd be super happy to just get 25 MPG - so getting 30MPG is pretty darn good lol. Keep in mind turbos are pretty thirsty, especially in the city.
Fellow montrealer, what gas are you using? I get about 9.5-11 L/100 with mixed driving. 50/50 highway city.
I mainly use Costco premium, or Shell premium if there's no Costco nearby.

Honestly if I was also doing that extra time on the highway my consumption might bit closer to yours. That being said, I'm not super careful with my driving style ( but I don't go and floor the throttle either)
 

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My 2013 2.0 Turbo is getting 12L/100KM with 70% city/ 30% highway (about 19.5MPG) .

I tried with Eco mode, and that gets me to ~11L/100KM or so - but the throttle response makes me sick.
I'd be super happy to just get 25 MPG - so getting 30MPG is pretty darn good lol. Keep in mind turbos are pretty thirsty, especially in the city.
Fellow montrealer, what gas are you using? I get about 9.5-11 L/100 with mixed driving. 50/50 highway city.
I mainly use Costco premium, or Shell premium if there's no Costco nearby.

Honestly if I was also doing that extra time on the highway my consumption might bit closer to yours. That being said, I'm not super careful with my driving style ( but I don't go and floor the throttle either)
From time to time I go wot. I use Petro Canada 94 since I'm tuned.
 

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My 2013 2.0 Turbo is getting 12L/100KM or about 21MPG. It has a new motor so I'm hoping it might go up a little as it gets broken in. Does worse than I expected compared to other cars I've had, but fun to drive.
 

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My car is usually a local/city driver, and I average around 19/20mpg. But on a recent trip, 700mi each way, I was getting between 36-39mpg for the longer stretches.

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2015 SXL 2.0T....27 to 32 mpg in normal mode for transmission and 85 percent highway..adding mods as we speak so I know that avg will go down...and I am okay with that..👍😁
 

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So on OEM tires we were getting a solid 45mpg after 20k miles. On our trip out of town for Labor Day I noticed the ride was bumpy and then saw the belts were showing on BOTH front tires on the inside and outside. Dealer never rotated them. First day back home had the tires replaced. Mpg dropped by 5 mpg. Barely getting 40mpg now. Our UVO score is still 99. That's a huge difference.
 

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13' SXL 2.0 Turbo mainly highway daily driver and I get around 30.5 well that's what the info center tells me. ha
 

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Hi, everyone.

I've just bought my 2019 Kia Optima Ex with the 1.6L turbo engine. It's rated 27/37mpg. So far, with about 300 miles on the odometer, half of which is highway, I'm averaging 30mpg. Driving with the sunroof open is probably making things worse.

I hadn't seen any recent posts about gas mileage, so I figured it might be time to renew the topic.

What have you done to increase your mileage? Is there a certain brand of gas that seems to do better than others?

Also, regarding driving modes, mine has Comfort, Sport, and Smart. We all know what Sport is, and Comfort, though not defined in the manual, is probably somewhat the opposite of Sport, and should give better mileage. Smart is supposed to intelligently switch between the two, depending on circumstances. Has anyone noticed if Comfort has better mpg than Smart, or vice versa?

Thanks.
I have the 2012 EX 2.4. On my second engine. The fuel economy here in the dense suburbs is avg. 20.1 mpg last I checked on "free dealer oil change" quality oil and filter. My average speed is constantly below 25 mph. This is the same as the old engine. My engine was swapped only 2000 mi ago due to: A) unexpected failure B) Engine Recall C: I was rear ended 20 mins before the original 2.4 failed, and I believe that is when the larger engine shavings at the bottom of the crankcase rose up and re-mixed with the top end oil and it just locked up. I am determined to never leave my new engine in Kia dealers hands without verification from my well respected independent repair shop. I have never seen such an unprofessional staff at my original Kia dealer. Undertrained mechanics, Vapid Service Writers, and on and on and on with them. Constant hand holding was VITAL. So, I switched dealerships. I no longer deal with or recommend FFX Kia on Warwick Drive. I have moved to a larger, and more diverse dealer and immediately felt taken seriously. They are genuinely are "car guys". After I ditched the "free oil change and filter", I switched to synthetic and a friction modifier, since I only start my car once every three days. This leaves the engine starved for oil and it makes a brief but awful sound...that clacking sound you DO NOT EVER want to hear at startup. So, I am using a Lucas Oil friction modifier that coats it in a teflon like friction shield. Sounds much better at startup, and 23mpg has been achieved (once) but at 69,500k that is the first time it ever got close to city rating. More to come.
 

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