2018 Kia Sedona Fuel Economy, Driving Range, and Cost of Driving
A few months ago, we had shared how much you should budget for a road trip to Yellowstone National Park with the 2018 Kia Sportage. With National Parks Week (April 21 – 29) quickly approaching, we thought that we would revisit this topic by driving another family-friendly Kia vehicle (the 2018 Kia Sedona minivan) to a different national park. This time around, we chose Big Bend National Park down in Texas. It might not be as famous as Yellowstone, but it offers some breathtaking views. So how much can you expect to pay if you road trip from Scranton to Big Bend National Park with the 2018 Kia Sedona? Continue reading to find out!
Engine Specs and Fuel Economy of the 2018 Kia Sedona
Under the hood of the 2018 Kia Sedona is a 3.3L V6 engine, which produces a 276 horsepower / 248 lb.-ft. torque power output. This combination of power allows the 2018 Kia Sedona to attain an estimated 18 mpg-city / 24 mpg-highway fuel economy.
Driving Range of the 2018 Kia Sedona
Thanks to a 21.1-gallon gas tank, the 2018 Kia Sedona can cover approximately 379.8 city miles or 506.4 highway miles before refueling.
Distance and Cost of Driving the 2018 Kia Sedona from Scranton to Big Bend National Park
There are a few routes that you could take to get from Scranton to Big Bend National Park, but for this blog, we chose the I-81 and I-40 route. It is not the shortest route, but there are plenty of fun places to stop along the way – including Shenandoah National Park, Nashville, Memphis, Dallas, and much more! With the I-81 and I-40 route, there is an estimated 2,047-mile distance between Scranton and Big Bend National Park.
Using the highway fuel economy and driving range, you will need approximately 85.3 gallons (about 4.05 tanks) of fuel for a one-way journey. Assuming that gas is $3 per gallon, you should budget $255.90 for the one way (or about $511.80 for a round trip).
Please note that all calculations were made using full tanks of fuel. For optimal engine performance and to prevent damage, we recommend refueling at the quarter-tank mark. Your actual fuel economy and driving range will vary due to your driving style, the condition of your 2018 Kia Sedona, elevations encountered, etc.
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