Mountain Dew Kickstart Orange Citrus Caffeine

Mountain Dew Kickstart was introduced in 2013 and was initially marketed as a breakfast alternative to beverages like coffee and tea. While it looks like an energy drink, the manufacturer does not classify it as one because its caffeine levels are lower than most energy drinks.

Below we outline the caffeine in Mountain Dew Kickstart Orange Citrus for its standard serving sizes. You will also find a comparison of Kickstart’s caffeine to other popular beverages.

Mtn Dew Kickstart Orange Citrus Caffeine

The table reflects the caffeine in Mtn Dew Kickstart Orange Citrus. Cans of this beverage can be purchased in 12 and 16-fluid-ounce sizes.

Serving SizeCaffeine(mg)
8 fl. oz.46mg
12 fl. oz.69mg
16. fl. oz.92mg

Caffeine Comparison

Based on the data in the table, the caffeine in Mtn Dew Kickstart is moderate for its 16 ounce size. It does not have the higher caffeine levels of many popular energy drinks or coffees of the same size. However, Kickstart’s caffeine is higher than most sodas.

BeverageServing SizeCaffeine(mg)
Mtn Dew Kickstart Orange Citrus16 fl. oz.92mg
Monster Energy Drink16 fl. oz.160mg
Red Bull16 fl. oz.148mg
Mtn Dew16 fl. oz.72mg
Pepsi16 fl. oz.50mg
Coca-Cola16 fl. oz.45mg
Starbucks Caffe Americano16 fl. oz. (grande)225mg

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