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TRIM
MSRP
INVOICE
Kia Forte LX Sedan $16,800$16,415
Kia Forte S Sedan $19,400$18,403
Kia Forte EX Sedan $21,700$20,529
Destination Charge: $895
ENGINES
Type:
1,999cc Inline-4
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.; continuously variable valve timing (CVVT)
Power [hp at rpm]: 147 at 6,200
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 132 at 4,500
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 81.0 x 97.0
Compression Ratio: 12.5:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 25 - 29 (AT) / 34 - 37 (AT)
Available with: LX; S
 
Type:
1,999cc Inline-4
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.; continuously variable valve timing (CVVT); GDI
Power [hp at rpm]: 164 at 6,200
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 151 at 4,000
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 81.0 x 97.0
Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 25 / 33
Available with: EX
 
TRANSMISSIONS
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 3.31, 1.96, 1.26, 0.98, 0.78, 0.63
Final Drive: 4.33
Available with: LX
 
Type:
6-speed automatic
Ratios: 4.40, 2.73, 1.83, 1.39, 1.00, 0.77
Final Drive: 3.07
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Front-engine
Driveline:
Front-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
MacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
Torsion beam; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
11.0 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear:
10.3 in. power-assisted discs
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
2,811 (LX)
2,855 (S)
2,908 (EX)
GVWR [lbs]:
3,836 (LX)
3,880 (S)
3,902 (EX)
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 13.2
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
34.8
 
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
179.5
Width [in.]:
70.1
Height [in.]:
56.3
Wheelbase [in.]: 106.3
Front Track [in.]: 61.5 (LX)
61.2 (S)
61.3 (EX)
Rear Track [in.]: 62.0 (LX)
61.7 (S)
61.8 (EX)
 
Coefficient of Drag:
0.27
 
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
96.2
Seating Capacity:
5
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
39.1
Rear Headroom [in.]: 37.3
 
Front Legroom [in.]:
42.2
Rear Legroom [in.]: 35.9
 
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
56.1
Rear Shoulderroom [in.]: 54.9
 
Front Hiproom [in.]:
53.8
Rear Hiproom [in.]: 53.1
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
14.9
 
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