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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
ENGINE
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]: 29 / 37
 
TRANSMISSION
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]:
2,855
GVWR [lbs]:
3,880
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 13.2
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
34.8
 
STANDARD TECHNICAL FEATURES
  • Halogen headlights
  • P205/55 HR16 all-season tires
  • Security system
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
  • Tire inflator kit
  • Ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV II)
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
179.5
Width [in.]:
70.1
Height [in.]:
56.3
Wheelbase [in.]: 106.3
Front Track [in.]: 61.2
Rear Track [in.]: 61.7
 
Coefficient of Drag:
0.27
 
STANDARD EXTERIOR FEATURES
  • 4 doors
  • Body color front and rear bumper, door handles
  • Chrome exhaust tip
  • Power remote, heated and folding left door mirror
  • Power remote, heated and folding right door mirror
  • Spoiler in rear
  • Variable intermittent wipers
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
 
STANDARD INTERIOR FEATURES
  • 2 12V power outlets
  • 4-way front passenger bucket seat
  • 6-way driver bucket seat
  • AM/FM radio with seek/scan, voice activation and 6 speakers
  • Air conditioning
  • Auto-locking doors
  • Cargo area carpeting, light
  • Cargo concealed storage
  • Clock
  • Cloth seat-upholstery
  • Cruise control
  • Cupholders in front and rear
  • Door bins in front and rear
  • Driver footrest
  • External temperature display
  • Floor carpeting
  • Front seat center console with armrest and storage
  • Full cloth headliner
  • Illuminated entry
  • Keyfob remote keyless entry
  • LCD monitors in front
  • Leather steering-wheel
  • Lighted glove box
  • Overhead console
  • Overhead console with storage
  • Power windows
  • Power windows; with one-touch open on driver's side
  • Reading lights in front
  • Rear 60/40 split folding bench seat
  • Rear window defogger
  • Remote trunk release
  • SiriusXM satellite radio
  • Smart Key
  • Speed-sensitive volume
  • Steering-wheel mounted audio controls
  • Tachometer
  • Tilting and telescoping steering-wheel
  • Tinted windows
  • Trip computer
  • USB input jack
  • Universal garage-door opener
  • Variable instrument panel lighting
  • Visor vanity mirrors in front
  • Wireless device connectivity
STANDARD SAFETY FEATURES
  • 3-point rear seat belts in all positions
  • Airbags in front with occupancy sensor on passenger side
  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Brake assist
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Front adjustable head restraints
  • Height-adjustable front seatbelts with pretensioners
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
  • Rear head restraints
  • Side-curtain airbags in front and rear
  • Side-impact airbags in front
  • Side-impact bars
  • Traction control
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