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SEDANHatchback
TRIM
MSRP
INVOICE
Kia Forte5 LX Hatchback $18,300$17,532
Kia Forte5 EX Hatchback $22,200$21,092
Kia Forte5 SX Hatchback $23,900$22,574
Destination Charge: $895
ENGINES
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 (DCT) / 34 (DCT)
Available with: LX; EX
 
Type:
1,591cc Inline-4 turbocharged
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.; continuously variable valve timing (CVVT); GDI
Power [hp at rpm]: 201 at 6,000
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 195 at 1,500
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 77.0 x 85.0
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 23 - 25 / 29 - 30
Available with: SX
 
TRANSMISSIONS
Type:
6-speed automatic
Ratios: 4.40, 2.73, 1.83, 1.39, 1.00, 0.77
Final Drive: 3.07
Available with: LX; EX
 
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 3.31, 1.96, 1.33, 1.02, 0.83, 0.70
Final Drive: 4.47
Available with: SX
 
Type:
7-speed dual-clutch
Ratios: 3.64, 2.17, 1.83, 1.02, 0.81, 0.85, 0.72
Final Drive: 4.18; 3.09 (3rd, 6th, 7th)
Available with: SX
 
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
11.8 in. power-assisted vented discs (SX)
Rear:
10.3 in. power-assisted discs
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
2,928
2,976 (SX)
GVWR [lbs]:
3,968
3,990 (SX)
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 13.2
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
34.8
 
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
171.3
Width [in.]:
70.1
Height [in.]:
57.1
Wheelbase [in.]: 106.3
Front Track [in.]: 61.5 (LX)
61.3 (EX)
60.8 (SX)
Rear Track [in.]: 62.0 (LX)
61.3
 
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
98.2
Seating Capacity:
5
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
39.4
Rear Headroom [in.]: 38.7
 
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]:
23.2
 
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