2014 Kia Forte

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MPG: 25 City / 37 Hwy / 29 Comb
Engine: 1.8L Inline4
Vehicle type: Compact Sedan
Fuel type: Gasoline / 87 Octane
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
Segment: N/A
Basic warranty: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Drive type: Front-Wheel Drive
Seating capacity: 5 Occupants
Safety rating: Not Available

Kia Specs

Engine
Engine description
1.8L Inline4
Required fuel rating
87 Octane
Fuel description
Gasoline
Engine compression ratio
10.3:1
Bore & stroke
3.18 in. x 3.43 in.
Engine horsepower
148 hp
Cam type
Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)
Engine max horsepower
148 hp @ 6500 rpm
Fuel induction
Sequential Multi-Port Fuel Injection (SMPI)
Torque
131 lb-ft
Number of valves
16
Max torque
131 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Valve timing
Variable Valve Timing
Transmission & drive type
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drive type
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel economy
standard drivetrain
MPG: 25 City / 37 Hwy / 29 Comb
1.8L Inline4 / 6-Speed Manual / Gasoline / 87 Octane
Specifications

Length 14 ft. 11.5 in.

Silhouette side

Height 4 ft. 8.5 in.

Width 5 ft. 10.1 in.

Silhouette front
Front track:
5 ft. 1.5 in.
Ground clearance:
0 ft. 5.5 in.
Height:
4 ft. 8.5 in.
Length:
14 ft. 11.5 in.
Maximum seating:
5
Rear track:
5 ft. 2 in.
Standard seating:
5
Wheelbase:
8 ft. 10.3 in.
Width:
5 ft. 10.1 in.
Front head room:
39.1 in.
Front hip room:
53.8 in.
Front leg room:
42.2 in.
Front shoulder room:
56.1 in.
Passenger volume:
96.2 cu. ft.
Rear head room:
37.3 in.
Rear hip room:
53.1 in.
Rear leg room:
35.9 in.
Rear shoulder room:
54.9 in.
Standard cargo volume:
14.9 cu. ft.
Tires:
195/65R15
Tires (rear):
195/65R15
Turning circle:
34.8 ft.
Wheel size:
15.0 x 6.0
Wheel size (rear):
15.0 x 6.0
Fuel tank capacity:
13.2 gal.
Weight:
2736 lbs.
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Kia Pricing

Base price
MSRP
$15,900
Destination charge
$800
Invoice
$15,599
Gas guzzler tax
Not Applicable
Warranty
Basic warranty
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Powertrain warranty
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Rust & corrosion warranty
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Available options
MSRP
Invoice
Cargo net
$ 50
$ 42
Cargo tray
$ 80
$ 67
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass and homelink
$ 350
$ 291
Cargo mat
$ 95
$ 78
Carpet floor mats
$ 115
$ 93
Rear spoiler
$ 295
$ 244
Rear bumper applique
$ 75
$ 62
Mud guards
$ 95
$ 78
Protection package
$ 175
$ 145
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Kia Features

Comfort
Interior
Interior accents: Chrome
Comfort features
Shift knob trim: Urethane
Floor mats: Front(optional), Rear(optional)
Steering wheel trim: Urethane
Cargo area floor mat(optional)
Air conditioning
Front air conditioning zones: Single
Front air conditioning
Headrests
Front headrests: Adjustable
Rear headrests: Adjustable
Seating
Rear seats
Rear seat folding: Split
Seats
Driver seat manual adjustments: 6, Height, Reclining
Rear seat type: 60-40 split bench
Rear headrests: 3
Front seat type: Bucket
Passenger seat manual adjustments: Reclining
Upholstery: Cloth
Rear vents: Second row
Front headrests: 2
Seatbelts
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Convenience
Convenience features
Power outlet(s): Two 12v front
Cupholders: Front, Rear
Multi-function remote: Fuel filler door release, Trunk release
Center console: Front console with armrest and storage
Power steering
Steering wheel: Tilt and telescopic
Steering wheel mounted controls: Audio, Phone
Universal remote transmitter: Homelink - garage door opener(optional)
Storage: Cargo tray(optional)
In-car technology
Audio system
Radio: Am/fm
Total speakers: 4
Satellite radio: Siriusxm
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, Ipod/iphone, Jack, Mp3, Usb
Telematics
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Instrumentation
Fuel economy display: Range
External temperature display
Exterior
Windows
One-touch windows: 1
Tires and rims
Wheels: Steel
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Tire type: All season
Tire pressure monitoring system
Lights
Headlights: Halogen
Exterior features
Rear spoiler(optional)
Chassis & suspension
Suspension
Rear suspension type: Torsion beam
Front shock type: Gas
Rear suspension classification: Semi-independent
Front suspension classification: Independent
Front stabilizer bar
Rear shock type: Gas
Front struts: Macpherson
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Kia Colors

Exterior
Aurora black
Bright silver
Desert sand
Interior
Gray
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Kia Safety

Safety ratings
Source
Rating category
Rating score
NHTSA
Overall rating
NHTSA
Front impact: overall rating
NHTSA
Front impact: driver
NHTSA
Front impact: passenger
NHTSA
Side impact: overall rating
NHTSA
Side vehicle impact: driver
NHTSA
Side vehicle impact: rear passenger
NHTSA
Side pole impact: driver
NHTSA
Side impact: combined rear
NHTSA
Vehicle rollover rating
IIHS
Front impact: small overlap
IIHS
Front impact: moderate overlap
IIHS
Side impact
IIHS
Roof strength
IIHS
Head restraint system
IIHS
Autoweb-calculated overall rating
AutoWeb
Overall safety rating
Safety: standard features
Airbags
Side curtain airbags
Front, rear
Front airbags
Dual
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags
Front
Brakes
Power brakes
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Rear brake type
Disc
Braking assist
Hill holder control
Abs
4-wheel
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Child safety
Child safety door locks
Emergency interior trunk release
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Mirrors
Dimming rearview mirror
Manual day/night
Side mirror adjustments
Power
Side mirrors
Heated
Vanity mirrors
Dual
Stability and traction
Stability control
Electronic
Traction control
Safety: optional features
Mirrors
Dimming rearview mirror
Auto
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Kia Forte Select a Style:

Style
MPG
Engine
MSRP
LX 4dr Sedan
LX 4dr Sedan
1.8L I4 6M
MPG 25 City / 37 Hwy / 29 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4
MSRP $ 15,900
LX 4dr Sedan
LX 4dr Sedan
1.8L I4 6A
MPG 25 City / 36 Hwy / 29 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4
MSRP $ 17,500
EX 4dr Sedan
EX 4dr Sedan
2.0L I4 6A
MPG 24 City / 36 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4
MSRP $ 19,500