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
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass and homelink
$ 350
$ 291
Cargo mat
$ 95
$ 78
Cargo tray
$ 80
$ 67
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
Cargo area floor mat(optional)
Steering wheel trim: Urethane
Floor mats: Front(optional), Rear(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
Front seat type: Bucket
Rear seat type: 60-40 split bench
Driver seat manual adjustments: 6, Height, Reclining
Upholstery: Cloth
Rear headrests: 3
Passenger seat manual adjustments: Reclining
Front headrests: 2
Rear vents: Second row
Seatbelts
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front
Convenience
Convenience features
Universal remote transmitter: Homelink - garage door opener(optional)
Multi-function remote: Fuel filler door release, Trunk release
Cupholders: Front, Rear
Center console: Front console with armrest and storage
Storage: Cargo tray(optional)
Power outlet(s): Two 12v front
Steering wheel mounted controls: Audio, Phone
Steering wheel: Tilt and telescopic
Power steering
In-car technology
Audio system
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, Ipod/iphone, Jack, Mp3, Usb
Total speakers: 4
Satellite radio: Siriusxm
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Radio: Am/fm
Telematics
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Instrumentation
External temperature display
Fuel economy display: Range
Exterior
Windows
One-touch windows: 1
Tires and rims
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire type: All season
Wheels: Steel
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Lights
Headlights: Halogen
Exterior features
Rear spoiler(optional)
Chassis & suspension
Suspension
Front stabilizer bar
Rear suspension type: Torsion beam
Front struts: Macpherson
Rear suspension classification: Semi-independent
Rear shock type: Gas
Front suspension classification: Independent
Front shock type: Gas
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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
Side airbags
Front
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Front airbags
Dual
Brakes
Rear brake type
Disc
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Power brakes
Braking assist
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Abs
4-wheel
Hill holder control
Child safety
Emergency interior trunk release
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Child safety door locks
Mirrors
Side mirror adjustments
Power
Vanity mirrors
Dual
Side mirrors
Heated
Dimming rearview mirror
Manual day/night
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