2015 Kia Forte

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MPG: 26 City / 39 Hwy / 31 Comb
Engine: 1.8L Inline4
Vehicle type: Compact Sedan
Fuel type: Gasoline / 87 Octane
Transmission: 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic
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
145 hp
Cam type
Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)
Engine max horsepower
145 hp @ 6500 rpm
Fuel induction
Sequential Multi-Port Fuel Injection (SMPI)
Torque
130 lb-ft
Number of valves
16
Max torque
130 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Valve timing
Variable Valve Timing
Oil capacity
3.6 quarts
Transmission & drive type
Transmission
6-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Drive type
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel economy
standard drivetrain
MPG: 26 City / 39 Hwy / 31 Comb
1.8L Inline4 / 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic / Gasoline / 87 Octane
Specifications

Length 14 ft. 11.5 in.

Silhouette side

Height 4 ft. 8.3 in.

Width 5 ft. 10.1 in.

Silhouette front
Front track:
5 ft. 1.5 in.
Ground clearance:
0 ft. 5.3 in.
Height:
4 ft. 8.3 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.
Epa interior volume:
111.1 cu. ft.
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:
2844 lbs.
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Kia Pricing

Base price
MSRP
$17,490
Destination charge
$825
Invoice
$16,785
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 mat
$ 95
$ 78
Carpet floor mats
$ 120
$ 98
Cargo hook
$ 20
$ 17
Cargo net
$ 50
$ 42
Cargo tray
$ 80
$ 67
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass and homelink
$ 350
$ 291
Remote start
$ 495
$ 410
Snow white pearl paint
$ 100
$ 92
Rear bumper applique
$ 75
$ 62
Rear spoiler
Rear spoiler

Includes body-color rear spoiler.

$ 295
$ 244
Mud guards
$ 95
$ 78
Aurora black pearl paint
$ 100
$ 92
Wheel locks
$ 55
$ 42
16 in. alloy wheels
$ 300
$ 269
Spare tire
$ 100
$ 93
Uvo eservices package w/ 16-in alloy wheels
Uvo eservices package w/ 16-in alloy wheels

Includes 16-in alloy wheels, P205/55R16 tires, UVO eServices telematics system with touch screen radio display, voice recognition, HD radio, Bluetooth audio streaming, access to Pandora, roadside assistance, vehicle diagnostics, diagnostic and maintenance alerts, parking finder, and rearview camera with in-dash display.

$ 900
$ 837
Protection package
$ 175
$ 145
Popular package
Popular package

Includes outside mirrors with turn signal indicators, remote keyless entry with trunk opener, steering wheel mounted cruise controls, illuminated ignition keylock cylinder, 2 additional tweeter speakers, soft touch front upper door panels, knit and tricot cloth seat trim, rear center armrest with cup holders, sliding armrest, dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors, map light, front passenger seat back map pocket, and sunglass holder.

$ 900
$ 837
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Kia Features

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

Exterior
Aurora black
Abyss blue
Crimson red
Bright silver
Desert sand
Steel blue
Snow white pearl
Metallic bronze
Interior
Gray
Black
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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
Rear, front
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Front airbags
Dual
Side airbags
Front
Brakes
Power brakes
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Hill holder control
Braking assist
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Abs
4-wheel
Rear brake type
Disc
Child safety
Emergency interior trunk release
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Child safety door locks
Mirrors
Side mirrors
Heated
Dimming rearview mirror
Manual day/night
Side mirror adjustments
Manual folding, power
Vanity mirrors
Dual
Stability and traction
Stability control
Electronic
Traction control
Safety: optional features
Safety
Rearview monitor
In dash
Mirrors
Dimming rearview mirror
Auto
Side mirrors
Integrated turn signals
Vanity mirrors
Dual illuminating
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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 / 30 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4
MSRP $ 15,890
LX 4dr Sedan
LX 4dr Sedan
1.8L I4 6A
MPG 26 City / 39 Hwy / 31 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4
MSRP $ 17,490
EX 4dr Sedan
EX 4dr Sedan
2.0L I4 6A
MPG 25 City / 36 Hwy / 29 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4
MSRP $ 19,390