2015 Kia Forte

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MPG: 25 City / 37 Hwy / 30 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
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 Manual
Drive type
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel economy
standard drivetrain
MPG: 25 City / 37 Hwy / 30 Comb
1.8L Inline4 / 6-Speed Manual / 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:
2804 lbs.
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Kia Pricing

Base price
MSRP
$15,890
Destination charge
$825
Invoice
$15,587
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
Rear bumper applique
$ 75
$ 62
Aurora black pearl paint
$ 100
$ 92
Rear spoiler
Rear spoiler

Includes body-color rear spoiler.

$ 295
$ 244
Mud guards
$ 95
$ 78
Protection package
$ 175
$ 145
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Kia Features

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

Exterior
Aurora black
Desert sand
Bright silver
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
Front airbags
Dual
Side curtain airbags
Front, rear
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags
Front
Brakes
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Rear brake type
Disc
Braking assist
Hill holder control
Abs
4-wheel
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Power brakes
Child safety
Emergency interior trunk release
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Mirrors
Dimming rearview mirror
Manual day/night
Side mirror adjustments
Power, manual folding
Vanity mirrors
Dual
Side mirrors
Heated
Stability and traction
Traction control
Stability control
Electronic
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 / 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