2015 Kia Forte

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Vehicle information

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 net
$ 50
$ 42
Cargo hook
$ 20
$ 17
Carpet floor mats
$ 120
$ 98
Cargo tray
$ 80
$ 67
Cargo mat
$ 95
$ 78
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
Cargo area floor mat(optional)
Shift knob trim: Urethane
Floor mats: Front(optional), Rear(optional)
Steering wheel trim: Urethane
Air conditioning
Front air conditioning
Front air conditioning zones: Single
Headrests
Front headrests: Adjustable
Rear headrests: Adjustable
Seating
Rear seats
Rear seat folding: Split
Seats
Rear headrests: 3
Upholstery: Cloth
Rear seat type: 60-40 split bench
Passenger seat manual adjustments: Reclining
Front headrests: 2
Driver seat manual adjustments: 6, Height, Reclining
Front seat type: Bucket
Seatbelts
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Convenience
Convenience features
Steering wheel: Tilt and telescopic
Power outlet(s): Two 12v front
Center console: Front console with armrest and storage
Universal remote transmitter: Homelink - garage door opener(optional)
Steering wheel mounted controls: Audio, Phone
Storage: Cargo tray(optional)
Cupholders: Front, Rear
Multi-function remote: Fuel filler door release, Trunk release
Power steering
In-car technology
Audio system
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, Ipod/iphone, Jack, Mp3, Usb
Satellite radio: Siriusxm
Total speakers: 4
Radio: Am/fm
Telematics
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Instrumentation
Fuel economy display: Mpg, Range
External temperature display
Driver information system
Exterior
Windows
One-touch windows: 1
Tires and rims
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire type: All season
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Spare tire kit
Wheels: Steel
Lights
Headlights: Halogen
Exterior features
Rear spoiler(optional)
Chassis & suspension
Suspension
Front struts: Macpherson
Front shock type: Gas
Front stabilizer bar
Rear shock type: Gas
Rear suspension type: Torsion beam
Rear suspension classification: Semi-independent
Front suspension classification: Independent
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Kia Colors

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