2016 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
Angle of approach:
15.2 degrees
Angle of departure:
20.4 degrees
Front track:
5 ft. 1.2 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. 1.7 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.
Weight (gvwr):
3880 lbs.
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Kia Pricing

Base price
MSRP
$17,700
Destination charge
$850
Invoice
$16,991
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 tray
$ 80
$ 67
Cargo mat
$ 95
$ 78
Cargo hook
$ 20
$ 17
Cargo net
$ 50
$ 42
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass and homelink
$ 350
$ 291
Carpet floor mats
$ 120
$ 98
1.8l i4 145hp 130ft lbs. sulev
1.8l i4 145hp 130ft lbs. sulev

Includes 1.8L 4 cylinder 145hp @6500 rpm, 130ft lbs @ 4700 rpm SULEV engine.

$ 0
$ 0
Remote start
$ 495
$ 410
Snow white pearl paint
$ 295
$ 269
Rear bumper applique
$ 75
$ 62
Mud guards
$ 95
$ 78
Aurora black pearl paint
$ 295
$ 269
Rear spoiler
Rear spoiler

Includes body-color rear spoiler.

$ 295
$ 244
Wheel locks
$ 55
$ 42
Spare tire
$ 100
$ 93
Protection package
$ 175
$ 145
Popular plus package
Popular plus package

Includes 16-in alloy wheels with P205/5516 tires, outside mirrors with turn signal indicators, auto on/off headlights, cruise control with steering wheel mounted controls, illuminated ignition keylock cylinder, 4.3in touch screen audio display with 2 additional tweeter speakers, rear camera with in-dash display, 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, dual map lights, front passenger seat back map pocket, and sunglass holder.

$ 1,500
$ 1,415
Popular package
Popular package

Includes outside mirrors with turn signal indicators, auto on/off headlights, cruise control with steering wheel mounted controls, illuminated ignition keylock cylinder, 4.3in touch screen audio display with 2 additional tweeter speakers, rear camera with in-dash display, 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, dual map lights, front passenger seat back map pocket, and sunglass holder.

$ 1,000
$ 943
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Kia Features

Comfort
Comfort features
Reading lights: Front(optional)
Shift knob trim: Urethane
Floor mats: Front(optional), Rear(optional)
Cargo area floor mat(optional)
Steering wheel 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
Armrests: Rear center with cupholders(optional)
Rear seat type: 60-40 split bench
Rear headrests: 3
Passenger seat manual adjustments: Reclining
Front headrests: 2
Upholstery: Cloth
Front seat type: Bucket
Driver seat manual adjustments: 6, Height, Reclining
Seatbelts
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Convenience
Convenience features
Steering wheel: Tilt and telescopic
Camera system: Rearview(optional)
Power steering
Power outlet(s): Two 12v front
Storage: Cargo tray(optional)
Cruise control(optional)
Multi-function remote: Fuel filler door release, Keyless entry, Panic alarm, Trunk release
Center console: Front console with armrest and storage
Universal remote transmitter: Homelink - garage door opener(optional)
Overhead console: Front(optional)
Steering wheel mounted controls: Cruise control(optional), Audio, Phone
Cupholders: Front, Rear
In-car technology
Audio system
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, Ipod/iphone, Jack, Mp3, Usb
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Total speakers: 4
Radio: Touch screen display(optional), Am/fm
Satellite radio: Siriusxm
Telematics
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
Wheels: Steel
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Tire type: All season
Tire pressure monitoring system
Spare tire kit
Spare tire
Spare tire size: Temporary(optional)
Lights
Headlights: Auto on/off(optional), Halogen
Exterior features
Rear spoiler(optional)
Chassis & suspension
Suspension
Front suspension classification: Independent
Rear suspension classification: Semi-independent
Rear suspension type: Torsion beam
Front stabilizer bar
Rear shock type: Gas
Front struts: Macpherson
Front shock type: Gas
Powertrain & drivetrain
Engine
Remote engine start(optional)
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Kia Colors

Exterior
Snow white pearl
Silky silver
Aurora black pearl
Graphite steel
Crimson red
Steel blue
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
Side airbags
Front
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Front airbags
Dual
Brakes
Power brakes
Braking assist
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Abs
4-wheel
Rear brake type
Disc
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Hill holder control
Child safety
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Emergency interior trunk release
Locks
Power door locks
Auto-locking
Mirrors
Side mirror adjustments
Manual folding, power
Dimming rearview mirror
Manual day/night
Side mirrors
Heated
Vanity mirrors
Dual
Security
Anti-theft system
Alarm with remote
Stability and traction
Stability control
Electronic
Traction control
Safety: optional features
Mirrors
Dimming rearview mirror
Auto
Side mirrors
Integrated turn signals
Vanity mirrors
Dual illuminating
Safety
Rearview monitor
In dash
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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 $ 15,990
LX 4dr Sedan
LX 4dr Sedan
1.8L I4 6A
MPG 26 City / 39 Hwy / 31 Comb
Engine 1.8L Inline4
MSRP $ 17,700
EX 4dr Sedan
EX 4dr Sedan
2.0L I4 6A
MPG 24 City / 35 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4
MSRP $ 19,900