2016 Kia Forte

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MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy / 24 Comb
Engine: 1.6L Inline4, Turbocharged
Vehicle type: Compact Hatchback
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
1.6L Inline4, Turbocharged
Required fuel rating
87 Octane
Fuel description
Gasoline
Engine compression ratio
9.5:1
Bore & stroke
3.03 in. x 3.35 in.
Engine horsepower
201 hp
Cam type
Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)
Engine max horsepower
201 hp @ 6000 rpm
Fuel induction
Fuel Injection (FI)
Torque
195 lb-ft
Number of valves
16
Max torque
195 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Valve timing
Variable Valve Timing
Transmission & drive type
Transmission
6-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Drive type
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel economy
standard drivetrain
MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy / 24 Comb
1.6L Inline4, Turbocharged / 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic / Gasoline / 87 Octane
Specifications

Length 14 ft. 3.3 in.

Silhouette side

Height 4 ft. 9.1 in.

Width 5 ft. 10.1 in.

Silhouette front
Angle of approach:
15.2 degrees
Angle of departure:
25.1 degrees
Front track:
5 ft. 0.8 in.
Ground clearance:
0 ft. 5.5 in.
Height:
4 ft. 9.1 in.
Length:
14 ft. 3.3 in.
Maximum seating:
5
Rear track:
5 ft. 1.3 in.
Standard seating:
5
Wheelbase:
8 ft. 10.3 in.
Width:
5 ft. 10.1 in.
Epa interior volume:
121.4 cu. ft.
Front head room:
39.4 in.
Front hip room:
53.8 in.
Front leg room:
42.2 in.
Front shoulder room:
56.1 in.
Passenger volume:
98.2 cu. ft.
Rear head room:
38.7 in.
Rear hip room:
53.1 in.
Rear leg room:
35.9 in.
Rear shoulder room:
54.9 in.
Standard cargo volume:
23.2 cu. ft.
Tires:
225/40R18
Tires (rear):
225/40R18
Turning circle:
34.8 ft.
Wheel size:
18.0 x 7.5
Wheel size (rear):
18.0 x 7.5
Fuel tank capacity:
13.2 gal.
Weight:
3025 lbs.
Weight (gvwr):
4057 lbs.
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Kia Pricing

Base price
MSRP
$21,990
Destination charge
$850
Invoice
$20,740
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 mat
$ 95
$ 78
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass and homelink
$ 350
$ 291
Cargo tray
$ 80
$ 67
Carpet floor mats
$ 120
$ 98
Remote start
Remote start

Includes push button start.

$ 495
$ 410
Snow white pearl paint
$ 295
$ 269
Mud guards
$ 95
$ 78
Aurora black pearl paint
$ 295
$ 269
Rear bumper applique
$ 75
$ 62
Wheel locks
$ 55
$ 42
Premium tech package
Premium tech package

Includes power tilt and slide sunroof, auto-dimming rearview mirror with Homelink, 10-way power adjustable driver seat with two memory presets, leather seating, heated front seats, ventilated driver seat, heated outboard rear seat bottom, heated steering wheel, dual-zone automatic temperature controls, center console rear vents, supervision meter cluster with 4.2in TFT color LCD display, navigation with HD radio technology, SiriusXM traffic, voice recognition and touch screen display, and UVO eServices with Pandora, roadside assistance, vehicle diagnostics and parking minder availability.

$ 4,200
$ 3,863
Protection package
$ 175
$ 145
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Kia Features

Comfort
Interior
Interior accents: Chrome, Metallic-tone
Comfort features
Shift knob trim: Leather
Reading lights: Front
Heated steering wheel(optional)
Floor mats: Front(optional), Rear(optional)
Cargo area floor mat(optional)
Steering wheel trim: Leather
Air conditioning
Air filtration
Front air conditioning zones: Dual(optional), Single
Front air conditioning: Automatic climate control(optional)
Headrests
Front headrests: Adjustable
Rear headrests: Adjustable
Seating
Driver seat
Driver seat power adjustments: 10(optional), Lumbar(optional), Reclining(optional)
Driver seat: Heated(optional), Ventilated(optional)
Passenger seat
Passenger seat: Heated(optional)
Rear seats
Rear seat: Heated(optional)
Rear seat folding: Split
Seats
Rear seat type: 60-40 split bench
Rear headrests: 3
Driver seat manual adjustments: 6, Height, Reclining
Front headrests: 2
Upholstery: Leather(optional), Cloth
Front seat type: Bucket
Driver seat power adjustments: Height(optional)
Rear vents: Second row
Passenger seat manual adjustments: 4, Reclining
Armrests: Rear center with cupholders
Seatbelts
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front
Convenience
Convenience features
Cargo cover
Universal remote transmitter: Homelink - garage door opener(optional)
Multi-function remote: Fuel filler door release, Illuminated entry, Keyless entry, Panic alarm, Proximity entry system, Trunk release
Center console: Front console with armrest and storage
Camera system: Rearview
Cupholders: Front, Rear
Cruise control
Steering wheel mounted controls: Audio, Cruise control, Phone, Voice recognition
Power steering
Steering wheel: Tilt and telescopic
Storage: Cargo tray(optional), Cooled compartment
Power outlet(s): Front, Two 12v front
Memorized settings
Memorized settings: 2 driver(optional), Driver seat(optional)
In-car technology
Audio system
Voice recognition
Internet radio app: Pandora
Radio: Hd radio(optional), Am/fm, Touch screen display
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, Ipod/iphone, Jack, Mp3, Usb
Total speakers: 6
Satellite radio: Siriusxm
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Telematics
Driver assistance app: Roadside assistance(optional)
Infotainment: Uvo(optional)
Navigation system: Touch screen display(optional), Voice recognition(optional)
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Instrumentation
Multi-function display(optional)
Fuel economy display: Mpg, Range
Driver information system
Electroluminescent instrumentation
External temperature display
Exterior
Roof
Moonroof / sunroof: Power glass(optional), Tilt/slide(optional)
Windows
Window defogger: Rear
One-touch windows: 2
Wheels
Wheels: Alloy
Tires and rims
Tire type: All season
Spare tire kit: Inflator kit, Tire sealant
Tire pressure monitoring system
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Lights
Front fog lights
Exterior entry lights: Security approach lamps
Taillights: Led, Rear center
Courtesy lights: Door
Headlights: Auto delay off, Auto on/off, Dusk sensing, Halogen, Led
Doors
Rear door type: Liftgate
Liftgate window: Fixed
Exterior features
Mudguards: Front(optional), Rear(optional)
Rear spoiler: Lip
Chassis & suspension
Suspension
Front struts: Macpherson
Front suspension classification: Independent
Rear suspension classification: Semi-independent
Front shock type: Gas
Tuned suspension: Sport
Rear shock type: Gas
Front stabilizer bar
Rear suspension type: Torsion beam
Powertrain & drivetrain
Engine
Remote engine start(optional)
Push-button start
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Kia Colors

Exterior
Snow white pearl
Steel blue
Graphite steel
Aurora black pearl
Interior
Black
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Kia Safety

Safety ratings
Source
Rating category
Rating score
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
AutoWeb
Overall safety rating
Safety: standard features
Airbags
Side curtain airbags
Rear, front
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags
Front
Front airbags
Dual
Brakes
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Rear brake type
Disc
Braking assist
Hill holder control
Abs
4-wheel
Power brakes
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Child safety
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Child safety door locks
Locks
Power door locks
Auto-locking
Mirrors
Side mirror adjustments
Power folding, power
Dimming rearview mirror
Manual day/night
Side mirrors
Integrated turn signals, heated
Vanity mirrors
Dual illuminating
Safety
Rearview monitor
In dash
Security
Anti-theft system
Engine immobilizer, alarm with remote
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 Hatchback
LX 4dr Hatchback
2.0L I4 6A
MPG 25 City / 33 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4
MSRP $ 18,090
EX 4dr Hatchback
EX 4dr Hatchback
2.0L I4 6A
MPG 25 City / 33 Hwy / 28 Comb
Engine 2.0L Inline4
MSRP $ 20,390
SX 4dr Hatchback
SX 4dr Hatchback
1.6L I4 Turbo 6M
MPG 21 City / 29 Hwy / 24 Comb
Engine 1.6L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 20,990
SX 4dr Hatchback
SX 4dr Hatchback
1.6L I4 Turbo 6A
MPG 21 City / 29 Hwy / 24 Comb
Engine 1.6L Inline4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 21,990