2018 Kia Forte Sedan
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MSRP: $16,800 - $21,700
Kia Forte LX Sedan$16,800 $16,415
Kia Forte S Sedan$19,400 $18,403
Kia Forte EX Sedan$21,700 $20,529
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2018 Kia Forte LX Sedan - Specifications & Features
TypeInline-4; aluminum block and headDisplacement [cc]1,999
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; continuously variable valve timing (CVVT)
Power [hp @ rpm]147 @ 6,200 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]81.0 x 97.0
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]132 @ 4,500 rpmCompression12.5:1
Mileage City (mpg)25 - 29 (AT)Mileage Hwy (mpg)34 - 37 (AT)
Type 6-speed manual
Ratios 3.31, 1.96, 1.26, 0.98, 0.78, 0.63
Final Drive 4.33
Type 6-speed automatic
Ratios 4.40, 2.73, 1.83, 1.39, 1.00, 0.77
Final Drive 3.07
Exterior Dimensions
Length [in.] 179.5
Width [in.] 70.1
Height [in.] 56.3
Wheelbase [in.] 106.3
Front Track [in.] 61.5
Rear Track [in.] 62.0
Exterior Features
4 doors
Body color front and rear bumper, door handles
Power remote, heated and folding left door mirror
Power remote, heated and folding right door mirror
Variable intermittent wipers
Weights & Capacities
Weight [lbs.] 2,811
GVWR [lbs.] 3,836
Coefficient of Drag 0.27
Fuel Capacity [gal.] 13.2
Technical Features
Halogen headlights
P195/65 HR15 all-season tires
Security system
Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
Tire inflator kit
Ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV II)
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.] 34.8
Front macpherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear torsion beam; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Front 11.0 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear 10.3 in. power-assisted discs
Safety Features
3-point rear seat belts in all positions
Airbags in front with occupancy sensor on passenger side
Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Brake assist
Child safety rear door locks
Electronic Stability Control
Front adjustable head restraints
Height-adjustable front seatbelts with pretensioners
Rear head restraints
Side-curtain airbags in front and rear
Side-impact airbags in front
Side-impact bars
Traction control
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.] 96.2
Seating Cap. 5
Front Headroom [in.] 39.1
Front Legroom [in.] 42.2
Front Shoulderroom [in.] 56.1
Front Hiproom [in.] 53.8
Rear Headroom [in.] 37.3
Rear Legroom [in.] 35.9
Rear Shoulderroom [in.] 54.9
Rear Hiproom [in.] 53.1
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.] 14.9
Interior Features
12V power outlet
4-way front passenger bucket seat
6-way driver bucket seat
AM/FM radio with seek/scan, MP3 capability, single in-dash CD-player and 4 speakers
Air conditioning
Auto-locking doors
Cargo area carpeting, light
Cargo concealed storage
Cloth seat-upholstery
Cupholders in front and rear
Door bins in front and rear
Driver footrest
External temperature display
Floor carpeting
Front seat center console with armrest and storage
Full cloth headliner
Glove box
Illuminated entry
Keyfob remote keyless entry
LCD monitors in front
Power windows
Power windows; with one-touch open on driver's side
Rear 60/40 split folding bench seat
Rear window defogger
Remote trunk release
SiriusXM satellite radio
Smart Key
Speed-sensitive volume
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls
Tilting and telescoping steering-wheel
Tinted windows
Trip computer
USB input jack
Universal garage-door opener
Variable instrument panel lighting
Visor vanity mirrors in front
Wireless device connectivity
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