2017 Kia Forte Features & Specs

Overview

Overview
Starting MSRP: $17,600
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Starting MSRP: $19,300
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Engine Typegasgasgas
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed manual6-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainfront wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
Cylindersinline 4inline 4inline 4
Combined MPG322832
Total Seating555
Basic Warranty5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.

Drive Train

Drive Train
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Drive typefront wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed manual6-speed shiftable automatic

Fuel & MPG

Fuel & MPG
Starting MSRP: $17,600
Starting MSRP: $16,600
Starting MSRP: $19,300
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)29/38 mpg25/34 mpg29/38 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)382.8/501.6 mi.330.0/448.8 mi.382.8/501.6 mi.
Fuel tank capacity13.2 gal.13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
Combined MPG322832
Fuel typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded

Engine

Engine
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Starting MSRP: $16,600
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Torque132 ft-lbs. @ 4500 rpm132 ft-lbs. @ 4500 rpm132 ft-lbs. @ 4500 rpm
Base engine size2.0 L2.0 L2.0 L
Horsepower147 hp @ 6200 rpm147 hp @ 6200 rpm147 hp @ 6200 rpm
Turning circle34.8 ft.34.8 ft.34.8 ft.
Valves161616
Base engine typegasgasgas
Valve timingVariableVariableVariable
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Cylindersinline 4inline 4inline 4

Safety

Safety
Starting MSRP: $17,600
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4-wheel ABSyesyesyes
Rear door child safety locksyesyesyes
daytime running lightsyesyesyes
Rear center 3-point beltyesyesyes
child seat anchorsyesyesyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyesyesyes
front and rear head airbagsyesyesyes
stability controlyesyesyes
Emergency braking assistyesyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyesyesyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyesyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyesyes
3 rear headrestsyesyesyes
tire pressure monitoringyesyesyes
traction controlyesyesyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyesyesyes
dusk sensing headlampsnonoyes

Packages

Packages
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LX Popular Packageyesnono
Protection Packageyesyesyes
S Technology Packagenonoyes
S Premium Packagenonoyes

In-Car Entertainment

In-Car Entertainment
Starting MSRP: $17,600
Starting MSRP: $16,600
Starting MSRP: $19,300
3 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyesyesno
AM/FM stereoyesyesyes
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media controlyesyesyes
satellite radio satellite radioyesyesno
USB connectionyesyesyes
4 total speakersyesyesno
6 total speakersnonoyes

Comfort & Convenience

Comfort & Convenience
Starting MSRP: $17,600
Starting MSRP: $16,600
Starting MSRP: $19,300
Air conditioningyesyesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesyesno
front and rear door pocketsyesyesyes
electric power steeringyesyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyesyes
Dual vanity mirrorsyesyesno
Audio controls on steering wheelyesyesno
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelnonoyes
overhead console with storagenonoyes
front seatback storagenonoyes
cruise controlnonoyes
front cupholdersnonoyes
leather steering wheelnonoyes
rear view cameranonoyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsnonoyes

Power Feature

Power Feature
Starting MSRP: $17,600
Starting MSRP: $16,600
Starting MSRP: $19,300
1 one-touch power windowsyesyesyes
remote keyless power door locksyesyesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyesyes

Interior Options

Interior Options
Starting MSRP: $17,600
Starting MSRP: $16,600
Starting MSRP: $19,300
Autodimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelinkyesyesyes
Carpet Floormatsyesyesyes
Trunk Cargo Hookyesyesyes
Cargo Netyesyesyes
Cargo Trayyesyesyes
Cargo Matyesyesyes

Instrumentation

Instrumentation
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clockyesyesyes
external temperature displayyesyesyes
trip computeryesyesyes
tachometeryesyesyes

Front Seats

Front Seats
Starting MSRP: $17,600
Starting MSRP: $16,600
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Front head room39.1 in.39.1 in.39.1 in.
6 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyesyesyes
bucket front seatsyesyesyes
height adjustable driver seatyesyesyes
Front shoulder room56.1 in.56.1 in.56.1 in.
Front leg room42.2 in.42.2 in.42.2 in.
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyesyesyes
Front hip room53.8 in.53.8 in.53.8 in.
clothyesyesyes

Rear Seats

Rear Seats
Starting MSRP: $17,600
Starting MSRP: $16,600
Starting MSRP: $19,300
Rear head room37.3 in.37.3 in.37.3 in.
Rear hip Room53.1 in.53.1 in.53.1 in.
Rear leg room35.9 in.35.9 in.35.9 in.
Rear shoulder room54.9 in.54.9 in.54.9 in.
rear ventilation ductsyesyesyes
Split-folding rear seatbackyesyesyes
folding center armrestyesyesyes

Exterior Options

Exterior Options
Starting MSRP: $17,600
Starting MSRP: $16,600
Starting MSRP: $19,300
Rear Bumper Appliqueyesyesyes
Rear Spoileryesyesyes
Mudguardsyesyesyes
Wheel Locksnonoyes

Measurements

Measurements
Starting MSRP: $17,600
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Length179.5 in.179.5 in.179.5 in.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place14.9 cu.ft.14.9 cu.ft.14.9 cu.ft.
Ground clearance5.3 in.5.3 in.5.3 in.
Height56.3 in.56.3 in.56.3 in.
EPA interior volume111.1 cu.ft.111.1 cu.ft.111.1 cu.ft.
Wheel base106.3 in.106.3 in.106.3 in.
Width70.1 in.70.1 in.70.1 in.

Colors

Colors
Starting MSRP: $17,600
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Exterior Colors
  • Titanium Bronze
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Aurora Black
  • Garnet Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Clear White
  • Silky Silver
  • Titanium Bronze
  • Aurora Black
  • Garnet Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Clear White
  • Silky Silver
  • Currant Red
  • Phantom Gray
  • Aurora Black
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Clear White
Interior Colors
  • Black, cloth
  • Gray, premium cloth
  • Black, premium cloth
  • Gray, cloth
  • Black, cloth
  • Gray, cloth
  • Black, cloth

Tires & Wheels

Tires & Wheels
Starting MSRP: $17,600
Starting MSRP: $16,600
Starting MSRP: $19,300
full wheel coversyesyesno
All season tiresyesyesyes
steel wheelsyesyesno
15 x 6.0 in. wheelsyesyesno
P195/65R15 tiresyesyesno
alloy wheelsnonoyes
16 x 6.5 in. wheelsnonoyes
P205/55R16 tiresnonoyes

Suspension

Suspension
Starting MSRP: $17,600
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Stabilizer bar stabilizer baryesyesyes
front independent suspensionyesyesyes

Warranty

Warranty
Starting MSRP: $17,600
Starting MSRP: $16,600
Starting MSRP: $19,300
Basic5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Drivetrain10 yr./ 100000 mi.10 yr./ 100000 mi.10 yr./ 100000 mi.
Rust5 yr./ 100000 mi.5 yr./ 100000 mi.5 yr./ 100000 mi.
Roadside5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.

Inventory

Inventory
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