2017 Kia Forte Features & Specs

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

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

Fuel & MPG

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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

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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

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4-wheel ABSyesyesyes
traction control yesyesyes
Rear height adjustable headrests yesyesyes
Rear door child safety locks yesyesyes
child seat anchors yesyesyes
daytime running lights yesyesyes
front and rear head airbagsyesyesyes
3 rear headrestsyesyesyes
tire pressure monitoring yesyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation yesyesyes
Rear center 3-point belt yesyesyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyesyesyes
Emergency braking assist yesyesyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyesyesyes
stability control yesyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyesyes
dusk sensing headlampsnonoyes

Packages

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LX Popular Packageyesnono
Protection Packageyesyesyes
S Technology Packagenonoyes
S Premium Packagenonoyes

In-Car Entertainment

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USB connection yesyesyes
satellite radio satellite radioyesyesno
4 total speakersyesyesno
AM/FM stereoyesyesyes
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control yesyesyes
3 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyesyesno
6 total speakersnonoyes

Comfort & Convenience

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Air conditioningyesyesyes
front and rear door pocketsyesyesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesyesno
Dual vanity mirrorsyesyesno
electric power steering yesyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyesyes
Audio controls on steering wheelyesyesno
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelnonoyes
leather steering wheelnonoyes
overhead console with storage nonoyes
front seatback storage nonoyes
rear view camera nonoyes
cruise control nonoyes
front cupholdersnonoyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsnonoyes

Power Feature

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remote keyless power door locks yesyesyes
1 one-touch power windowsyesyesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyesyes

Interior Options

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Autodimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelinkyesyesyes
Carpet Floormatsyesyesyes
Trunk Cargo Hookyesyesyes
Cargo Netyesyesyes
Cargo Trayyesyesyes
Cargo Matyesyesyes

Instrumentation

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tachometer yesyesyes
external temperature display yesyesyes
clock yesyesyes
trip computer yesyesyes

Front Seats

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height adjustable driver seatyesyesyes
Front head room39.1 in.39.1 in.39.1 in.
6 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyesyesyes
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyesyesyes
Front shoulder room56.1 in.56.1 in.56.1 in.
Front leg room42.2 in.42.2 in.42.2 in.
cloth yesyesyes
bucket front seatsyesyesyes
Front hip room53.8 in.53.8 in.53.8 in.

Rear Seats

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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.
folding center armrestyesyesyes
Split-folding rear seatbackyesyesyes
rear ventilation ducts yesyesyes

Exterior Options

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Rear Bumper Appliqueyesyesyes
Rear Spoileryesyesyes
Mudguardsyesyesyes
Wheel Locksnonoyes

Measurements

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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

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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

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

Suspension

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

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

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