2018 Kia Forte Features & Specs


Starting MSRP: $17,900
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Engine Typegas
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainfront wheel drive
Cylindersinline 4
Combined MPG32
Total Seating5
Basic Warranty5 yr./ 60000 mi.

Drive Train

Starting MSRP: $17,900
Drive typefront wheel drive
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic

Fuel & MPG

Starting MSRP: $17,900
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)29/37 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)382.8/488.4 mi.
Fuel tank capacity13.2 gal.
Combined MPG32
Fuel typeregular unleaded


Starting MSRP: $17,900
4-wheel ABSyes
traction control yes
Rear height adjustable headrests yes
Rear door child safety locks yes
child seat anchors yes
daytime running lights yes
front and rear head airbagsyes
3 rear headrestsyes
tire pressure monitoring yes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation yes
Rear center 3-point belt yes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
Emergency braking assist yes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyes
stability control yes
2 front headrestsyes


Starting MSRP: $17,900
LX Popular Packageyes
Sports Packageyes

In-Car Entertainment

Starting MSRP: $17,900
USB connection yes
satellite radio satellite radioyes
4 total speakersyes
AM/FM stereoyes
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control yes
3 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyes

Comfort & Convenience

Starting MSRP: $17,900
Air conditioningyes
front and rear door pocketsyes
front and rear cupholdersyes
Dual vanity mirrorsyes
electric power steering yes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
Audio controls on steering wheelyes

Power Feature

Starting MSRP: $17,900
remote keyless power door locks yes
1 one-touch power windowsyes
Heated mirrorsyes

Interior Options

Starting MSRP: $17,900
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelinkyes
Cargo Netyes
Cargo Trayyes
Cargo Matyes
Carpeted Floor Matsyes


Starting MSRP: $17,900
tachometer yes
external temperature display yes
clock yes
trip computer yes

Front Seats

Starting MSRP: $17,900
height adjustable driver seatyes
Front head room39.1 in.
6 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyes
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyes
Front shoulder room56.1 in.
Front leg room42.2 in.
cloth yes
bucket front seatsyes
Front hip room53.8 in.

Rear Seats

Starting MSRP: $17,900
Rear head room37.3 in.
Rear hip Room53.1 in.
Rear leg room35.9 in.
Rear shoulder room54.9 in.
folding center armrestyes
Split-folding rear seatbackyes
rear ventilation ducts yes

Exterior Options

Starting MSRP: $17,900
Mud Guardsyes
Rear Spoileryes
Wheel Locksyes
Rear Bumper Appliqueyes
Cargo Hookyes
Paint Protection Packageyes


Starting MSRP: $17,900
Length179.5 in.
Curb weight2855 lbs.
Gross weight3880 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place14.9 cu.ft.
Ground clearance5.3 in.
Height56.3 in.
EPA interior volume111.1 cu.ft.
Maximum payload1025 lbs.
Wheel base106.3 in.
Width70.1 in.


Starting MSRP: $17,900
Exterior Colors
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Garnet Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Silky Silver
  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Titanium Bronze
Interior Colors
  • Gray, cloth
  • Black, cloth
  • Black, premium cloth
  • Gray, premium cloth

Tires & Wheels

Starting MSRP: $17,900
full wheel covers yes
All season tiresyes
15 x 6.0 in. wheelsyes
P195/65R15 tiresyes
steel wheelsyes


Starting MSRP: $17,900
front independent suspensionyes
Stabilizer bar stabilizer baryes


Starting MSRP: $17,900
Basic5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Drivetrain10 yr./ 100000 mi.
Rust5 yr./ 100000 mi.
Roadside5 yr./ 60000 mi.


Starting MSRP: $17,900
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