2018 Kia Forte Features & Specs

Overview

Overview
Starting MSRP: $17,900
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Engine Typegasgasgas
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed manual
Drive Trainfront wheel drivefront wheel drivefront wheel drive
Cylindersinline 4inline 4inline 4
Combined MPG323228
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 shiftable automatic6-speed manual

Fuel & MPG

Fuel & MPG
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)29/37 mpg29/37 mpg25/34 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)382.8/488.4 mi.382.8/488.4 mi.330.0/448.8 mi.
Fuel tank capacity13.2 gal.13.2 gal.13.2 gal.
Combined MPG323228
Fuel typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded

Engine

Engine
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
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: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
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
post-collision safety systemnoyesno
dusk sensing headlampsnoyesno

Packages

Packages
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
LX Popular Packageyesnono
Sports Packageyesnono
S Technology Plus Packagenoyesno
S Technology Packagenoyesno

In-Car Entertainment

In-Car Entertainment
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
3 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyesnoyes
AM/FM stereoyesyesyes
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media controlyesyesyes
satellite radio satellite radioyesnoyes
USB connectionyesyesyes
4 total speakersyesnoyes
6 total speakersnoyesno

Comfort & Convenience

Comfort & Convenience
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
Air conditioningyesyesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesyesyes
front and rear door pocketsyesyesyes
electric power steeringyesyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyesyes
Dual vanity mirrorsyesyesyes
Audio controls on steering wheelyesnoyes
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelnoyesno
overhead console with storagenoyesno
front seatback storagenoyesno
cruise controlnoyesno
leather steering wheelnoyesno
rear view cameranoyesno

Power Feature

Power Feature
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
1 one-touch power windowsyesyesyes
remote keyless power door locksyesyesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyesyes

Interior Options

Interior Options
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelinkyesyesyes
Cargo Netyesyesyes
Cargo Trayyesyesyes
Cargo Matyesyesyes
Carpeted Floor Matsyesyesyes

Instrumentation

Instrumentation
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
clockyesyesyes
external temperature displayyesyesyes
trip computeryesyesyes
tachometeryesyesyes

Front Seats

Front Seats
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
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: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
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: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
Mud Guardsyesyesyes
Rear Spoileryesnoyes
Wheel Locksyesyesno
Rear Bumper Appliqueyesyesyes
Cargo Hookyesyesyes
Paint Protection Packageyesyesyes

Measurements

Measurements
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
Length179.5 in.179.5 in.179.5 in.
Curb weight2855 lbs.2855 lbs.2811 lbs.
Gross weight3880 lbs.3880 lbs.3836 lbs.
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.
Maximum payload1025 lbs.1025 lbs.1025 lbs.
Wheel base106.3 in.106.3 in.106.3 in.
Width70.1 in.70.1 in.70.1 in.

Colors

Colors
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
Exterior Colors
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Garnet Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Silky Silver
  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Titanium Bronze
  • Phantom Gray
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Clear White
  • Currant Red
  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Garnet Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Clear White
  • Silky Silver
  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Titanium Bronze
Interior Colors
  • Gray, cloth
  • Black, cloth
  • Black, premium cloth
  • Gray, premium cloth
  • Black Sport, cloth
  • Gray, cloth
  • Black, cloth

Tires & Wheels

Tires & Wheels
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
full wheel coversyesnoyes
All season tiresyesyesyes
steel wheelsyesnoyes
15 x 6.0 in. wheelsyesnoyes
P195/65R15 tiresyesnoyes
alloy wheelsnoyesno
16 x 6.5 in. wheelsnoyesno
P205/55R16 tiresnoyesno

Suspension

Suspension
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
Stabilizer bar stabilizer baryesyesyes
front independent suspensionyesyesyes

Warranty

Warranty
Starting MSRP: $17,900
Starting MSRP: $19,400
Starting MSRP: $16,800
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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