2019 Kia Forte Features & Specs

Overview
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$19,190
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$20,290
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Starting MSRP
$18,690
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Engine TypeGasGasGas
TransmissionContinuously variable-speed automaticContinuously variable-speed automaticContinuously variable-speed automatic
Drive TypeFront wheel driveFront wheel driveFront wheel drive
CylindersInline 4Inline 4Inline 4
Combined MPG343435
Total Seating555
Basic Warranty5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Drivetrain
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$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

Drive typeFront wheel driveFront wheel driveFront wheel drive
TransmissionContinuously variable-speed automaticContinuously variable-speed automaticContinuously variable-speed automatic
Fuel & MPG
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)30/40 mpg30/40 mpg31/41 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)420.0/560.0 mi.420.0/560.0 mi.434.0/574.0 mi.
Fuel tank capacity14.0 gal.14.0 gal.14.0 gal.
Combined MPG343435
Fuel typeRegular unleadedRegular unleadedRegular unleaded
Engine
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

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
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

4-wheel ABSyesyesyes
Rear door child safety locksyesyesyes
emergency braking preparationyesyesyes
Rear center 3-point beltyesyesyes
post-collision safety systemyesyesyes
child seat anchorsyesyesyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyesyesyes
lane departure warning accident avoidance systemyesyesyes
front and rear head airbagsyesyesyes
stability controlyesyesyes
Emergency braking assistyesyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyesyesyes
Rear fixed headrestsyesyesyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyesyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyesyes
3 rear headrestsyesyesyes
dusk sensing headlampsyesyesyes
auto delay off headlampsyesyesyes
tire pressure monitoringyesyesyes
traction controlyesyesyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyesyesyes
pre-collision safety systemyesyesyes
daytime running lightsnoyesno
front fog/driving lightsnoyesno
Packages
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

S Premium Packagenoyesno
In-Car Entertainment
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$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

auxiliary audio input and USB with external media controlyesyesyes
USB connectionyesyesyes
AM/FM stereoyesyesyes
4 total speakersyesnoyes
3 Months of provided satellite radio servicenoyesno
satellite radio satellite radionoyesno
6 total speakersnoyesno
Comfort & Convenience
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelyesyesyes
overhead console with storageyesyesyes
cruise controlyesyesyes
front cupholdersyesnoyes
front and rear door pocketsyesyesyes
electric power steeringyesyesyes
rear view camerayesyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyesyes
Climate controlyesyesyes
Dual vanity mirrorsyesnoyes
front and rear cupholdersnoyesno
front seatback storagenoyesno
leather steering wheelnoyesno
Driver vanity mirrornoyesno
Power Feature
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$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

1 one-touch power windowsyesyesyes
remote keyless power door locksyesyesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyesyes
Interior Options
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$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelinkyesyesyes
Interior Lighting Kityesyesyes
Carpeted Floor Matsyesyesyes
Cargo Netyesyesyes
Cargo Trayyesyesyes
Cargo Matyesyesyes
Instrumentation
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

clockyesyesyes
external temperature displayyesyesyes
trip computeryesyesyes
tachometeryesyesyes
Front Seats
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

Front head room38.8 in.38.8 in.38.8 in.
6 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyesyesyes
bucket front seatsyesyesyes
height adjustable passenger seatyesyesyes
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.
Front hip room53.0 in.53.0 in.53.0 in.
6 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyesyesyes
clothyesnoyes
premium clothnoyesno
Rear Seats
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

Rear head room37.5 in.37.5 in.37.5 in.
Rear hip Room51.1 in.51.1 in.51.1 in.
Rear leg room35.7 in.35.7 in.35.7 in.
Rear shoulder room55.3 in.55.3 in.55.3 in.
rear ventilation ductsyesyesyes
Split-folding rear seatbackyesyesno
folding center armrestnoyesno
Folding rear seatbacknonoyes
Exterior Options
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

Rear Bumper Appliqueyesyesyes
Mud Guardsyesyesyes
Trunk Cargo Hookyesyesyes
Wheel Locksyesyesno
Paint Protection Packageyesyesyes
Measurements
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$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

Curb weight2762 lbs.2762 lbs.2762 lbs.
Gross weight3792 lbs.3792 lbs.3792 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place15.3 cu.ft.15.3 cu.ft.15.3 cu.ft.
Angle of approach14.7 degrees14.7 degrees14.7 degrees
Maximum payload1030 lbs.1030 lbs.1030 lbs.
Angle of departure19.5 degrees19.5 degrees19.5 degrees
Length182.7 in.182.7 in.182.7 in.
Ground clearance5.3 in.5.3 in.5.3 in.
Height56.5 in.56.5 in.56.5 in.
EPA interior volume111.3 cu.ft.111.3 cu.ft.111.3 cu.ft.
Wheel base106.3 in.106.3 in.106.3 in.
Width70.9 in.70.9 in.70.9 in.
Colors
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

Exterior Colors
  • Gravity Grey
  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Silky Silver
  • Clear White
  • Currant Red
  • Gravity Grey
  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Silky Silver
  • Clear White
  • Currant Red
  • Gravity Grey
  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Clear White
Interior Colors
  • Gray, cloth
  • Black, cloth
  • Black, premium cloth
  • Black, cloth
Tires & Wheels
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

All season tiresyesyesyes
alloy wheelsyesyesno
16 x 6.5 in. wheelsyesnono
P205/55R16 tiresyesnono
17 x 7.0 in. wheelsnoyesno
P225/45R17 tiresnoyesno
steel wheelsnonoyes
15 x 6.0 in. wheelsnonoyes
partial wheel coversnonoyes
P195/65R15 tiresnonoyes
Suspension
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

Stabilizer bar stabilizer baryesyesyes
front independent suspensionyesyesyes
Warranty
Starting MSRP
$19,190

Starting MSRP
$20,290

Starting MSRP
$18,690

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.