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2021 Kia Forte Specs & Features

Overview
Overview
Starting MSRP
$22,790

Engine TypeGas
Transmission7-speed automated manual
Drive TypeFront wheel drive
CylindersInline 4
Total Seating5
Basic Warranty5 yr./ 60,000 mi.
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
EPA city/highway MPG27/35 MPG
EPA combined MPG30 MPG
Range in miles (city/hwy)378.0/490.0 mi.
Fuel tank capacity14.0 gal.
Engine
Engine
Base engine size1.6 L
CylindersInline 4
Base engine typeGas
Horsepower201 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Torque195 lb-ft @ 1,500 rpm
Valves16
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)
Valve timingVariable
Direct injectionyes
Towing & Hauling
Towing & Hauling
Max Payload Capacity956 lbs.
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Transmission7-speed automated manual
Drive typeFront wheel drive
Suspension
Suspension
Four-wheel independent suspensionyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryes
Dimensions
Dimensions
Length182.7 in.
Overall width without mirrors70.9 in.
Height56.5 in.
Wheelbase106.3 in.
EPA interior volume111.3 cu.ft.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place15.3 cu.ft.
Turning circle34.8 ft.
Ground clearance5.3 in.
Curb weight3,012 lbs.
Maximum payload956 lbs.
Gross weight3,968 lbs.
Colors
Colors
Exterior Colors
  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Currant Red
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Clear White
  • Gravity Grey
  • Fire Orange
  • Deep Sea Blue
Interior Colors
  • Black w/Red Stitching, leatherette/cloth
  • Black w/Red Stitching, leatherette
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
Front head room38.8 in.
Front leg room42.2 in.
Front shoulder room56.1 in.
Front hip room53.0 in.
Leatherette/clothyes
Bucket front seatsyes
6-way manual driver seat adjustmentsyes
Height adjustable driver seatyes
6-way manual passenger seat adjustmentyes
Height adjustable passenger seatyes
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear head room37.5 in.
Rear leg room35.7 in.
Rear shoulder room55.3 in.
Rear hip room51.1 in.
Split-folding rear seatbackyes
Folding center armrestyes
Safety
Safety
Blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance systemyes
Pre-collision safety systemyes
Post-collision safety systemyes
Dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
Front and rear head airbagsyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyes
Stability controlyes
Traction controlyes
Child seat anchorsyes
Rear door child safety locksyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyes
Emergency braking assistyes
Tire pressure monitoringyes
Dusk sensing headlampsyes
LED headlampyes
Daytime running lightsyes
Front fog/driving lightsyes
Turn signal mirrorsyes
2 front headrestsyes
3 rear headrestsyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyes
Rear center 3-point beltyes
Remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
Engine immobilizeryes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
AM/FM stereoyes
6 total speakersyes
USB connectionyes
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media controlyes
Satellite radio satellite radioyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
1 one-touch power windowsyes
Hands-free entryyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
Keyless ignitionyes
Tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelyes
Electric power steeringyes
Rear view camerayes
Cruise controlyes
Front and rear cupholdersyes
Front and rear door pocketsyes
Overhead console with storageyes
Front seatback storageyes
Leather steering wheelyes
Single zone front air conditioningyes
Rear ventilation ductsyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
Turn signal in mirrorsyes
Instrumentation
Instrumentation
Trip computeryes
External temperature displayyes
Tachometeryes
Clockyes
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
Alloy wheelsyes
18 x 7.5 in. wheelsyes
All season tiresyes
P225/40R18 tiresyes
Temporary spare tireyes
Inside mounted spare tireyes
Telematics
Telematics
Emergency Serviceyes
Airbag Deployment Notificationyes
Hands-Free Callingyes
Roadside Assistanceyes
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)yes
Destination Downloadyes
Warranty
Warranty
Basic5 yr./ 60,000 mi.
Drivetrain10 yr./ 100,000 mi.
Rust5 yr./ 100,000 mi.
Roadside5 yr./ 60,000 mi.
Mechanical Options
Mechanical Options
Remote Start - Push-Button Start +$495
Packages
Packages
GT2 Package +$2,000
Interior Options
Interior Options
Carpeted Floor Mats +$155
Cargo Hook +$30
Cargo Mat +$95
EC Mirror w/Compass and Homelink +$350
Interior Lighting Kit +$300
Cargo Tray +$115
Cargo Net +$50
Exterior Options
Exterior Options
Mudguards +$115
Paint Protection Package +$200
Wheel Locks +$60
Rear Bumper Applique +$75
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