2015KiaForteLX

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A compact car with the good looks of a mid-size sedan, the Kia Forte has established itself as a true leader in a highly competitive segment. Significantly more impressive than the Kia Spectra that it replaces, the Kia Forte was in instant success when it was released in 2008. Available in three distinctive variants - Forte Koup, Forte5  and Forte sedan - the Kia Forte stands apart from the competition with is electrifying exterior design and thrilling performances.

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Car Details
Base MSRP 15995
Body Type Sedan
Drivetrain FWD
Transmission Automatic
Engine Type 4 Cylinder Engine
Engine Size 1.8
Fuel Type Gasoline
Passenger Capacity 5
EnerGuide Estimate - City 9.3 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy 6.3 L/100 km
Summary
Vehicle Name Kia Forte
Body Style Sedan
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Order Code
Trans Type 6
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.40,
3.31,
4.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.73,
1.96,
2.64
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83,
1.26,
1.80
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39,
0.98
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00,
0.78
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77,
0.63
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44,
3.58,
3.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.94,
4.33,
3.06
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 96.2,
95
Front Head Room 39.1
Front Leg Room 42.2
Front Shoulder Room 56.1
Front Hip Room 53.8
Second Head Room 37.3
Second Leg Room 35.9
Second Shoulder Room 54.9
Second Hip Room 53.1
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight 2844,
2804,
2855,
2906
Mileage
EnerGuide Estimate - City 8.8,
9.3,
9.8,
9.7
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy 6.1,
6.3,
6.9,
6.7
Engine
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 1.8 L/110,
2.0 L/122
Fuel System MPI,
Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 6500,
173 @ 6500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4700,
154 @ 4700
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16,
P195/65TR15,
P215/45HR17
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16,
P195/65TR15,
P215/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
Wheels
Front Wheel Size 16 X 6.5,
15 X 6,
17 X 7
Rear Wheel Size 16 X 6.5,
15 X 6,
17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size
Front Wheel Material Aluminum,
Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum,
Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 50
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase 106.3
Length, Overall 179.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors 70.1
Height, Overall 56.5
Min Ground Clearance 5.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume 14.9
Emissions
G/km Of CO2 Emissions 175 (Est),
182 (Est),
196 (Est),
191 (Est)
Engine: 2.0L GDI 4 Cyl DOHC 16V D-CVVT Yes - -
Engine: 1.8L DOHC 16V 4-Cylinder D-CVVT Yes - -
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic -inc: Active ECO, Keyless Entry w/Panic Alarm, Air Conditioning Yes - -
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic -inc: Active ECO Yes - -
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual Yes - -
Transmission w/Sequential Shift Control Yes - -
Transmission w/Sequential Shift Control w/Steering Wheel Controls Yes - -
Front-Wheel Drive Yes - -
4.33 Axle Ratio Yes - -
2.94 Axle Ratio Yes - -
3.06 Axle Ratio Yes - -
68-Amp/Hr 600CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection Yes - -
90 Amp Alternator Yes - -
3836# Gvwr Yes - -
3880# Gvwr Yes - -
3858# Gvwr Yes - -
3902# Gvwr Yes - -
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers Yes - -
Front Anti-Roll Bar Yes - -
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering Yes - -
50 L Fuel Tank Yes - -
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust Yes - -
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Polished Tailpipe Finisher Yes - -
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs Yes - -
Torsion Beam Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs Yes - -
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control Yes - -
Wheels: 16" Alloy Yes - -
Wheels: 17" Alloy Yes - -
Wheels: 15" Steel w/Cover Yes - -
Tires: P205/55R16 -inc: low rolling resistance Yes - -
Tires: P205/55R16 -inc: low rolling resistance and a full set of winter tires Yes - -
Tires: P215/45R17 -inc: low rolling resistance Yes - -
Tires: P195/65R15 -inc: low rolling resistance Yes - -
Spare Tire Mobility Kit Yes - -
Clearcoat Paint Yes - -
Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade Yes - -
Body-Coloured Front Bumper Yes - -
Body-Coloured Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent Yes - -
Black Side Windows Trim Yes - -
Body-Coloured Door Handles Yes - -
Chrome Side Windows Trim Yes - -
Chrome Door Handles Yes - -
Body-Coloured Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding Yes - -
Body-Coloured Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator Yes - -
Body-Coloured Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator Yes - -
Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster Yes - -
Light Tinted Glass Yes - -
Variable Intermittent Wipers Yes - -
Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip Yes - -
Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Wiper Park Yes - -
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels Yes - -
Splash Guards Yes - -
Black Grille w/Chrome Surround Yes - -
Trunk Rear Cargo Access Yes - -
Auto Off Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off Yes - -
Front Fog Lamps Yes - -
Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off Yes - -
Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low Beam Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off Yes - -
Perimeter/Approach Lights Yes - -
LED Brakelights Yes - -
Radio: AM/FM/CD/MP3 Audio System w/SiriusXM -inc: AUX and USB input ports, Bluetooth wireless technology, UVO audio infotainment, rear-view camera and 6 speakers Yes - -
Radio: AM/FM/CD/MP3 Audio System w/SiriusXM -inc: AUX and USB input ports, Bluetooth wireless technology and 6 speakers Yes - -
Radio: AM/FM/CD/MP3 Stereo/NAV w/SiriusXM -inc: AUX and USB input ports, Bluetooth wireless technology, rear-view camera and 6 speakers Yes - -
Radio: AM/FM/CD/MP3 Audio System w/SiriusXM -inc: AUX and USB input ports, Bluetooth wireless technology and 4 speakers Yes - -
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control and Steering Wheel Controls Yes - -
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls, Voice Activation, Radio Data System and Internal Memory Yes - -
Window Grid Antenna Yes - -
1 LCD Monitor In The Front Yes - -
Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: height adjustable headrests, driver height adjuster, cooled driver seat and power driver seat w/lumbar and memory Yes - -
Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: height adjustable headrests and driver height adjuster Yes - -
Front Bucket Seats -inc: height adjustable headrests and driver height adjuster Yes - -
4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement Yes - -
60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat Yes - -
60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Heated Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat Yes - -
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column Yes - -
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer Yes - -
Power Rear Windows Yes - -
5 Person Seating Capacity Yes - -
Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel Yes - -
Heated Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel Yes - -
Front Cupholder Yes - -
Rear Cupholder Yes - -
Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Trunk/Hatch and Mechanical Fuel Yes - -
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button Yes - -
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button Yes - -
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start Yes - -
HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter Yes - -
Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls Yes - -
Air Conditioning Yes - -
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts Yes - -
Manual Air Conditioning Yes - -
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts Yes - -
Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning Yes - -
Illuminated Glove Box Yes - -
Driver Foot Rest Yes - -
Full Cloth Headliner Yes - -
Vinyl Door Trim Insert Yes - -
Urethane Gear Shift Knob Yes - -
Interior Trim -inc: Chrome Interior Accents Yes - -
Leather Gear Shift Knob Yes - -
Interior Trim -inc: Chrome And Aluminum Interior Accents Yes - -
Day-Night Rearview Mirror Yes - -
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination Yes - -
Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror Yes - -
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets Yes - -
Front Map Lights Yes - -
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting Yes - -
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats Yes - -
Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim Yes - -
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Vinyl/Rubber Front And Rear Floor Mats Yes - -
Cargo Area Concealed Storage Yes - -
Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit Yes - -
Cargo Space Lights Yes - -
FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate Yes - -
Memory Settings Include Yes - -
FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Remote Engine Start Yes - -
Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins Yes - -
Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Refrigerated/Cooled Box Located In The Glovebox, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins Yes - -
Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver 1-Touch Down Yes - -
Delayed Accessory Power Yes - -
Power Door Locks Yes - -
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature Yes - -
Trip Computer Yes - -
Outside Temp Gauge Yes - -
Analog Display Yes - -
Digital/Analog Display Yes - -
Seats w/Cloth Back Material Yes - -
Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints Yes - -
Front Centre Armrest Yes - -
Sliding Front Centre Armrest Yes - -
Sliding Front Centre Armrest and Rear Centre Armrest Yes - -
1 Seatback Storage Pocket Yes - -
Seats w/Leatherette Back Material Yes - -
Engine Immobilizer Yes - -
Perimeter Alarm Yes - -
2 12V DC Power Outlets Yes - -
Air Filtration Yes - -
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Yes - -
ABS And Driveline Traction Control Yes - -
Side Impact Beams Yes - -
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags Yes - -
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags Yes - -
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags Yes - -
Airbag Occupancy Sensor Yes - -
Rear Child Safety Locks Yes - -
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Centre 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners Yes - -