Specs

Research 2011 Kia Forte specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

LX 4dr Sedan Man LX

Brakes

Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.7

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.4

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.3

Engine

Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 144 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 156 @ 6200

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9
Length, Overall (in) 178.3
Wheelbase (in) 104.3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.7

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 43.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7
Second Hip Room (in) 53.3
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 30

Steering

Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.9
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.2

Summary

Vehicle Name Kia Forte
Body Style 4 Door Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Tires

Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15
Front Tire Order Code - TBD -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.33
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.63
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2729

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel

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