Specs

Research 2013 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) 14.700

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.400

Electrical

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

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.4

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) 61.600
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.900
Track Width, Front (in) 61.300
Height, Overall (in) 57.500
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.900
Length, Overall (in) 178.300
Wheelbase (in) 104.300

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.700

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 43.300
Front Head Room (in) 40.000
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.800
Second Head Room (in) 37.600
Second Leg Room (in) 35.000
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.700
Second Hip Room (in) 53.300
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.700
Front Hip Room (in) 53.000

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) 33.900
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.890
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.200

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) - TBD -
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 - TBD -
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) 0.970
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.250
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.960
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.300
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.330
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.580
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.630
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.770

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2729

Wheels

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