Specs

Research 2016 Kia Forte specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

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Brakes

Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.8

Engine

Displacement 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 6500
Fuel System MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 62
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1
Length, Overall (in) 179.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.3
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2
Passenger Capacity 5

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37

Steering

Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8

Summary

Vehicle Name Kia Forte
Body Style Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut

Tires

Rear Tire Size P205/55R16
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15
Front Tire Size P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.33
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.63
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78

Vehicle

EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2804

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Material
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel

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