Specs

Research 2018 Kia Forte5 specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

LX LX Auto

Brakes

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 23.2

Electrical

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

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.3

Engine

Fuel System MPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 147 @ 6200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 132 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.0 L/122

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in) 62
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1
Length, Overall (in) 171.3
Wheelbase (in) 106.3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.1
Second Head Room (in) 38.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.2
Passenger Capacity 5

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34

Steering

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

Summary

Vehicle Name Kia Forte5
Body Style Hatchback

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire Size P205/55HR16
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.73
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.40
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.06

Vehicle

EPA Classification Large Cars

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6