2018 Kia Forte5
EX Hatchback

25 / 34
164 HP

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Green Scores

Federal Tier 3 Bin 125

Air Pollution


Greenhouse Gas

California LEV-II ULEV

Air Pollution


Greenhouse Gas

NHTSA Crash Test Ratings

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Front Brake Diameter 11.0
Rear Brake Diameter 10.3
Axle Ratio 3.07
Exterior Dimensions
Length 171.30
Wheelbase 106.3
Height 57.10
Ground Clearance 5.5
Width 70.1
Front Track Width 61.3
Rear Track Width 61.8
Interior Dimensions
Interior Volume 121.4
Cargo Volume 23.20
Passenger Volume 98.2
Cargo Volume All Rear Seats Down 56.4
Head Room 1st Row 39.4
Head Room 2nd Row/Rear 38.7
Hip Room 1st Row 53.8
Hip Room 2nd Row/Rear 53.1
Shoulder Room 1st Row 56.1
Shoulder Room 2nd Row/Rear 54.9
Leg Room 1st Row 42.2
Leg Room 2nd Row/Rear 35.9
Standard Seating 5
Max Seating 5
Seating Rows 2
Weights and Capacities
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 3968
Gross Vehicle Weight Range 3001-4000
Curb Weight 2928
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.2
Wheels and Tires
Front Tire Description 215/45R17
Rear Tire Description 215/45R17
Front Wheel Size 17.0 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size 17.0 x 6.5
Front Wheel Diameter 17.0
Front Wheel Width 6.5
Rear Wheel Diameter 17.0
Rear Wheel Width 6.5
Tire Type All Season
Exterior Dimensions
Turning Circle 34.8
Angle of Approach 15.2
Angle of Departure 25.1
Steering Ratio 15.7
Turns Lock-to-Lock 3.0

Installed Equipment

Air Conditioning
Air filtration
Front air conditioning
Front air conditioning zones: single
Airbag deactivation: occupant sensing passenger
Front airbags: dual
Side airbags: front
Side curtain airbags: front, rear
Audio System
Antenna type: diversity, mast
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, USB, iPod/iPhone, jack
Internet radio app: Pandora
Radio: AM/FM, touch screen display, voice operated
Radio data system
Satellite radio: SiriusXM
Speed sensitive volume control
Total speakers: 6
ABS: 4-wheel
Braking assist
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Front brake type: ventilated disc
Power brakes
Rear brake type: disc
Comfort Features
Armrests: rear center with cupholders, rear folding
Floor material: carpet
Interior accents: chrome, metallic-tone
Shift knob trim: leather
Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features
Assist handle: front, rear
Cargo area light
Cargo cover
Center console: front console with armrest and storage
Courtesy lights: door
Cruise control
Cupholders: front, rear
Dimming rearview mirror: manual day/night
Multi-function remote: illuminated entry, panic alarm, proximity entry system, trunk release
One-touch windows: 2
Overhead console: front
Power outlet(s): two 12V front
Power steering: variable/speed-proportional
Power windows: lockout button
Push-button start
Reading lights: front
Retained accessory power
Steering wheel: tilt and telescopic
Steering wheel mounted controls: audio, cruise control, phone, voice control
Storage: accessory hook, door pockets, front seatback, sunglasses holder
Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Liftgate window: fixed
Rear door type: liftgate
Drive mode selector
Alternator: 90 amps
Battery: maintenance-free
Battery saver
Exterior Features
Door handle color: body-color with chrome accents
Exhaust tip color: chrome
Front bumper color: body-color
Grille color: black, chrome surround
Mirror color: body-color
Rear bumper color: body-color
Rear spoiler: lip
Rear spoiler color: body-color
Window trim: black
In Car Entertainment
Connected in-car apps: Google POIs, Google search, driving performance, parked car finder, service and maintenance, vehicle diagnostics
Infotainment: Android Auto ready, Apple CarPlay ready, UVO
Infotainment screen size: 7 in.
Digital odometer
Driver information system
Electroluminescent instrumentation
External temperature display
Fuel economy display: MPG, range
Gauge: tachometer
Multi-function display
Trip computer
Trip odometer
Warnings and reminders: low fuel level, low oil level, low washer fluid, tire fill alert
Daytime running lights: LED
Front fog lights
Headlights: auto delay off, auto on/off, halogen
Taillights: LED, rear center
Side mirror adjustments: manual folding, power
Side mirrors: heated, integrated turn signals
Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams
Camera system: rearview
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors: LATCH system
Crumple zones: front, rear
Energy absorbing steering column
Rearview monitor: in dash
Emergency locking retractors: front
Front seatbelts: 3-point
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seatbelt warning sensor: front
Driver seat: heated
Driver seat manual adjustments: height, reclining, 6
Front headrests: adjustable, 2
Front seat type: bucket
Passenger seat: heated
Passenger seat manual adjustments: reclining, 4
Rear headrests: adjustable, 3
Rear seat folding: split
Rear seat type: 60-40 split bench
Upholstery: leather
2-stage unlocking doors
Anti-theft system: alarm with remote, engine immobilizer
Power door locks: auto-locking
Stability and Traction
Hill holder control
Stability control
Traction control
Front shock type: monotube
Front spring type: coil
Front stabilizer bar
Front struts: MacPherson
Front suspension classification: independent
Front suspension type: lower control arms
Rear shock type: monotube
Rear spring type: coil
Rear suspension classification: semi-independent
Rear suspension type: torsion beam
Driver assistance app: roadside assistance
Electronic messaging assistance: voice operated, with read function
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Tires and Rims
Spare tire kit: inflator kit, tire sealant
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Wheels: alloy
Front wipers: variable intermittent
Heated windshield wiper rests
Power windows: safety reverse
Rear wiper: intermittent, with washer
Solar-tinted glass
Window defogger: rear

Optional Equipment

Remote Start - Push Button Start
Exterior Features
Aurora Black Pearl Paint
Mud Guards: Includes front and rear mud guards.
Protection Package: Includes a protective layer helping to prevent minor scratches on the hood of your kia.
Rear Bumper Applique
Snow White Pearl Paint
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror w/HomeLink and Compass
Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Carpet Floor Mats
Marketing Package
Premium Technology Package: Includes power tilt and slide sunroof, auto-dimming rearview mirror with homelink, 10-way power adjustable driver seat including power lumbar, two driver memory presets, ventilated front seats, dual-zone automatic temperature controls, rear vents, 4.2-inch tft color lcd meter display, navigation with hd radio technology, siriusxm traffic, voice recognition and 7-inch touch screen display, uvo eservices with pandora, roadside assistance, vehicle diagnostics and parking minder availability, blind spot detection, lane change assist, and rear cross traffic alert.
Tires and Rims
Wheel Locks

Available Engines

2.0L I4 164hp 151ft. lbs.
Fuel Type Gasoline
Fuel Quality 87
Max HP 164 at 6200 rpm
Max Torque 151 at 4000 rpm
Bore 3.19
Stroke 3.82
Displacement 2
Block Type I
Cylinders 4
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Fuel Induction DI
Cam Type DOHC
Valves 16
Valve Timing CVVT
Compression 11.5

Available Transmissions

6-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Detail Shiftable Automatic
Gears 6

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