2014 Forte

2014 Forte
2014 Kia Forte Specifications
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Engine
Type/layout 1.8L Multi-Point Injection (MPI) 2.0L Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
Horsepower 148 hp @ 6500 rpm 173 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque 131 lb. ft. @ 4700 rpm 154 lb. ft. @ 4700 rpm
Valve System DOHC D-CVVT 16V/V DOHC D-CVVT 16V/V
Displacement (cc) 1,797 cc 1,999 cc
Bore x stroke (mm) 81 x 87.2 81 x 97
Compression ratio 10.3:1 11.5:1
Fuel System MPI (Multi Point Injection) GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection)
 
Drivetrain
Transmission Gear Ratios: 6-speed manual transmission - -
First 3.308 -
Second 1.962 -
Third 1.257 -
Fourth 0.976 -
Fifth 0.778 -
Sixth 0.633 -
Reverse 3.583 -
Final drive ratio 4.333 -
Transmission Gear Ratios: 6-speed automatic transmission - -
First 4.4 4.212
Second 2.726 2.637
Third 1.834 1.8
Fourth 1.392 1.386
Fifth 1 1
Sixth 0.774 0.772
Reverse 3.44 3.385
Final drive ratio 3.065 3.064
Layout/drive Front engine/FWD Front engine/FWD
 
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in.) 106.3 106.3
Length (in.) 179.5 179.5
Width (in.) 70.1 70.1
Height (in.) 56.5 56.5
Track (in.), front/rear 61.5/62.0 (15" wheel), 61.1/61.7 (16" wheel) 61.1/61.7 (16" wheel), 61.3/61.8 (17" wheel)
Min. ground clearance (in) 5.5 5.5
 
Interior Dimensions
Seating capacity 5 passenger 5 passenger
Head room, front/rear (in.) 39.1 / 37.3 39.1 / 37.3
Leg room, front/rear (in.) 42.2 / 35.9 42.2 / 35.9
Shoulder room, front/rear (in.) 56.1 / 54.9 56.1 / 54.9
Passenger volume (cu. ft.) 96.2 96.2
Trunk capacity (cu. ft.) 14.9 14.9
Airbags 6 6
 
Chassis/Suspension
Front Strut type, coil spring Strut type, coil spring
Rear Torsion beam, coil spring Torsion beam, coil spring
Construction Unibody Unibody
 
Steering
Assist Electric motor Electric motor
Turns lock-to-lock 2.96 2.96
Turning circle (ft.) 34.8 34.8
Steering ratio 14.5:1 14.5:1
 
Brakes
Type front/rear Vented disc / solid disc Vented disc / solid disc
Size (in.) front/rear 11.0 / 10.3 11.0 / 10.3
 
Wheels/Tires
Type P195/65R15, P205/55R16 (Optional) P205/55R16, P215/45R17 (Optional)
Wheel size (in.) 15 x 6.0, 16 x 6.5 (Optional) 16 x 6.5, 17 x 7.0 (Optional)
Tire size 195/65R15, 205/55R16 (Optional) 205/55R16, 215/45R17 (Optional)
Tire make/model Kumho / Nexen Kumho / Nexen, Hankook / Nexen (Optional)
 
Curb Weight
6-speed manual 2,868 lbs. -
Automatic transmission 2,914 lbs. 2,959 lbs.
 
Estimated Fuel Economy
Manual transmission, city/highway/combined (mpg) 25/37/29 -
Automatic transmission, city/highway/combined (mpg) 25/36/29 24/36/28
Fuel capacity (gal.) 13.2 13.2