2013 Forte
2013 Kia Forte Specifications
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Engine
Type 2.0L, inline 4-cylinder, aluminum block and head 2.0L, inline 4-cylinder, aluminum block and head 2.4L, inline 4-cylinder, aluminum block and head
Valve System DOHC, four valves/cylinder, Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT) DOHC, four valves/cylinder, Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT) DOHC, four valves/cylinder, Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT)
Displacement (cc) 1,998 cc 1,998 cc 2,359 cc
Compression ratio 10.5:1 10.5:1 10.5:1
Horsepower (SAE net) 156 hp @ 6,200 rpm, 154 hp @ 6,200 rpm SULEV 156 hp @ 6,200 rpm, 154 hp @ 6,200 rpm SULEV 173 hp @ 6,000 rpm, 165 hp @ 6,000 rpm SULEV
Torque (SAE net) 144 lb.-ft. @ 4,300 rpm, 139 lb.-ft. @ 4,600 rpm SULEV 144 lb.-ft. @ 4,300 rpm, 139 lb.-ft. @ 4,600 rpm SULEV 168 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm, 161 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm SULEV
Transmission 6-speed manual, overdrive; 6-speed electronically controlled, overdrive, with Sportmatic® 6-speed manual, overdrive; 6-speed electronically controlled, overdrive, with Sportmatic® 6-speed manual, overdrive; 6-speed electronically controlled, overdrive, with Sportmatic®
Dimensions
Wheelbase 104.3 in. 104.3 in. 104.3 in.
Track (front/rear) 61.3 in./61.6 in. 61.3 in./61.6 in. 61.3 in./61.6 in.
Length 178.3 in. 178.3 in. 178.3 in.
Width 69.9 in. 69.9 in. 69.9 in.
Height 57.5 in. 57.5 in. 57.5 in.
Ground clearance 5.9 in. 5.9 in. 5.9 in.
Headroom (front/rear) 40.0 in./37.6 in. 40.0 in./37.6 in. 40.0 in./37.6 in.
Shoulder room (front/rear) 55.7 in./54.7 in. 55.7 in./54.7 in. 55.7 in./54.7 in.
Legroom (front/rear) 43.3 in./35.0 in. 43.3 in./35.0 in. 43.3 in./35.0 in.
Hip room (front/rear) 53.0 in./53.3 in. 53.0 in./53.3 in. 53.0 in./53.3 in.
Passenger volume 96.8 cu. ft. 96.8 cu. ft. 96.8 cu. ft.
Cargo volume (rear seat up) 14.7 cu. ft. 14.7 cu. ft. 14.7 cu. ft.
Body & Chassis
Layout Front engine, front-wheel drive Front engine, front-wheel drive Front engine, front-wheel drive
Body type Steel unibody Steel unibody Steel unibody
Front suspension Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, monotube shocks, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, monotube shocks, stabilizer bar Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, monotube shocks, stabilizer bar
Rear suspension Torsion beam, coil springs, monotube shocks Torsion beam, coil springs, monotube shocks Torsion beam, coil springs, monotube shocks
Steering type Rack and pinion, hydraulic, power-assisted Rack and pinion, hydraulic, power-assisted Rack and pinion, hydraulic, power-assisted
Turns, lock-to-lock 2.89 2.89 2.89
Turning diameter, curb-to-curb (ft.) 33.9 ft. 33.9 ft. 35.4 ft.
Curb Weight
Manual transmission 2,729 lbs. 2,729 lbs. 2,849 lbs
Automatic transmission 2,791 lbs. 2,791 lbs. 2,898 lbs.
Brakes
Type Hydraulic, power-assisted vacuum 4-sensor, 4-channel ABS + Electronic Stability Control Hydraulic, power-assisted vacuum 4-sensor, 4-channel ABS + Electronic Stability Control Hydraulic, power-assisted vacuum 4-sensor, 4-channel ABS + Electronic Stability Control
Front 11.0 in. vented discs 11.0 in. vented discs 11.8 in. vented discs
Rear 10.3 in. solid discs 10.3 in. solid discs 10.3 in. solid discs
Tires
Type 195/65R15 195/65R15, 205/55R16 (optional) 215/45R17
Estimated Fuel Economy
Manual transmission, city/highway (mpg) 25/34 25/34 22/32
Automatic transmission, city/highway (mpg) 26/36 26/36 23/32
Fuel tank capacity (gallons) 13.7 13.7 13.7
Media Contacts
James Hope
National Manager, Product Communications
phone: (949) 468-1875
mobile: (949) 943-0826
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