2019 Forte
2019 Kia Forte Specifications
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LX
S
EX
LX S EX
Engine
Type 2.0L I-4, Multi-Port Injection (MPI) 2.0L I-4, Multi-Port Injection (MPI) 2.0L I-4, Multi-Port Injection (MPI)
Horsepower (est.) 147 hp @ 6,200 rpm 147 hp @ 6,200 rpm 147 hp @ 6,200 rpm
Torque (est.) 132 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm 132 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm 132 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm
Fuel System MPI (Multi Point Injection) MPI (Multi Point Injection) MPI (Multi Point Injection)
Rec. Fuel Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher) Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher) Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher)
Emission Control System ULEV ULEV/SULEV ULEV
Fuel tank capacity (gal.) 14.0 gallons 14.0 gallons 14.0 gallons
Drivetrain
Transmission Gear Ratios: 6-speed manual transmission STD - -
Intelligent Continuously Variable Transmission (i-CVT) OPT STD STD
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in.) 106.3 in. 106.3 in. 106.3 in.
Interior Dimensions
Seating capacity 5 passenger 5 passenger 5 passenger
Length (in.) 182.7 in. (est.) 182.7 in. (est.) 182.7 in. (est.)
Width (in.) 70.9 in. (est.) 70.9 in. (est.) 70.9 in. (est.)
Height (in.) 56.7 in. (est.) 56.7 in. (est.) 56.7 in. (est.)
Head room - - -
Front (in.) 39.3 in. (est.) 39.3 in. (est.) 39.3 in. (est.)
Rear (in.) 37.5 in. (est.) 37.5 in. (est.) 37.5 in. (est.)
Leg room - - -
Front (in.) 42.2 in. 42.2 in. 42.2 in.
Rear (in.) 35.7 in. (est.) 35.7 in. (est.) 35.7 in. (est.)
Shoulder room - - -
Front (in.) 56.1 in. 56.1 in. 56.1 in.
Rear (in.) 55.4 in. (est.) 55.4 in. (est.) 55.4 in. (est.)
Cargo capacity (cu. ft.) 15.1 cu. ft. 15.1 cu. ft. 15.1 cu. ft.
Chassis/Suspension
Front McPherson Strut with Coil Spring McPherson Strut with Coil Spring McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
Rear Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA)
Shock Absorber Type Gas Gas Gas
Construction Unibody Unibody Unibody
Brakes
Type front/rear Disc / Drum Disc / Disc Disc / Disc
Parking brake type Mechanical Cable Type Mechanical Cable Type Mechanical Cable Type
Wheels/Tires
Wheel size (in.) 6.0J × 15 Steel 6.5J × 16 Alloy 7.0J × 17 Alloy
Tire size P195/65R15 P205/55R16 P225/45R17
Spare Tire Tire Mending Kit (TMK) / DIO Temporary Tire T125/80D15 Tire Mending Kit (TMK) / DIO Temporary Tire T125/80D15 Temporary Tire T125/80D15
Estimated Fuel Economy
Manual transmission, city/highway/combined (mpg) TBD - -
Automatic transmission, city/highway/combined (mpg) TBD/TBD/35 (est.) TBD TBD
Media Contacts
James Hope
National Manager, Product Communications
phone: (949) 468-1875
mobile: (949) 943-0826
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