2019 Forte
2019 Kia Forte Specifications
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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) 2.0L I-4, Multi-Port Injection (MPI)
Displacement (cc) 1,999 cc 1,999 cc 1,999 cc 1,999 cc
Bore x stroke (mm) 81.0 x 97.0 81.0 x 97.0 81.0 x 97.0 81.0 x 97.0
Compression Ratio 12.5:1 12.5:1 12.5:1 12.5:1
Horsepower 147 hp @ 6,200 rpm 147 hp @ 6,200 rpm 147 hp @ 6,200 rpm 147 hp @ 6,200 rpm
Torque 132 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm 132 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm 132 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm 132 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm
Block Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Head Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Injection system MPI (Multi Point Injection) MPI (Multi Point Injection) MPI (Multi Point Injection) MPI (Multi Point Injection)
Valve System DOHC D-CVVT 16V/V DOHC D-CVVT 16V/V DOHC D-CVVT 16V/V DOHC D-CVVT 16V/V
Fuel System MPI (Multi Point Injection) 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) Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher)
Emission Control System LEV 3 SULEV30/ULEV70 : WCC+UCC (MPI) LEV 3 SULEV30/ULEV70 : WCC+UCC (MPI) LEV 3 SULEV30/ULEV70 : WCC+UCC (MPI) LEV 3 SULEV30/ULEV70 : WCC+UCC (MPI)
Cooling System Water cooled circulation, centrifugal Water cooled circulation, centrifugal Water cooled circulation, centrifugal Water cooled circulation, centrifugal
Lubrication System Mechanical gear type oil pump with full flow oil filter Mechanical gear type oil pump with full flow oil filter Mechanical gear type oil pump with full flow oil filter Mechanical gear type oil pump with full flow oil filter
Engine Oil Capacity (liters) 4.0 liters 4.0 liters 4.0 liters 4.0 liters
Fuel tank capacity (gal.) 14.0 gallons 14.0 gallons 14.0 gallons 14.0 gallons
Electrical System
Battery (AH) 60AH 60AH 60AH 60AH
Alternator 120A 120A 120A 120A
Starter 1.2 KW 1.2 KW 1.2 KW 1.2 KW
Drivetrain
Transmission Gear Ratios: 6-speed manual transmission - - - -
First 3.308:1 - - -
Second 1.962:1 - - -
Third 1.257:1 - - -
Fourth 0.976:1 - - -
Fifth 0.778:1 - - -
Sixth 0.633:1 - - -
Reverse 3.583:1 - - -
Final drive ratio 4.333:1 - - -
Clutch type Dry single plate - - -
Intelligent Continuously Variable Transmission (i-CVT) - - - -
First 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1
Second 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1
Third 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1
Fourth 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1
Fifth 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1
Sixth 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1
Seventh 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1 2.680:1-0.385:1
Reverse 2.822:1-1.822:1 2.822:1-1.822:1 2.822:1-1.822:1 2.822:1-1.822:1
Final drive ratio 4.892:1 4.892:1 4.892:1 4.892:1
Clutch type Torque converter Torque converter Torque converter Torque converter
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in.) 106.3 in. 106.3 in. 106.3 in. 106.3 in.
Length (in.) 182.7 in. 182.7 in. 182.7 in. 182.7 in.
Width (in.) 70.9 in. 70.9 in. 70.9 in. 70.9 in.
Height (in.) 56.5 in. 56.5 in. 56.5 in. 56.5 in.
Track (in.), (front/rear) 61.5 in. / 61.9 in. 61.2 in. / 61.6 in. 61.0 in. / 61.3 in. 61.0 in. / 61.3 in.
Overhang, front/rear (in.) 35.4 in. / 40.9 in. 35.4 in. / 40.9 in. 35.4 in. / 40.9 in. 35.4 in. / 40.9 in.
Ground clearance (in.) 5.3 in. 5.3 in. 5.3 in. 5.3 in.
Approach angle (degrees) 14.7 14.7 14.7 14.7
Departure angle (degrees) 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.5
Interior Dimensions
Seating capacity 5 passenger 5 passenger 5 passenger 5 passenger
Length (in.) 75.0 in. 75.0 in. 75.0 in. 75.0 in.
Width (in.) 60.0 in. 60.0 in. 60.0 in. 60.0 in.
Height (in.), without sunroof 47.3 in. 47.3 in. 47.3 in. 47.3 in.
Height (in.), with sunroof - - 46.2 in. 46.2 in.
Head room - - - -
Front (in.) 38.8 in. 38.8 in. 38.8 in. 38.8 in.
Rear (in.) 37.5 in. 37.5 in. 37.5 in. 37.5 in.
Leg room - - - -
Front (in.) 42.2 in. 42.2 in. 42.2 in. 42.2 in.
Rear (in.) 35.7 in. 35.7 in. 35.7 in. 35.7 in.
Shoulder room - - - -
Front (in.) 56.1 in. 56.1 in. 56.1 in. 56.1 in.
Rear (in.) 55.3 in. 55.3 in. 55.3 in. 55.3 in.
Hip room - - - -
Front (in.) 53.0 in. 53.0 in. 53.0 in. 53.0 in.
Rear (in.) 51.1 in. 51.1 in. 51.1 in. 51.1 in.
Luggage capacity (SAE, cu.ft) 96.0 cu. ft. 96.0 cu. ft. 96.0 cu. ft. 96.0 cu. ft.
Luggage capacity, with sunroof (SAE, cu.ft) 93.5 cu. ft. 93.5 cu. ft. 93.5 cu. ft. 93.5 cu. ft.
Cargo capacity (cu. ft.) 15.3 cu. ft. 15.3 cu. ft. 15.3 cu. ft. 15.3 cu. ft.
Chassis/Suspension
Front McPherson Strut with Coil Spring 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) Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA)
Shock Absorber Type Twintube Twintube Twintube Twintube
Steering
Type / Power source Rack and Pinion / Electric motor Rack and Pinion / Electric motor Rack and Pinion / Electric motor Rack and Pinion / Electric motor
Steering ratio 12.7:1 12.7:1 12.7:1 12.7:1
Turns, lock-to-lock 2.44 2.44 2.44 2.44
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft.) 34.8 ft. 34.8 ft. 34.8 ft. 34.8 ft.
Brakes
Type front/rear Ventilated disc / Solid disc Ventilated disc / Solid disc Ventilated disc / Solid disc Ventilated disc / Solid disc
Size (in.) front/rear 11.0 in. / 10.3 in. 11.0 in. / 10.3 in. 11.0 in. / 10.3 in. 11.0 in. / 10.3 in.
Booster Size (in.) 10.0 in. 10.0 in. 10.0 in. 10.0 in.
Parking brake type Hand lever, Mechanical Cable Type Hand lever, Mechanical Cable Type Hand lever, Mechanical Cable Type Hand lever, Mechanical Cable Type
Wheels/Tires
Wheel size (in.) 6.0J × 15 Steel 6.5J × 16 Alloy 7.0J × 17 Alloy 7.0J × 17 Alloy
Tire size P195/65R15 P205/55R16 P225/45R17 P225/45R17
Spare Tire Tire Mending Kit (TMK) Tire Mending Kit (TMK) Tire Mending Kit (TMK) Temporary Tire T125/80D15
Curb Weight
6-speed Manual Transmission - - - -
Minimum (lbs.) 2,707 lbs. - - -
Maximum (lbs.) 2,721 lbs. - - -
Intelligent Continuously Variable Transmission (i-CVT) - - - -
Minimum (lbs.) 2,762 lbs. 2,762 lbs. 2,762 lbs. 2,762 lbs.
Maximum (lbs.) 2,903 lbs. 2,903 lbs. 2,903 lbs. 2,903 lbs.
GVWR
Manual transmission (lbs.) 3,638 lbs. - - -
Intelligent Continuously Variable Transmission (i-CVT) (lbs.) 3,792 lbs. 3,792 lbs. 3,792 lbs. 3,792 lbs.
Estimated Fuel Economy
Manual Transmission (est) - - - -
City 27 - - -
Highway 37 - - -
Combined 31 - - -
Intelligent Continuously Variable Transmission (i-CVT) (est) - - - -
City 31 30 30 30
Highway 41 40 40 40
Combined 35 34 34 34
Media Contacts
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phone: (949) 468-1875
mobile: (949) 943-0826
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