2018 Forte5
2018 Kia Forte5 Specifications
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Engine
Type 2.0L I-4, DOHC Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 2.0L I-4, DOHC Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 1.6L I-4, turbocharged DOHC Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
Displacement (cc) 1,999 cc 1,999 cc 1,591 cc
Bore x stroke (mm) 81.0 x 97.0 81.0 x 97.0 77.0 x 85.0
Compression ratio 11.5:1 11.5:1 9.5:1
Horsepower 164 hp @ 6,200 rpm (ULEV-II) / 160 hp @ 6,200 rpm (SULEV) 164 hp @ 6,200 rpm (ULEV-II) / 160 hp @ 6,200 rpm (SULEV) 201 hp @ 6,000 rpm (ULEV-II)
Torque 151 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm (ULEV-II) / 149 lb.-ft. @ 4,700 rpm (SULEV) 151 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm (ULEV-II) / 149 lb.-ft. @ 4,700 rpm (SULEV) 195 lb.-ft. @ 1,500 - 4,500 rpm (ULEV-II)
Block Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Head Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Valve System DOHC D-CVVT 16V/V DOHC D-CVVT 16V/V DOHC D-CVVT 16V/V
Fuel System GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection) GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection) GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection)
Rec. Fuel Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher) Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher) Unleaded Gasoline (Regular 87 or higher)
Cooling System Water cooled circulation, centrifugal Water cooled circulation, centrifugal Water cooled circulation, centrifugal
Emission Control System Gasoline Unleaded Fuel, SULEV : WCC+UCC (GDI) / ULEV-II : CCC (GDI) Gasoline Unleaded Fuel, SULEV : WCC+UCC (GDI) / ULEV-II : CCC (GDI) Gasoline Unleaded Fuel, ULEV-II : WCC+UCC (GDI)
Lubrication System Mechanical gear type oil pump full flow oil filter Mechanical gear type oil pump full flow oil filter Mechanical gear type oil pump full flow oil filter
Fuel tank capacity (gal.) 13.2 gallons 13.2 gallons 13.2 gallons
Electrical System
Battery (AH) 68AH 68AH 60AH
Alternator 90A 90A 120A
Starter 1.2 KW 1.2 KW 0.9 KW
Drivetrain
Transmission Gear Ratios: 6-speed automatic transmission - - -
First 4.400:1 4.400:1 -
Second 2.726:1 2.726:1 -
Third 1.834:1 1.834:1 -
Fourth 1.392:1 1.392:1 -
Fifth 1.000:1 1.000:1 -
Sixth 0.774:1 0.774:1 -
Reverse 3.440:1 3.440:1 -
Final gear ratio 3.065:1 3.065:1 -
Clutch type Torque converter Torque converter -
Transmission Gear Ratios: 6-speed manual transmission - - -
First - - 3.308:1
Second - - 1.962:1
Third - - 1.323:1
Fourth - - 1.024:1
Fifth - - 0.825:1
Sixth - - 0.702:1
Reverse - - 3.583:1
Final gear ratio - - 4.467:1
Clutch type - - Dry single plate
Transmission Gear Ratios: 7-speed dual-clutch transmission - - -
First - - 3.643:1
Second - - 2.174:1
Third - - 1.826:1
Fourth - - 1.024:1
Fifth - - 0.809:1
Sixth - - 0.854:1
Seventh - - 0.717:1
Reverse - - 4.696:1
Final gear ratio - - 4.176:1 (1/2/4/5) / 3.087:1 (3/6/7/R)
Clutch type - - Dry friction double clutch
Layout/drive Front engine / FWD Front engine / FWD Front engine / FWD
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in.) 106.3 in. 106.3 in. 106.3 in.
Overall length (in.) 171.3 in. 171.3 in. 171.3 in.
Overall width (in.) 70.1 in. 70.1 in. 70.1 in.
Overall height (in.) 57.1 in. 57.1 in. 57.1 in.
Track (in.), (front/rear) - 15" 61.5 in. / 62.0 in. - -
Track, front/rear (in.) - 16-inch 61.2 in. / 61.7 in. - -
Track (in.), (front/rear) - 17" - 61.3 in. / 61.3 in. -
Track (in.), (front/rear) - 18" - - 60.8 in. / 61.3 in.
Overhang (in.), (front/rear) 34.6 in. / 30.3 in. 34.6 in. / 30.3 in. 34.6 in. / 30.3 in.
Min. ground clearance (in.) 5.5 in. 5.5 in. 5.5 in.
Approach Angle (degree) 15.2 15.2 14.9
Departure Angle (degree) 25.1 25.1 23.8
Interior Dimensions
Seating capacity 5 passenger 5 passenger 5 passenger
Length (in.) 75.0 in. 75.0 in. 75.0 in.
Width (in.) 59.4 in. 59.4 in. 59.4 in.
Height (in.) 47.7 in. 47.7 in. 47.7 in.
Head room - - -
Front (in.) 39.4 in. 39.4 in. 39.4 in.
Rear (in.) 38.7 in. 38.7 in. 38.7 in.
Leg room - - -
Front (in.) 42.2 in. 42.2 in. 42.2 in.
Rear (in.) 35.9 in. 35.9 in. 35.9 in.
Shoulder room - - -
Front (in.) 56.1 in. 56.1 in. 56.1 in.
Rear (in.) 54.9 in. 54.9 in. 54.9 in.
Hip room - - -
Front (in.) 53.8 in. 53.8 in. 53.8 in.
Rear (in.) 53.1 in. 53.1 in. 53.1 in.
Luggage capacity, without sunroof (SAE, cu.ft) 98.2 cu. ft. 98.2 cu. ft. 98.2 cu. ft.
Luggage capacity, with sunroof (SAE, cu.ft) - 96.8 cu. ft. 96.8 cu. ft.
Cargo capacity, rear seats up (cu. ft.) 23.2 cu. ft. 23.2 cu. ft. 23.2 cu. ft.
Cargo capacity, rear seats folded (cu.ft.) 56.4 cu. ft. 56.4 cu. ft. 56.4 cu. ft.
Chassis/Suspension
Front suspension McPherson Strut type McPherson Strut type McPherson Strut type
Rear suspension Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA)
Shock Absorber Type Monotube (Mando) Monotube (Mando) Monotube (Mando)
Construction Unibody Unibody Unibody
Steering
Type / Power source Rack and Pinion / Electric motor Rack and Pinion / Electric motor Rack and Pinion / Electric motor
Steering ratio 15.7:1 15.7:1 15.1:1
Turns, lock-to-lock 2.96 2.96 2.85
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft.) 34.8 ft. 34.8 ft. 34.8 ft.
Brakes
Type front/rear Vented disc / Solid disc Vented disc / Solid disc Vented disc / Solid disc
Size (in.) front/rear 11.0 in. / 10.3 in. 11.0 in. / 10.3 in. 11.8 in. / 10.3 in.
Parking brake type HAND (Lever), Mechanical Cable Type HAND (Lever), Mechanical Cable Type HAND (Lever), Mechanical Cable Type
Wheels/Tires
Wheel size (in.) 6.0J x 15 / 6.5J x 16 (OPT) 7.0J x 17 7.5J x 18
Tire size P195/65R15 / P205/55R16 (OPT) P215/45R17 P225/40R18
Spare Tire Tire Mending Kit (TMK) / T125/80D15×4T (OPT) Tire Mending Kit (TMK) / T125/80D15×4T (OPT) Tire Mending Kit (TMK) / T125/80D16×4T (OPT)
Curb Weight
Automatic transmission (min/max) 2,928 lbs. / 3,058 lbs. 2,928 lbs. / 3,058 lbs. -
Manual transmission (min/max) - - 2,976 lbs. / 3,058 lbs.
Dual Clutch transmission (min/max) - - 3,031 lbs. / 3,113 lbs.
GVWR
Automatic transmission (lbs.) 3,968 lbs. 3,968 lbs. -
Manual transmission (lbs.) - - 3,990 lbs.
Dual Clutch transmission (lbs.) - - 4,056 lbs.
Estimated Fuel Economy
Automatic transmission (est) 25/34/28 25/34/28 -
Manual transmission, city/highway/combined (mpg) - - 23/29/25
Dual Clutch transmission, city/highway/combined (mpg) - - 25/30/27
Media Contacts
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National Manager, Product Communications
phone: (949) 468-1875
mobile: (949) 943-0826
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