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2014/first-drive Kia Forte
Select a Different Model (3 Available): EX (Auto) Sedan
Fair Market Price $ 8130
Zero to 60 8.1 seconds
Real MPG 25 CTY /44 HWY
Safety (NHTSA) 4 Stars
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2014/first-drive KIA FORTE SPECIFICATIONS
OVERVIEW
FEATURES
WARRANTY/RECALL
SAFETY
Engine Name
Engine: 4-Cyl 2.0 Liter Nu 2.0 GDI
Transmission Name
Transmission, Sportmatic 6 Speed Automatic with Manual Mode
Trim
EX (Auto) Sedan
Class
Passenger Car
Horsepower
173@6500
Standard MPG
24/36
Body Style
Sedan
Drivetrain
FWD
Fuel Type
Unleaded Regular
Seating Capacity
5/5
Package Invoice Retail

EX Technology Package

INCLUDES: Audio System, Digital Radio; Automatic Climate Control, Dual-Zone; Headlights, Xenon; LED Lights; Multi-Function Display Screen; Navigation System, with SD Card and Traffic Info; Secondary Ventilation Controls; Supervison Meter Cluster w/ 4.2" TFT Color LCD Display (Inside the Meter Cluster); Voice Activating System, with Navigation NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [RS] Remote Start - Key Start (PIO)
$2074 $2300

Protection Package (PIO)

INCLUDES: [BA] Rear Bumper Applique (PIO)
$145 $175

Ex Premium Package

INCLUDES: Coming Home Device; Door Entry Light; Driver Seat, Reclining Ventilated 10-Way Power Adjustable Climate Controlled Heated; Engine Immobilizer; Engine Start Button; Garage Door Opener; Memory Adjustment; Passenger Seat, Heated; Power Locks; Rear Seats, Heated; Rear View Mirror, Automatic; Seat Upholstery, Leather; Smart Card/Key; Steering Wheel, Heated; Sunroof, Glass Power NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [EH] EC Mirror w/Compass & Homelink (PIO); [RS] Remote Start - Key Start (PIO); [WK] Seat Upholstery, Black Cloth; [DFR] Seat Upholstery, Gray Two-Tone Cloth
$2348 $2600

Engine: 4-Cyl 2.0 Liter Nu 2.0 GDI

Std Std

Transmission, Sportmatic 6 Speed Automatic with Manual Mode

Std Std

Exterior Color, Abyss Blue Pearl Metallic

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [J004] Standard Paint (Black)
N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Aurora Black Pearl

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [J004] Standard Paint (Black)
N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Bright Silver Metallic

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [J004] Standard Paint (Black)
N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Crimson Red Pearl

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [J004] Standard Paint (Black)
N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Graphite Steel Metallic

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [J004] Standard Paint (Black)
N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Gunmetal Grey Pearl Metallic

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [J004] Standard Paint (Black)
N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Snow White Pearl

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [J004] Standard Paint (Black)
N/C N/C

Exterior Color, Steel Blue Pearl

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [J004] Standard Paint (Black)
N/C N/C

Brake Assist System

Std Std

Brakes, 4 Wheel Disc w/ABS

Std Std

Electronic Brake Distribution

Std Std

Air Conditioning: Climate control

Std Std

Apps Control

Std Std

Automatic Climate Control, Dual-Zone

CONTAINED IN: [TCK] EX Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Bluetooth®

Std Std

Built-In Apps

Std Std

Cargo Net (PIO)

$42 $50

Cargo Tray (PIO)

$67 $80

Coming Home Device

CONTAINED IN: [EH] EC Mirror w/Compass & Homelink (PIO); [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Connection To External Entertainment Devices

Std Std

Cruise/Speed Control

Std Std

Cup Holders, Front

Std Std

Door Entry Light

CONTAINED IN: [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Engine Start Button

CONTAINED IN: [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Garage Door Opener

CONTAINED IN: [EH] EC Mirror w/Compass & Homelink (PIO); [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Internal HD, 0.70GB Capacity

Std Std

Memory Adjustment

CONTAINED IN: [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Multi-Function Display Screen

CONTAINED IN: [TCK] EX Technology Package
Std Std

Navigation System, with SD Card and Traffic Info

CONTAINED IN: [TCK] EX Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Power Locks

CONTAINED IN: [PT] Ex Premium Package
Std Std

Power Outlet, 12v

Std Std

Power Windows

Std Std

Refrigerated Storage Compartment, in Glove Compartment

Std Std

Remote Start - Key Start (PIO)

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [PT] Ex Premium Package; [TCK] EX Technology Package
$410 $495

Remote Start - Push-Button Start (PIO)

$410 $495

Secondary Ventilation Controls

CONTAINED IN: [TCK] EX Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Smart Card/Key

CONTAINED IN: [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Telematics

Std Std

Trip Computer

Std Std

Trunk/Hatch Release, Remote

Std Std

Ventilation System

Std Std

Voice Activating System, UVO, with Radio Settings, Phone

Std Std

Voice Activating System, with Navigation

CONTAINED IN: [TCK] EX Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Axle Ratio, 3.064

Std Std

Compass

CONTAINED IN: [EH] EC Mirror w/Compass & Homelink (PIO)
Grp Grp

Driver Modes: Engine Mapping, Steering

Std Std

External Temperature

Std Std

Fuel Tank, 13.2 Gallon

Std Std

Power: Horsepower - 166hp@6500rpm ; Torque - 148lb-ft@4700rpm

CONTAINED IN: [SULEV] Emission Control Level, SULEV
Grp Grp

Tachometer

Std Std

Traction Control, Electronic

Std Std

Drive: Front-Wheel Drive

Std Std

Bumpers, Front, Rear Painted

Std Std

Chrome/Bright Trim, Window Surround

Std Std

Door Handles (Exterior), Body Color

Std Std

Doors, Rear Passenger Front Hinged

Std Std

Mud Flaps

CONTAINED IN: [MUG] Mudguards (PIO)
Grp Grp

Mudguards (PIO)

INCLUDES: Mud Flaps
$78 $95

Rear Bumper Applique (PIO)

CONTAINED IN: [PP] Protection Package (PIO)
$62 $75

Rear Spoiler (PIO)

$244 $295

Sunroof, Glass Power

CONTAINED IN: [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Armrest, Front Seat Center

Std Std

Cargo Mat (PIO)

$78 $95

Carpeted Floor Mats (PIO)

$93 $115

Console

Std Std

Light, Cargo Area

Std Std

Luxury Trim, None On Doors And Instrument Panel Leather On Shift Knob

Std Std

Steering Wheel, Heated

CONTAINED IN: [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Steering Wheel: Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping steering wheel

Std Std

Supervison Meter Cluster w/ 4.2" TFT Color LCD Display (Inside the Meter Cluster)

CONTAINED IN: [TCK] EX Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Vanity Mirror: Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror

Std Std

LED Lights

CONTAINED IN: [TCK] EX Technology Package
Std Std

Reading Lights, Front

Std Std

Body-color heated driver and passenger power door mirrors with turn signals

Std Std

EC Mirror w/Compass & Homelink (PIO)

INCLUDES: Coming Home Device; Compass; Garage Door Opener; Rear View Mirror, Automatic NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [PT] Ex Premium Package
$291 $350

Foldable Mirrors

Std Std

Rear View Mirror

Std Std

Rear View Mirror, Automatic

CONTAINED IN: [EH] EC Mirror w/Compass & Homelink (PIO); [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Engine Immobilizer

CONTAINED IN: [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Paint, Pearl

Std Std

Standard Paint (Black)

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [K3U] Exterior Color, Abyss Blue Pearl Metallic; [ABP] Exterior Color, Aurora Black Pearl; [3D] Exterior Color, Bright Silver Metallic; [K3R] Exterior Color, Crimson Red Pearl; [MST] Exterior Color, Graphite Steel Metallic; [K3G] Exterior Color, Gunmetal Grey Pearl Metallic; [SW] Exterior Color, Snow White Pearl; [D7U] Exterior Color, Steel Blue Pearl
N/C N/C

Airbag, Front

Std Std

Airbag, Side

Std Std

Airbag, Side Curtain

Std Std

Airbags, 6

Std Std

Front Fog Lights

Std Std

Glass, Tinted

Std Std

Head Restraints

Std Std

Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor

Std Std

Headlights, Halogen

Std Std

Headlights, Xenon

CONTAINED IN: [TCK] EX Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

Hill Holder

Std Std

Isofix Preparation

Std Std

Low Tire Pressure Indicator

Std Std

Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Camera

Std Std

Passenger Assist Handles

Std Std

Seatbelts, Front

Std Std

Seatbelts, Rear

Std Std

Theft Deterrent System

Std Std

Windshield Wipers

Std Std

Windshield, Zone Tinted

Std Std

Driver Seat, Bucket; Passenger Seat, Bucket

Std Std

Driver Seat, Reclining Ventilated 10-Way Power Adjustable Climate Controlled Heated

CONTAINED IN: [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Passenger Seat, Heated

CONTAINED IN: [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Rear Seats, Bench Split Folding

Std Std

Rear Seats, Heated

CONTAINED IN: [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Seat Upholstery, Black Cloth

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [PT] Ex Premium Package
N/C N/C

Seat Upholstery, Black Leather

N/C N/C

Seat Upholstery, Cloth

Std Std

Seat Upholstery, Gray Two-Tone Cloth

NOT AVAILABLE WITH: [PT] Ex Premium Package
N/C N/C

Seat Upholstery, Gray Two-Tone Leather

N/C N/C

Seat Upholstery, Leather

CONTAINED IN: [PT] Ex Premium Package
Pkg Pkg

Seating, 5

Std Std

Antenna, Element

Std Std

Audio System, AM/FM Radio, MP3/CD Player, Satellite Radio

Std Std

Audio System, Digital Radio

CONTAINED IN: [TCK] EX Technology Package
Pkg Pkg

MP3 Player

Std Std

Remote Audio Controls

Std Std

Speakers, 6

Std Std

Dynamic Steering

Std Std

Power Steering

Std Std

Suspension, Front Strut/Rear Torsion Beam w/ Coil Springs

Std Std

Tires, P205/55R16 All Season BSW

Std Std

Wheel Locks (PIO)

$42 $55

Wheels, 16" Alloy

Std Std

Wheels, 17" Alloy

$269 $300
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Corrosion Warranty Miles
100000
Maintenance Warranty Months
none
Corrosion Warranty Months
60
Powertrain Warranty Miles
100000
Full Warranty Miles
60000
Powertrain Warranty Months
120
Full Warranty Months
60
Roadside Assistance Miles
60000
Maintenance Warranty Miles
none
Roadside Assistance Months
60
IIHS Best Pick
0
NHTSA Rating Front Driver
5
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
Good
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
2
IIHS Front Small Overlap
Poor
NHTSA Rating Front Side
4
IIHS Overall Side Crash
Good
NHTSA Rating Overall
4
IIHS Rear Crash
Good
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
5
IIHS Roof Strength
Good
NHTSA Rating Rollover
4