Compare Kia Forte LX vs LXS

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31/41 mpg
City/Hwy
147 hp
Horsepower
8.8
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.3 ft³

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,908 lbs
2,908 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
32 MPG
32 MPG
City
28 MPG
28 MPG
Highway
39 MPG
39 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 Tons/yr
5.5 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
14 gallons
Cruising Range City
392 miles
392 miles
Cruising Range Highway
546 miles
546 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.7 in
182.7 in
Height
56.5 in
56.5 in
Max Width
70.9 in
70.9 in
Front Width
61.5 in
61.2 in
Rear Width
61.9 in
61.6 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
5.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.8 in
38.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
56.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53 in
53 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.7 in
35.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
37.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.3 in
55.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.1 in
51.1 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.3 ft³
15.3 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
34.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
15" x 6"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 6"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P195/65HR15
P205/55HR16
Rear Tire
P195/65HR15
P205/55HR16

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Clear White
  • Gravity Gray
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Fire Orange
  • Gravity Gray
  • Steel Gray

Optional Exterior Colors

Aurora Black
  • Aurora Black
  • Currant Red
  • Snow White Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
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