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Kia Forte
2022 Kia Forte
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$19,090
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Kia Spectra
2009 Kia Spectra
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$13,550
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Nissan Sentra
2021 Nissan Sentra
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$19,510
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 31 MPG
Hwy: 41 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
138 hp @ 6000 rpm
149 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
136 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
146 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
5-Speed Manual
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,908 lbs
2,701 lbs
3,036 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
35 MPG
26 MPG
33 MPG
City
31 MPG
23 MPG
29 MPG
Highway
41 MPG
30 MPG
39 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.0 Tons/yr
N/A
5.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
7
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
14 gallons
12.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
434 miles
322 miles
359.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
574 miles
420 miles
483.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.7 in
177.2 in
182.7 in
Height
56.5 in
57.9 in
56.9 in
Max Width
70.9 in
68.3 in
71.5 in
Front Width
61.5 in
58.9 in
62.6 in
Rear Width
61.9 in
58.5 in
62.8 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
102.8 in
106.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
6.3 in
4.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
42.8 in
44 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.8 in
40 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
55.1 in
56.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53 in
52.4 in
53.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.7 in
35.4 in
34.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
38.2 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.3 in
53.9 in
54.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.1 in
53.9 in
53.3 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.3 ft³
12.2 ft³
14.3 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
33.3 ft
38.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
N/A
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
15" x 6"
15" x TBD
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 6"
15" x TBD
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Independent
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Independent
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P195/65HR15
P195/60R15
P205/60HR16
Rear Tire
P195/65HR15
P195/60R15
P205/60HR16
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Clear White
  • Gravity Gray
N/A
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Fresh Powder
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black

Optional Exterior Colors

Aurora Black
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, cloth seat trim
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Optional
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
N/A
24-hour roadside assistance
N/A
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