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2022 Kia Forte
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2022 Nissan Sentra
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2022 Volkswagen Jetta
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 31 MPG
Hwy: 41 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 43 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
149 hp @ 6400 rpm
158 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
146 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,908 lbs
3,084 lbs
2,915 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
35 MPG
32 MPG
34 MPG
City
31 MPG
28 MPG
29 MPG
Highway
41 MPG
37 MPG
43 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
12.4 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
434 miles
347.2 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
574 miles
458.8 miles
567.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.7 in
182.7 in
186.5 in
Height
56.5 in
57 in
57.7 in
Max Width
70.9 in
71.5 in
70.8 in
Front Width
61.5 in
62.4 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
61.9 in
62.4 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
106.8 in
105.7 in
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
4.9 in
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
44 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.8 in
38.9 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
56.4 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53 in
53.5 in
53 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.7 in
34.7 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
36.7 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.3 in
54.5 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.1 in
53.3 in
51.4 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.3 ft³
14.3 ft³
14.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
15" x 6"
18" x 7.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 6"
18" x 7.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P195/65HR15
P215/45WR18
P205/60HR16
Rear Tire
P195/65HR15
P215/45WR18
P205/60HR16
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Clear White
  • Gravity Gray
  • Aspen White Tricoat
  • Aspen White/Super Black
  • Electric Blue Metallic
  • Electric Blue/Super Black
  • Gun Metallic
  • Gun Metallic/Super Black
  • Monarch Orange/Super Black
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • Super Black
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Rising Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

Aurora Black
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Sport, Prima-Tex Seat Trim
  • Sport, Sport Cloth Seat Trim
  • Storm Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
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
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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