Compare Kia Forte5 EX vs LX vs SX

$18,300 - $26,100
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25/34 mpg
City/Hwy
147 hp
Horsepower
N/A
Kia Forte5 Review and Specs
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Kia Forte5 EX
$22,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Kia Forte5 LX
$18,300
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Kia Forte5 SX
$26,100
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What are the differences between the Kia Forte5 EX, LX and SX?

Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.6L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
1.6L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
201 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
195 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
28 MPG
25 MPG
City
25 MPG
25 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
7.0 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
13.2 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
330 miles
330 miles
303.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
448.8 miles
448.8 miles
382.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
171.3 in
171.3 in
171.3 in
Height
57.1 in
57.1 in
57.1 in
Max Width
70.1 in
70.1 in
70.1 in
Front Width
61.3 in
61.5 in
60.8 in
Rear Width
61.2 in
62 in
61.3 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
106.3 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
5.5 in
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
42.2 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.4 in
39.4 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
56.1 in
56.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.8 in
53.8 in
53.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.9 in
35.9 in
35.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.7 in
38.7 in
38.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.9 in
54.9 in
54.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.1 in
53.1 in
53.1 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
23.2 ft³
23.2 ft³
23.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
15" x 6"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
15" x 6"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P215/45HR17
P195/65HR15
P225/40HR18
Rear Tire
P215/45HR17
P195/65HR15
P225/40HR18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Gravity Blue
  • Clear White
  • Gravity Blue
  • Silky Silver
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Phantom Gray

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Aurora Black
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Aurora Black
  • Snow White Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Woven Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Optional
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Optional
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Optional
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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