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Kia Forte5
2018 Kia Forte5
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$18,300
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.8
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2021 Nissan Leaf
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$31,670
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Scion tC
2016 Scion tC
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$19,385
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single 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: 124 MPGE
Hwy: 99 MPGE
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
30 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Electric
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
147 hp @ 3282 rpm
179 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
236 lb-ft
172 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
3,538 lbs
3,082 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
112 MPGE
26 MPG
City
25 MPG
124 MPGE
23 MPG
Highway
34 MPG
99 MPGE
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 Tons/yr
N/A
6.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
N/A
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
330 miles
N/A
333.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
448.8 miles
N/A
449.5 miles

Battery Range & Charge Times

Battery Size
N/A
40 kWh
N/A
Charge Time
N/A
35 Hrs Charge Time @ 110/120V, 8 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
171.3 in
176.4 in
176.6 in
Height
57.1 in
61.4 in
55.7 in
Max Width
70.1 in
70.5 in
70.7 in
Front Width
61.5 in
60.6 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
62 in
61.2 in
61.4 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
106.3 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
N/A
6.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
42.1 in
41.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.4 in
41.2 in
37.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
54.3 in
55.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.8 in
51.7 in
52.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.9 in
33.5 in
34.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.7 in
37.3 in
36.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.9 in
52.5 in
52.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.1 in
50 in
48.5 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
23.2 ft³
23.6 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
30 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
15" x 6"
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 6"
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P195/65HR15
P205/55HR16
P225/45WR18
Rear Tire
P195/65HR15
P205/55HR16
P225/45WR18
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Clear White
  • Gravity Blue
  • Silky Silver
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black
  • Absolutely Red
  • Black
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blue Streak Metallic
  • Cement
  • Cosmic Gray Mica
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Snow White Pearl
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Woven Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Dark Charcoal, Fabric Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
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
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
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