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2018 Kia Forte5
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2010 Volkswagen New Beetle
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
12 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
150 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
2,884 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 Tons/yr
8.1 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
330 miles
290 miles
Cruising Range Highway
448.8 miles
406 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
171.3 in
161.1 in
Height
57.1 in
59 in
Max Width
70.1 in
67.9 in
Front Width
61.5 in
59.4 in
Rear Width
62 in
58.8 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
98.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.5 in
4.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.4 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
52.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.9 in
33.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.7 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.9 in
49.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.1 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
12 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
23.2 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
35.8 ft

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
MacPherson strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Tires

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

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Clear White
  • Gravity Blue
  • Silky Silver
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Snow White Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Woven Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • Cream, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • White, V-Tex leatherette seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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