Resale: $13,561
Value: Above Average Above Average
MPG: 26 city/36 hwy

2012 Kia Forte Specifications

2012 Kia Forte Specs

 

2012 Forte Engine & Performance Specs

 
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Engine: 2.0L in-line 4 DOHC and variable valve timing
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Unleaded fuel
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Fuel economy: Gasoline 26 MPG city, 36 MPG highway, 29 MPG combined and 398 mi. range
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Multi-point fuel injection
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13.7gallon fuel tank
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Power (SAE): 156 hp @ 6,200 rpm; 144 ft lb of torque @ 4,300 rpm
 

2012 Forte Braking & Suspension Specs

 
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ABS
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Brake assist system
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Four-wheel disc brakes: two ventilated
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Electronic brake distribution
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Electronic traction control (via ABS & engine management)
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Space-saver spare tire with steel rim
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Electronic Stability Control (ESC) stability control
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Independent front strut suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs, semi-independent rear torsion beam suspension with coil springs
 

2012 Forte Lights & Exterior Specs

 
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Body-color front and rear bumpers
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Body-color driver and passenger door mirrors internally adjustable
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External dimensions: overall length (inches): 178.3, overall width (inches): 69.9, overall height (inches): 57.5, wheelbase (inches): 104.3, front track (inches): 61.3, rear track (inches): 61.6 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 33.9
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Headlights: halogen with complex surface lenses
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Metallic paint
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Fixed rear window with defroster
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Tinted glass
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Weights: published curb weight (lbs): 2,791
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Intermittent windshield wipers
 

2012 Forte Interior Features & Specs

 
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12V power outlet(s) in front
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Climate control
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Roof antenna
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Audio system with AM/FM radio, CD player (reads MP3 format) and satellite radio
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Cargo area light
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Cargo capacity: all seats in place (cu ft): 14.7 and Manufacturer’s own
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Front cup holders
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Intelligent driver and passenger front airbag
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Driver bucket front seat manual height, front passenger seat bucket front seat
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Height adjustable driver and passenger front seat belts with pre-tensioners
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Front seat center armrest
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Headlight control
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Two active height-adjustable front seat head restraints, two height-adjustable rear seat head restraints
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Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40.0, rear headroom (inches): 37.6, front hip room (inches): 53.0, rear hip room (inches): 53.3, front leg room (inches): 43.3, rear leg room (inches): 35.0, front shoulder room (inches): 55.7, rear shoulder room (inches): 54.7 and interior volume (cu ft): 96.8
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Low tire pressure indicator
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Power steering
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Rear seat belt, passenger rear seat belt, 3-point center rear seat belt
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Rear seat center armrest
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Split-folding rear seats:
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Rear view mirror
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Steering wheel mounted remote audio controls
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Remote control trunk/hatch release
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Front and rear curtain airbag
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Seating: five passengers
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Cloth upholstery
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Front side airbag
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Four speakers
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Tilt steering wheel
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Tachometer
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Driver and passenger vanity mirror
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Ventilation system with micro filter
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Voice activating system for phone
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