Compare 2016 Kia Forte Koup specifications by trim levels

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Forte Koup is a 5-seat Coupe from Kia, which first hit the market back in 2010.

With the price tag ranging from $19,890 to $20,690, the Kia Forte Koup faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Dodge Dart, FIAT 500L, Ford Focus, Honda Civic.



The Kia Forte Koup has a maximum towing capacity of 1000 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Kia Forte Koup boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 29 to 34 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 70.10mm x 178.30mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2016 Kia Forte Koup

  • Fuel Tank: 13.2 gal

  • Wheelbase: 106.3 in

  • MPG: 25 city/34 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 7 sec

  • Ground clearance: 5.5 in

  • Engine: 2.0L I-4

  • Towing capacity: 1000 lbs

  • Curb: 2820 lbs

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 178.3 x 70.1 x 55.5

2016 Kia Forte Koup Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Forte Koup is offered in 2 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Kia Forte Koup safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Kia Forte Koup specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.


    • Main Info

    • Body Style Coupe

    • Doors 2

    • Engine

    • Engine 2.0L I-4,1.6L I-4 DOHC

    • Horsepower 173 hp @ 1949 –
      201 hp @ 1930

    • Torque 154 lb-ft. @ 4,700 –
      195 lb-ft. @ 1,750

    • Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 7 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 15.2 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 178.3 in

    • Width 70.1 in

    • Height 55.5 in

    • Wheelbase 106.3 in

    • Curb Weight 2820 lbs

    • GVWR 3858 lbs

    • Towing capacity 1000 lbs

    • Ground clearance 5.5 in

    • Turning radius 17.4 ft


    • Luggage capacity 13.3 ft

    • Cargo capacity 13.3 cu.ft

    • Seats 5

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 13.2 gal

    • City 22 - 25 mpg

    • Combined 26 - 30 mpg

    • Highway 29 - 34 mpg

    • Highway range 382.8 - 448.8 mi


    • Basic Warranty 60/60,000 mths/miles


EX 2dr Coupe

SX 2dr Coupe

Exterior length
178.3 in 178.3 in
Exterior body width
70.1 in 70.1 in
Exterior height
55.5 in 55.5 in
173 hp 201 hp
154 lb-ft. 195 lb-ft.
Curb weight
2820 lbs 2925 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
3858 lbs 3924 lbs
106.3 in 106.3 in
Turning radius
17.4 '' 17.4 ''
Ground clearance
5.5 in 5.5 in
Front legroom
42.2 in 42.2 in
Rear legroom
35.9 in 35.9 in
Front headroom
38 in 38 in
Rear headroom
36 in 36 in
Front hip room
54 in 54 in
Rear hip room
54 in 54 in
Front shoulder room
56 in 56 in
Rear shoulder room
53 in 53 in

Interior Features

EX 2dr Coupe

SX 2dr Coupe

Air conditioning, front
manual manual
in-dash in-dash
front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
leather leather
12V DC power outlet
2 2
Overhead console
mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console
full full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power
Rear windows
fixed fixed
1-touch window up
driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-touch window down
driver and passenger driver and passenger
analog analog
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night day-night
Fuel door release
mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release
mechanical mechanical
Seatback storage pockets
1 1
Steering wheel material
leather leather

Exterior Features

EX 2dr Coupe

SX 2dr Coupe

integrated roof integrated roof
Body material
fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Fog/driving lights
front front
Door count
2 doors 2 doors
Rear cargo door
trunk trunk
Tinted windows
light light
Rear window type
fixed fixed
dual power remote dual power remote
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
16 silver aluminum 18 machined aluminum


EX 2dr Coupe

SX 2dr Coupe

Front seat type
bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 5
Front driver seat direction controls
6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls
4-way 4-way
Lumbar support
driver driver
Front armrests
center sliding center sliding
Front head restraints
adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim
cloth cloth
Cooled front seats
driver and passenger driver and passenger

Entertainment System

EX 2dr Coupe

SX 2dr Coupe

SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player
in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
6 6
Navigation system
yes with voice activation yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
1 1

Safety and Security Features

EX 2dr Coupe

SX 2dr Coupe

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front
halogen halogen
Exterior light control
fully automatic fully automatic
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock

Mechanical Features

EX 2dr Coupe

SX 2dr Coupe

2.0L I-4 1.6L I-4
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
front-wheel front-wheel
stainless steel stainless steel
rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular sport
Front suspension type
strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil
Rear suspension type
torsion beam torsion beam
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil
Sequential shift control
6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd man w/OD
Axle ratio
4.19 4.47
intercooled turbo

Other Specs

EX 2dr Coupe

SX 2dr Coupe

Luggage capacity
13.3 cu.ft. 13.3 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
13.3 cu.ft. 13.3 cu.ft.
Base engine size
2.0 liters 1.6 liters
Base engine type
I-4 I-4
Horsepower rpm
6,500 6,000
Torque rpm
4,700 1,750
Fuel tank capacity
13.2 gal. 13.2 gal.
EPA mileage estimates
25 City / 34 Hwy 22 City / 29 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front front
Lighting - dome light
fade fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Engine - valvetrain
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
120/100,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS P225/40HR18.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent