Compare 2013 Kia Forte specifications by trim levels

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

With the price tag ranging from $15,400 to $19,800, the Kia Forte faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Chevrolet Cruze, Dodge Dart, FIAT 500L, Ford Focus.

Overview

Wheels

The Kia Forte has a maximum towing capacity of 1800 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Kia Forte boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 32 to 36 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 69.90mm x 178.30mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2013 Kia Forte

  • Fuel Tank: 13.7 gal

  • Wheelbase: 104.3 in

  • MPG: 25 city/34 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 7.6 sec

  • Towing capacity: 1800 lbs

  • Curb: 2729 lbs

  • Tires: P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS

  • Cargo: 14.7 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): from 170.9 x 69.9 x 57.5



2013 Kia Forte Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Forte is offered in 5 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 safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

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

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style Sedan

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Horsepower 156 hp @ 6200 –
      173 hp @ 6000

    • Torque 144 lb-ft. –
      168 lb-ft.

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 7.4 - 8.4 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 15.9 - 16.6 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 178.3 in

    • Width 69.9 in

    • Height 57.5 in

    • Wheelbase 104.3 in

    • Curb Weight 2729 lbs

    • Towing capacity 1800 lbs

    • Turning radius 16.9 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 5

    • Passenger volume 97

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 13.7 gal

    • City 23 - 26 mpg

    • Combined 28 - 32 mpg

    • Highway 32 - 36 mpg

    • Highway range 438.4 - 493.2 mi



Specifications

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Hatchback

Exterior length
178.30 in 178.30 in 178.30 in 170.90 in
Exterior body width
69.90 in 69.90 in 69.90 in 69.90 in
Exterior height
57.50 in 57.50 in 57.50 in 57.50 in
Horsepower
156 156 173 156
Torque
144 144 168 144
Fuel economy - city
25 mpg 26 mpg 23 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
34 mpg 36 mpg 32 mpg 36 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
7.60 seconds 8.30 seconds 7.40 seconds 8.40 seconds
1/4 mile time
16.10 seconds 16.50 seconds 15.90 seconds 16.60 seconds
1/4 mile speed
88 mph 85 mph 89 mph 84 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.80 0.90 0.90
Slalom speed
60 mph 60 mph 62 mph 61 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.39/3.39 " 3.39/3.39 " 3.46/3.82 " 3.39/3.39 "
Curb weight
2729.00 lbs 2791.00 lbs 2849.00 lbs 2840.00 lbs
Wheelbase
104.30 in 104.30 in 104.30 in 104.30 in
Front track
61.30 " 61.30 " 61.30 " 61.30 "
Rear track
61.60 " 61.60 " 61.60 " 61.60 "
Turning radius
16.90 16.90 17.70 16.90
Front legroom
43.30 in 43.30 in 43.30 in 43.30 in
Rear legroom
35.00 in 35.00 in 35.00 in 35.00 in
Front headroom
40.00 in 40.00 in 40.00 in 40.00 in
Rear headroom
37.60 in 37.60 in 37.60 in 38.40 in
Front hip room
53.00 in 53.00 in 53.00 in 53.00 in
Rear hip room
53.30 in 53.30 in 53.30 in 53.30 in
Front shoulder room
55.70 in 55.70 in 55.70 in 55.70 in
Rear shoulder room
54.70 in 54.70 in 54.70 in 54.70 in
Luggage volume
14.70 cu.ft. 14.70 cu.ft. 14.70 cu.ft. 19.40 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
14.70 cu.ft. 14.70 cu.ft. 14.70 cu.ft. 53.10 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
97 cu.ft. 97 cu.ft. 97 cu.ft. 98 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
13.70 gal. 13.70 gal. 13.70 gal. 13.70 gal.
Drag coefficient
0.29 0.29 0.29 0.32

SX 4dr Hatchback

Exterior length
170.90 in
Exterior body width
69.90 in
Exterior height
57.50 in
Horsepower
173
Torque
168
Fuel economy - city
23 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
32 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
7.70 seconds
1/4 mile time
16.10 seconds
1/4 mile speed
87 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.90
Slalom speed
62 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.46/3.82 "
Curb weight
2944.00 lbs
Wheelbase
104.30 in
Front track
61.30 "
Rear track
61.60 "
Turning radius
17.70
Front legroom
43.30 in
Rear legroom
35.00 in
Front headroom
40.00 in
Rear headroom
38.40 in
Front hip room
53.00 in
Rear hip room
53.30 in
Front shoulder room
55.70 in
Rear shoulder room
54.70 in
Luggage volume
19.40 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
53.10 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
98 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
13.70 gal.
Drag coefficient
0.32

Interior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Hatchback

12V DC power outlet
2 2 2 2
Seatback storage pockets
1 1 1
Service interval warning
2925

SX 4dr Hatchback

Air conditioning, front
2825
12V DC power outlet
2
Seatback storage pockets
1

Exterior Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Hatchback

Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Front tires
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS P215/45HR17.0 BSW AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels
15" steel 15" steel 17" silver aluminum 16" silver aluminum
Sunroof
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass

SX 4dr Hatchback

Antenna
3394
Door count
4 doors
Sunroof
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Front tires
P215/45HR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels
17" silver aluminum

Seats

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Hatchback

Standard seating
5 5 5 5
Heated front seats
3030

SX 4dr Hatchback

Front seat type
2989
Standard seating
5

Entertainment System

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Hatchback

Speakers
4 6 6 6
1st row LCD screen
1 1 1

SX 4dr Hatchback

Radio
3143
Speakers
6
1st row LCD screen
1

Safety and Security Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Hatchback

SX 4dr Hatchback

Airbags, frontal
3214

Mechanical Features

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Hatchback

Axle ratio
4.33 2.89 2.96 2.89

SX 4dr Hatchback

Engine
4757
Axle ratio
2.89

Other Specs

LX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Sedan

SX 4dr Sedan

EX 4dr Hatchback

Maximum towing capacity
1800 lbs. 1800 lbs. 1800 lbs. 1800 lbs.

SX 4dr Hatchback

Horsepower rpm
6000
Maximum towing capacity
1800 lbs.