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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Prestige
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Prestige 17 27 $68,262 $73,400
4-Door Sedan Manual LX
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 24 36 $18,528 $19,500
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 37 $15,599 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 25 36 $16,790 $17,500
5-Door HB Automatic EX 24 34 $18,759 $19,700
5-Door HB Manual SX 21 29 $19,717 $20,900
5-Door HB Automatic SX 21 29 $20,658 $21,900
2-Door Coupe Manual EX 24 33 $17,708 $18,600
2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 25 34 $18,659 $19,600
2-Door Coupe Manual SX 22 29 $19,436 $20,600
2-Door Coupe Automatic SX 22 30 $20,378 $21,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$68,262
$15,599
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$73,400
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1223 / month
$265 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Kia Forte finds better focus with well-rounded performance and grabby good looks, but its safety scores concern us.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 39.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 56.1
Second Leg Room (in) 37.4 35.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 96.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 54.9
Second Hip Room (in) - 53.1
Front Hip Room (in) - 53.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 193.9 179.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.2 62
Wheelbase (in) 114.7 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.8 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 63.6 61.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.1 14.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.7 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14 10.3
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/40ZR19 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/40ZR19 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4398 2736
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 8.5 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 8.5 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 210 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 420 @ 5500 148 @ 6500
Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 406 @ 1400 131 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0 L/244 1.8 L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.94 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.15 1.96
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.52 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.62 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.69 3.31
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.09 4.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.26
Trans Type 7 6
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Audi S6 Kia Forte
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.0 6.3 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 8.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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