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2016 Kia Forte Koup EX
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2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,821
60 listings nationwide

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2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,746

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
No Expert Reviews
2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
William Maley Preview:

The Kia Forte5 is an affordable, well-equipped hatchback. After a comprehensive refresh last year that updated styling and mechanicals, Kia makes few changes to the 2018 model. With i...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
writes:
Love it
Front Seats Ranked 2016 Chevrolet Cruze worse.
"Heated"
2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
10
writes:
Similar to the Elantra GT Sport and sharing the same drive train, the Kia Forte5 SX does not have an independe...

Specs

2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX
2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
173 hp @ 6,500 RPM
164 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
154 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
11.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.18 in x 3.81 in
3.19 in x 3.82 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 35.9 in 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.3 cu ft 23.2 cu ft
Exterior
Length 178.3 in 171.3 in
Width 70.1 in 70.1 in
Height 55.5 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2016 Kia Forte Koup
EX

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Graphite Steel
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • EX Premium Package
2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Gravity Blue
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • EX Premium Tech Package

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