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2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
MSRP
$21,990
Invoice
$21,001
Average Price Paid
$21,029
610 listings nationwide

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2020 Kia Rio5
S FWD
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2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
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S FWD
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2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
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Last year marked the debut of the third-generation Kia Forte, which offered enhanced levels of visual and mechanical refinement. For 2020, Kia introduces a set of performance trims. I...

2020 Kia Rio5
S FWD
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Specs

2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
2020 Kia Rio5
S FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
29 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
40 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 11.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
120 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
112 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
11.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.19 in x 3.82 in
2.98 in x 3.5 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
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 35.7 in 33.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.3 cu ft 17.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 889 lbs --
Exterior
Length 182.7 in 160 in
Width 70.9 in 67.9 in
Height 56.5 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 101.6 in

Available Options

2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Currant Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Gravity Grey
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Ex Special Edition
2020 Kia Rio5
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Clear White
  • Currant Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Phantom Gray
  • Silky Silver

Option Packages

  • Technology Package

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