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2023 Kia Forte GT FWD
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2023 Kia Forte
GT FWD
MSRP
$24,190
Invoice
$23,102
Average Price Paid
$25,186
576 listings nationwide

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2023 Kia Rio5
S Wagon FWD
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2023 Kia Forte
GT FWD
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S Wagon FWD
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Specs

2023 Kia Forte
GT FWD
2023 Kia Rio5
S Wagon FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
27 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
35 MPG
41 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 11.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
201 hp @ 6,000 RPM
201 hp @ 6,000 RPM
120 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
112 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
11.2:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.03 in x 3.35 in
3.03 in x 3.35 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 --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
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 956 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

2023 Kia Forte
GT FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Currant Red
  • Gravity Gray
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sporty Blue
  • Steel Gray

Option Packages

  • GT2 Package
2023 Kia Rio5
S Wagon FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Clear White
  • Currant Red
  • Silky Silver
  • Sporty Blue
  • Steel Gray

Option Packages

  • Technology Package

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