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2018 Kia Forte5 EX FWD
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2019 Kia Rio5
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A
2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,391
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Kia Rio5
EX FWD
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.

2019 Kia Rio5
EX FWD
No User Reviews
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

2019 Kia Rio5
EX FWD
2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain --
FWD
Fuel Economy, City --
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Power --
164 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque --
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders --
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
11.5:1
Displacement --
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke --
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
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17.4 cu ft 23.2 cu ft
Exterior
Length 160 in 171.3 in
Width 67.9 in 70.1 in
Height 57.1 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 101.6 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2019 Kia Rio5
EX FWD
2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Gravity Blue
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • EX Premium Tech Package

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