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2010 Kia Forte Comparisons

LX Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $14,695.00 $15,670.00 $15,690.00
Destination $695.00 $720.00 $745.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.0L I4 2.2L I4 2.0L I4
Horsepower 156 @ 6200 RPM 155 @ 6100 RPM 152 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 144 @ 4300 RPM 150 @ 4900 RPM 146 @ 4250 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 1998 2189 1998
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.4 3.4 X 3.7 3.4 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.0:1 10.0:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 25 25 23
Highway (mpg) 34 37 30

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2740.3 2782.2 2976.2
Wheelbase (in.) 104.3 103.3 103.7
Length (in.) 178.3 180.5 180.0
Width (in.) 69.9 67.9 69.4
Height (in.) 57.5 57.1 58.7
Track Front (in.) 61.3 58.7 60.2
Track Rear (in.) 61.6 58.1 60.2
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 40.0 38.5 39.6
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.6 37.7 36.9
Front Legroom (in.) 43.3 41.8 42.3
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.0 33.7 36.1
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 55.7 53.0 54.7
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 54.7 51.4 54.3
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.0 49.6 53.3
Rear Hip Room (in.) 53.3 49.4 54.1

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 96.8 87.1 93.5

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension torsion torsion multi-link
Tires 195/65R15 195/60R15 205/60R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks N/A N/A Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. N/A Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. N/A Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control N/A N/A N/A
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning N/A Std. N/A

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. N/A Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows N/A N/A Std.

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