3/4 Front Glamour 2013 Kia Forte

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2013 Kia Forte specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2013 Kia Forte warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$15,400$17,800$18,300
    Invoice *$15,100$16,950$17,430
    Engine2.0L I-4 156 HP2.0L I-4 156 HP2.0L I-4 156 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd auto w/OD6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City25.0 mpg26.0 mpg26.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy34.0 mpg36.0 mpg36.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.0L I-4 156 HP2.0L I-4 156 HP2.0L I-4 156 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd auto w/OD6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
    Alternator110 amp110 amp110 amp
    Battery550 amp with run down protection550 amp with run down protection550 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio4.332.892.89
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank13.7 gal.13.7 gal.13.7 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stability
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensiontorsion beam beamtorsion beam beamtorsion beam beam
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " steel15.0 " steel16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP195/65HR15.0BSW ASP195/65HR15.0BSW ASP205/55HR16.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tilt
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench60-40 split-bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Rear Armrestscentercentercenter
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsN/Acarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/Ametal-lookmetal-look
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/Adual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary Visorsdualdualdual
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading LightsN/Afrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/Amini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Seatback StorageN/A11
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/Acargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Cargo CoverN/AN/Arigid
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioSIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanSIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanSIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers466
    Antennaintegrated roofintegrated roofintegrated roof
    Cruise ControlN/Awith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless EntryN/Akeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets222
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Exterior TemperatureN/Aexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Trip ComputerN/Atrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Front Windowsmanualpowerpower
    Rear Windowsmanualpowerpower
    1-Touch OpenN/Adriverdriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/Afixed interval
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/Awiper park
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic AlarmN/Apanic alarmpanic alarm
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume14.7 cu.ft.14.7 cu.ft.53.1 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length178.3 "178.3 "170.9 "
    Exterior Width69.9 "69.9 "69.9 "
    Exterior Height57.5 "57.5 "57.5 "
    Wheelbase104 "104 "104 "
    Front Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Rear Tread62 "62 "62 "
    Turning Radius16.9 '16.9 '16.9 '
    Curb Weight2,729 lbs.2,791 lbs.2,840 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.29.29.32
    Front Legroom43.3 "43.3 "43.3 "
    Rear Legroom35.0 "35.0 "35.0 "
    Front Headroom40.0 "40.0 "40.0 "
    Rear Headroom37.6 "37.6 "38.4 "
    Front Hiproom53.0 "53.0 "53.0 "
    Rear Hiproom53.3 "53.3 "53.3 "
    Front Shoulder Room55.7 "55.7 "55.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room54.7 "54.7 "54.7 "
    Passenger Volume97 cu.ft.97 cu.ft.98 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume14.7 cu.ft.14.7 cu.ft.19.4 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A53.1 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/Alip
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Grille Moldingsblack w/chrome surroundblack w/chrome surroundblack w/chrome surround
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual power remote heateddual power remote heated
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Major Components Months/Miles120/100,000120/100,000120/100,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Accessories Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2013 Kia Forte safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
EX 4dr Hatchback
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
EX 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
LX 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SX 4dr Hatchback
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SX 4dr Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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