2011 Kia Forte Specifications

New Base MSRP
$15,995.00 - $24,095.00
Used Average PriceN/A

Trim

SX
SX LUXURY
EX
LX
New Base MSRP
$21,795.00
Fuel Consumption
8.9Aut. City
6.2Aut. Hwy
9.2Man. City
6.2Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P215/45R17
Suspension Category
sport

Mechanical

Engine
2.4L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed manual
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
yes
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Transmission Paddle Shift
yes
Computer Controlled
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Input Jack
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
6 Speakers
6
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Sound System Usb Port
Sound system USB port
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Cabin Air Filter
yes
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Automatic Climate Control
auto climate control
2 12-Volt Power Outlets
2
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Windshield Wiper Defroster
yes
Sirius Satellite Radio (Requires Subscription)
SIRIUS satellite radio (requires subscription)
Cruise Control
yes

Exterior Details

Door Handles
chrome
Mudguard
Front and rear
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Tinted Glass
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Sunroof
power, glass

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Black Orchid,
Clear White,
Metal Bronze Metallic,
Sterling Metallic,
Black Cherry Pearl,
White Pearl,
Santorini Blue,
Spicy Red Metallic,
Titanium Metallic,

Interior Colours

Black,

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Length (mm)
4530
Width (mm)
1775
Height (mm)
1460
Wheelbase (mm)
2650
Front Headroom (mm)
1015
Rear Headroom (mm)
955
Front Legroom (mm)
1100
Rear Legroom (mm)
890
Cargo Capacity (L)
415
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
52
Curb Weight (kg)
1228

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Maintenance (Months)
12
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
20
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
New Base MSRP
$24,095.00
Fuel Consumption
8.9Aut. City
6.2Aut. Hwy
9.2Man. City
6.2Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Suspension Category
sport
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P215/45R17

Mechanical

Engine
2.4L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed manual
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
yes
Transmission Paddle Shift
yes
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Bouton de démarrage
yes
Computer Controlled
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Input Jack
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
6 Speakers
6
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Sirius Satellite Radio (Requires Subscription)
SIRIUS satellite radio (requires subscription)
Sound System Usb Port
Sound system USB port
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Cabin Air Filter
yes
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
Automatic Climate Control
auto climate control
2 12-Volt Power Outlets
2
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Windshield Wiper Defroster
yes
Intelligent Key System
yes
Auto-Dimming Day/Night Rear View Mirror
auto day/night sensor
Navigation System
Navigation system

Exterior Details

Door Handles
chrome
Mudguard
Front and rear
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Sunroof
power, glass
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Tinted Glass
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Metal Bronze Metallic,
Clear White,
Black Orchid,
Black Cherry Pearl,
Sterling Metallic,
White Pearl,
Spicy Red Metallic,
Santorini Blue,
Titanium Metallic,

Interior Colours

Black,

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Length (mm)
4530
Width (mm)
1775
Height (mm)
1460
Wheelbase (mm)
2650
Front Headroom (mm)
1015
Rear Headroom (mm)
955
Front Legroom (mm)
1100
Rear Legroom (mm)
890
Cargo Capacity (L)
415
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
52
Curb Weight (kg)
1228

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Maintenance (Months)
12
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
20
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
New Base MSRP
$18,495.00
Fuel Consumption
8.0Aut. City
5.6Aut. Hwy
8.2Man. City
5.7Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P205/55R16

Mechanical

Engine
2.0L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed manual
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
yes
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Input Jack
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
6 Speakers
6
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Sound System Usb Port
Sound system USB port
Power Door Locks
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Cabin Air Filter
yes
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel
manual tilt / telescopic
2 12-Volt Power Outlets
2
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Windshield Wiper Defroster
yes
Air Conditioning
manual A/C
Cruise Control
yes

Exterior Details

Door Handles
chrome
Mudguard
Front and rear
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Tinted Glass
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power, glass

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Santorini Blue,
Titanium Metallic,
Clear White,
White Pearl,
Sterling Metallic,
Spicy Red Metallic,
Metal Bronze Metallic,
Black Orchid,
Black Cherry Pearl,

Interior Colours

Black,

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Length (mm)
4530
Width (mm)
1775
Height (mm)
1460
Wheelbase (mm)
2650
Front Headroom (mm)
1015
Rear Headroom (mm)
955
Front Legroom (mm)
1100
Rear Legroom (mm)
890
Cargo Capacity (L)
415
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
52
Curb Weight (kg)
1228
Panic Alarm
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Maintenance (Months)
12
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
20
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130
New Base MSRP
$15,995.00
Fuel Consumption
8.0Aut. City
5.6Aut. Hwy
8.2Man. City
5.7Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Wheel Type
steel wheels with covers
Tires
P195/65R15
Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes

Mechanical

Engine
2.0L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed manual
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
yes
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Tilt Steering Wheel
manual tilt
Cabin Air Filter
yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down Feature
yes
Am/Fm Stereo Radio With Auxiliary Input Jack
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
4 Speakers
4
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Sound System Usb Port
Sound system USB port
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes
2 12-Volt Power Outlets
2
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Air Conditioning (Optional)
manual A/C
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry (Optional)
yes

Exterior Details

Tinted Glass
yes
Door Handles
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Mudguard
Front and rear
Rear Window Defroster
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Titanium Metallic,
Santorini Blue,
Sterling Metallic,
White Pearl,
Clear White,
Metal Bronze Metallic,
Black Cherry Pearl,
Black Orchid,
Spicy Red Metallic,

Interior Colours

Black,

Safety

Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Length (mm)
4530
Width (mm)
1775
Height (mm)
1460
Wheelbase (mm)
2650
Front Headroom (mm)
1015
Rear Headroom (mm)
955
Front Legroom (mm)
1100
Rear Legroom (mm)
890
Cargo Capacity (L)
415
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
52
Curb Weight (kg)
1228

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
60
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
100
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
100
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
100
Maintenance (Months)
12
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
20
Emission (Months)
96
Emission (in 1,000km)
130

Road Tests and Reviews

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  • Mike Goetz
    2011 Kia Forte SX Luxury Review