2012 Kia Forte
Information in Houston, TX
The 2012 Kia Forte comes in three models, all of which have sleek styling that communicates a passion for driving. Each delivers an exceptional combination of high-quality engineering, innovative design, technology advanced features and outstanding value. Like all Kia vehicles, the Forte comes with an industry-leading warranty program.
2012 Kia Forte
Specifications and Features
Engine & Transmission
- Engine Tye: Inline 4 Cylinder, Aluminum Block and Heads: Standard
- Valve Gear: DOHC, 4 Valves Per Cylinder, Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT): Standard
- Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
- Displacemetn: 1998 cc: Standard
- Horsepower (SAE net): 173 hp @ 6,200 rpm: Standard
- Torque (SAE net): 168 ft. lbs. @ 4,300 rpm: Standard
- Transmission: 6-Speed Manual, Overdrive: Standard
- Transmission: 6-Speed Electronically Controlled Sportmatic, Overdrive: Optional
- Estimated MPG (City/Hwy) (M/T): 25/34
- Estimated MPG (City/Hwy) (A/T): 26/36
- Fuel Tank Capacity: 13.7
- Wheelbase: 104.3 in.
- Length: 178.3 in.
- Width: 69.9 in.
- Height: 57.5
- Track (Front/Rear): 61.3/31.6 inches
- Headroom (Front/Rear): 40.0/37.6 inches
- Legroom (Front/Rear): 43.3/35.0 inches
- Shoulder Room (Front/Rear): 55.7/54.7 inches
- Hip Room (Front/Rear): 53.0/53.3 inches
- Interior Volume: 96.8 cu. ft.
- Cargo Volume: 14.7 cu. ft.
- Layout: Front Engine, FWD: Standard
- Body Type: Steel Unibody: Standard
- Front Suspension: Independent, MacPherson Struts, Coil Springs, Monotube Shock Absorbers, Stabilizer Bar: Standard
- Rear Suspension: Torsion Beam, Coil Springs, Gas Shock Absorbers: Standard
- Steering: Rack-and-Pinion, Hydraulic Power Assisted: Standard
- Turns, Lock-to-Lock: 2.89
- Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb: 33.9 ft
- Brake Type: Hydraulic, Power-Assisted Vacuum, 4 Sensor, 4 Channel ABS and Electronic Stability Control (ESC): Standard
- Front: 11.0" Vented Discs: Standard
- Rear: 10.3" Solid Discs: Standard
Base model features listed unless specified. For more features and available trims, please download the brochure or contact us.