2011 Kia Forte SX Sedan

Matt Tierney

2011 Kia Forte SX Sedan

Base price (with destination): $19,590
Price as tested: $23,140

Standard Equipment:
2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine
6-speed automatic transmission
Sport-tuned suspension
17-inch alloy wheels
Traction control system
Electronic stability control
Tire pressure monitoring system
Air conditioning
Power windows/locks/mirrors
Keyless entry
AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio with 6 speakers
Sirius satellite radio
USB/Auxiliary input jacks
60/40-split folding rear seats
Cruise control
Bluetooth connectivity
Tilt/telescoping steering column
Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
Metal-finish accents and metal pedals
Trip computer

Options on this vehicle:
Leather package -- $1000
o Leather seat trim
o Heated front seats
o Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Power sunroof -- $750
SX technology package -- $1800
o Navigation system
o Push-button start with smart key
o Automatic temperature control
o Chrome finish exterior door handles

Key options not on vehicle:

Fuel economy:
23 / 31 / 26 mpg

2.4L DOHC 16-valve I-4
Horsepower: 173 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 168 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm


6-speed automatic

Curb weight: 2898 lb

Wheels/tires: 17-inch alloy wheels
215/45R17 all-season tires

Competitors: Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Mazda3, Nissan Sentra, Subaru Impreza, Toyota Corolla, Volkswagen Jetta

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