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Chassis

  • Type: TC

Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder 

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-20

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain Plug Torque: 25-32FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 6.9 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder: 0.044''

Engine 2.4L 4-Cylinder

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-20
  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain Plug Torque: 25-32FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 6.9 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.4L 4-Cylinder: 0.044''

Fuel

  • Capacity: 52l (13.7 US gal.)

Automatic Transmission Fluid 

  • Type: 
    • MICHANG ATF SP-IV

    • MSK ATF SP-IV
    • NOCA ATF SP-IV

    • KIA genuine ATF SP-IVx

  • Capacity:
    • 2.0 Engine 6.6l (6.9 US qt.)

    • 2.4 Engine 7.6l (8.0 US qt.)

Manual Transaxle fluid

  • Type: API GL-4 (SAE 75W-85, fill for life)
    • 2.0 Engine 6.6l (6.9 US qt.)

    • 2.4 Engine 7.6l (8.0 US qt.)

Brake/Clutch fluid

  • Type: FMVSSS116 DOT-3 OR DOT4 

  • Capacity: 0.74~0.85 US QT (0.7~0.8 L)

Powertrain


  • Engine

    • 1.6 L Gamma MPi I4 (petrol)

    • 2.0 L Theta II MPi I4 (petrol)

    • 2.4 L Theta II MPi I4 (petrol)

    • 1.6 L Gamma LPi I4 (petrol/LPG)

    • 1.6 L U II CRDi I4 (diesel)

Transmission

  • 5-speed manual

  • 6-speed manual

  • 4-speed automatic

  • 5-speed automatic

  • 6-speed automatic

Fuel Consumption


2010 KIA FORTE FUEL CONSUMPTION

Safety Ratings


KIA FORTE SAFETY RATINGS

 

References


  1. 2013 Kia Forte Owners Manual 

  2. Kia Forte Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTSA.gov 

Lights

Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: 881

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 2357NA

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 2357NA

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: H1-55W

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb H11B

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921

  • Brake Light Bulb: 2357LL

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: 921

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168

  • Parking Light BulbParking Light Bulb: 2357NA

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: 2357LL

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 1156NA

    •  1157NA

  • Tail Light Bulb: 2357LL

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Map Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Trunk Light Bulb: 6418