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Chassis

  • Type: YD

Engine 1.6L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Oil capacity: 4.8 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 1.6L 4-Cylinder: 0.032''

Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder DOHC

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

  • Oil capacity: 4.2 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder: 0.044''

Fuel

  • Capacity: 50 l (13.2 US gal.)

Automatic transaxle fluid

  • Type: ATF SP-IV (Recommended Kia genuine, MICHANG, SK, NOCA)

  • Capacity:
    • 1.6 MPI Engine: 7.3 l (7.7 US qt.)

    • 2.0 MPI Engine: 7.1 l (7.5 US qt.)

Manual Transaxle fluid

  • Type: SAE 70W, API GL-4, TGO-9 (Recommended: SK HK MTF 70W, SHELL SPIRAX S6 GHME 70W MTF, GS CALTEX GS MTF HD 70W)
  • Capacity:

    • 2.0 Engine 6.6l (6.9 US qt.)

    • 2.4 Engine 7.6l (8.0 US qt.)

Dual-clutch transmission fluid

  • Type: SAE 70W, API GL-4 (Recommended SK HK DCTF 70W, SHELL SPIRAX S6 GHME 70W DCTF, GS CALTEX GS DCTF HD 70W)
  • Capacity: 

    • Gasoline Engine 1.6 T-GDI Engine : 1.9 ~ 2.0 l (2.01 ~ 2.11 US qt.)

    • Diesel Engine: U II 1.6 VGT : 1.9 ~ 2.0 l (2.01 ~ 2.11 US qt.)

Coolant

  • Type: Mixture of antifreeze and distilled water (Ethylene-glycol with phosphate-based coolant for cooling device)
  • Capacity: 

    • 2.0 MPI Engine Manual transaxle: 6.0 l (6.34 US qt.)

    • 2.0 MPI Engine Automatic transaxle: 5.9 l (6.23 US qt.)

    • 1.6 MPI Engine Manual transaxle: 5.9 l (6.87 US qt.)

    • 1.6 MPI Engine Automatic transaxle: 5.8 l (6.76 US qt.)

    • 1.6 MPI Engine Manual transaxle: 5.9 l (6.87 US qt.)

    • 1.6 MPI Engine Automatic transaxle: 5.8 l (6.76 US qt.)

    • 1.6 T-GDI Engine Manual transaxle: 6.1 l (6.45 US qt.)

    • 1.6 T-GDI Engine Dual-clutch transmission: 6.7 l (7.1 US qt.)

    • Diesel Engine Dual-clutch transmission: 6.7 ~ 6.9 l (7.1 ~ 7.3 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

  • Petrol:

    • 1.6 L Gamma MPi I4

    • 1.6 L Gamma GDI I4

    • 1.6 L Gamma turbo I4

    • 1.8 L Nu MPi I4

    • 2.0 L Nu MPi I4

    • 2.0 L Nu GDI I4

  • Diesel:

    • 1.6 L U II CRDi I4

Transmission

  • 6-speed manual

  • 6-speed automatic

  • 7-speed DCT

Fuel Consumption


KIA FORTE FUEL CONSUMPTION

Safety Ratings


KIA FORTE SAFETY RATINGS

References


  1. 2018 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

  • Daytime Running Light Bulb: LED

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H8-35W

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 168

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 2357NA

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: 9005HL+

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb:

    • H7-55W

    • HID-D5S

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921

  • Brake Light Bulb:

    • 2357LL

    • LED

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: 7506

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168

  • Parking Light Bulb: LED

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb:

    • 2357LL

    • LED

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 1156NA

  • Tail Light Bulb:

    • 2357LL

    • LED

Interior Lights

  •  Dome Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Map Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Trunk Light Bulb: 6418

  • Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: 6418