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Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 0W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • `Oil capacity: 5.9 quarts

Fuel

  • Capacity: 60 L (15.85 US gal.)

Automatic transmission fluid

  • Type: Smartstream G1.6 T-GDi

  • Capacity: 6.8 qt ( 6.5 L)

Dual clutch transmission fluid (Gear oil)

  • Type: Smartstream G2.5 T-GDi : WDGO-1 (GS CALTEX)
  • Capacity: Smartstream G2.5 T-GDi  3.4 L (3.59 US qt.)

Dual clutch transmission fluid (Control oil)

  • Type: Smartstream G2.5 T-GDi : WDGO-1 (GS CALTEX)
  • Capacity: Smartstream G2.5 T-GDi  2.5 L (2.64 US qt.)

Coolant

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

    • Smartstream G1.6 T-GDi : 8L (8.45 US qt.)

    • Smartstream G2.5 T-GDi: 8.8 L (9.3 US qt.) 

Brake/Clutch fluid

  • Type:  DOT4 

  • Capacity: 

    • AT : 395+/-20 cc

    • DCT: 414+/-20 cC

Powertrain


Engine

  • Petrol:

    • 1.4 L Kappa II T-GDi I4

    • 1.5 L Smartstream G1.5 MPi I4

    • 1.6 L Gamma II MPi I4

    • 1.6 L Smartstream G1.6 MPi I4

    • 1.6 L Gamma II T-GDi I4

    • 2.0 L Nu MPi I4

  • Petrol hybrid:

    • 1.6 L Smartstream G1.6 GDi PHEV I4

  • Diesel:

    • 1.6 L Smartstream D1.6 CRDi I4

Transmission

  • 6-speed manual

  • 6-speed automatic

  • 6-speed DCT

  • 7-speed DCT

  • CVT

Fuel Consumption


KIA FORTE FUEL CONSUMPTION

Safety Ratings


KIA FORTE SAFETY RATINGS

 

References


  1. 2019 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 Exterior 

  • Daytime Running Light Bulb:

    • LED

    •  7528

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: 9006

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 12496

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb:

    • 9005LL

    •  LED

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb:

    • H7LL

    •  LED

Rear Exterior 

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921

  • Brake Light Bulb:

    • LED

    • 7528

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb:

    • LED

    • 7506

  • Inner Tail Light Bulb: 2825

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 2825

  • Outer Tail Light Bulb: 7528

  • Parking Light Bulb:

    •  LED

    • 7528

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 12496

  • Tail Light Bulb: LED

Interior 

  • Dome Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Glove Box Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Map Light Bulb: 175

  • Trunk Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: 6418