2011 Kia Forte SX 5-Door
BASE PRICE: $16,895 for EX with manual; $17,895 for EX with automatic; $18,395 for SX manual; $19,395 for SX automatic.
PRICE AS TESTED: $23,695.
TYPE: Front-engine, front-wheel-drive, five-passenger, mid-size hatchback.
ENGINE: 2.4-liter, double overhead cam, inline four cylinder with CVVT.
MILEAGE: 23 mpg (city), 32 mpg (highway).
TOP SPEED: NA.
LENGTH: 170.9 inches.
WHEELBASE: 104.3 inches.
CURB WEIGHT: 2,944 pounds.
BUILT AT: South Korea.
OPTIONS: SX technology package (includes navigation system, automatic temperature control, push-button start with smart key) $1,800; leather package (includes heated front seats and leather seat trim) $1,700; power sunroof $750.
DESTINATION CHARGE: $750.