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Kia Forte 0-60 Times

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These are the latest Kia Forte 0-60 times and 1/4 mile times taken from reputable car magazine sources such as Car and Driver, MotorTrend and Road & Track. There are many reasons why 0-60 times and 1/4 mile times can vary including the driver, weather conditions, wear and tear on the vehicle during test, and more. By giving you a list of all the Kia Forte 0-60 times and quarter mile times, you can get a general idea of what performance numbers are achievable with Kia Forte for all model years available in our database.

Fastest, Slowest, and Average Kia Forte 0-60 Times

The fastest tested Kia Forte is 2022 Kia Forte GT Sedan, which was able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds. It was able to reach the 1/4 mile in 14.9 seconds at 95.8 , according to Motor Trend.

The slowest tested Kia Forte is 2010 Kia Forte EX Sedan, which was able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 10.3 seconds. It was able to reach the 1/4 mile in 17.6 seconds at 80.8 , according to Motor Trend.

Out of all the Kia Forte tests in our database, the average 0 to 60 mph time is 7.8 seconds. The average quarter mile time for all the tests is 16 seconds at 88.55 mph.

Kia Forte 0-60 times and quarter mile times

All Kia Forte Performance Tests

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2022 Kia Forte

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GT Sedan
Engine
1.6L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
6.4 sec 14.9 sec @ 95.8 Motor Trend

2020 Kia Forte

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
GT Sedan
Engine
1.6L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.7 sec 15 sec @ 96 Car and Driver

2019 Kia Forte

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
EX Launch Edition Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
CVT
8.7 sec 16.7 sec @ 85.4 Motor Trend
EX Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
CVT
8.1 sec 16.4 sec @ 87 Car and Driver
EX Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
CVT
8.2 sec 16.4 sec @ 86.3 Motor Trend
EX Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
CVT
8.1 sec 16.4 sec @ 87 Motor Week

2017 Kia Forte

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
EX Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.4 sec 16.5 sec @ 85.8 Motor Trend
Forte5 SX T-GDI 5-door Hatchback
Engine
1.6L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.6 sec 15 sec @ 94 Car and Driver
Forte5 SX T-GDI 5-door Hatchback
Engine
1.6L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
7A
6.7 sec 15.3 sec @ 93 Car and Driver
S Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.7 sec 16.8 sec @ 86 Car and Driver
S Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.3 sec 16.3 sec @ 88 Motor Week

2015 Kia Forte

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
Forte5 SX T-GDI 5-door Hatchback
Engine
1.6L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.9 sec 15.3 sec @ 89.4 Motor Trend

2014 Kia Forte

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
EX Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
7.3 sec 15.6 sec @ 90 Car and Driver
EX Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
7.4 sec 15.8 sec @ 89 Car and Driver
EX Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
7.8 sec 16 sec @ 87.3 Motor Trend
EX Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.1 sec 16.2 sec @ 86.3 Motor Trend
EX Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.8 sec 16.8 sec @ 85 Motor Week
Forte5 SX T-GDI 5-door Hatchback
Engine
1.6L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.4 sec 14.9 sec @ 93 Car and Driver
Forte5 SX T-GDI 5-door Hatchback
Engine
1.6L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
7.5 sec 15.7 sec @ 89 Car and Driver
Forte5 SX T-GDI 5-door Hatchback
Engine
1.6L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
6.6 sec 15.1 sec @ 92.8 Motor Trend
Forte5 SX T-GDI 5-door Hatchback
Engine
1.6L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.7 sec 15.1 sec @ 92.6 Motor Trend
Koup SX T-GDI Coupe
Engine
1.6L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.9 sec 15.2 sec @ 94 Car and Driver
Koup SX T-GDI Coupe
Engine
1.6L Turbo I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
6.8 sec 15.1 sec @ 93.9 Motor Trend

2011 Kia Forte

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
EX Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
9.2 sec 17.1 sec @ 83.2 Motor Trend
SX 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.4L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
7.5 sec 15.9 sec @ 88 Car and Driver
SX 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.4L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.9 sec 16.9 sec @ 84 Car and Driver
SX 5-door Hatchback
Engine
2.4L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6A
8.7 sec 16.7 sec @ 83.7 Motor Trend

2010 Kia Forte

Trim 0-60 1/4 Mile Source
EX Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
4A
8.8 sec 16.6 sec @ 85 Car and Driver
EX Sedan
Engine
2.0L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
4A
10.3 sec 17.6 sec @ 80.8 Motor Trend
Koup SX Coupe
Engine
2.4L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
7.1 sec 15.7 sec @ 91 Car and Driver
Koup SX Coupe
Engine
2.4L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
7.1 sec 15.4 sec @ 89.9 Motor Trend
Koup SX Coupe
Engine
2.4L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
8.6 sec 16.6 sec @ 87 Motor Week
SX Sedan
Engine
2.4L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
6M
7.3 sec 15.7 sec @ 91 Car and Driver
SX Sedan
Engine
2.4L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5A
8.6 sec 16.6 sec @ 85 Car and Driver
SX Sedan
Engine
2.4L I-4
Drive Type
FWD
Transmission
5A
8.9 sec 16.8 sec @ 84 Motor Week

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