Kia Forte Ground Clearance

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Overview

The Kia Forte has a ground clearance ranging from 5.3 inches to 5.9 inches depending on the trim and model year.

Scroll down for detailed information on your particular Kia Forte model year. Check the ground clearance for other makes and models here.

For Comparison:

  • The 2020 Toyota Corolla (Mid-Size Sedan) has a ground clearance of 5.1".
  • The 2020 Jeep Cherokee (SUV) has a ground clearance of 8.7".
  • The 2020 Ford F-150 Lariat 4x4 SuperCab (Full-Size Pickup) has a ground clearance of 9.3".

2022 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

The 2022 Kia Forte has a ground clearance of 5.3 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2022 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Table
Trim Package(s) All
Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) 5.3"
Min. Ground Clearance (metric) 13.5 cm

2021 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

The 2021 Kia Forte has a ground clearance of 5.3 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2021 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Table
Trim Package(s) All
Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) 5.3"
Min. Ground Clearance (metric) 13.5 cm

2020 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

The 2020 Kia Forte has a ground clearance of 5.3 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2020 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Table
Trim Package(s) All
Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) 5.3"
Min. Ground Clearance (metric) 13.5 cm

2019 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

The 2019 Kia Forte has a ground clearance of 5.3 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2019 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Table
Trim Package(s) All
Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) 5.3"
Min. Ground Clearance (metric) 13.5 cm

2018 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

Depending on trim level, the 2018 Kia Forte has a ground clearance between 5.3 inches and 5.5 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2018 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Comparison Table By Trim
Trim Package Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) Min. Ground Clearance (metric)
Sedan 4D EX 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D EX Premium Plus 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D LX 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D LX Popular 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D S 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D S Technology 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Hatchback 5D EX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D EX Technology 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D LX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D LX Popular 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D SX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D SX Technology 4 Cyl. Turbo 5.5" 14.0 cm

2017 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

Depending on trim level, the 2017 Kia Forte has a ground clearance between 5.3 inches and 5.5 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2017 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Comparison Table By Trim
Trim Package Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) Min. Ground Clearance (metric)
Sedan 4D EX 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D EX Premium Plus 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D LX 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D LX Popular 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D S 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D S Premium 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D S Technology 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Hatchback 5D EX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D EX Technology 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D LX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D LX Popular 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D SX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D SX Technology 4 Cyl. Turbo 5.5" 14.0 cm

2016 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

Depending on trim level, the 2016 Kia Forte has a ground clearance between 5.3 inches and 5.5 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2016 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Comparison Table By Trim
Trim Package Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) Min. Ground Clearance (metric)
Sedan 4D EX 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D EX Premium 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D EX Premium Plus 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D LX 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D LX Popular 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Hatchback 5D EX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D EX Technology 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D LX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D SX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D SX Technology 4 Cyl. Turbo 5.5" 14.0 cm
Coupe 2D EX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Coupe 2D EX Technology 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Coupe 2D SX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Coupe 2D SX Technology 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm

2015 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

Depending on trim level, the 2015 Kia Forte has a ground clearance between 5.3 inches and 5.5 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2015 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Comparison Table By Trim
Trim Package Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) Min. Ground Clearance (metric)
Sedan 4D EX 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D EX Premium 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D LX 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Sedan 4D LX Popular 4 Cyl. 5.3" 13.5 cm
Hatchback 5D EX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Hatchback 5D SX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Coupe 2D EX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Coupe 2D SX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm

2014 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

The 2014 Kia Forte has a ground clearance of 5.5 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2014 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Table
Trim Package(s) All
Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) 5.5"
Min. Ground Clearance (metric) 14.0 cm

2013 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

Depending on trim level, the 2013 Kia Forte has a ground clearance between 5.5 inches and 5.9 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2013 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Comparison Table By Trim
Trim Package Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) Min. Ground Clearance (metric)
Sedan 4D EX 4 Cyl. 5.9" 15.0 cm
Sedan 4D LX 4 Cyl. 5.9" 15.0 cm
Sedan 4D SX 4 Cyl. 5.9" 15.0 cm
Hatchback 5D EX 4 Cyl. 5.9" 15.0 cm
Hatchback 5D SX 4 Cyl. 5.9" 15.0 cm
Coupe 2D EX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm
Coupe 2D SX 4 Cyl. 5.5" 14.0 cm

2012 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

Depending on trim level, the 2012 Kia Forte has a ground clearance between 5.5 inches and 5.9 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2012 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Comparison Table By Trim
Trim Package Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) Min. Ground Clearance (metric)
Sedan 4D EX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Sedan 4D LX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Sedan 4D SX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Hatchback 5D EX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Hatchback 5D SX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Coupe 2D EX 5.5" 14.0 cm
Coupe 2D SX 5.5" 14.0 cm

2011 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

Depending on trim level, the 2011 Kia Forte has a ground clearance between 5.5 inches and 5.9 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2011 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Comparison Table By Trim
Trim Package Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) Min. Ground Clearance (metric)
Sedan 4D EX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Sedan 4D LX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Sedan 4D SX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Hatchback 5D EX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Hatchback 5D SX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Coupe 2D EX 5.5" 14.0 cm
Coupe 2D SX 5.5" 14.0 cm

2010 Kia Forte Ground Clearance

Depending on trim level, the 2010 Kia Forte has a ground clearance between 5.5 inches and 5.9 inches. See the data outlined in the table below.

2010 Kia Forte Ground Clearance Comparison Table By Trim
Trim Package Min. Ground Clearance (imperial) Min. Ground Clearance (metric)
Sedan 4D EX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Sedan 4D LX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Sedan 4D SX 5.9" 15.0 cm
Coupe 2D EX 5.5" 14.0 cm
Coupe 2D SX 5.5" 14.0 cm

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