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Comparing the 2021 Chevrolet Malibu vs 2021 Kia Forte

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MSRP starting at:

$27,298

84 months financing
$82 @ 2.49%*
+tx/wk $0 cash down
4dr Sdn LS w/1LS
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2021 Kia Forte

MSRP starting at:

$28,340

60 months lease
$77 @ 2.99%*
+tx/wk $0 cash down
GT DCT

* Rounded payments, for information only, excluding taxes, registrations, options and accessories

 
Overview
Base MSRP $27,298 $28,340
EPA Classification Midsize Cars Mid-Size Cars
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) 8.2 L/100 km 8.7 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) 6.6 L/100 km 6.6 L/100 km
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 1.5L/91 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5700 201 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 2500-3000 195 @ 1500
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Technical Specs
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Cars Mid-Size Cars
Kg/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 20K km/year
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) 8.2 L/100 km 8.7 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) 6.6 L/100 km 6.6 L/100 km
Powertrain
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) 8.2 L/100 km 8.7 L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) 6.6 L/100 km 6.6 L/100 km
Engine Order Code LFV
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 1.5L/91 1.6 L/97
Fuel System Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5700 201 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 2500-3000 195 @ 1500
Trans Order Code MRG
Trans Type 1 7
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.17
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.70
Clutch Size (in)
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.10 4.64
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.9 93.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 56.1
Front Hip Room (in) 54.1 53
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1 35.7
Mechanical
ABS Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine (Option) Standard N/A
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged (Option) Standard N/A
Turbocharged Standard Standard
Gasoline Fuel (Option) Standard N/A
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
A/T (Option) Standard N/A
A/T Standard Standard
CVT Transmission (Option) Standard N/A
CVT Transmission Standard N/A
Tire Pressure Monitor Standard Standard
Wheel Locks (Option) Standard N/A
Power Steering N/A Standard
Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode N/A Standard
7-Speed A/T N/A Standard
Exterior
Tires - Front All-Season Standard N/A
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard N/A
Temporary Spare Tire Standard N/A
Generic Sun/Moonroof N/A Standard
Sun/Moonroof N/A Standard
Tires - Front Performance N/A Standard
Tires - Rear Performance N/A Standard
Interior
A/C Standard Standard
Security System Standard Standard
AM/FM Stereo (Option) Standard N/A
AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Rear Defrost Standard Standard
Floor Mats (Option) Standard N/A
Floor Mats Standard N/A
Keyless Entry (Option) Standard N/A
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks (Option) Standard N/A
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Power Mirror(s) (Option) Standard N/A
Power Mirror(s) Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
Cloth Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Cloth Seats Standard N/A
Bucket Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Bucket Seats Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
MP3 Player (Option) Standard N/A
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls Standard Standard
Power Outlet Standard N/A
Automatic Headlights Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid (Option) Standard N/A
Universal Garage Door Opener (Option) Standard N/A
Bluetooth Connection (Option) Standard N/A
Bluetooth Connection Standard Standard
Telematics Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input (Option) Standard N/A
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
Rear Bench Seat Standard Standard
WiFi Hotspot Standard N/A
Smart Device Integration (Option) Standard N/A
Smart Device Integration Standard Standard
Climate Control N/A Standard
Multi-Zone A/C N/A Standard
Heated Mirrors N/A Standard
Intermittent Wipers N/A Standard
Satellite Radio N/A Standard
Heated Front Seat(s) N/A Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers N/A Standard
Engine Immobilizer N/A Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror N/A Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror N/A Standard
Leather Steering Wheel N/A Standard
Remote Trunk Release N/A Standard
Trip Computer N/A Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats (Option) N/A Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats N/A Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate N/A Standard
Heated Steering Wheel N/A Standard
Requires Subscription N/A Standard
Safety
Driver Air Bag Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Sensor Standard Standard
Knee Air Bag Standard N/A
Front Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Front Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Stability Control Standard Standard
Brake Assist Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor (Option) Standard N/A
Lane Departure Warning (Option) Standard N/A
Cross-Traffic Alert (Option) Standard N/A
Lane Keeping Assist (Option) Standard N/A
Driver Restriction Features Standard N/A
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors N/A Standard
Blind Spot Monitor N/A Standard
Lane Departure Warning N/A Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert N/A Standard
Lane Keeping Assist N/A Standard