KIA Forte5
KIA Forte5
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Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback vs KIA Forte5 Comparison

Below is the detailed Cars comparison, based on price, specifications & other features, of Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback and KIA Forte5. Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback is priced between $20,295 while KIA Forte5 is priced between $18,300 . Talking about the technical specifications, Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback LT houses 1398 engine whereas KIA Forte5 LX engine displacement is 1999.

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Overview: Sonic Hatchback vs Forte5

Key Features

Transmission Type Manual Dual Clutch
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Engine Displacement 1398 cc 1999 cc
Power 138 hp 201 hp

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Things we like

Powerful engine option

Spacious interiors

Impressive infotainment system compatibility

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Exteriors match streamlined sportier appearance

Standard driving assistance features

Enhanced handling and engine performance

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Things we don't like

Cost-effective material used inside the cabin

Fuel economy could have been better

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The base grade isn’t up to the standard of hot hatchbacks

Not a fuel-efficient hatchback

No manual transmission

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Drive Type FWD FWD
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic


Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Engine Displacement 1398 1999
Power 138 164
Torque 201 Nm 205 Nm

Dimensions & Capacity

No Of Doors 5 5
Seating Capacity 5 5
Rear Headroom 968 mm 983 mm
Front Headroom 983 mm 1001 mm
Front Tread 1509 mm --
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 46 L 50 L
Height 1516 mm 1450 mm
Rear Legroom 879 mm 912 mm
Rear Tread 1509 mm --
Wheel Base 2525 mm 2700 mm
Width 1735 mm 1781 mm
Cargo Volume 538 L 657 L
Front Legroom 1063 mm 1072 mm
Kerb Weight 1314 kg --
Length 4059 mm 4351 mm
Ground Clearance -- 140 mm
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Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Torsion Beam Torsion Beam

Wheel & Tyre

Tyre Type Radial Radial
Wheel Size R16 R15
Tyre Size 205/55 R16 195/65R15
Alloy Wheel Size -- R15


Adjustable Steering Column Yes Yes
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Steering Column Tilt Tilt & Telescopic
Turning Radius 5.25 m 5.5 m
Steering Type -- Power


Anti-Lock Braking System Yes Yes
Child Safety Locks Yes Yes
Crash Sensor Yes Yes
Door Ajar Warning Yes Yes
Driver Airbag Yes Yes
Ebd Yes Yes
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Front Impact Beams Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes Yes
Rear Camera Yes No
Rear Seat Belts Yes Yes
Seat Belt Warning Yes Yes
Side Airbag-Front Yes Yes
Side Impact Beams Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes Yes
Brake Assist Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts Yes Yes
Parking Sensors Yes --
Day & Night Rear View Mirror Yes Yes
Traction Control Yes Yes
Side Airbag-Rear Yes Yes
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Anti Theft Device Yes --
Central Locking Yes --
Power Door Locks Yes Yes
Engine Immobilizer Yes Optional Optional
Smart Access Card Entry -- Yes

Engine Details

No Of Cylinders 4 4 4 4
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4 4 4
Engine 1.4L Petrol Engine, 4 Cylinder 16 Valve 1.4L Petrol Engine, 4 Cylinder 16 Valve 2.0L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC 2.0L Petrol Engine, In-Line 4 Cylinder 16 Valve DOHC
Valve Configuration -- DOHC DOHC
Compression Ratio -- 11.5:1 11.5:1

Comfort & Convenience

Accessory Power Outlet Yes Yes
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes
Air Conditioner Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control No No
Automatic Headlamps Yes --
Cruise Control Yes Optional Optional
Foldable Rear Seat Yes Yes
Folding Table Rear No --
Glove Box Cooling No --
Height Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes
Keyless Entry Yes Yes
Low Fuel Warning Light Yes Yes
Power Steering Yes Yes
Power Windows Front Yes Yes
Rear Seat Headrest Yes Yes
Vanity Mirror Yes Yes
Heated Seats - Front Yes No
Heated Seats - Rear No --
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddle No No
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror No --
Multi-function Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Power Windows Rear Yes Yes
Trunk Light Yes --
On Board Computer Yes Optional Optional
Seat Lumbar Support No Yes
Engine Start/Stop Button No Optional Optional
Rear Reading Lamp Yes Yes
Air Quality Control No Yes
Follow Me Home Headlamps No --
Remote Trunk Opener No --
Centre Console Armrest No Yes
Cup Holders-Rear No Yes
Bottle Holder No Yes
Cup Holders-Front No Yes
Heater No Yes
Rear A/C Vents -- Yes
Rear Seat Center Arm Rest -- Yes
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Entertainment & Communication

DVD Player No Yes
FM/AM/Radio Yes Yes
Integrated 2DIN Audio Yes Yes
Navigation System Yes No
Speakers Front Yes Yes
Speakers Rear Yes Yes
Touch Screen Yes No
USB & Auxiliary Input Yes Yes
Voice Control Yes Yes
Bluetooth Connectivity Yes Yes
CD Player No Yes
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Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Alloy Wheels No No
Fog Lights Front Yes Yes
Front Brake Type Discs Discs Ventilated Discs Ventilated Discs
Integrated Antenna No Yes
Manually Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror Yes Yes
Moon Roof No --
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator No Optional Optional
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror No --
Rain Sensing Wiper No --
Rear Brake Type Drums Drums Solid Discs Solid Discs
Rear Window Wiper No Yes
Removable Convertible Top No --
Roof Carrier No --
Roof Rail No --
Side Stepper No --
Tinted Glass Yes --
Wheel Covers Yes --
Fog Lights Rear No --
Rear Spoiler No Yes
Rear Window Washer No Yes
Power Antenna No --
Rear Window Defogger No --
Chrome Grille No --
Sun Roof Yes No
Chrome Garnish No --
Remote Fuel Lid Opener No --
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Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank Yes Yes
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Digital Odometer Yes Yes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter Yes Yes
Leather Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Tacho Meter Yes Yes
Fabric Upholstery Yes Yes
Outside Temperature Display Yes --
Electric Adjustable Seats No Yes
Driving Experience Control Eco Yes --
Leather Seats -- No
Headlamp Type -- Projector Projector
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