KIA Forte Maintenance Costs

A KIA Forte will cost about $5,805 for maintenance and repairs during its first 10 years of service.

This beats the industry average for popular sedan models by $1,034. There is also a 17.53% chance that a Forte will require a major repair during that time. This is 3.97% better than similar vehicles in this segment. The chart below illustrates how these costs and repair probabilities will increase over time.

Probability of a Major Vehicle Repair (%)
Est Annual Maintenance/Repair Costs ($)

KIA Forte Maintenance Costs

Year Major Repair Probability Annual Costs
1 1.81% $196
2 3.00% $230
3 3.37% $285
4 5.94% $371
5 8.52% $444
6 9.58% $557
7 10.33% $788
8 13.36% $879
9 14.76% $964
10 17.53% $1,091
11 27.16% $1,107
12 33.79% $1,242

KIA Forte Maintenance Schedule

Mileage Recommended Maintenance
7,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Change Oil and Filter
15,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
22,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
30,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
37,500 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter
45,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
52,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
60,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Valve Clearance Adjustment, Cabin Replace Air Filter
67,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
75,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
82,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
90,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
97,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
105,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Spark Plugs Replacement, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
112,500 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter
120,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Valve Clearance Adjustment, Cabin Replace Air Filter
127,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
135,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter
142,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
150,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate Hood Hinge, Service Battery/cables, Lubricate Trunk, Lubricate Doors, Cabin Replace Air Filter, Change Oil and Filter

What About KIA Forte Insurance Costs?

The average cost to insure a KIA Forte is about $1,526 per year. This adds up to around $7,630 after 5 years of vehicle ownership. Unlike regular maintenance, this expense can often be lowered by shopping around for lower insurance premiums. Comparing quotes will ensure that you are not overpaying if you already own a KIA Forte. Or, if you are just researching, then it would be money-wise to know this cost before buying. Try our Competitive Quote Tool or the form below to get free quotes. Advertising Disclosure

KIA Forte Maintenance Rankings

Maintenance Rankings

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Other KIA Forte Costs of Ownership

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