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2017 Kia Forte

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Kia Forte highlights

Customer reviews

4.4 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

29 city, 38 highway, 32 combined

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All Kia Forte years

New for 2017

  • The Forte is available in a new trim called the S.
  • The SX trim has been discontinued for 2017.
  • Forte trims have been upgraded with Leather Seats, Front Seat Heaters, Rear Spoiler, Bluetooth Technology, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto as standard equipment this year.
  • Memory Seat(s), Blind Spot Monitor, and Lane Departure Warning features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The EX trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.

Explore Kia Forte details

S 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Cloth Seats
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Remote Start
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

2.0L

Horsepower

147

Torque (ft-lbs)

132

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

13.2

Wheelbase

106.3"

Overall length

179.5"

Width

70.1"

Height

56.3"

Leg room

F 42.2"/R 35.9"

Head room

F 39.1"/R 37.3"

Front tires

P205/55HR16

Rear tires

P205/55HR16

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

4
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Excellent

RepairPal gave the Kia Forte an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Kia Forte 4th out of 44 among Compact Cars.

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