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2018 Kia Forte

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Kia Forte highlights

Customer reviews

4.2 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

29 city, 37 highway, 32 combined

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New for 2018

  • Forte trims have been upgraded with Blind Spot Monitor as standard equipment this year.
  • The LX trim now comes with Cruise Control as standard equipment.

Explore Kia Forte details

LX 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Manual Transmission
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Alloy Wheels
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Cloth Seats
  • Rear View Camera

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

P195/65HR15

Rear tires

P195/65HR15

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Manual 6

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

4
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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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2018 Kia Forte trims

LX:

  • 147-hp, 132-lb-ft of torque 2.0L
  • Rear Defroster
  • Cruise Control
  • Cloth Seats
  • Power Mirrors
  • Traction Control
  • Side Airbags
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Manual Transmission

S:

EX:

  • Includes all features available on the S
  • 164-hp, 151-lb-ft of torque 2.0L
  • Smart Key
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • View our Kia Forte EX inventory

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