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2017 Kia Forte5 review

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Kia Forte5 highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

23 city, 29 highway, 25 combined

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Mileage

All Kia Forte5 years

What is new for the 2017 Kia Forte5?

  • Forte5 trims have been upgraded with Sunroof(s), Leather Seats, Power Seat(s), Memory Seat(s), A/C Seat(s), Front Seat Heaters, Bluetooth Technology, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto as standard equipment this year.
  • Blind Spot Monitor and Heated Steering Wheel features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The EX trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4
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RepairPal gave the Kia Forte5 an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Kia Forte5 4th out of 46 among Compact Cars.

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Kia Forte5 features and specs

EX 2WD 4D Hatchback

Standard Features

  • A/C Seat(s)
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Traction Control
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Remote Start
  • Sunroof(s)

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

2.0L

Horsepower

147

Torque (ft-lbs)

132

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

13.2

Wheelbase

106.3"

Overall length

171.3"

Width

70.1"

Height

57.1"

Leg room

F 42.2"/R 35.9"

Head room

F 39.4"/R 38.7"

Front tires

P215/45HR17

Rear tires

P215/45HR17

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

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