Bringing uncommon levels of comfort and convenience to the compact class, the 2018 Kia Forte leaves a big first impression. The outside of the vehicle is marked by Kia design - sophisticated and powerful. The 2018 Kia Forte shines in a class marked by either dull, uninspired exterior design and ostentatious edges and unnecessary folds. Although the size of the 2018 Kia Forte is small, its heart and personality is not!
Design refinements don’t stop on the outside of the 2018 Kia Forte either. Inside, drivers are treated to a comfortable and cutting-edge cockpit experience. High-quality materials welcome drivers and passengers alike to the technologically-advanced interior. A stunning contoured dashboard wraps downward, allowing the integrated infotainment system to blend in. Convenient steering wheel buttons sit in front of the driver’s information system, which gives you all of the information you need with zero distraction.
Ever the compact crowd-pleaser, the 2018 Kia Forte features a host of configuration options that will let drivers get the most utility for their unique situations.
The base model, LX features a 147-horsepower 2.0L 4-cylinder engine. Mated to either a 6-speed manual, or 6-speed automatic transmission, drivers will enjoy the efficiency of either 28 (manual) or 32 (auto) combined mpg.
With automatic transmission, standard, the upgraded S model gives drivers extra convenience and comfort features. A standard rear-camera display, UVO w/7” touch screen Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality and more make this car an incredible middle-ground between the base and premium models.
Speaking of premium, the EX model gives drivers everything in a small package. A more powerful engine delivers up to 164-horsepower, allowing for more thrilling rides and safer passing. Standard chrome exterior accents include window moulding and door-handle accents. The style of the 2018 Kia Forte EX is further enhanced by standard 17” alloy wheels and power windows.
Standard safety features for all models include dual front advanced airbags, dual front seat mounted side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, 3-point seat belts and more.
Anti-lock brakes and standard as is the vehicle stability management system, electronic stability control, traction control system and electronic brake-force distribution.
The 2018 Kia Forte is a paragon of safety, comfort and convenience in a compact sedan. When you can combine these things, and leave with a great-looking car, it’s all the better.
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