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2017 Kia Forte Review

2017 Kia Forte | Intelligent Capability


Through a holistic design and refreshing innovation, the 2017 Kia Forte presents driving like you’ve never seen it before. Streamlined design details and anticipation for driver needs comes through with incredible diligence as you allow the vehicle to take care of everything while you focus on the road ahead. Available trim levels include the LX, EX, and SX, ensuring that you drive a vehicle that caters to your specific needs and preferences.


Power-driven performance and a smooth, agile ride are what you can expect on the 2017 Kia Forte. Featuring an all-new 2.0L engine with up to 164 horsepower, you are able to experience enhanced efficiency without compromise. Electric Power Steering presents you with a fluid agility and remarkable control. Tackle the road through the swift agility and reliable handling of either the 6-speed manual or available 6-speed Sportmatic automatic transmission.

Become the envy of everyone in the intelligently designed 2017 Kia Forte. You are given a variety of seating options to suit the needs and preferences of your lifestyle, including premium cloth seats or leather seats with available heating and air-cooling for the front row. Comfort comes customizable through the available 10-way adjustable power driver’s seat with driver seat memory function. An environment of focus is enhanced through the available heating steering wheel with mounted audio and cruise controls as well as moulded paddle-shifters for a sport-enhanced feel. Keep everyone happy with the technology of the available dual-zone automatic climate control offers the ability to set and maintain two different front row temperatures at the same time. Stay connected through the multimedia interface with navigation as you interact with turn-by-turn directions to a variety of destinations. Keep your hands and eyes on the task of driving as you access your personal devices through Bluetooth® hands-free communication. Android Auto® smartphone integration brings you access to features through your smartphone, such as Google Maps, music and more. Bring along everything you need with the versatility of the 60/40-split-folding rear seats and long wheelbase. A smooth, refreshing design is brought forward on the exterior with body-coloured side mirrors, available chrome door handles, chrome trim and a rear spoiler. Enhance your ability to see and be seen in a variety of weather conditions with the available Xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights and LED light bar taillights. Engage in a breezy afternoon cruise with the available power sunroof as you take on the outdoors in style.


2017 Kia Forte Engines:

  • 2.0L MPI DOHC 16-valve D-CVVT: 147 horsepower with 132 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.0L GDI DOHC 16-valve D-CVVT: 164 horsepower with 151 lb-ft of torque

With remarkable precision and capability, the 2017 Kia Forte is opening the door to possibility. As you drive, you are able to immerse yourself in confidence as many available safety and security features protect you from and help prevent incidents on the road. The featured Blind Spot Detection system is able to keep you aware of your surroundings as it provides an audible alert when a vehicle enters your blind spot. Other safety systems include Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC), features that are able to monitor the vehicle for a loss of traction and help correct oversteer or understeer to help you regain control. Attention to detail is evident everywhere as you surround yourself with premium features, soft-touch surfaces and advanced technology, accelerating you into the next level of driving experience.


Your local Greater Vancouver Kia Dealer – Kia West sells and services the 2017 Kia Forte. Come to Kia West and experience the best in Sales, Service and Financing.

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Kia West

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