2017 Kia Forte Price and Release Date

Saturday, February 20th 2016. | Kia

2017 Kia Forte Rear AngleKia will release a new compact sedan in the automotive market next year, namely 2017 Kia Forte. This car especially aimed for people who are looking for fun and economical means of transportation. The original model was released in 2010. Now, the latest Kia Forte will come out with various new features and functions. The automaker provides all of the latest functions and services, so they do the best to ensure the 2017 Kia Forte is reasonably priced.

2017 Kia Forte Exterior

The new Kia Forte will come out with three trim levels namely EX, LX, and SX model. This new sedan will be more aggressive and bolder look than previous model. Manufacturer will give various modifications for the front grille and front and back bumper. Besides that, front and back headlights will be appealing look with new shape. To give better visibility in bad weather or during the night for 2017 Kia Forte, there is new LED fog lights. The alloy wheels will redesigned with a larger wheelbase. Therefore, it can improve the car’s driving capabilities in all terrains.

2017 Kia Forte Interior

The interior will feature modern design. This sedan equipped with gauge cluster that consist of two analog gauges and a small digital display in the center. There are number of controls on the steering wheel. It will make the driver to make a preferred selection without moving the hands from the wheel. The interior scheme of 2017 Kia Forte is black and gray. Then the seats color options are beige, black, and gray. The cabin has more space for passengers and trunk. The trunk is available measuring 14.7 cubic feet. The rear seats can be folded to make a flat load floor. Besides that, it can extend the cargo space from the trunk quite considerably.

2017 Kia Forte Engine

The new latest of Kia Forte LX and EX models will be powered with a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine under the hood. The engine is able to generate outputs of 156 horsepower and 144 lb-ft of torque. However, the engine has a super ultra-low emissions that can deliver outputs of 154 horsepower and 139 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be combined with standard transmission that is 6-speed manual. However, a 6-speed automatic transmission will be available. If the engine paired with automatic transmission, 2017 Kia Forte will reach improved fuel consumption of 26 mpg in the city, 36 mpg on a highway, and 29 mpg combined. Then the latest Kia Forte SX model will use a 2.4 liter 4-cylinder engine. It will deliver 173 horsepower and 168 lb-ft of torque. This engine has SULEV version that will produce 165 horsepower and 161 lb-ft of torque.

2017 Kia Forte Price and Release Date

Possibility in the last three months of 2016, 2017 Kia Forte will be released in the automobile market. The price tag will go around $16.000 for LX model, while the SX model will go around $21.000.