The Kia Forte was able to take its place in the compact car segment by offering a sporty driving experience that quickly appealed to those who want to have fun behind the wheel of their car. The new 2017 Kia Forte continues on the same path, but it brings several innovations that make the car more pleasant to drive, more dynamic and more fuel efficient.
The 2017 Kia Forte Is at the Cutting Edge of Technology
Both in terms of safety and connectivity, the 2017 Kia Forte is a truly state-of-the-art car. Indeed, the new 2017 Kia Forte offers several driving assistance systems, such as automatic braking, blind spot monitoring, hill start assist, blind spot monitoring, stability control, forward collision warning and lane keep assist.
The structure of the 2017 Kia Forte also makes heavy use of high-strength steel which allows for better rigidity and thus more dynamic handling, increased safety, and less weight which in turn improves fuel consumption.
In terms of connectivity, the 2017 Kia Forte offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functions that ensure a perfect connection between your mobile device and the infotainment system, a navigation system integrated into a touchscreen multimedia screen, and a 4.2-inch LCD instrumentation display.
Heated seats, leather seats, dual zone air conditioning, LED lights, sunroof, adaptive xenon headlights, and much more are found in the various versions of the 2017 Kia Forte. Offered at $ 15,495, the Forte offers standard Sirius XM satellite radio, USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity.
Two powerful engines for the 2017 Kia Forte in Montreal
The new 2017 Kia Forte comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine developing 147 horsepower and 132 lb.-ft. of torque. As an option, the 2017 Kia Forte offers a second 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, but the power of the latter increases to 164 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque.
In terms of fuel consumption, the 2017 Kia Forte is sure to impress with an average fuel economy rating of 7.9 liters per 100 kilometers in the city and 6.3 liters per 100 kilometers on the highway with the six-speed automatic transmission. A six-speed manual transmission is also available on some versions. It is possible to adjust the behavior of the new 2017 Kia Forte with the Drive Mode Select system, which makes it possible to obtain a more efficient or sportier ride, according to your tastes.
To learn more about the new 2017 Kia Forte, contact us today at Spinelli Kia!