For those drivers who are looking for a small and affordable small car that still offers plenty of features and oomph, the 2017 Kia Forte should top your list! The new 2017 Kia model offers fresh style, impressive powertrain options, and a number of standard and optional tech and safety features. Here at your Kia dealers serving Richmond, IN, Kia of Muncie, we can’t wait to show local drivers what it has to offer! Keep reading to find out more or head on in for a test drive!
Sedan and Hatchback Models
Three Available Engines
Three Available Transmissions
2017 Kia Forte Details
Drivers have the option of either the four-door 2017 Kia Forte sedan or a hatchback known as the Forte5. The sedan is offered in LX, S, and EX trims, while the hatchback is available in the LX, EX, and SX trims.
LX and S sedans are powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 147 horsepower and 132 lb.-ft. of torque and come paired to a six-speed manual transmission on the LX and a six-speed automatic on the S. The EX sedan and the Forte5 LX and EX get a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that has an output of 164 horsepower and 151 lb.-ft. of torque. The Forte5 SX gets a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 201 horsepower and 195 lb.-ft. of torque that can be paired to a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
-Automatic Emergency Braking
-UVO eServices telematics
2017 Kia Forte Safety and Special Features
Here at Kia of Muncie, we’re excited to offer local drivers safe and reliable new Kia models to enjoy. In testing by the IIHS, the 2017 Kia Forte sedan earned the top score of Good in all four of the areas it was tested in as well as a Superior in front crash prevention technologies.
Standard and available safety technologies include four-wheel antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, a rearview camera, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning and prevention, blind-spot monitoring, and the UVO eServices telematics bundle.
Special feature may include a Bluetooth connectivity, a touchscreen interface, automatic headlights, smartphone app integration, and the Kia brand’s UVO eServices bundle. For more information on the 2017 Kia Forte, head on down to your Muncie Kia dealership to speak to a member of our team today!