2017 KIA Forte Koup start of sales announced


The US division of Korean company Kia Motors America has officially announced the start of sales KIA Forte Koup 2017 model year coupe.

2017 KIA Forte Koup release date and pricing

Details on pricing and trim levels the coupe KIA Forte Koup 2017 model year will be announced in the near future.

Release date: 2016

2017 KIA Forte Koup redesign

Compact 2-door car can offer the driver an “outstanding driving pleasure” will still be offered in two models EX and SX, which are extended standard and optional features.

Coupe KIA Forte Koup 2016 model year isn’t a hint of sports car. It is worth mentioning that the car has successfully taken part in a racing championship Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car of 2014 and 2015 (A-class). The Korean manufacturer is ready to offer low-cost sports car that will please driving enthusiasts.

2017 KIA Forte Koup engines

KIA Forte Koup 2017 model year coupe in the EX version is armed with a 2-litre 4-cyl petrol power plant, while the SX uses a modification of the 1.6-liter GDI turbo engine. About any change in power is not reported, this means that the power units still issue 173 and 201 HP respectively.

Also read about the 2017 Kia Soul engine specifications

2017 KIA Forte Koup transmission

Paired with the engine running 6-step “manual” or 6-band “automatic” with manual switching.

2017 KIA Forte Koup video review

2017 KIA Forte Koup features

Coupe 2017 KIA Forte Koup EX model supplied with unique 16‘’ rims, Keyless remote entry, rear view cam, Central arm support with cooled glovebox. Plus, this car is offered with Premium package optional, Tech Package, which brings front heated seats, leather seat trim, electric sunroof, button ignition, system Smart Key, HD radio and satellite navigation.

Furthermore, the coupe can be fitted out with a driver’s seat with cooling and heating, steering wheel heating, 2-zone climate control system and more. Coupe 2017 KIA Forte Koup SX version is armed with 18-inch rims, upgraded brakes, led taillights and double exhaust system.

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2017 KIA Forte Koup pictures

Editor's rating
4.5 overall
  • Safety4.5
  • Performance4.6
  • Design4.4
  • Features4.5
  • Fuel economy4.5

Rare type of 2-door affordable coupe, Forte Koup will get a minor update next year, still being average Forte, just in coupe body and with more powerful engine.

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