Kia Forte Get A New Youth-Oriented Streamlined Design


The updated Kia Forte 2017 is an attractive and practical choice due to its ample amount of passenger and cargo space, low price, and a long list of standard features.

Looking Sporty

The creators of the South Korean brand did a good job over the shortcomings of the previous generation, and they succeeded in many things. Restyling carried out by many people is assessed as tough and comprehensive, and most importantly, taking into account the needs of a modern buyer.

As a result, the manufacturer updated many of the design details, they became more expressive, conquered by a symbiosis of functionality and external effektnosti. Yes, and without additional investment for the consumer, which in our time is a rarity.

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The manufacturer hopes to expand the audience of car lovers at the expense of young people. To attract a lot of attention, the developers paid attention to the sportiness of the image. The front of the sedan has significantly changed. Smoother, smoother steel body lines. Air intakes ceased to be “whole-blooded”, they are now divided into 3 parts.

The firm radiator grille acquired more powerful dimensions and became more masculine, brutal, that is, acquired features that were in short supply in the past generation. Masculinity for the new generation of cars and added front LED lights due to a more rigorous and aristocratic form.

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Interior and Features

Kia offers many opportunities for Forte 2017. It can be equipped with high-tech features, such as a 7-inch touch screen infotainment system, which includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This allows you to easily connect your smartphone to the car and access to popular phone applications, with a large and easy to use touch screen.

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Forte also comes with a variety of active safety features: a rear view camera, autonomous emergency braking, lane departure warnings, assistance in driving along the lane, and a collision warning in the front. Adaptive cruise control is the only thing that is missing. But competitors Honda Civic and Mazda3 offer this function.

At the top of its large list of features, Forte has one of the most beautiful interiors in the class. The salon offers an impressive display with high-quality features and attractive design. The front seats of the Forte are comfortable and spacious.

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Its rear seats have plenty of legroom for tall passengers. Even the middle back will be quite comfortable. The child restraint system includes a complete set of fasteners.

Among compact sedans, Forte has one of the largest trunks at 421 liters. Its 60/40 folding backrests lie almost completely flat to provide a more useful space.

Nice Engine Range

The Kia Forte 2017 comes with a new 147-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that provides decent acceleration for most everyday tasks. The 164-hp 2.0-liter engine offers a bit more power, but the acceleration is not very interesting. The hatchback comes with a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine with a capacity of 201-hp. A six-speed manual gearbox is standard, and a six-speed automatic comes as an option.
Editor's rating
4.6 overall
  • Safety4.7
  • Performance4.4
  • Design4.5
  • Features4.5
  • Fuel economy4.7

New Kia Forte is moving to the next league, with completely new roomy interior and unique exterior design with huge headlights. Likely, it remains fuel efficient and affordable vehicle.

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