2017 Kia Forte in Gainesville, GA


2017 Kia Forte


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The 2017 Kia Forte is a compact car that offers a vast array of standard features that competitors have yet to match. The base model comes loaded with Bluetooth connectivity and steering-wheel mounted controls. The next model up includes more technologies, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The top EX model packs in a smart trunk, making accessibility a key feature in the new Kia Forte. That’s not to mention the powerful yet efficient engine under the hood!


The 2017 Kia Forte has three advanced trim levels:

2017 Kia Forte LX

2017 Kia Forte S

2017 Kia Forte EX


2017 Kia Forte LX

  • Engine: 2.0 liter, DOHC, 16-valve I-4, Atkinson Cycle engine
  • Transmission: Six-Speed Manual (standard) or Electronically Controlled Six-Speed Automatic Transmission with Sportmatic® (optional)
  • Performance: 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque (w/ manual transmission)
  • Fuel Economy: 25/34/28 MPG City/Highway/Combined*
  • Exterior Features: Locking fuel-filler door, Heated outside mirrors, Variable intermittent windshield wipers, Projector beam headlights, Solar control glass
  • Interior Features: Woven cloth seat trim, Remote door locks, Power Windows with Driver One-Touch Auto-Down, Remote keyless entry with trunk opener, 60/40 split folding rear seat, Six-way adjustable driver’s seat, Air conditioning
  • Radio and Technology: Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Hands-Free Connectivity, AM/FM/CD/MP3/SiriusXM® Audio System with four speakers, Steering-wheel-mounted audio and hands-free phone controls, USB/Auxiliary input jack, Tilt and telescopic steering column



2017 Kia Forte S

– Adds to or replaces features on the LX –

  • Engine: 2.0 liter, DOHC, 16-valve I-4, Atkinson Cycle engine
  • Transmission: Electronically Controlled Six-Speed Automatic Transmission with Sportmatic®
  • Performance: 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque
  • Fuel Economy: 29/38/32 MPG City/Highway/Combined*
  • Exterior Features: Chrome exhaust tip, Rear trunk lid spoiler, Auto light control, LED positioning lights
  • Interior Features: Overhead sunglasses holder, Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors, Dual map lights, Leather-wrapped steering wheel & gear shift knob, Illuminated glove box, Illuminated ignition key lock cylinder, Soft-touch upper door panels, Black sport cloth seat trim, Front passenger seat back pocket
  • Radio and Technology: AM/FM/MP3/SiriusXM® Audio System, Dual 12v outlets, Cruise control with steering wheel controls, LCD Meter Display with Trip Computer, Drive mode select, Tweeter speakers, Active Eco System, UVO eServices with 7-inch Color Touch-Screen Display with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™, 3.5-inch Thin Film Transistor (TFT), Rear-camera display



2017 Kia Forte EX

– Adds to or replaces features on the S –

  • Engine: 2.0 liter, DOHC, 16-valve I-4 engine
  • Transmission: Electronically Controlled Six-Speed Automatic Transmission with Sportmatic®
  • Performance: 164 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque
  • Fuel Economy: 25/33/28 MPG City/Highway/Combined*
  • Exterior Features: Windshield wiper de-icer, Welcome lighting with illuminated door handle pocket, LED rear combination lamps, Power-folding outside mirrors, Mirror-mounted turn signal indicators, Rear trunk lid spoiler delete, Chrome window molding & door handle inserts
  • Interior Features: Dual-zone automatic temperature control with rear vents, Leather seat trim, Folding rear center armrest with cup holders, Push-button start with smart key and immobilizer, Power windows with driver and front passenger one-touch auto-up/down
  • Radio and Technology: Smart Trunk



Standard Safety Features

  • Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Dual Front Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Front Seat-Belt Pretensioners
  • Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
  • Dual Front Advanced Airbags
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/ ABS
  • Full-Length Side Curtain Airbags
  • Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) and Rear Child-Safety Door Locks
  • 3-Point Seat Belts for All Seating Positions
  • Brake Assist System (BAS)
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Internal Emergency Trunk Release
  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)


The 2017 Kia Forte boasts a full set of safety features designed to optimize daily commutes and long road trips. A powerful yet efficient four-cylinder engine earns up to an EPA-estimated 38 mpg highway, making the Kia Forte the car for all occasions. Stop in for a test drive at Carriage Kia today!


Forte Technology


The Kia Forte is a popular compact sedan for drivers who love technology because of its abundance of innovative, helpful features. The Forte has everything from driver assist technology to infotainment, so if you’re looking for a connected car, this is the one for you.

The Forte comes with UVO eServices, which let you connect your phone through your color touchscreen using Android Auto or Apple CarPlay to access your apps. You can use Google Maps, make phone calls, and even use voice recognition to send texts. UVO also integrates your phone with your 24-hour roadside assistance and monitors vehicle maintenance requirements. You can even use it to record your car’s location when you park so you never have to search for it in a parking lot again.

The Forte has all kinds of active safety features too. The Blind Spot Detection system alerts you when other vehicles are in your blind spot, and Rear Cross Traffic Alert lets you know when other vehicles are crossing your path. The Forte also has a Rear-Camera Display, which helps you park and reverse safely.

If you’re in the market for a compact car with tons of features, the Kia Forte is perfect for you, so come check it out at Carriage Kia!



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*MPG: Based on EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle’s condition.