2017 Kia Forte Atlanta GA

2017 Kia Forte

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2017 Kia Forte at Metro Kia

If you want the ideal car to meet your transportation needs then you have come to the right place because the 2017 Kia Forte could very well be that vehicle. The 2017 Kia Forte is available as a four-door, Euro-styled five-door hatchback or a two-door Koup. Take your pick! For the 2017 model year the Forte5 SX models get a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. There's also a new available 2.0 base engine for the vehicle. You will also get new driver-assist features such as Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, automatic emergency braking and forward-collision warning. New exterior styling makes the 2017 Forte strongly resemble the 2017 Optima sedan. Keep reading to learn more about the 2017 Kia Forte and how it could be the perfect car for you!

Under the Forte's Hood

The Kia Forte's base engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. For fuel economy with the automatic transmission it produces 38 miles per gallon (mpg) highway and 29 miles per gallon city. With the manual transmission it will get you up to 34 mpg highway and 25 mpg city. All these named stats are true for the LX trim. However, on the EX trim you can get up to 164 horsepower @ 6,200 rpm and 151 lb-ft of torque @ 4,000 rpm. And for fuel economy you will get up to 33 mpg highway and 25 mpg city. That's all with the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Then you've got the available 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that can be had on Koup SX and Forte5 SX models.

Design of Kia Forte

Three trim levels--LX, S and EX--are available for the 2017 Kia Forte. It is very easy to get into this car via its keyless entry. The car comes with standard Bluetooth and USB connectivity. Air conditioning will keep all passengers cool on the hot Georgia days. A split-folding rear seat can make extra room for storage space. The base Forte comes with steel wheels. The S model comes with very nice interior appointments. Options for the Kia Forte include Kia's UVO infotainment system, dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery and navigation. However, the leather upholstery is standard with EX sedans. As you may have guessed LX is the base model. This model is available with a 4.3-inch touchscreen and six speakers.

Can I get a turbocharged engine with this car?

Yes, you can definitely do that. The available turbocharged engine is a 1.6-liter four-cylinder unit.

Does the Forte resemble any other Kia models?

Yes, it does. With recent restyling it has come to resemble the Optima sedan.

Where is this dealership located?

At 313 N Tennessee St in Cartersville. Get directions to us  here!


Standard safety features that come with the 2017 Kia Forte include side curtain airbags, front side airbags, stability and traction controls and anti-lock disc brakes. The available Uvo eServices telematics system comes with emergency crash notification, roadside assistance and secondary driver monitoring features that include notifications when vehicle speed and vehicle location limits are exceeded. The feature also alerts drivers when they are past their curfew! If you want to be disappointed with the next vehicle you buy then we don't want you buying the 2017 Kia Forte because this car will do nothing but please with all its standard and available features. Come down to Metro Kia of Atlanta at your earliest convenience to see our inventory. We're looking forward to helping you with your vehicle search here at our dealership in Cartersville!

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