It is exciting to know that KIA will release its new hatchback, sedan or coupe for the customers soon in 2016. It is 2017 KIA Forte that has a lot of value and sharp designs. For you who love small sedan, coupe, or hatchback, you might consider this car. It has been equipped with improved interior design both for coupe and sedan, strong engine in SX and EX trims, lengthy warranty coverage, also easy to operate controls.
2017 KIA Forte Changes and Updates
Basically, 2017 KIA Forte will receive only minor revisions and changes to optional and standard feature availability. But, most notable one is the base LX trim level that is offered now on the sedan as well as on the Forte hatchback. The last time KIA redesigned the new model is in 2014 and the result was quite impressive. Here is car that is in any of three iterations, they are sedan, coupe and hatchback. They offer generous standard features, fair price, and peppy acceleration. Comfortable cabins with high quality materials will also come. Without considering which body style and trim level you choose, you will find likely the Forte as the one that is most attractive in its own segment.
2017 KIA Forte Trim Levels and Body Styles
Talking about the trim levels and body style 2017 KIA Forte has, it has been prepared for two trim levels for the sedan. They are LX and EX trim levels. For the coupe, the two door one, has two trims, EX as well as sportier SX trims. While for the hatchback model, KIA offers four door hatchback with three trims: LX trim which is the latest one in 2016, EX, as well as SX trim.
2017 KIA Forte Features: Sedan, Hatchback and Coupe
For the standard feature offered by LX Sedan, you will find steel wheels in 15 inches, air conditioning, heated mirrors, a trip computer, full power accessories, and height adjustable driver seat. The other 2017 KIA Forte LX Sedan’s features are tilt and telescoping steering wheel, 60/40 split folding rear seat, sound system with four speakers, and Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity. The other features that you can find are CD player in the sound system, auxiliary audio jack, satellite radio, and USB Port.
For the package, actually 2017 KIA Forte in LX trim level has the most popular package. It includes the cruise control, automatic headlights, rear seat armrest, upgraded interior upholstery and trim, and also the touchscreen in 4.3 inches with six speakers. There will be also popular Plus Package in which you are offered with those features plus alloy wheels in 16 inches.
For the EX, it’s upgraded. You will find those features if you choose this trim. Besides, you are also offered with some extra features like 17 inch alloy wheels, more powerful 2.0 liter engine, power folding outside mirror and LED running lights. 2017 KIA Forte in EX trim has leather wrapped steering wheel cooling glovebox and adjustable steering effort. Premium Package is offered in EX trim. It adds sunroof, auto dimming rearview mirror, keyless ignition and entry, also leather upholstery. The other additional features are heated front seats, navigation system, HD radio, and 7 inch touch screen.
From the equipment and features standpoint, 2017 KIA Forte EX coupe and hatchback mirror essentially the sedan. The SX version will include the features mentioned above with additional features such as large front brakes, turbocharged engine, unique front and rear styling and w8 inch wheels. The SX and EX Premium Tech Package provide essentially the features which are optional that are found in Premium as well as Premium Plus Package.
Each 2017 KIA Forte comes with standard safety features like traction and stability controls, antilock disc brakes, side curtain airbags, front side airbags. This is added with optional feature such as rearview camera, but it is standard for the EX trim. There is optional Uvo eServices that has telematics bundle and it includes emergency crash notification, roadside assistance, and for teenage, a secondary driver. The secondary driver will monitor the features and they include notifications when vehicle speed and location limits are expected and when curfew. So, be ready to welcome this new sedan and prepare your money to purchase this!