2017 Kia Forte vs 2016 Kia Forte

The Kia Forte is a great option for drivers wanting a sedan with loads of room, plenty of features, great aesthetics, and a minimal price tag. Today we'll be talking about the Forte, and how it's changed between the 2016 and 2017 model years. From the inside out, Kia improves and innovates models to provide driver with the safest, most convenient driving on the road. Take a look at our comparison of the 2017 Kia Forte vs the 2016 Kia Forte. 

If you are interested in being one of the first lucky drivers to test drive the 2017 Kia Forte, give us a call or schedule a test drive appointment online. Our friendly professionals are here to answer your questions about the 2016 and 2017 Forte, and can walk you through the quick and easy financing process available here at Riverchase Kia.

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2017 Kia Forte VS 2016 Kia Forte
2.0-Liter I-4 Standard Engine 1.8-Liter I-4
147/132 Horsepower/Torque 145/130
6-Speed Manual Standard Transmission 6-Speed Manual
Yes Standard Bluetooth Yes

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Both the 2017 and 2016 Kia Forte offer drivers a standard four-cylinder engine setup. However, the 2017 Forte's 2.0L engine offers more horsepower and slightly more torque than its predecessor's 1.8L engine. In turn, drivers will find that the 2017 Kia Forte is slightly more responsive and offers quicker acceleration than the 2016 Forte, but with a slightly lower gas price tag. More power with less energy is just one of the ways Kia is constantly innovating its models for you!

Both the 2016 and 2017 Kia Forte are compact cars with a lot of style to offer. You might have to spring for an upper trim if you prefer an automatic transmission, but at the base trim of the 2017 Kia Forte you get to take advantage of the standard four-speaker audio system, steering wheel audio controls, and two interior power outlets.

A variety of optional safety features include a Blind Spot Detection System, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning, and Forward Collision Warning.

2017 Kia Forte Interior Technology Features
2017 Kia Forte Exterior Color Options
2017 Kia Forte Headlight Redesign
2017 Kia Forte Taillight Replacement