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2018 Kia Forte near Saylesville

The Trim Levels & Key Features of the 2018 Kia Forte Available Near Saylesville

The Kia Forte has always been a standout choice offering some of the best technology, roominess, fuel efficiency, and more in its class. The 2018 Kia Forte available at your local Kia dealership near Saylesville is no different. The model received a major refresh last year and now this year's run is better than ever. In fact, for many people who step onto our dealership, the question isn't whether or not to buy a Kia Forte, but rather which version of the Kia Forte is right for them.

Sound familiar? Check out the following quick rundown of the 2018 Kia Forte's trim levels and the key features you'll find in each version of the sedan style:

The 2018 Kia Forte: Trim Levels & Key Features

Kia Forte LX

The Kia Forte LX  is the model's base trim level and is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. The LX sedan comes standard with a smooth shifting six-speed manual transmission but there is also an automatic transmission available as an upgrade.

The LX made be a base trim but it comes loaded with features that make it a great choice as a daily driver for those commuting between Saylesville and Milwaukee. Some of those standard features include heated mirrors, full power accessories,15-inch steel wheels, a comfortably placed tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, 60/40 split folding rear seat for a spacious cargo area, Bluetooth connectivity, and much more.

For those Saylesville Kia Forte buyers who opt for the automatic transmission LX version, there is also the available Popular package. This includes even more driver-oriented features like automatic headlights, a sliding front armrest (as well as a rear seat armrest), a rearview camera, upgraded interior upholstery and trim, and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system outfitted with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and Kia's Uvo telematics service.

Kia Forte S

The 2018 Kia Forte S sedan includes much of the above features but also goes a bit further. In this trim, you'll find an upgraded sport-tuned suspension, larger 16-inch alloy wheels, longer lasting LED running lights, a stylish rear spoiler and chrome exhaust outlet, and some key interior upgrades like a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob as well as premium black cloth upholstery with white contrast stitching.

For those who appreciate the latest in tech, consider adding the S sedan's available Technology package. This unique package adds LED taillights, a sunroof, foglights, keyless entry and ignition, and several outstanding driver assist safety technologies like blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning and prevention, and automatic emergency braking.

Kia Forte EX

The 2018 Kia Forte EX sedan switches up engines with a 2.0 four-cylinder engine generating a boosted 164 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. This version come standard with a paired six-speed automatic transmission and also includes upgraded features like LED turn signal indicators, LED taillights, foglights, ambient interior lighting, leather upholstery, 17-inch alloy wheels, heated front seats for the best in winter driving comfort, dual-zone automatic temperature control with rear vents for rear passenger comfort, and a host of active driver assist safety features.

Test Drive Each Trim of the 2018 Kia Forte & Drive Home Your Favorite

At Russ Darrow Kia of Wauwatosa near Saylesville, our goal is to help each of our customers find the perfect vehicle for their budget and their lifestyle. Come down and visit our location to learn more about the Kia Forte, the available trim levels, and to test drive each to find the perfect vehicle match for your household!

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  • Features
  • Specs

Features

Features

  • Comfort
  • Safety
  • Mechanical
  • Technology
  • Exterior
  • Interior

Comfort

Convenience Features

Power activated trunk/hatch sensor-activated
Cupholders front, rear
Steering wheel tilt and telescopic
One-touch windows 2
Reading lights front
Multi-function remote illuminated entry, keyless entry, panic alarm, trunk release
Cargo area light
Cruise control
Power steering
Retained accessory power
Power windows lockout button
Overhead console front
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, cruise control, phone
Rearview mirror manual day/night
Push-button start
Vanity mirrors dual illuminating
Power outlet(s) two 12V front
Assist handle rear, front
Center console front console with armrest and storage
Storage front seatback, sunglasses holder, door pockets, accessory hook

Comfort Features

Shift knob trim urethane
Steering wheel trim leather
Armrests rear folding, rear center with cupholders
Interior accents chrome
Floor material carpet
Door sill trim scuff plate

Air Conditioning

Front air conditioning automatic climate control
Front air conditioning zones dual
Rear vents second row

Safety

Safety

Rearview monitor in dash
Cross traffic alert rear
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Energy absorbing steering column
Impact sensor door unlock
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Emergency interior trunk release
Camera system rearview
Impact absorbing bumpers
Blind spot safety sensor/alert
Crumple zones front, rear

Airbags

Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, rear

Security

Anti-theft system engine immobilizer, alarm with remote
2-stage unlocking doors
Power door locks auto-locking

Mirrors

Side mirrors integrated turn signals, heated
Side mirror adjustments power, manual folding

Mechanical

Drivetrain

Drive mode selector
Axle ratio 3.07

Suspension

Front shock type monotube
Rear shock type monotube
Front suspension classification independent
Rear suspension classification semi-independent
Front struts MacPherson
Rear suspension type torsion beam
Rear spring type coil
Front stabilizer bar
Front spring type coil
Front suspension type lower control arms

Brakes

Rear brake type disc
Rear brake diameter 10.3
Front brake diameter 11.0
Front brake type ventilated disc
Braking assist
Electronic brakeforce distribution
ABS 4-wheel
Power brakes

Stability and Traction

Stability control
Traction control
Hill holder control

Engine

Battery saver
Battery maintenance-free
Alternator 90 amps

Technology

Audio System

Auxiliary audio input Bluetooth, jack, USB, iPod/iPhone
Radio touch screen display, AM/FM
Antenna type diversity, mast
Total speakers 6
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control
Satellite radio SiriusXM

Telematics

Electronic messaging assistance with read function, voice operated
Driver assistance app roadside assistance
Smart device app function maintenance status
Wireless data link Bluetooth

In Car Entertainment

Connected in-car apps Google POIs, Google search
Infotainment UVO, Apple CarPlay ready, Android Auto ready
Infotainment screen size 7 in.

Instrumentation

Trip computer
Driver information system
Clock
Gauge tachometer
Digital odometer
External temperature display
Multi-function display
Fuel economy display MPG, range
Warnings and reminders low oil level, low fuel level, low washer fluid, tire fill alert
Trip odometer

Exterior

Lights

Daytime running lights LED
Front fog lights
Taillights LED, rear center
Headlights auto delay off, auto on/off, halogen

Tires and Rims

Tire type all season
Wheels alloy
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Spare tire kit

Windows

Heated windshield wiper rests
Window defogger rear
Front wipers variable intermittent
Power windows safety reverse
Solar-tinted glass front, rear

Exterior Features

Front bumper color body-color
Mirror color body-color
Door handle color body-color with chrome accents
Exhaust tip color chrome
Grille color black
Rear bumper color body-color
Window trim chrome

Interior

Seats

Driver seat manual adjustments height, 6, reclining
Passenger seat heated
Driver seat heated
Rear headrests 3, adjustable
Passenger seat manual adjustments 4, reclining
Rear seat folding split
Front headrests 2, adjustable
Front seat type bucket
Upholstery leather
Rear seat type 60-40 split bench

Seatbelts

Seatbelt pretensioners front
Seatbelt warning sensor front
Rear seatbelts 3-point
Front seatbelts 3-point
Emergency locking retractors front

Steering

Turns lock-to-lock 3.0
Steering ratio 15.7

Specs

Specs

Drive Type

Drive Type FWD

Seating

Standard Seating 5
Max Seating 5
Head Room (front) 39.1 in
Head Room (rear) 37.3 in
Hip Room (front) 53.8 in
Hip Room (rear) 53.1 in
Shoulder Room (front) 56.1 in
Shoulder Room (rear) 54.9 in
Leg Room (front) 42.2 in
Leg Room (rear) 35.9 in
Seating Rows 2

Measurements of Size & Shape

Length 179.5 in
Width 70.1 in
Height 56.3 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in
Ground Clearance 5.3 in
Angle of Approach 15 degrees
Angle of Departure 19.9 degrees
Track Width (front) 61.3 in
Track Width (rear) 61.8 in

Measurements of Weight

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 3902 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Range 3001-4000 lbs
Curb Weight 2908 lbs

Interior Dimensions

Cargo Volume 14.9 cu ft
Passenger Volume 96.2 cu ft

Performance Specifications

Turning Circle 34.8 ft

Fuel Tanks

Fuel Capacity 13.2 Gallons

Wheels and Tires

Front Tire Type P215/45R17
Front Wheel Diameter 17.0 x 7.0 in
Rear Tire Type P215/45R17
Rear Wheel Diameter 17.0 x 7.0 in

Awards

Award
Best Vehicles By Class: Midsize Cars (2018 Model)
- GreenerCars.org

Award
Customer Love Index Winner: Brand Under 26k (2018 Model)
- Strategic Vision

Award
Top Safety Pick+ - Small Cars (2018 Model)
- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Crash-Test Ratings

2018 Kia Forte 4 DR FWD

Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Front Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Side Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Pole Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Combined Front
N/A
Side Combined Rear
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Rollover
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star

Dealership Information

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III SULEV30 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
7
1
7
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III ULEV70 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 30 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
7
1
7
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 70 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

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Current Inventory

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