2017 Kia Forte vs 2016 Kia Forte

The Kia Forte provides the latest in high-efficiency engines and comfortable compact interiors. For those with a tight budget, the 2017 Kia Forte is certainly not out of reach. We're here to tell you about the differences and changes between the 2017 Kia Forte and 2016 Kia Forte. Read on to check out the engine specs, interior features and exterior design of the 2017 Kia Forte.

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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 Kia Forte and the 2016 Kia Forte come with a standard four-cylinder engine. The 2017 Forte's 2.0-liter offers more horsepower and a little more torque than the 1.8-liter engine of the 2016 Forte. That means that the 2017 will feel a little more responsive and offers a quicker acceleration than the 2016, but at the price of a lower fuel efficiency rating.

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

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