The 2018 KiaForte is a stylish and efficient sedan, packed with the latest entertainment and safety technologies. Connected technologies include Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, as well as the UVO App. Find out why the Forte is the right fit for you here at Crown Kia of Longview in Longview, TX.
2018 Kia Forte Engines and Efficiency
Forte LX and S models are powered by a 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve I-4 Atkinson Cycle engine that pumps out 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. For the LX model, the engine is available exclusively with a six-speed manual. Six-speed manual models achieve up to 25 miles per gallon in the city and 34 on the highway. Opt for the electronically controlled six-speed automatic with Sportmatic® on the Forte’s S trim for improved efficiency of 29 mpg in the city and 37 on the highway.
Range-topping EX models are powered by a similar engine mated to the automatic, generating 164 horsepower and 151 lb-of-torque. This model still yields an impressive 25 mpg in the city and 33 on the highway.
2018 Kia Forte Tech
Traditional safety features are in abundance, including advanced airbags and seat belts. More importantly, the 2018 Forte offers active safety features like a Traction Control System, Vehicle Stability Manage, Hill-Start Assist Control, a Brake Assist System, a Tire-Pressure Monitoring System, and more. Drive Wise tech includes Automatic Emergency Braking, available Forward Collision Warning, and available Lane Departure Warning.