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2017 Kia Forte
2017 Kia Forte

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 2016 Kia Forte Specifications

 Engine Size: 2.0 L
 Cylinders:  I4
 Horsepower:  147
 Torque:  132 lb-ft
 Transmission:  Automatic and Manual
 Drivetrain:  Front Wheel





2017 Kia Forte

In today’s economy, it is wise for car buyers to get an affordable vehicle that offers essential fuel efficiency. It is also a good idea that the vehicle that they select be able to perform well and offer a lot of utility and technology features. The 2017 Kia Forte is one of these vehicles and for a price of just $16,490; this compact sedan is indeed affordable considering all the perks users receive in owning this vehicle. For those living in East Syracuse, NY, Kia of East Syracuse is top rated dealership their Kia cars are listed at extremely affordable rates. Here are some features of the all-new 2017 LX Automatic trim.


As the compact sedan segment is getting more and more competitive, Kia is ready to compete with the 2017 Kia Forte. The LX Automatic trim model is an extremely sporty and versatile vehicle that features a sleek exterior that is attractive and bold. It has a front bumper that holds HID headlights and automatic fog lights. Supporting the sedan on its sides are four sporty 15” wheels that compliment two side mirrors with power-folding and power-heated features. These side mirrors even come with optional turn signal indicators for added visibility on the road. On the rear of the Forte LX is a trunk release that opens to automatically to provide cargo storage.

Stepping inside the spacious interior of the 2017 Forte LX Automatic, up to 5 passengers fit with a lot of luxury and comfort features. The cabin has front and rear seats that are leather stitched and have their own power/manual adjustment functions. These seats also have ergonomic lumbar support designed into their frames to provide the ultimate comfort. The cabin also features a lot of utility features such as, multiple cup holders, storage compartments, cargo space, power windows and power locks.

Vehicle Performance

The 2017 Forte LX Automatic is truly one of the fastest mid-sized sedans in the segment this year with an incredibly fuel efficient 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine that allows the vehicle to run on 147 horsepower with 132 pound feet of torque. It is also able to save substantially on fuel consumption thanks to its 6-speed automatic transmission that has been designed with variable valve timing.  


As safety is a main priority of Kia, the 2017 Forte LX Automatic has an impressive amount of interior and exterior features. Outside, the sedan has a perimeter theft alarm system that efficiently monitors all external movement. This alarm system even has its own engine immobilizer that deploys in the event of a vehicular theft. It also runs on daytime running headlights that keep the vehicle more visible during the day. Other safety features worth mentioning are:

  • Tire-pressure Monitoring System
  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control
  • Anti-lock Brakes
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Traction Control

The interior of the 2017 Forte LX Automatic is protected by essential safety features such as multiple airbags for maximum safety, front and rear seatbelts, child seat fasteners and child safety locks.


The 2017 Forte LX Automatic also has some very modern tech features that offer practicality and functionality inside and outside the vehicle. Outside, the LX trim has a smart keyless entry system that utilizes smart key fob sensing to lock/unlock all vehicle entrances and power tailgate release simultaneously. The key fob sensing feature requires the vehicle key to be with drivers at all times. It also has power-heated side mirrors which are perfect for colder driving temperatures. Other tech features of the sedan are:

  • Rear View Camera
  • Backup Sensor
  • Forward Collision Warning

Aside from modern exterior tech, the cabin of the 2017 Forte LX Automatic has extremely modern tech features. Some highlights inside the sedan are:

  • Multi-instrument Front Panel that includes
    • Kia UVO Entertainment System
    • LCD Touch Screen
    • Satellite Radio
    • Navigation
    • Bluetooth Hands-free Connectivity
    • Voice Control
    • Odometers        
  • Steering Wheel Controls including radio and cruise controls
  • USB/Auxiliary Ports for Mobile Device Synchronization 

Test Drive the 2017 Kia Forte

Test drive the all-new 2017 Kia Forte at your local Kia of East Syracuse Dealership today! Our friendly and knowledgable staff will be there to answer any questions that you may have after test driving whether it be about financing or trading in your current vehicle.