Research 2017 KIA Forte Detroit Michigan

2017 KIA Forte Detroit Michigan

Research 2017 KIA Forte

The KIA Forte arrived with a bang in 2009, was completely redesigned in 2014 and now gets another refresh with the new 2017 KIA Forte arriving this year. This nimble compact continues offering great value and a fun ride, along with improved performance and handling, new technology and a stylish new look. Our team at Glassman Auto Group put together this Michigan KIA Forte review to help you do your research and get the info you need to help you purchase a 2017 KIA Forte Detroit area. We also have a great selection of 2017 Forte Quotes to make your purchase process easy and rewarding. Model Strengths: The 2017 KIA Forte excels in the same areas as its predecessors: it is a spacious and nimble compact with a great feature set. With over 96 cubic feet of passenger space and room for almost another 15 cubic feet in the trunk, the room that the Forte gives you to play with belies its compact label. In terms of drive quality, its suspension strikes a balance between sporty and harsh that manages to deliver both comfort and excitement in equal measure. Nor are you likely to find such a varied and advanced set of options on any other car in the Forte's price range, including treats like a cooled glove box, rear heated seats and phone integration that not only lets you use your apps through the car's interface but also check the car's status remotely and use Google to add information to the on-board navigation. If a fun-to-drive car with space to stretch out and luxury features is what you've been searching for, then the 2017 Forte should cover all the bases with ease.

Model Changes:

 So what has changed between the 2016 Forte and the 2017 one? The most obvious change is the exterior redesign. There is a new front end with a sharper grille, a new bumper and a slightly more aerodynamic look to the headlights. The Forte has always looked modern and these little changes keep it up to date with the style of the time. Inside, there are new fabric and leather upholsteries to add to the car's feeling of spacious comfort. The performance-styled Forte S in particular gets racing-feel contrast stitching around the interior. Under the hood, the entry-level 1.8-liter has been phased out and the multi-point injection 2.0-liter engine is now the entry-level engine generating 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. Not to worry the enthusiasts however, the manual transmission is still available as an option!

Model Value:

Value is exactly why we believe our 2017 KIA Forte Detroit customers will make this car a best-seller in the area. There is just so much to be had, and much of it is rare to find outside of high-end or luxury brands. Even the most basic Forte comes standard with not only the usual power locks, windows and keyless entry, but also features a rearview camera, Bluetooth phone integration and even a satellite radio receiver. Take a step up from the base to the EX model and you will be greeted with a leather interior, heated seats, push-button start and a multi-zone automatic climate control. From there, you can get even more features by adding the Popular, Premium or Technology packages depending on your preferences. With so many great options available at such a competitive price point, the new Forte is sure to top many drivers' wish lists.

Model Overview:

The Forte is a compact passenger car that is available as a standard sedan, a five-door hatchback and a two-door Forte Koup, seating up to five. It stands out of the crowd with its spacious seating and sharp stylish looks, especially after its 2017 model year styling refresh. Also popular is its great selection of high-end features, many of which come standard or are bundled together in value-priced packages. Together, these features, along with others outlined in this Michigan KIA Forte review, make this feisty compact a great choice for many car buyers.

Model Key Trim Features:

For those of you preparing to look for 2017 Forte Quotes it is important to research the various options available. The base model of the 2017 Forte is the LX, featuring a great range of standard equipment and an option for an automatic transmission instead of the standard manual, as well as a Popular Package for extra convenience equipment and an Eco package for a little extra mileage. Next step up is the sport-oriented S, which has an improved suspension, a rear spoiler and several performance-look styling add ons. At the top of the lineup is the EX with a leather interior and a slew of other premium features. It can be further kitted out with the a Premium package for rear heated seats, navigation and other luxury items. On top of that, the Technology Package gets you the cutting edge in smartphone integration and LCD gauges among other technological toys.

Model Accolades:

The KIA Forte is a beloved car among casual drivers, industry experts and driving enthusiasts alike. Kelly Blue Book's customers described the Forte as "Amazing! Comfortable! Beautiful!!!" and "100 Times Better than I expected." And KIA as a brand earned the maximum score in the JD Power and Associates Initial Quality by Brand rankings. With praise like this, it easy to find a reason to give the Forte a test-drive at Glassman Auto Group today!

*The above information is regarding the base model 2017 KIA Forte Detroit Michigan
.  Standard specs and features may change from year to year. Contact  Glassman Automotive Group with any questions regarding the new or used vehicle you're inquiring about.

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