2017 Kia Forte Pittsburgh PA

2017 Kia Forte

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New 2017 Kia Forte at Century 3 Kia for Pittsburgh, PA

The 2017 Kia Forte adds and upgrades some of its features. The base engine has changed to a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that delivers great fuel economy. The front end gets upgraded styling to give an even more sophisticated look. It also has a new front bumper and "tiger nose" grille with newly designed headlights. Customers do have a choice of two front fascia designs. For 2017, previous features that were optional are now standard on the EX like smartphone integration and a multitude of safety features. Continue reading below, to learn more about all the features in the Kia Forte.

Under the Forte's Hood

The Forte has the same engine in a few different trims, but each give off different torque and horsepower. The LX and S are powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. It is powered by 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. It runs front-wheel drive and has the option of a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission. The EPA fuel economy us 32 mpg combined with the automatic and with the manual at 28 mpg combined. The EX gets a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that is rated at 164 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. This engine option comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy is 28 mpg combined.

Design of Kia Forte

The Forte sedan has three trim levels: LX, S, and EX. The LX comes with heated mirrors, air-conditioning, a trip computer, power accessories, a height-adjustable driver seat, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth, a four-speaker sound system, a 60/40-split folding rear seat, and a USB port. An add-on for the automatic LX is the Popular package that includes cruise control, automatic headlights, a sliding armrest, upgraded interior upholstery and trim, a rearview camera, a rear-seat armrest, six-speakers, and a 4.3-inch touchscreen. The S trim comes with a sport-tuned suspension, LED running lights, a chrome exhaust outlet, adjustable drive modes, black cloth upholstery with white stitching, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, a rear spoiler, smartphone integration, and a 7-inch touchscreen. Optional add-ons for the S are the Technology package that adds foglights, LED taillights, keyless entry/ignition, and safety features; and the Premium package that adds a sunroof a power driver seat, heated front seats, a sliding front armrest, a navigation system, and driver memory settings. The EX trim comes with foglights, LED turn signal indicators on the mirror housing, LED taillights, keyless entry/ignition, leather upholstery, ambient interior lighting, heated front seats, and dual-zone automatic temperature control with rear vents.

What modes are included in the Drive Mode System?

The Drive Mode System includes the modes Normal, Eco, and Sport.  

Can you help me see how much my trade-in is worth?

Yes, we can help you value your trade in.  Value Trade-in

How much trunk space is there?

The trunk space is up to 14.9 cubic feet.  


All the 2017 Kia Forte models come standard with anti-lock disc brakes, front side airbags, side curtain airbags, and traction and stability control. A rearview camera is standard on all trims, except the LX. There is also the optional Uvo eServices telematic bundle that includes roadside assistance, emergency crash notification, and a secondary driver monitoring features. The secondary driver monitoring can be used, for example, for your teenager. It will notify you when the driver exceeds the speed limit, curfew, and vehicle location limits. Advanced features that are offered are automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and lane departure warning and prevention. You can check out the 2017 Kia Forte at Century 3 Kia.

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