2018 Kia Forte Sedan

  • $289 /mo. Lease From
  • $16,800 MSRP From
  • 30 mpg AVG, Comb.
  •      Safety Rating
  • Kia Forte Sedan is a five-seat small-size vehicle in the Sedan category. For the 2018 model year, there are three trim-lines to choose from, all with the same 2.0L Inline-4 engine that produces 147 to 164 horsepower. EPA-estimated annual regular gasoline expense is $1,100 to $1,300, which over the course of five years will save you $1,000 in extra fuel spending. It has a 5-stars overall crash safety rating by NHTSA. You can lease a 2018 Kia Forte S Auto starting from $289 per month.

2018 Kia Forte Sedan EX / LX2018 Kia Forte Sedan EX / LX
2018 Kia Forte Sedan S2018 Kia Forte Sedan S

Offers

Lease
2018 Kia Forte Sedan Lease Offer Trend

According to research by Vehie.com, auto brokers currently offer special lease program on 2018 Kia Forte S Auto starting from $289 a month with $2,999 due at signing.

Exterior

2018 Kia Forte Sedan Exterior Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions

  • Width: -
  • Width W/O Mirrors: 70.1 in
  • Length: 179.5 in
  • Height: 56.3 in
  • Wheelbase: 106.3 in

2018 Forte Sedan has a relatively long wheelbase ( 106.3 in) and a wider body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 2811 - 2908 lbs.

Interior

2018 Forte Sedan - First Row

First Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 42.2 inHip Room: 53.8 inHead Room: 39.1 inShoulder Room: 56.1 in
2018 Forte Sedan - Second Row

Second Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 35.9 inHip Room: 53.1 inHead Room: 37.3 inShoulder Room: 54.9 in
2018 Forte Sedan - Cargo Area

Trunk Volume

14.9 ft3

2018 Forte Sedan seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only two measurements - legs and head - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on shoulders and hips. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Forte Sedan ia a class-leader on only two measurements - hips and head - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on shoulders. Trunk volume is the larger than average among its peers with 14.9 cu. ft.

Full Specifications

Trim

2018 Forte LX

2018 Forte S

2018 Forte EX

Configuration
  • 2.0 L, Man, FWD
  • 2.0 L, Auto, FWD
  • 2.0 L, Auto, FWD
  • 2.0 L, Auto, FWD
Starging MSRP$16,800$19,400$21,700
Engine2.0L Inline-42.0L Inline-42.0L Inline-4
HP147 hp147 hp164 hp
DrivetrainFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
City25 MPG25 - 29 MPG25 - 29 MPG
Highway34 MPG33 - 37 MPG33 - 37 MPG
Combined28 MPG28 - 32 MPG28 - 32 MPG
Annual Fuel Cost$1,300$1,100 - $1,300$1,100 - $1,300

2018 Forte Sedan comes in three trim levels, with an average price that is $1,815 less compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average less powerful engine, Forte Sedan has higher-than-average combined fuel economy of 30 mpg.

Safety

2018 Kia Forte Sedan Front Crash Test    
Front Crash Rating
2018 Kia Forte Sedan Side Crash Test    
Side Crash Rating
2018 Kia Forte Sedan Side Pole Crash Test    
Side Pole Crash Rating
  • Complaints: 23
  • Recalls: 0

2018 Forte Sedan has a 5-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, which is higher than the average among other competing models. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed twenty-three complaints, which is less than the average for its rivals.

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Last updated on Feb 18, 2019 - 03:09:17 ET
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