2017 Kia Forte- base model car with maximum standard .
2017 Kia Forte is compact car packed with all the standard features that are expected in a base model car. Kia Optima was introduced in the year 2000 followed by Kia Forte introduced in December 2008. Their last version, the Kia Soul was put on road during 2009. Now the company has understood that it is high time for face-lifting the Kia Forte in such a way that it becomes the base model car which provides all the standard features at a lesser cost. The prototype of this intention of the company was well revealed in its introduction of the facelifted Kia Forte 2017 in the Los Angeles Auto Show. .
2017 Kia Forte interior
The interior of 2017 Kia Forte is much more spacious than the outgoing one. It has enough space to seat five persons comfortably with enough safety features to make the journey without any calamities.The incoming Forte is fitted with an 18 inch alloy wheel and centralized navigation system screen of 8 inches and HID headlights. 2017 Kia Forte comes in two trim levels. They are 2017 Kia Forte EX and 2017 Kia Forte LX. There was a rumor that this vehicle will be debuting at the Frankfurt Auto Show this year. As we have many photosand videos of the vehicle in our media, let us discuss about the changes that are incorporated in the vehicle.
2017 Kia Forte review
The obvious changes in the exterior is in the front of the vehicle which has mixed appearance of 2016 Kia Sorento and 2015 Kia K900. The tiger grilles in the center and front with LED strips running on either side are similar to Sorento. But the headlights appear to be slightly raised than in the parent one.
The side profile is almost similar to the present one. The lines along the side give this Kia Forte 2017 the same aerodynamic and sporty feel of its predecessor. The alloy wheels which can be either 18 inch or 19 inch add special charm to the aesthetic appearance of the vehicle. Design changes in the rear are minimal where we see the spoiler on the top and the wraparound tail lamps which extending to the lift gate. The slim reverse lights are noticeable and this vehicle is provided with dual exhaust.
2017 Kia Forte engine
The base engine has the specifications like 147 HP 132,lb-ft of torque, and 2.0 liter. This has another version which turbo charged 128 HP, 156 lb-ft, 1.4 liter capacity is also available. A coupe or hatch may be equipped with a more powerful turbo-four.
2017 Kia Forte price and release date
The reports in various automotive websites clearly indicate that the incoming Kia Forte will be more expensive than its counterpart in the year 2016. And they profess a projected base price of $21600. The 2017 Kia Forte is expected to be released in United States in the third quarter of the year 2016.
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