2018 Kia Forte5 ratings and reviews
The 2018 Kia Forte5 is a slightly vroomier version of the Kia Forte. While the 2018 Forte has a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine with 147 horsepower, the base engine option for the Kia Forte5 is a 2-liter, 4-cylinder engine with 164 horsepower. The engine on the Forte5 is a direct injection engine. The Forte5 SX trim level also has the option of a 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, which can work with either a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission or a 6-speed manual. Plenty of useful features come standard on all Forte5 trim levels, including Bluetooth and USB connectivity, keyless entry, a/c, and a split-folding rear seat. The Forte5 has three trim levels, LX, EX, and SX. The SX level comes with the Turbocharged 1.6-liter engine as a standard feature as well as a rearview camera and touchscreen display. Blind spot detection and lane change assist are optional features on the SX and EX trim levels.