J.D. Power

2016 Kia Forte

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2016 Kia Forte Ratings
85
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
85
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Great
82/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Great
83/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Best
91/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Compact Car of 2016

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2016 Kia Forte after 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's voice recognition and bluetooth
  • Rear visibility
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2016 Kia Forte during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Vehicle stability in poor conditions
  • Styling of the dashboard

Performance Specs

MPG City

24 - 26

MPG Hwy

35 - 39

Horsepower

145 - 173

Transmission

6 speed, Automatic w/OD, 6 speed, Manual w/OD

Engine

Regular Unleaded I-4

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

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J.D. Power Award Winner

Quality Award Winner

Awarded to the brands/models with the fewest problems reported per 100 owners during the first 90 days of ownership
2016 Kia Forte JD Power Award Winner
2016 Kia Forte

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