2017 Kia Forte LX Auto

Kia Forte
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  • Avg. Price

    $12,574

  • Avg. Mileage

    33,228

  • MPG City / Hwy

    25/33

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    • Black
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  • Drivetrain

    FWD

  • Engine

    4 Cyl

  • Displacement

    2.0 L

  • Transmission

    Automatic

  • Fuel tank

    13 Gal

  • Fuel Type

    Gasoline

  • Door count

    4

  • IIHS Overall Safety

    5 out of 5

  • Emissions Score

    N/A

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Quality Award Winner

Awarded to the brands/models with the fewest problems reported per 100 owners during the first 90 days of ownership.

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Vehicle Rating

Overall

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners regarding their vehicle's quality, dependability, performance, depreciation and their experience at the dealership

J.D. Power
75
Out of 100
GREAT
75/100
2017 Sedan Rating Avg. Price
#1 MINI Clubman 85 $21,988
#2 Toyota Corolla 81 $14,994
#3 Chevrolet Cruze 80 $14,775
#4 Volkswagen Jetta 78 $14,980
#5 Honda Civic Hatchback 77 $19,223
#10 Kia Forte 75 $12,793

Ratings

These additional ratings provide more detail behind the overall score in terms of quality, reliability, safety, experience, and resale value of a vehicle based on verified owner input.

Quality & Reliability

J.D. Power
83
Out of 100
GREAT
83/100

Driving Experience

J.D. Power
76
Out of 100
GREAT
76/100

Resale

J.D. Power
77
Out of 100
GREAT
77/100

Dealership Experience

J.D. Power
74
Out of 100
GREAT
74/100

The Pros

Measured owner satisfaction with 2017 Kia Forte performance, styling, comfort, features, and usability after 90 days of ownership.

Rear visibility

Amount of trunk/hatch space

Comfort of the 2nd row seats

Problem Areas

The problems experienced by owners of the 2017 Kia Forte during the first 90 days of ownership.

Vehicle stability in poor conditions

Vehicle acceleration

Styling of gauges and instruments

Consumer Reviews Verified Owner Reviews

Reviews from owners of the 2017 Kia Forte.

Verified owner

Samuel

  • Sep 02, 2017
  • 23,000
  • Owned 9 months
5 out of 5 stars

Overall the Forte is an excellent vehicle. I do have some issues however. The CVT does take a little getting used to, and you have to change some driving habits in order to fully appreciate its benefits. My biggest concern is the lack of a spare tire and its associated accessories (jack, lug wrench,

Verified owner

Sheryl

  • Aug 28, 2017
  • 1,500
  • Owned 6 months
2 out of 5 stars

Not heavy enough and has little acceleration ability. Exterior styling is minimal. Exterior color choice was minimal.

Verified owner

Nicole

  • Sep 06, 2017
  • 12,000
  • Owned 7 months
5 out of 5 stars

It's a good car has great gas mileage. It's a dependable car. My kids enjoy it and they loved it there day I came home in it. It's a little bigger then my last car but hey anything that's reasonable and dependable saves on gas a lot.

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