J.D. Power Award Winner

Quality

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

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Condition Analysis

Fair Condition

This Kia Forte has been driven 86,162 miles, averaging about 21,541 miles per year.

Feature Analysis

Well-Equipped

This Forte has 6 popular features worth around $1,060.

Award Analysis

Quality

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

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Condition Analysis

Fair Condition

This Kia Forte has been driven 86,162 miles, averaging about 21,541 miles per year.

Feature Analysis

Well-Equipped

This Forte has 6 popular features worth around $1,060.

Feature Highlights

interior

  • Power Steering
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Rear Head Airbags

exterior

  • Cargo Tray
  • Steel Wheels
  • Splash Guards
  • Wheel Covers

technology

  • Aux Audio Adapter
  • MP3
  • Satellite Radio
  • Handsfree/Bluetooth Integration

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.

Sedan Rating Avg. Price
#1 Chevrolet Cruze 86 $13,985
#2 Toyota Corolla 85 $16,685
#3 Toyota Prius 84 $19,590
#4 Volkswagen Beetle 83 $21,990
#5 Volkswagen Jetta 83 $14,995
#16 Kia Forte 76 $14,040

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
71
Out of 100
AVERAGE
71/100

Driving Experience

J.D. Power
81
Out of 100
GREAT
81/100

Resale

J.D. Power
80
Out of 100
AVERAGE
80/100

Dealership Experience

J.D. Power
78
Out of 100
AVERAGE
78/100

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

Vehicle Basics

Engine

4 Cyl

Transmission

Automatic

Drivetrain

FWD

EXTERIOR/INTERIOR

Silver/Black

Fuel

25cty/33hwy

History

n/a

Displacement

2.0 L

VIN

3KPFK4A71HE012135

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