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 35,394 miles, averaging about 11,798 miles per year.

Feature Analysis

Popular features

The top features on this vehicle are: Steering Wheel Controls,Power Mirrors,Front Airbags (Passenger).

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 35,394 miles, averaging about 11,798 miles per year.

Feature Analysis

Popular features

The top features on this vehicle are: Steering Wheel Controls,Power Mirrors,Front Airbags (Passenger).

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Fuel Cost

This vehicle's monthly fuel cost is approximately 96.

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One-Owner Vehicle

One-Owner vehicles are usually newer, have lower mileage and are in better condition.

Feature Highlights

interior

  • Steering Wheel Controls
  • Power Mirrors
  • Front Airbags (Passenger)
  • Cloth Seats

technology

  • Hill Assist System
  • MP3
  • Aux Audio Adapter
  • Satellite Radio

exterior

  • Front Side Airbags (Driver)
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • All-Season Tires
  • Heated Mirrors

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 N/A
#2 Toyota Corolla 85 $14,900
#3 Toyota Prius 84 $17,999
#4 Volkswagen Beetle 83 $22,859
#5 Volkswagen Jetta 83 $13,102
#16 Kia Forte 76 $12,492

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
GREAT
71/100

Driving Experience

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

Resale

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

Dealership Experience

J.D. Power
78
Out of 100
GREAT
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

Black/Black

Fuel

25cty/33hwy

History

n/a

Displacement

2.0 L

VIN

3KPFK4A78HE084921

Seller's Notes:

Anti-Lock Brakes, Stability Control, Front Bucket Seats, Power Locks, Power Mirrors, Power Windows, Remote Keyless Entry, Steering Wheel Controls, Aux Audio Adapter, Air Conditioning, AM/FM, CD (Single Disc), Handsfree/Bluetooth Integration, Hill Assist System, Remote Start, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Traction Control, USB Adapter

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