Kia

Forte

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Base MSRP

$16,490

Estimated Lease

$209/mo

Estimated Lease Payment

This estimated monthly lease payment is an estimate based on a 36-month term, a vehicle sale price for the selected trim including an estimated amount of typical options (excluding Acura and Honda vehicles), an estimated drive-off (“due at signing”) payment, current finance rates, regional sales tax and estimated dealer document fees.

This lease calculation assumes the following: a money factor of .00125, a residual value of 57% of the selected trim's MSRP, and an average credit score qualifying for the current finance rates.

The option and amount to purchase the vehicle at lease end, mileage allotment per year, excess mileage charges, and any included maintenance may be determined at lease signing. Any excess wear charges are to be determined at lease end

This estimated lease payment is not a guaranteed monthly price or offer, it is only an estimate based on the above factors.

Estimated Finance

$319

Estimated Finance Payment

This estimated monthly finance payment is an estimate based on a 60-month term, a vehicle sale price for the selected trim including an estimated amount of typical options (excluding Acura and Honda vehicles), an estimated down payment of 10% of the selected trim’s estimated total purchase cost, current finance rates, regional sales tax, registration fees and estimated dealer document fees.

This finance calculation assumes the following: an average credit score qualifying for the current finance rates. Any included maintenance varies per Manufacturer and may be negotiated with and/or purchased from the selling Dealer. This estimated finance payment is not a guaranteed monthly price or offer, it is only an estimate based on the above factors.

 

Overview: KIA's answer to basic transportation, the Forte, goes way beyond bringing customers the bare minimum.

The Forte Sedan has an MSRP ranging from $16,490 to $21,200. MSRP for the Forte5 Hatchback ranges from $18,090 to $25,890. The Forte is only produced as a front-wheel drive (FWD) vehicle.

The standard warranty offered by Kia is for 5 Years or 60,000 Miles, whichever occurs first. Roadside assistance is also offered for the first 5 Years or 60,000 Miles. Free maintenance, however, is not offered.

There are 4 powertrain configurations available, consisting of 2 engines and 3 transmissions. The 2.0L Inline4 Gasoline engine that is offered with a 6-Speed Manual or a 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic transmission produces a maximum of 173 brake horsepower.
Or the 1.6L Inline4, Turbocharged Gasoline engine that is available with either a 6-Speed Manual or a 7-Speed Automated Manual transmission producing a maximum of 201 horsepower.

The Forte achieved a highest possible AutoWeb calculated overall safety rating of 5 out of 5 stars. This score is achieved by aggregating available industry crash test data from NHTSA and IIHS. A blind-spot safety sensor with alert, rear cross-traffic alert, rear parking sensor, audible and visual pre-collision warning system as well as in-dash rearview monitor are available.

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Available Trims

(6 trims available)
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Forte Sedan LX

Starting MSRP $16,490
MPG up to 25 city 34 hwy
2.0L Inline4 147 hp 6-Speed Manual Transmission Front-Wheel Drive Drive 5 Occupants Seatings Max Cargo Volume 14.9 cu. ft. Basic Warranty 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
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Forte5 Hatchback LX

Starting MSRP $18,090
MPG up to 25 city 34 hwy
2.0L Inline4 173 hp 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic Transmission Front-Wheel Drive Drive 5 Occupants Seatings Max Cargo Volume 23.2 cu. ft. Basic Warranty 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
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Forte Sedan S

Starting MSRP $19,200
MPG up to 29 city 38 hwy
2.0L Inline4 147 hp 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic Transmission Front-Wheel Drive Drive 5 Occupants Seatings Max Cargo Volume 14.9 cu. ft. Basic Warranty 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
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Forte Sedan EX

Starting MSRP $21,200
MPG up to 29 city 38 hwy
2.0L Inline4 164 hp 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic Transmission Front-Wheel Drive Drive 5 Occupants Seatings Max Cargo Volume 14.9 cu. ft. Basic Warranty 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
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Forte5 Hatchback EX

Starting MSRP $21,990
MPG up to 25 city 34 hwy
2.0L Inline4 173 hp 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic Transmission Front-Wheel Drive Drive 5 Occupants Seatings Max Cargo Volume 23.2 cu. ft. Basic Warranty 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
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Forte5 Hatchback SX

Starting MSRP $23,690
MPG up to 25 city 30 hwy
1.6L Inline4, Turbocharged 201 hp 7-Speed Automated Manual Transmission Front-Wheel Drive Drive 5 Occupants Seatings Max Cargo Volume 23.2 cu. ft. Basic Warranty 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
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