Live Large in the Compact 2018 Kia Forte

The Kia Forte may look small on the outside, but don’t let its dainty footprint or its designation as a compact car fool you into underestimating what it has to offer. When it comes to the things that really matter, like safety, performance, desirable features, and a surprisingly spacious, inviting interior, the Forte plays in the big leagues.

The 2018 Kia Forte has three trims to choose from, and all come at attractively affordable prices—especially considering the standard features included even on the base model. Here’s a quick breakdown of the trims and their key features:

  • LX: Bluetooth Wireless Technology,* Sirius XM, projector beam headlights, steering wheel mounted audio and hands-free phone controls, cruise control, solar control glass
  • S: LED positioning lights, UVO with 7-inch color touchscreen, Android Auto / Apple CarPlay integration, sport-tuned suspension
  • EX: LED rear combination lamps, leather-trimmed seating, heated front seats, smart key with push-button start

While you contemplate which of the Forte trims is right for you, take a moment to visit Atlanta West Kia’s website and explore our fantastic selection of new Kia models. We have a complete lineup of new Kia Fortes as well as a fantastic inventory of used vehicles of all kinds.

And the best part? They’re all priced to sell. With our everyday low prices, our special offers, and our financing team on hand to help you get a great car loan, we’ll have you set up in your new Kia Forte—or any other vehicle of your choice—faster than you thought possible at a car dealership.

What You’ll Find in the 2018 Kia Forte’s Interior

Though long considered a value brand (and still offering more bang for your buck than most manufacturers can dream of), Kia has made great strides when it comes to upscaling its vehicles’ interiors. The Forte’s cabin is quiet, comfortable, loaded with features, and decked out with high-quality materials that make it feel like a much more expensive car than it is.

Roomy cloth seats can be upgraded to leather and offer plenty of legroom in both rows. Technology features are on par with many more expensive cars in the segment, with a user-friendly UVO infotainment system that some reviewers consider one of the best available. As for cargo room, the sedan’s available 14.9 cubic feet in the trunk is above average for a compact car.

Exterior Color Options for the 2018 Kia Forte

The well-built Forte may be small, but it has an eye-pleasing design that draws attention on the road, as do its six bold color options:

  • Snow White Pearl
  • Silky Silver
  • Phantom Gray
  • Currant Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Aurora Black Pearl

On the Performance of the 2018 Kia Forte

The first two trims of the Kia Forte are powered by a 2.0L I-4 Atkinson Cycle engine with 147 horsepower, while the highest trim level gets a more powerful 2.0L I-4 that puts out 164 horsepower. The base model LX comes standard with a 6-speed manual transmission or an optional 6-speed automatic. The S and EX trims are equipped with the 6-speed automatic transmission standard.

Available Technology Features

  • 7-Inch Color Touchscreen
  • Bluetooth Technology*
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto
  • AM/FM/CD/MP3 Player
  • HD Radio®
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • USB Port
  • SiriusXM Traffic

Available Safety Features

  • Dual Front Advanced Airbags
  • Dual Front Seat Mounted Side Airbags
  • Full-Length Side Curtain Airbags
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Forward Collision Warning System
  • Rear Camera Display
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Lane Keep Assist System

Why Should You Buy or Lease a Kia Forte from Atlanta West Kia?

You simply can’t beat the selection, the prices, and the level of customer service you’ll get at our dealership. Serving drivers in and around Duluth, Alpharetta, and Smyrna, GA, Atlanta West Kia is fully committed to helping our customers find a great car at an even better price. Whether you’d like to take a closer look at a 2018 Kia Forte, a new Kia Optima, or any of our high-quality used vehicles from a variety of brands, you owe it to yourself to visit us today at 1301 Thornton Road, Lithia Springs, GA. Let us show you how easy and enjoyable the car buying experience can be.

Visit us today and let’s find your new Kia Sorento!

*Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Kia is under license. A compatible Bluetooth®-enabled phone must first be paired. Phone performance depends on software, coverage and carrier.

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Atlanta West Kia
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1301 Thornton Rd.
Lithia Springs, GA, 30122 United States
Atlanta West Kia 33.7688202, -84.6020116.