The 2018 Kia Forte5 in Irvine CA provides small hatchback versatility. This sporty compact car offers multiple engine options and trim levels along with a versatile hatchback body style. The result is a fun, efficient and practical car.
Car shoppers considering the 2018 Kia Forte5 will have two engine and transmission options to choose from, along with three trim levels offering a variety of comfort, safety and technology features. The 2018 Forte5 is available at a starting MSRP of $18,300. Dealership pricing will vary.
Two engine options will be offered on the 2018 Forte5. The base 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine produces 164 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. The Forte5 also offers a turbocharged 1.6-liter engine rated at 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque.
When equipped with the base engine, the Forte5 earns fuel economy ratings estimated at up to 25 miles per gallon in the city and 34 mpg on the highways. Models powered by the turbocharged engine check in at 25 mpg city and 30 mpg highway.
The hatchback body style of the Forte5 helps maximize the car’s storage potential. With the rear seats in place, the Forte5 offers 23.2 cubic feet of storage space. Folding down the rear seats increases this number to 56.4 cubic feet.
The 2018 Kia Forte5 spreads its features out over three trim levels. The car is offered in LX, EX and SX models. Each trim level offers a different collection of comfort, safety and technology features.
Comfort and Technology Features: Heated and ventilated seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, rear seats heater ducts, UVO3 eServices infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, SiriusXM, auxiliary and Bluetooth connectivity, remote keyless entry, push-button start.
Safety and Driver Assistance Features: Rearview camera, Blind Spot Detection, Lane Change Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Alert.