2017 Kia Forte Review

2017 Kia Forte Exterior Side View

2017 Kia Forte Review

Take in the world around you from a position of highly adaptable comfort and control in the 2017 Kia Forte. Keep in touch with everything around you through the vastly ergonomic interior layout as well as the abundant array of innovative integration systems. With four doors and a seating capacity for up to five individuals, you are given the opportunity for greatness. The available trim levels include the LXEX, and SX.

Seamless Functionality

Breathtaking views surround you no matter what environment you find yourself in with the exquisite interior of the 2017 Kia Forte. You are given an abundance of versatility features with a cargo capacity of up to 421 L (14.9 cu.ft.). Flexible solutions come forward with the 60/40-split-folding rear seats and a long wheelbase, making room for passengers or cargo or both. Experience a refined grip with the available heating steering wheel and its mounted audio and cruise controls as you engage in control through the mounted paddle shifters. Relax as you enjoy the available 10-way adjustable power driver’s seat with driver seat memory function for a customized comfort in every situation. You are given the choice between premium cloth seats or leather seats with available heating and air-cooling for the front row. Never compromise on your ideal climate with the available dual-zone automatic climate control. This system offers you an ability to maintain two different front temperatures at the same time for widespread satisfaction. Convenience is enhanced with the available Smart Key with push button start, as you start your engine with the push of a button.

Remarkable detailing and aerodynamic efficiency come forward on the exterior of the 2017 Kia Forte Review. Featuring many newly redesigned features you are sure to catch the attention of all you pass by. Smooth refinements such as the available stainless steel exhaust tip, solar glass and available chrome door handles reveal an exclusive aesthetic that cannot be ignored. Visibility is enhanced with the available Xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights and LED light bar taillights as you ensure in your ability to see and be seen in a variety of weather conditions.

Breathtaking Innovation

Integrate communication into your routine without compromising your safety. Through a series of innovative technologies, the 2017 Kia Forte is able to facilitate an environment where you are able to stay in touch with the outside world without losing your focus on the road. Utilize the 7″ Display Audio System featuring Bluetooth® hands-free communication and voice-command for safe access your compatible devices. You are also given a navigation system that provides turn-by-turn directions to an array of destinations so that you are able to find your way without the hassle. With the advanced Android Auto® smartphone integration system you are given a Google-themed environment with features such as Google Play Music, Google Maps and Google Hangout messaging.

2017 Kia Forte Parts and Accessories

Personalize your 2017 Kia Forte Review through the available Kia Genuine Parts and Accessories. Made to offer you a high-quality fit and function, these additions allow you to enhance areas of your comfort, safety, agility and more. Elevate your interior through the addition of all-weather floor mats, a cargo tray and sport pedals. Customize your exterior presence with the available sport visors, rear spoiler and a stunning selection of accessory wheels.

Durable Performance

Unleash your potential in the 2017 Kia Forte as you drive with an increased agility and long-lasting power. Respond to the corners and curves of the road with ease thanks to the 6-speed manual or newly available 2nd generation 6-speed automatic transmission. Smooth handling is offered through the Electric Power Steering System and Drive Mode Select as you engage in an ability to adjust power, steering and the transmission with Normal, Eco and Sport mode. Advanced engineering brings you the new 2.0L engine with a standard 4-cylinders and an even higher output than previous years.

2017 Kia Forte Speedometer

2017 Kia Forte Engines

2.0L MPI DOHC 16-valve D-CVVT 147 horsepower with 132 lb-ft of torque
2.0L GDI DOHC 16-valve D-CVVT 164 horsepower with 151 lb-ft of torque


2017 Kia Forte Fuel Economy

Fuel Economy-L/100km City Highway
2.0L MPI DOHC 16-valve D-CVVT manual Up to: 9.4 Up to: 6.8
2.0L MPI DOHC 16-valve D-CVVT automatic Up to: 7.9 Up to: 6.3
2.0L GDI DOHC 16-valve D-CVVT automatic Up to: 9.4 Up to: 7.0

Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors.


Standing proud, Kia has been ranked as the highest of all automotive industry nameplates in the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Initial Quality Study. You are able to join forces with this lasting quality in the 2017 Kia Forte, which has been recognized with the following:

  1. 2015 L’annuel de l’automobile – Meilleure de sa categorie
  2. 2014 Motoring Best Economy Car
  3. 2014 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors

Rest Assured

Confidence is yours as you drive the 2017 Kia Forte protected by the following available safety and security features:

  • Dual advanced front airbags
  • Dual front side-mounted impact airbags
  • Duals side curtain airbags
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
  • Hill Assist Control (HAC)
  • Rearview Camera
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Lane-Keep Assist System
  • Autonomous emergency braking system
  • Impact-sensing auto door unlock

Backed Up

Peace of mind is ensured with the 2017 Kia Forte warranty:

  • Basic coverage: 5 years/100,000km
  • Powertrain: 5 years/100,000km
  • Roadside Assistance: 5 years/100,000 km
  • Anti-perforation: 5 years/unlimited km

Some conditions may apply. See Kia West for full details in Coquitlam, British Columbia. The 2017 Kia Forte is covered by Kia’s comprehensive warranty program, which offers consumer protection at an exceptional value.  Not all warranty details are covered in this 2017 Kia Forte Review. For additional information and Extended Kia Warranty options, please contact Kia West in Coquitlam.

2017 Kia Forte for sale in Greater Vancouver, Coquitlam, BC

Remarkable design and long-lasting quality are presented with the 2017 Kia Forte. As you drive, you are surrounded by quality features that promote comfort, safety and luxury.

Explore the 2017 Kia Forte at your local Greater Vancouver Kia Dealer – Kia West. Through our highly trained and dedicated team, Kia West is able to provide you with the information you need to get inside your personal Kia today.

Kia West is proud to serve the communities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, New Westminster, Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Delta, Surrey, Burnaby, Port Moody, Langley, and Richmond.

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