2018 Kia Forte safety features
You want to buy a compact car like the Forte, but what about safety? You’re a sensible person, and the safety of your next car is likely just as important as its standard features or specs. Allows us to set your mind at ease as we go over many of the 2018 Kia Forte safety features. You might be surprised at how much the new Kia Forte is looking out for you.
Standard safety features on the 2018 Forte
To list all the safety features that come standard on every Forte would be an exhaustive process. To put it simply, Kia designed the Forte from the ground up to be a safe vehicle. This is true no matter what trim you purchase.
When it comes to airbags, of course you have dual front airbags, but you also have dual front seat side-mounted airbags, and full-length side curtain airbags. What’s more, the Forte has three-point seat belts at every seating location, side impact door beams, front and rear crumple zones, an impact absorbing steering column, and the Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children system (LATCH) to keep your child seats perfectly secure.
On the tech side, the Forte also has tons of systems designed to keep your vehicle under control even in difficult driving situations. With systems like electronic stability control, traction control, brake assist, electronic-brake distribution, and even hill start assist, you can drive with greater confidence.
Available 2018 Forte safety tech
When it comes to available safety features for the latest Forte, you will not be disappointed. Not only can you expect things like blind spot detection and rear cross-traffic alert which are available on the S trim and standard on the EX, but the Forte has even more to offer.
How does autonomous emergency braking, forward collision warning, lane keep assist, and lane departure warning sound? All of these features are available on the S and EX trims. Kia designed these features to lessen the chance of a collision or to at least mitigate the damage incurred.
All of the available safety features for the S trim come with the Technology Plus Package. For the EX trim, all of the available safety features come with the Premium Plus Package.