The Forte is one of Kia's most versatile models as it is available in three different body styles. Customers may choose from the four door sedan, the hatchback Forte5 and two-door Forte Koup. For the 2017 model year, the Kia Forte receives many updates and changes when compared to the previous outgoing model. With updated styling, more features and improved fuel economy, read more on the 2017 Kia Forte vs 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer to see how the freshly updated Forte compares in the market.
Offered at an affordable price, the 2017 Kia Forte doesn't sacrifice style or available features. Customers will be thoroughly surprised at the standard and available features that Kia offers for their Forte. Newly available features for the 2017 model year include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well as suite of advanced safety technologies. The fact is that the 2017 Kia Forte offers customers more standard features than the competing 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer. The base Forte features standard equipment including heated mirrors, full power accessories, Bluetooth, USB connectivity, a four-speaker sound system and more.
|2017 Kia Forte||VS||2017 Mitsubishi Lancer|
|14.9 Cubic Feet||Cargo Space||12.3 Cubic Feet|
|Available||Welcome Lights||Not Available|
|Available||Apple CarPlay and Android Auto||Not Available|
The 2017 Forte and 2017 Lancer offer the same base engine, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 147 horsepower. For the 2017 Forte, drivers will receive an estimated 29 city mpg and 38 highway mpg while the Lancer is rated at an estimated 27 city mpg and 35 highway mpg. Performance of the 2017 Forte is respectable and with the high fuel-efficiency the Forte is a popular choice among commuters and young drivers.
The interior of the 2017 Forte is stylish with tech-filled gadgets located on the dashboard. The large 7-inch touchscreen is positioned well to create a modern and good looking interior. Taller passengers will still feel the comfort that the Forte has to offer and drivers will love the spacious 14.9 cubic feet of trunk capacity. The 2017 Kia Forte is available now at Moritz Kia. Please contact us today if you are interested in scheduling a test drive.