2017 Kia Forte vs The Competition

If you're interested in a new compact car, you're probably overwhelmed with all of the choices available. Federico Kia located in Wood River, IL is here to help you decide which vehicle is right for you. Whatever you're looking for, from pricing to technology - the 2017 Kia Forte has everything you need.

We've taken a look at the 2017 Kia Forte and compared it against two of it's highest competitors to show you how it really stacks up - the 2017 Honda Civic and the 2017 Ford Focus. There's only one way to pick the right model for you: compare it side-by-side-by-side to learn which vehicle is the best option for you.

 Model 2017 KIA Forte
 2017 Honda Civic
 2017 Ford Focus
 $18,740 $16,775
 Basic Warranty (months/miles)
 60/60,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
 Powertrain Warranty (months/miles)
 120/100,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
 Satellite Radio
 Standard Not Available
 Not Available
 Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
 Optional Not Available
 Not Available
 Engine Displacement
 1999 1996 1992
 *For comparison purposes, the 2017 Kia Forte LX was contrasted with the 2017 Honda Civic Sedan LX 6MT and the 2017 Ford Focus S Sedan.

For the 2017 Kia Forte, a distinctive new exterior styling, front LED Positioning Lights and available LED Rear Combination Lamps means getting noticed just goes with the territory. The interior is loaded with comfort, including Steering-Wheel-Mounted Controls and available features like a Sunroof, Heated and Ventilated Front Seats.  Tech heads can't look past the UVO eServices, an available infotainment center, which includes Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto­™, and a Parking Minder. But don't forget the Rear-Camera Display, Blind Spot Detection (BSD) and the Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) which will keep you alert and safe. Speaking of safety, the 2017 Forte comes equipped with an advanced airbag system and a reinforced body to ensure you that you and your passengers' safety is the top priority.

Starting with 2011 models, the NHTSA has introduced tougher tests and rigorous new 5-Star Safety Ratings that provide more information about safety feature performance and  crash avoidance technologies.

*Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (www.safecar.gov).


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