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2018 Kia Forte


City 25 MPG Hwy 30 - 37 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.9 (out of 5)
Value 4.8
Exterior 4.8
Interior 4.8
Comfort 4.8
Performance 4.8
Reliability 4.9
Much better than my 2012.

by Larry J from Philadelphia | March 17, 2020

Perfect for work and pleasure. Great gas mileage and sporty all around feel. Last Forte gave me over 276,000 miles. I expect more with my new one.

Great low cost vehicle with good MPG.

by Robert R. from Hemet, CA | March 12, 2020

I bought this vehicle when I was driving a 100 miles round trip to work spending over 2 hours a day in a vehicle. I wanted a reliable, low cost, good gas mileage vehicle, and this car did this for me. I usually prefer a pick-up or SUV, but needed something that was cost effective to get to/from work. I have since changed to a closer job and could get a larger vehicle that I would usually want, but I like this car so much I plan on keeping it for a good bit of time.

Great car for the price

by George from Roseville | February 14, 2020

The car meets our needs and is what I have been looking for for 4 months. The price was unbelieveable. The dealership was no hassle.

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2018 Kia Forte Overview

The 2018 Kia Forte is the compact sedan that competes with the Ford Focus, Mazda3, and Toyota Corolla. It is powered by a standard 147-hp, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission. Fuel economy for the Forte is an EPA estimated 29/37 mpg city/highway.

Three trims are available: the LX, S, and EX.

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