2018 Kia Forte - Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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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
Best car I’ve ever owned

by Clarissa from Lansing Kansas | June 11, 2020

It’s amazing. I can’t get enough of it. So smooth and comfortable. The sound is amazing. Driving it is heaven. Gas mileage is out of this world.

Great car

by Kiafan from St. Peters | May 10, 2020

After test driving several cars, I found the Kia Forte to be the best overall. It's comfortable, stylish, economical, safe, and fun to drive. You won't be sorry you bought the Kia. Best warranty too.

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.

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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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