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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
Researched long before I got my 2018 forte Kia

by HappyOwner from lincoln, NE & Florida | October 30, 2019

back seats are very roomy & comfortable, trunk holds a lot! Get great gas mileage, drives so smooth , handles u-turns, corners very well. lots of people room.

Absofreaknlutely the best car I’ve ever driven!!!

by Wyzwaze73 from Merced, CA | October 25, 2019

I bought the car 14 miles off the KIA dealership lot. It currently has 42000 since June 2018 when I bought it. By far the best commuter car eeeevvveeeer!

I don’t like the car

by Sexyred from Baton | September 20, 2019

It’s giving me too many problems and I only have had it for 6 months now ! I don’t think the car is all that anyways they work slow xxx xxxx and don’t communicate with u bout your car

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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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