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2018 Kia Forte in Waukesha, WI

The 2018 Kia Forte in Waukesha

The 2018 Kia Forte is now available in Waukesha, and it is making a big impression. Kia has long been one of the most affordable car brands around, and the newest models feature even more great designs that you won't find anywhere else. We excited to get inside the 2018 Kia Forte and see all of the latest updates that have been added for this year.

About the 2018 Kia Forte in Waukesha

The biggest changes that have happened with this year's model include additional features for the base model and a reshuffling of all the trim packages to make a clearer distinction between each package. Most importantly, the base model LX now has cruise control, which was not available previously. This is a big deal for those who felt that the older base model was too lean. In addition, the technology package gets some upgrades including a beautiful moonroof. Kia opted to discontinue their premium package this year, and those features have now been rolled into the new Popular package. There are also new Bluetooth enabled infotainment features to help you connect your phone and more.

Performance

As always, Kia earns high marks for the performance of their vehicles. The 2018 Kia Forte is best known for its fuel efficiency, coming in at a 25/34 mpg rating. In fact, it performs very similarly to the Kia Soul, although it is less boxy and adds the functionality of the hatchback. The rear seat is roomy enough for all the kids, and you won't feel crowded even when the rear hatch is packed with luggage or sports equipment. With all of the new safety and performance features, you'll note that this car drives a little stiffer than before. It may be taking some cues from Kia's new Stinger, which does have a sportier suspension and steering system. Nevertheless, it is a quiet ride and you can count on this car to be dependable for many years to come.

The 2018 Kia Forte is here in Waukesha just waiting for you to schedule your test drive. With the simplified trim packages, you can get more bang for your buck when you buy at Kia of Waukesha. We have a full range of vehicles in stock so you can explore all of the latest options, including the incredible new moonroof that comes with the Tech upgrade package.

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  • Features
  • Specs

Features

Features

  • Technology
  • Comfort
  • Mechanical
  • Interior
  • Safety
  • Exterior

Technology

Audio System

Auxiliary audio input Bluetooth, jack, USB
Antenna type diversity, mast
In-Dash CD single disc, MP3 Playback
Total speakers 4
Radio AM/FM
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control
Satellite radio SiriusXM

Instrumentation

Trip computer
Driver information system
Clock
Gauge tachometer
Digital odometer
External temperature display
Multi-function display
Fuel economy display MPG, range
Warnings and reminders low oil level, low fuel level, low washer fluid, tire fill alert
Trip odometer

Telematics

Wireless data link Bluetooth

Comfort

Comfort Features

Shift knob trim urethane
Armrests rear folding
Floor material carpet
Steering wheel trim urethane
Door sill trim scuff plate

Convenience Features

Cupholders front, rear
Steering wheel tilt and telescopic
One-touch windows 1
Cargo area light
Cruise control
Power steering
Retained accessory power
Multi-function remote keyless entry, panic alarm, trunk release
Power windows lockout button
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, cruise control, phone
Rearview mirror manual day/night
Vanity mirrors dual
Power outlet(s) 12V front
Assist handle rear, front
Center console front console with armrest and storage
Storage door pockets, accessory hook

Air Conditioning

Front air conditioning zones single
Front air conditioning

Mechanical

Suspension

Front shock type monotube
Rear shock type monotube
Front suspension classification independent
Rear suspension classification semi-independent
Front struts MacPherson
Rear suspension type torsion beam
Rear spring type coil
Front stabilizer bar
Front spring type coil
Front suspension type lower control arms

Brakes

Rear brake type disc
Rear brake diameter 10.3
Front brake diameter 11.0
Front brake type ventilated disc
Braking assist
Electronic brakeforce distribution
ABS 4-wheel
Power brakes

Drivetrain

Axle ratio 3.07

Stability and Traction

Stability control
Traction control
Hill holder control

Engine

Battery saver
Battery maintenance-free
Alternator 90 amps

Interior

Seats

Driver seat manual adjustments height, 6, reclining
Rear headrests 3, adjustable
Passenger seat manual adjustments 4, reclining
Rear seat folding split
Front headrests 2, adjustable
Front seat type bucket
Upholstery cloth
Rear seat type 60-40 split bench

Seatbelts

Seatbelt pretensioners front
Seatbelt warning sensor front
Rear seatbelts 3-point
Front seatbelts 3-point
Emergency locking retractors front

Steering

Turns lock-to-lock 3.0
Steering ratio 15.7

Safety

Airbags

Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, rear

Safety

Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Energy absorbing steering column
Impact sensor door unlock
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Emergency interior trunk release
Impact absorbing bumpers
Crumple zones front, rear

Security

2-stage unlocking doors
Anti-theft system alarm with remote
Power door locks auto-locking

Mirrors

Side mirror adjustments power, manual folding
Side mirrors heated

Exterior

Tires and Rims

Wheel covers full
Tire type all season
Wheels steel
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Spare tire kit

Windows

Window defogger rear
Front wipers variable intermittent
Power windows safety reverse
Solar-tinted glass front, rear

Exterior Features

Front bumper color body-color
Mirror color body-color
Door handle color body-color
Grille color black
Exhaust tip color stainless-steel
Rear bumper color body-color
Window trim black

Lights

Taillights rear center
Headlights halogen

Specs

Specs

Drive Type

Drive Type FWD

Seating

Standard Seating 5
Max Seating 5
Head Room (front) 39.1 in
Head Room (rear) 37.3 in
Hip Room (front) 53.8 in
Hip Room (rear) 53.1 in
Shoulder Room (front) 56.1 in
Shoulder Room (rear) 54.9 in
Leg Room (front) 42.2 in
Leg Room (rear) 35.9 in
Seating Rows 2

Measurements of Size & Shape

Length 179.5 in
Width 70.1 in
Height 56.3 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in
Ground Clearance 5.3 in
Angle of Approach 15 degrees
Angle of Departure 19.9 degrees
Track Width (front) 61.5 in
Track Width (rear) 62 in

Measurements of Weight

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 3880 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Range 3001-4000 lbs
Curb Weight 2855 lbs

Interior Dimensions

Cargo Volume 14.9 cu ft
Passenger Volume 96.2 cu ft

Performance Specifications

Turning Circle 34.8 ft

Fuel Tanks

Fuel Capacity 13.2 Gallons

Wheels and Tires

Front Tire Type P195/65R15
Front Wheel Diameter 15.0 x 6.0 in
Rear Tire Type P195/65R15
Rear Wheel Diameter 15.0 x 6.0 in

Awards

Award
Best Vehicles By Class: Midsize Cars (2018 Model)
- GreenerCars.org

Award
Customer Love Index Winner: Brand Under 26k (2018 Model)
- Strategic Vision

Award
Top 10 Sedans (2018 Model)
- Autobytel

Crash-Test Ratings

2018 Kia Forte 4 DR FWD

Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Front Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Side Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Pole Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Combined Front
N/A
Side Combined Rear
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Rollover
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star

Dealership Information

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III SULEV30 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
7
1
7
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III ULEV70 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 30 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
7
1
7
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 70 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

Additional Vehicle Information

Sales Hours

262-444-5385

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Current Inventory

There are currently no 2018 Kia Forte LX 4dr Sedan 6A for Sale in inventory

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