The Kia Forte5 is one of the models of the Kia Forte, and it is a compact sedan manufactured by the South Korean auto manufacturer, Kia Motors. The Kia Forte5 has been in the market since 2008. The Kia Forte5 is the replacement model for the Kia Cerato and it comes in four-door sedan, two-door coupé, and five-door hatchback body styles.
The current Kia Forte5 comes with an optional four-cylinder, 1.6-liter turbocharged engine that produces a maximum power of 200 HP. The Kia Forte5 has superior power and a civilized suspension, but it is not as enjoyable to drive as its competitors, such as Volkswagen Jetta and the Mazda3. However, the Kia Forte5 is suitable for those who are solid every day drivers, and all the three body styles, such as sedan, coupe, and hatchback are excellent options.
The Kia Forte5 comes with manifold features to pamper passenger and driver alike, and it is doubtless that the Kia Forte5, with its more influential turbocharged engines, has a plethora of scoot, even if its overall driving dynamics are not on par with sedans, such as the Volkswagen GTI or the Honda Civic Si. Anyway, the Kia Forte5 in the Forte array is a solidly cheap option as an everyday driver.
The current model of Kia Forte5 comes with UVO, the incorporated telematics and infotainment system of Kia, providing a host of cool facilities, several of them are voice-activated. Two neat ploys are the way the UVO calls 911 automatically using the Bluetooth-connected Smartphone if an airbag installs, and the way it allows drivers to send a navigation end from the computer to the sedan.
The interior of the current Kia Fortte5 is crammed with a lot of handy features, so that buyers can find heavy assisting technologies, a side of soothe, and a hint of fancy because of touches, such as the perpendicular ripples on the traveler-side dash. The rear seat inside the cabin of the current Kia Forte5 is on the big size for its category, and it offers the rare option of back-seat heating. The Kia Forte5 comes with an optional heated steering wheel and it comes with a roomy trunk with the capacity of 15 cubic feet, and if that is not sufficient, there is the Forte5 rear door model that comes with the trunk capacity of 23 cubic feet.
Though the current Kia Forte5 is not as flashy as other vehicles in its class, the vehicle will appear better over a longer time period. The incorporation of LED pronunciations in the headlights, and the two-door Forte Koup and rear door Forte5 append additional style to the array, but devoid of undermining the traditional aesthetic. Here, the healthy habit to first-class features of the Kia Forte5 manifests itself in the power-folding external mirrors, pond lamps, and illuminated door-grip pockets.
Though Kia has earned a status for offering many vehicles at affordable prices, it is vital to keep in mind that a completely loaded current model of Kia Forte5 can easily go beyond the price tag of $26,000, even though that does get buyers a very nicely outfitted vehicle that comprises navigation, double-zone weather control, leather seats, and the UVO infotainment system of KIA. The current Kia Forte5 hatchback comes with the price tag of $27,000 and its higher-end models come with the push-button start, heated back seats and a heated steering wheel.