Kia’s reputable compact car will soon be hitting the market. Following the success of its predecessor, new 2016 Kia Forte is coming with high expectations.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
New Forte is coming with some nice changes and improvements that will make this model more competitive and make it stand out among the competition. It will keep its recognizable modern and sporty design. Some of the changes that will be visible on the outside of the vehicle include a new pair of LED taillights and new daytime running lights. New 2016 Kia Forte will be available as a hatchback (Forte 5) which comes with four doors, and a coupe version (Koup) that has two doors. Attractive design will be continued to the cabin of the new model. It will be spacious and comfortable, with enough leg-room and head-room. Depending on the trim level, different high-tech features will be included. Bluetooth connectivity, USB port, heated mirrors, rear view camera, electric windows, and satellite navigation, are just some of the many features that will be available with the new model.
2016 KIA FORTE ENGINE
Kia will most likely offer a couple of engine options with their new model. The first option will be a 1.8-liter inline 4-cylinder engine. This unit will come with a base model of the new 2016 Kia Forte and will be able to produce up to 148 horsepower and around 145 lb-ft of torque. It will be paired with a 6-speed manual transmission system. The second engine option will be a 2.0-liter unit that will be capable of delivering up to 173 horsepower and will come with a 6-speed automatic transmission system as a standard. Both of these engines will be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds and return up to 26 mpg on average.
RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE
Kia has not yet announced any official information regarding the release date and price of the new model. However, we can probably expect to see the new 2016 Kia Forte on the market before the end of 2015. When it comes to its price, it is expected to be in the range from $17,000 to $28,000, depending on the trim level.