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2017 Kia Forte for Sale in Highland, IN

2017 Kia Forte

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Performance

A Ride Like Never Before

Streamlined and efficient, the Kia Forte’s ride is nothing less than exceptional. With refined front and rear suspensions and power steering equipped, on top of a steel unibody construction, this compact sedan ensures an agile cruise every time you shift into drive. From its powertrain lineup to its transmission options, every aspect is truly up to par.

Application Dashboard
Technology

The Latest Systems at Your Fingertips

A world of capability awaits you in the Kia Forte every time you take the wheel. You can easily tap into an assortment of amenities, including music, navigation, and smartphone integration, on the optional center touchscreen. There is also a variety of conveniences and entertainment features available to enhance your time on the road.

Forte Interior

Comfort

The Perfect Home Away From Home

Albeit compact, the Forte doesn’t compromise on space or commodious amenities. Adjustable front seating with available heating and ventilating capabilities ensure year-round comfort, while premium materials sprinkle throughout the cabin for a supreme look and feel. Soft-touch surfaces, leather upholstery, and a front center console with a sliding armrest are just a few of the optional amenities.

Kia Driver assist technology
Safety

Where Peace of Mind Comes Standard

With the Forte comes safety – and a lot of it. As one of the most important aspects of a vehicle, you’ll have the utmost confidence on the road with its numerous driver-assist systems available. From long commutes to quick trips, you can count on the Forte for a dependable ride.

Additional Vehicle Information

  • 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
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

Convenience Features

Cupholders front, rear
Steering wheel tilt and telescopic
One-touch windows 1
Cargo area light
Power steering
Retained accessory power
Multi-function remote keyless entry, panic alarm, trunk release
Power windows lockout button
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, 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
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

Dealership Information

Crash-Test Ratings

2017 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

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III SULEV30/PZEV ?
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.
9
1
9
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
6
1
6
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.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 125 ?
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.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
6
1
6
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.
N/A

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.
8
1
8
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
6
1
6
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.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( LEV-II ULEV ?
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.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
6
1
6
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.
N/A

Awards

Award
Best Affordable Small Cars (2017 Model)
- US News

Award
Best Cars for the Money: Finalist (2017 Model)
- US News

Award
Best Vehicles By Class: Midsize Cars (2017 Model)
- GreenerCars.org

Award
Car of the Year: Contender (2017 Model)
- Motor Trend

Award
Drivers Choice: Best New Economy Car - Nominee (2017 Model)
- The Car Connection

Award
Initial Quality: Highest Ranked in Compact Car Segment (2017 Model)
- J.D. Power and Associates

Award
Top Recommended Sedans (2017 Model)
- Edmunds

Contact Information


Testimonials

Rashaun L. Patterson
Rashaun L. Patterson
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Joseph Hull
Joseph Hull
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7-2-2020
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Great service

michael lloyd
michael lloyd
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6-25-2020
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Gary Barron
Gary Barron
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6-20-2020
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Ted Brockly
Ted Brockly
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6-17-2020
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They were fun to work with.

Nathan Steyer
Nathan Steyer
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6-13-2020
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I had a great experience here. Mike helped me out with a great deal and I’m now driving a brand new 2020 Kia Optima SE !!!!

bill kyes
bill kyes
GOOGLE
6-10-2020
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Great friendly service. Car buying made easy

"Had a great experience! Wasn’t intending to buy a car but..."

Mpw
DEALERRATER
6-4-2020
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Had a great experience! Wasn’t intending to buy a car but I left the lot with a 2017 Kia Sorento with no money down and everyone was very nice and very helpful!

Allison S.
YELP
6-2-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I have been a customer at Thomas Kia of Highland for the past five years and will not go anywhere else! My family has purchased a Sorento, Cadenza and Telluride and every time have been met with professionalism and service that far exceeded our expectations. We were unable to find what we were looking for or receive the kind of attention we were given at Kia at other dealerships years ago---that is why we are loyal customers! If you want a fair, honest and reliable car-buying experience, you will find it here. Mike, Itxel, Nick and Sam have been the sales staff we have met with regularly. Routine maintenance with the service and parts department was also a very easy and affordable experience, especially when we were leaving on a long vacation and wanted to ensure our vehicle was ready to go. We have dealt with Neddie in the service department as well as Matt in the finance office.

Cindy Castro
Cindy Castro
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5-30-2020
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Great. Easy service

Jacqueline Castro
Jacqueline Castro
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5-30-2020
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Edwin Rodriguez
Edwin Rodriguez
GOOGLE
5-19-2020
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Today I had a great experience purchasing my Kia Sportage thanks to the salesman John Roney. He gave plentiful information on the features of my SUV. Helped me get a great price and made me feel comfortable in signing the dotted line. I'm loving the truck and couldn't be happier.

GuruWM84Q
CARGURUS
5-18-2020
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Very helpful Great service.

jasesser
jasesser
CARGURUS
5-8-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Very responsive and helpful!

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CARGURUS
5-7-2020
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Very insightful and professional.

Mike Stoddard
Mike Stoddard
GOOGLE
4-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I was in there yesterday afternoon and i bought a 2020 Kia Forte and best sales experience i ever had and i was able drive off the lot same day and this is the first i bought a new car and first time i purchased something other than a General Motors or Ford and i recommend this place and very convenient

Joshua Romero
Joshua Romero
GOOGLE
4-13-2020
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Charles Billstrand
Charles Billstrand
GOOGLE
4-12-2020
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marlana payne
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4-11-2020
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Tonia Woodhall
Tonia Woodhall
GOOGLE
4-9-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star Empty Star

The people were nice & friendly however, it took a little over three hours to get my flat tire fixed. I thought it took longer because they’d spent extra time washing it but that wasn’t the case. I have spots all over the windows/ mirrors, the rims weren’t clean and it was as if it just got a quick spray down. I’m shocked after having someone wait that long it’d be acceptable to leave it like that. It was my first time getting serviced there so hopefully next time is better.

Annette King
Annette King
GOOGLE
4-9-2020
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Joan Blackwell
Joan Blackwell
GOOGLE
4-9-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

This experience was great. Everyone was friendly and eager to make sure my daughter was satisfied with her car choice. They walked us through every step of the process. I highly recommend going to Kia.

Peggy Martin
Peggy Martin
GOOGLE
4-9-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Thomas sent someone to pick up my vehicle for service, got the service done, washed the vehicle and returned it to me all in short order. They kept us all safe during this quarantine and got the job done well and with good humor !! YAY TEAM !

Merrill Kikkert
Merrill Kikkert
GOOGLE
4-9-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Nice staff friendly smiles , felt welcomed as soon as I opened the door + hospitality was great Jose is the guy The Way car buying should be

Jasmin Horton
Jasmin Horton
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4-9-2020
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Tim Allen
Tim Allen
GOOGLE
4-2-2020
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Felicia Lyles
Felicia Lyles
GOOGLE
4-2-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

Thomas KIA workers are always pleasant and professional.. during this crisis they where cleaning surfaces in the waiting area... it was good to see them being concerned about their customers on a personal and professional level. THANK YOU.

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4-2-2020
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Katie Gunzenhauser
Katie Gunzenhauser
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4-2-2020
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Samantha Nauracy
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3-30-2020
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Derrick Davis
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3-30-2020
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3-30-2020
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3-30-2020
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3-30-2020
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John Oakley
John Oakley
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3-30-2020
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