Archive for the ‘Kia Forte5’ Category
Kia Forte Model History and Generations
The 2020 Kia Forte is a sight to behold, with styling cues from the fast-paced Kia Stinger and a refined overall feel that gives drivers a sense of luxury. The Forte has been around for three generations now, originating in 2010 with three different model variations. The history of this Kia model has been nothing but impressive and we wanted to take you through that history in this edition of Friendly Kia’s Family Tree.(more…)
2019 Kia Forte5 Release Date and Availability Update
With the 2019 Kia Forte having shaken up the entire compact segment, many of us were excited to see what the brand-new form factor, platform and standard technology would do to the more niche 5-door segment. (more…)
2019 Kia Forte5 Specs and Release Date Speculation
We’re still living off the amazing high that is the release of the 2019 Kia Forte. With the 2019 Kia Forte, Kia has again both challenged and led the compact car class, elevating the small and high-value vehicles to a stylish and feature-packed plane. The design alone is one of our favorite things about the 2019 Kia Forte. It’s sleek, it’s got the aggressive exterior elements of the Kia Stinger and the luxurious interior elements of a car like the K900. (more…)
What is the Most Fun Car?
Celebrating holidays that remind us of our identity as Americans is a double-edged sword. On one hand, we remember the ones who went before us and gave their time, effort and sometimes their lives to help preserve our status as a nation. On the other hand, everybody who has helped build this nation into what it is today has done so with the goal of seeing it as a bastion of freedom and liberty. (more…)
2018 Kia Forte Sunroof Option and Availability
Is there any feeling quite as great as hitting the highway with windows open? The sensation of driving in beautiful weather, and getting to experience all the sunshine, warm air and gentle breeze is the most liberating when you’re driving. In West Central Florida, we’re fortunate to have the kind of weather that makes this type of driving not only possible but attainable almost year-round. (more…)
How Do Turbochargers Work?
If you’ve been car shopping within the last few years, you’ve probably seen the term turbo or turbocharged used to describe a car that has been given an extra speed or performance boost. Is this just clever marketing? Does the T after the numbers on the back of somebody’s car (2.0T, 3.5T 1.6T etc) mean anything? (more…)
2018 Kia Forte Vs. 2018 Kia Forte5
Whether fairly or unfairly, compact cars have gotten a reputation for cutting corners. Arising out of the sedan-obsessed 70s and 80s, compact cars sought to provide transportation to individuals and families with a lower price point, and better fuel economy, than their larger midsize counterparts. (more…)
2018 Kia Forte5 Specs and Features
It’s us, the rebellion, we’ve been making headway against BIG3’s mundane vehicle choices all year, but I don’t think even we were ready for how much damage we could do with this model. We detailed the 2018 Kia Sedona in a previous post, but today we’re talking about something smaller and more accessible – a car for the people, with storage space, performance and fun to boot. (more…)
2017 Kia Forte5 Hatchback Exterior Paint Color Options
The 2017 Kia Forte5 continues the proud tradition of Kia hatchbacks with superb performance and versatility, thanks to the 2017 Forte5’s peak performance of 201 HP, and available cargo room of 23.2 cubic feet. Also included with the 2017 Forte5 is sublime fuel economy, with 28 combined miles per gallon.
While these are all nice attributes of this sporty hatchback, that’s not really what we’re here to talk about. No, we’re going to consider the 10 exterior color options for the 2017 Forte5, as well as its interior fabric options. Read on for images of these colors, and more information, after the page break!
2017 Kia Forte5 Hatchback Release Availability Specs
The 2017 Kia Forte5 is on the lot, and is bringing its fun versatility to a road near you. So if you would like a compact hatchback that can fit more of your bags and also save you a ton at the gas pump, then you’ll want to see our specs and availability information on this exciting new release!