2018 Kia Forte5 Trim Level Comparison

kia forte trim levels lx ex and sx

Compact hatchback cars put the “fun” into functionality. They give you a ride that is small and nimble with the kind of handling and agility that makes taking corners, acceleration and passing other vehicles a treat. With the rear 5th door, you can bring even more along with you on your adventures than their sedan counterparts allow. Additionally, your passengers will enjoy being able to reach cargo and the added headroom that comes along with the body style.

For 2018, the Kia Forte5 enjoys small, but welcome, changes which serve to add further value to what is already among the best values in the compact class. Base trimmed LX models who opt for the Popular Package will now enjoy a new 16” alloy wheel design, LED taillights and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Top-trimmed, SX, models now include the Orange Color Pack as a standard feature.

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2018 Kia Forte5 LX

2018 Kia Forte5 EX

2018 Kia Forte5 SX

Engine power 164 horsepower 164 horsepower 201 horsepower
Fuel efficiency (auto) 28 combined MPG 28 combined MPG 27 combined MPG
Standard heated exterior mirrors Yes – Black Yes – Black Yes – Body color
Standard wheels 15” steel with covers 17” alloy 18” alloy
Standard audio system 6-speaker with AM/FM/CD/MP3 UVO w/7” touchscreen UVO w/7” touchscreen
Seating trim Woven cloth Leather Sport leather with orange accent

Test-Drive the Versatile 2018 Kia Forte5 in Tampa, Clearwater, Brandon, Wesley Chapel, St. Petersburg, Hudson and Beyond!

The 2018 Kia Forte5 is a vehicle with utility and enjoyment at its core. The hatchback allows you to carry a generous 56.4 cubic feet of cargo with you as you enjoy the spirited 5-door’s thrilling engine, transmission and handling. Up to 5 passengers can ride in comfort and luxury with the Forte5’s available Sport Leather trim and UVO infotainment system.

If you’re looking for a more minimalist experience and the kind of driver who focuses on efficiency, the 2018 Kia Forte5 LX delivers 28 combined MPG without flinching on its horsepower. The standard infotainment system is leagues ahead of the standard base trim level systems offered on class competitors and the woven cloth interior is soft and comfortable.

Even in its base trim, the 2018 Forte5 offers front seat one-touch auto-up/down windows, Bluetooth® hands-free audio and phone tech, Sirius XM® satellite radio and a chrome exhaust tip. Top-trimmed models of the 2018 Kia Forte5 receive embellishments reserved for luxury-class models like a power sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control and heated front seats.

At Friendly Kia, we love selling vehicles like the 2018 Kia Forte5. Perhaps no car so well combines the functionality of a hatchback car with the fun and engaging experience of a faster compact model. For more information on the 2018 Kia Forte5 or to schedule a test drive, contact us today!