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Kia Forte5 in Boulder, CO

Drivers from Boulder and Denver who are in search of a hot hatchback that doesn’t compromise when it comes to space, safety, or technology should check out the 2016 Kia Forte5. A sporty vehicle with plenty of options coming in at an affordable price, the Forte5 is a favorite among local drivers.
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Starting at $18,090

2016 Kia Forte5
25 / 33miles per gallon (city/highway)
173horsepower, 2.0L Inline 4-Cylinder Engine

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Trim Levels and Price

The 2016 Kia Forte remains competitive no matter your chosen model. Three are available, allowing Boulder and Denver drivers to identify the right option to meet their needs.

  • LX: Starting at $18,090, the LX is remarkably comfortable and convenient for an entry-level model, having been outfitted with a remote keyless entry system, a 6-way adjustable driver’s seat, and projector-beam headlights.
  • EX: Starting at $20,390, the EX upgrades styling with a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, enhances the responsiveness of your drive with a flex steer driver-selectable steering assist system, and adds a rearview monitor for confident reversing.
  • SX: Starting at $20,990, the SX stands on 18-inch alloy wheels and boasts a sport-tuned suspension. You’ll also upgrade to a turbocharged engine and enjoy styling features such as alloy pedals and dual chrome exhaust tips.
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Powertrains and MPG

The 2016 Kia Forte5 backs up its sporty appearance by equipping two punchy powertrains.

  • 2.0L Inline 4-cylinder: LX and EX trims receive the smooth responsive power of a 2.0L four-cylinder engine, which produces up to 173 horsepower and 154 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed automatic comes as standard earning Boulder and Denver drivers up to 25 mpg in the city and an impressive 33 on the highway.
  • 1.6L Inline 4-cylinder: Advanced turbocharging technology takes your output right up to a track-ready 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. In line with its sportier performance, the 1.6L is paired with a 6-speed manual transmission system that will earn up to 21 mpg in the city and 29 on the highway.
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Features and Design

The 2016 Forte5’s hatchback model is the master of versatility. In addition to a generous level of passenger space for all five occupants, the vehicle is able to accommodate up to 23.2 cubic feet of cargo. Whether you need space for the weekly shop or room enough to take the kids to college, the Forte5 is ready and waiting.

It also offers plenty of standard and available technology, particularly when you opt for either the Premium Plus or Technology package.

The Premium Plus package includes:

  • GPS Navigation
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Dual-Zone Climate Control
  • A UVO Infotainment System

The Technology package includes:

  • GPS Navigation
  • Heated and Cooled Seats
  • Power Moonroof
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The Kia Forte5 remains a favorite with Boulder and Denver families, and that has a lot to do with its outstanding safety ratings. The NHTSA just put the 2016 model through an exhaustive battery of crash simulation tests before awarding it a top rating of five-stars, so that high level of protection has certainly continued.

Each model comes as standard with:

  • Antilock Disc Brakes
  • Traction Control
  • Stability Control
  • Front Side Airbags
  • Side Curtain Airbags

Additionally, the available UVO eServices telematics package offers a range of expanded safety technologies, including:

  • Emergency Crash Notification: Automatically contacts the appropriate authorities in the unlikely event of an accident taking place.
  • Secondary Driver Monitoring: If you lend your Forte5 to another driver, you’ll be able to monitor their driving times, vehicle speed, and set location limits.
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With its high standard of safety, range of energetic engines, and generous interior dimensions, the 2016 Kia Forte5 has attracted plenty of glowing industry reviews.

  • “The 2016 Kia Forte, instead of taking after its larger sedan sibling, the Optima, continues to keep its own style—combining design finesse with a more nimble driving personality, and a great, value-minded feature set.” – The Car Connection
  • “With 4-door sedan, 2-door coupe or 5-door hatchback body styles, a surprising amount of features, and an available 201-horsepower turbocharged engine, the 2016 Forte comes in almost any flavor you want.” – Kelley Blue Book
  • “In a 2015 First Test review, we praised the car’s stylish exterior, cargo space, user-friendly infotainment system and excellent material quality for the class.” – Motor Trend
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The 2016 Kia Forte5 is Both Fun to Drive and Highly Practical

Drivers all across Colorado have found their ideal hatchback in the 2016 Kia Forte5. To find out more, or to arrange a test drive, just contact one of the team at Fisher Kia today. We can’t wait to put our Boulder and Denver customers behind the wheel of this stylish compact car!

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