The 2017 Kia Forte Hatchback is a compact hatchback offered in 3 trims, starting off at a base MSRP of $18,200. For that price, it mainly competes with the Ford Focus Hatchback, the Honda Civic Hatchback, and the Hyundai Elantra GT Hatchback. Between 3 trims, the Forte Hatchback offers 3 powertrains. The base engine is a 2.0L inline-4 engine making 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission as standard. If more power is required there is a 201 horsepower-making 1.6L turbocharged inline-4 engine. This engine is offered with a choice between a 6-speed manual transmission and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The Forte Hatchback reaches 60 mph from zero in 8.4 seconds with the base engine, which gets pumped up to 6.9 seconds with the turbocharged engine. Depending on the powertrain, the Forte Hatchback can manage a combined fuel economy of between 25 and 28 mpg. While we’re on the topic of choices, the 7 striking colors the Forte Hatchback comes in really pull you towards itself.
|Name||Invoice Price||MSRP||Number of Listings|
|EX 5dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6A)||$20966||$22100||35 Listings|
|LX 5dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6A)||$17463||$18200||192 Listings|