2018 Kia Forte Specs, Price, Release Date

Wednesday, January 23rd 2019. | Kia

In facing the tougher auto competition, many auto manufacturers are competing to produce the rows of stunning vehicle to the market. Kia auto team is one among which plans to introduce the brand new generation of Forte. The future Kia Forte will be released as 2018 model supposing there will be modern changes and betterment enhanced to the vehicle. Despite the obvious pictures of the crossover are still limited, the ongoing speculations will give us a bit illustration on how the 2018 Kia Forte will be alike. Moreover, to be attractive for the potential buyers, providing the latest technological features should be taken into account.

2018 Kia Forte Side Angle


The detailed new elements on the outer part have not been clearly affirmed. Nevertheless, the design styling of next 2018 Kia Forte is still maintained to have the impressive touches as the former models. In the front end, we might notice the new HID headlights highlighted.

2018 Kia Forte SedanInterior

Similarly, the information on the interior may not be satisfying. Badged as modern vehicle, the automaker will certainly equip the cabin with the premium materials for the seats upholstery and the high-tech components for the infotainment system. Standard features such as an 8-inch screen, center console and navigation system could be noticed around the dashboard. We are expecting that there will be more details on safety and entertainment services later on.


Instead of the styling and new components, improving the car performance will be prioritized as well. As reported, there will be two distinct engine options going to be injected to the 2018 Kia Forte hood. First drivetrain comes from the engine unit of a 2.0 liter inline-four credible to generate the output of 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. Another option will be a 1.4 liter inline-four turbocharged version with the power output of 128 HP and 156 pound feet of torque. The configuration of transmission and the wheel drive types will be soon confirmed.

2018 Kia Forte Rear Angle2018 Kia Forte Release Date and Price

The information on the car price and premiere date still remain questionable. No credible news reports have made the convincing predictions and speculations on it. Considering that it is designated as 2018 Kia Forte, the most possible time for the exhibition will be anytime in 2017.