If you're looking for style, fuel-efficiency, a great deal on a new vehicle, you should consider a test drive in the 2012 Kia Forte.
The new sporty compact by Kia is available is 3 forms this year: a standard four-sedan, a two-door Koup and a roomier five-door hatchback. Standout features for the new Forte include: roomy and comfortable cabin space, excellent standard connectivity offerings, and elegant, yet simple styling.
In 2012, the Forte remains an IIHS Top Safety pick, and includes such safety amenities as electronic stability control, seat-mounted side airbags, and front active headrests. Overall, the fuel-efficient Forte achieves 25 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. If you are concerned about the price of gas, a Fuel Economy Package is also available for the EX trim, which adds the five-speed automatic transmission usually paired with the 2.4-liter engine, as well as electric power steering, low rolling resistance tires, and a smart alternator system. There is also an optional Convenience Package adding a power sunroof and leather trim on all models.
You also have choices in transmission depending on the trims. The LX and EX models, equipped with a 156 horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine comes with a five-speed manual as standard, offering a four-speed automatic as optional, while the sporty SX is fitted with a 173 horsepower 2.4-liter four-cylinder, six-speed standard as manual, with and optional five-speed automatic transmission. In terms of prices, the Kia Forte LX is starting at only $15,200 while the standard SX is $19,100.
Now that you read about the new Kia Forte, it's time to come see it! Stop by Mike Shaw Kia, conveniently located at 6802 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX, 78412 or give us a call at 1-888-903-9919 to schedule a test drive today!.