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2017 Kia Forte for Sale in Palatine, IL

2017 Kia Forte

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Performance

A Ride Like Never Before

Streamlined and efficient, the Kia Forte’s ride is nothing less than exceptional. With refined front and rear suspensions and power steering equipped, on top of a steel unibody construction, this compact sedan ensures an agile cruise every time you shift into drive. From its powertrain lineup to its transmission options, every aspect is truly up to par.

Application Dashboard
Technology

The Latest Systems at Your Fingertips

A world of capability awaits you in the Kia Forte every time you take the wheel. You can easily tap into an assortment of amenities, including music, navigation, and smartphone integration, on the optional center touchscreen. There is also a variety of conveniences and entertainment features available to enhance your time on the road.

Forte Interior

Comfort

The Perfect Home Away From Home

Albeit compact, the Forte doesn’t compromise on space or commodious amenities. Adjustable front seating with available heating and ventilating capabilities ensure year-round comfort, while premium materials sprinkle throughout the cabin for a supreme look and feel. Soft-touch surfaces, leather upholstery, and a front center console with a sliding armrest are just a few of the optional amenities.

Kia Driver assist technology
Safety

Where Peace of Mind Comes Standard

With the Forte comes safety – and a lot of it. As one of the most important aspects of a vehicle, you’ll have the utmost confidence on the road with its numerous driver-assist systems available. From long commutes to quick trips, you can count on the Forte for a dependable ride.

Additional Vehicle Information

  • Features
  • Specs

Features

Features

  • Technology
  • Comfort
  • Mechanical
  • Interior
  • Safety
  • Exterior

Technology

Audio System

Auxiliary audio input Bluetooth, jack, USB
Antenna type diversity, mast
In-Dash CD single disc, MP3 Playback
Total speakers 4
Radio AM/FM
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control
Satellite radio SiriusXM

Instrumentation

Trip computer
Driver information system
Clock
Gauge tachometer
Digital odometer
External temperature display
Fuel economy display MPG, range
Warnings and reminders low oil level, low fuel level, low washer fluid, tire fill alert
Trip odometer

Telematics

Wireless data link Bluetooth

Comfort

Comfort Features

Shift knob trim urethane
Armrests rear folding
Floor material carpet
Steering wheel trim urethane

Convenience Features

Cupholders front, rear
Steering wheel tilt and telescopic
One-touch windows 1
Cargo area light
Power steering
Retained accessory power
Multi-function remote keyless entry, panic alarm, trunk release
Power windows lockout button
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, phone
Rearview mirror manual day/night
Vanity mirrors dual
Power outlet(s) 12V front
Assist handle rear, front
Center console front console with armrest and storage
Storage door pockets, accessory hook

Air Conditioning

Front air conditioning zones single
Front air conditioning

Mechanical

Suspension

Front shock type monotube
Rear shock type monotube
Front suspension classification independent
Rear suspension classification semi-independent
Front struts MacPherson
Rear suspension type torsion beam
Rear spring type coil
Front stabilizer bar
Front spring type coil
Front suspension type lower control arms

Brakes

Rear brake type disc
Rear brake diameter 10.3
Front brake diameter 11.0
Front brake type ventilated disc
Braking assist
Electronic brakeforce distribution
ABS 4-wheel
Power brakes

Drivetrain

Axle ratio 3.07

Stability and Traction

Stability control
Traction control
Hill holder control

Engine

Battery saver
Alternator 90 amps

Interior

Seats

Driver seat manual adjustments height, 6, reclining
Rear headrests 3, adjustable
Passenger seat manual adjustments 4, reclining
Rear seat folding split
Front headrests 2, adjustable
Front seat type bucket
Upholstery cloth
Rear seat type 60-40 split bench

Seatbelts

Seatbelt pretensioners front
Seatbelt warning sensor front
Rear seatbelts 3-point
Front seatbelts 3-point
Emergency locking retractors front

Steering

Turns lock-to-lock 3.0
Steering ratio 15.7

Safety

Airbags

Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, rear

Safety

Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Energy absorbing steering column
Impact sensor door unlock
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Emergency interior trunk release
Impact absorbing bumpers
Crumple zones front, rear

Security

2-stage unlocking doors
Anti-theft system alarm with remote
Power door locks auto-locking

Mirrors

Side mirror adjustments power, manual folding
Side mirrors heated

Exterior

Tires and Rims

Wheel covers full
Tire type all season
Wheels steel
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Spare tire kit

Windows

Window defogger rear
Front wipers variable intermittent
Power windows safety reverse
Solar-tinted glass front, rear

Exterior Features

Front bumper color body-color
Mirror color body-color
Door handle color body-color
Grille color black
Exhaust tip color stainless-steel
Rear bumper color body-color
Window trim black

Lights

Taillights rear center
Headlights halogen

Specs

Specs

Drive Type

Drive Type FWD

Seating

Standard Seating 5
Max Seating 5
Head Room (front) 39.1 in
Head Room (rear) 37.3 in
Hip Room (front) 53.8 in
Hip Room (rear) 53.1 in
Shoulder Room (front) 56.1 in
Shoulder Room (rear) 54.9 in
Leg Room (front) 42.2 in
Leg Room (rear) 35.9 in
Seating Rows 2

Measurements of Size & Shape

Length 179.5 in
Width 70.1 in
Height 56.3 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in
Ground Clearance 5.3 in
Angle of Approach 15 degrees
Angle of Departure 19.9 degrees
Track Width (front) 61.5 in
Track Width (rear) 62 in

Measurements of Weight

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 3880 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Range 3001-4000 lbs
Curb Weight 2855 lbs

Interior Dimensions

Cargo Volume 14.9 cu ft
Passenger Volume 96.2 cu ft

Performance Specifications

Turning Circle 34.8 ft

Fuel Tanks

Fuel Capacity 13.2 Gallons

Wheels and Tires

Front Tire Type P195/65R15
Front Wheel Diameter 15.0 x 6.0 in
Rear Tire Type P195/65R15
Rear Wheel Diameter 15.0 x 6.0 in

Dealership Information

Crash-Test Ratings

2017 Kia Forte 4 DR FWD

Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Front Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Side Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Pole Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Combined Front
N/A
Side Combined Rear
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Rollover
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III SULEV30/PZEV ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
9
1
9
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
6
1
6
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 125 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
6
1
6
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 30 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
8
1
8
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
6
1
6
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( LEV-II ULEV ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
6
1
6
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

Awards

Award
Best Affordable Small Cars (2017 Model)
- US News

Award
Best Cars for the Money: Finalist (2017 Model)
- US News

Award
Best Vehicles By Class: Midsize Cars (2017 Model)
- GreenerCars.org

Award
Car of the Year: Contender (2017 Model)
- Motor Trend

Award
Drivers Choice: Best New Economy Car - Nominee (2017 Model)
- The Car Connection

Award
Initial Quality: Highest Ranked in Compact Car Segment (2017 Model)
- J.D. Power and Associates

Award
Top Recommended Sedans (2017 Model)
- Edmunds

Contact Information


Testimonials

I highly recommend

Abigal Rberts
11-21-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Vince and John were great. They were super helpful and flexible. They listened and helped me get a great deal on a used Mazda3. They went above and beyond by checking up on my purchase and when a week later I got a nail in my tire they fixed it! Amazing! I highly recommend the professional and caring sales people at McGrath.

The Best Prices!

Laura Macri
11-7-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I wanted a specific Kia with specific features, so I had to go out of state to find it. McGrath Arlington Kia gave me the best price AND we’re the closest of all dealers with that specific car. Yes, I did have to get a firm commitment on price and I insisted on wiring the money and getting a bill of sale prior to picking up the car so no other surprises awaited me, I did my research prior to contact. When I got there they had the paperwork ready and the car spotless and I was good to go. Paul and Eric were great to work with!

Dan went above and beyond!

Bob K
10-30-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I recently bought a used 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 from Dan at McGrath Kia. Who would have thought Kia would have the best deal on a used Chevy truck. Dan went above and beyond to make sure i was satisfied. His manager Joe was reasonable when negotiating price. No matter what kind of used vehicle your in the market for i would give Dan and Joe a shot.

Very Helpful

Ashley DiVenere
10-18-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I visited this dealer this weekend. George Res was the salesman that helped me while I was there. He was extremely helpful as I was buying my very first car. He made the process easy on my end and it ended up being much less stressful than I imagined it would be. He walked me through the entire time and made sure I fully understood every step of the way. If you are going to this dealer I would 100% recommend George!

Amazing!

Bella Vandala
10-3-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I bought my new fully loaded Kia with Jeremy and he’s amazing. Not only was he an amazing and knowledgeable rep, but his hygiene was pleasant. He smelled amazing. Like cascading snuggle kittens.... He such a handsome and helpful young man. Being an elderly widow I’m always scared of these fast talking slick mouthed jive turkey of sales men. But this strapping young man walked me through the process slowly. He was so helpful I referred my son to him who also bought a car. You’ve got a customer for life JEREMY !!!

Outstanding Customer Service

Ronald King Jr
9-17-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Where do I start? From the outstanding customer service to cordial atmosphere, the folks over at McGrath Kia really made the process of me buying my first car wonderful. Let me not forget to mention the sales rep Nick. Dude is a great guy!! He’s funny, nice to talk to, and BEYOND patient. Picture my situation- I am a 20 year old male, with little credit, with a mediocre credit score, trying to purchase a sport car. I had began to become frustrated because the banks wouldn’t accept my application. At McGrath Kia though, they have an extensive list of banks that they work with, and we were finally able to come to terms that we could both agree on. I highly recommend this dealership for ALL buyers. If they accepted me, they will accept you. I will be back down the line to trade in my Optima for a Stinger!

Smooth Car Buying.

John Rogers
8-29-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I cannot give high enough praise to the McGrath KIA team. They truly went above and beyond and gave me quite possibly the best and smoothest car buying experience of my life. George Res is truly one of the best in his field. See him and he will quite literally move heaven and Earth to get you in the car you've been waiting for. My most heartfelt thanks goes out to this dealer. They truly are changing the way people buy cars for the better. I would highly recommend this establishment to anyone that is in the market for a new or pre-owned car. You won't regret the time you spend there.

Overall Experience

Dennis K
8-8-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great experience.....bought a Kia Rio

Overall Experience

Melissa H
Wauconda, IL
7-25-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Awesome experience, very efficient!

Overall Experience

Gregory B
Barrington, IL
7-12-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Dino was very professional and provided excellent service.

Overall Experience

William E
Hartford, WI
7-4-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

very competent and personable staff

Overall Experience

Cecelia K
7-2-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Dino was a fantastic salesman. He was not pushy and very informative. I would purchase a vehicle from McGrath again.

Overall Experience

Gregory G
6-6-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

The salesman went out of his way to find a car to fit my needs and budget.

Overall Experience

Kimberly S
Palatine, IL
6-7-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Working with Sam was a wonderful experience. He was patient and listened to what we wanted and needed. Got us a great deal!!!! Made the transition and stress of buying a car easy and smooth. I have great experiences with Kia and you can't beat their warranty or prices.

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