New 2017 Kia Forte in Tomball, near Houston, TX

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Get the Inside Scoop on the New and Improved 2017 Kia Forte

When it comes to shopping for a new car in Tomball, the 2017 Kia Forte makes for a great choice. Boasting a new engine under the hood, and available in a handful of trim levels with a variety of available features and technologies, this year's Forte is the perfect choice, whether you plan on financing or leasing your next vehicle in the Houston area. To learn more, we encourage you to read on below...

Boasting a New Base Engine along with Updated Driver Assistance Features

At the heart and soul of the updated Kia Forte, you'll find an all-new 2.0-liter engine. Replacing the Forte's original 1.8-liter engine, the 2.0-liter comes paired to a either a six-speed manual or a new six-speed automatic transmission. Churning out a full 147-horsepower, this new engine will be sure to provide you with all of the power you need to conquer the road ahead.

Also available on this year's Kia Forte are a slew of new driver assistance features including Autonomous Emergency Braking, a Rear Cross Traffic Alert, a Forward Collision Warning and Dynamic Bending Light. Made to inspire confidence and improve safety, you can't go wrong when choosing a new Forte that's equipped with these features.

Kia Adds an All-New Trim Level into the Mix

Available in LX and EX trim levels, Kia has also added a new S trim in to the mix. Opt for the base LX trim level and you'll find standard features such as fully powered accessories, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth handsfree connectivity, and a four-speaker sound system. Step up to the EX and added features include keyless entry and ignition, ambient interior lighting, leather upholstery, heated front seats and dual-zone automatic temperature control.

As for the new S trim level? Adding a sport tuned suspension, this all-new trim level aims to bring out the Forte's sportier side with features such as adjustable drive modes, unique black cloth upholstery featuring white contrast stitching, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob along with a 7-inch touchscreen display featuring Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Kia's Uvo eServices system.

Visit Beck & Masten Kia and Get Behind the Wheel for a 2017 Forte Test Drive

Whether you have questions about the 2017 Kia Forte or are ready to take it out for a spin, we encourage you to peruse our available inventory online and then stop by our showroom for a test drive. Conveniently located in Tomball, TX and just around the corner from Houston and Spring, we look forward to welcoming you in to our new Kia dealership soon.

2017 Kia Forte Trims & Options

Forte LX

2017 Kia Forte LX

The LX trim of the Kia Forte starts off the Kia Forte line-up with a bang. The 2.0-liter DOHC I-4 Atkinson Cycle engine provides 147-horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque while its six-speed manual transmission gives you the opportunity to be completely in control.

The exterior contains such amenities as heated mirrors, projector beam headlights, and 15-inch steel wheels with full covers. You can also choose from seven exterior colors, including Garnet Red, Silky Silver, and Titanium Bronze. Inside you will find an AM/FM/CD/MP3/SiriusXM audio system with both BLUETOOTH and steering-wheel mounted connectivity. A comfortable woven cloth covers all of the seats while the 60/40 fold-down seats grant you ample space for all of your larger items.

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Forte S

2017 Kia Forte S

The S trim is the sportiest of the three. It has the same engine as the LX trim level, but has been upgraded to a six-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic technology. It also has a Sport-Tuned Suspension, to provide it with extra sporty handling, and 16-inch alloy wheels.

The exterior has added LED Positioning Lights, a rear trunk lid spoiler, and chrome exhaust tips. The cabin includes a seven-inch touch-screen UVO eServices device, which is capable of connecting with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, tweeter speakers, a rear-camera display, and unique black sport cloth seats.

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Forte EX

2017 Kia Forte EX

The EX trim amps up the power. A 2.0-liter DOHC I-4 engine puts out 164-horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque which is run on 17-inch alloy wheels. Before you can even enjoy the extra muscle behind the wheel the EX welcomes you to enter with its Welcome Lighting and Illuminated Door Handle Pockets. It also has LED mirror-mounted turn signals, power-folding mirrors, a smart trunk, and many other helpful exterior features.

The interior is just as welcoming. Dual-zone automatic temperature control gives both you and your passenger control over their heat/cool preferences while a plethora of added details, like a folding rear center armrest with cup holders and heated front seats, allow you to relax even more. The EX comes with leather seats, instead of cloth, and ventilation for the front seats is also available.

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