2017 Kia Forte LX vs 2017 Kia Forte S vs 2017 Kia Forte EX Wichita Falls TX

If you thought the 2016 Kia Forte was a remarkable compact, thanks to its elegant design and fine fuel economy, then you're going to fall in love with the 2017 Kia Forte, which has upped its game with technology refinements and new options that are sure to please drivers young and old alike.

Since the 2017 Kia Forte is peerless in the compact field, we'll compare it to itself, so we can best help you find the trim level you desire, with our head-to-head of the 2017 Kia Forte LX vs. 2017 Kia Forte S vs. 2017 Kia Forte EX.

The 2017 Kia Forte LX is an affordable compact with more oomph than in 2016, with a powertrain upgrade to the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder MPI engine and to 147 HP, giving it performance that blows many in its class off the streets. It gets a wallet-friendly 29 mpg city and 38 mpg highway. But if it's options you want, then we're ready to oblige with an additional grade option for the 2017 Forte, the S trim level, which provides the same superior handling and style you expect from the Forte but with additional features compared to base LX models. You get UVO3 eServices, for example, which gives you access to a seven-inch touchscreen that puts streaming audio and driving directions only a tap away.

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2017 Kia Forte LX 2017 Kia Forte S 2017 Kia Forte EX
29 mpg city, 38 highway 29 mpg city, 38 highway 25 mpg city, 33 highway 
147 HP 147 HP 164 HP
New engine: 2.0L 4-cyl Multi-Point Injection (MPI) New engine: 2.0L 4-cyl Multi-Point Injection (MPI) 2.0L 4-cyl Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine 
Cloth seats New sporty trim level, comes with UVO3 eServices Comes with UVO3, heated seats, leather seats
15-inch wheels 16-inch wheels 17-inch wheels

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Those are some impressive features already for a compact, but at the top of the line, in the 2017 Kia Forte EX, you get the most grandiose package of all, with standard UVO3 but with upgrades like heated front seats to make it easy to recover if you're looking to escape a wet, rainy day, as well as the luxury feel that leather seat trim provides.

The 2017 Kia Forte provides high value – and high performance for a compact – whichever trim level you choose. So you can't go wrong with a test drive of a Forte at Patterson Kia of Wichita Falls, located at 2910 Old Jacksboro Highway in Wichita Falls TX. Some of the other models we have on the lot are the Kia Optima sedan and the Kia Sportage crossover SUV, among others. For more information please call us at (855) 439-6335 or come see us in person to see our inventory and test drive a model today.

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