Hi. Mitch here from Fisher Honda Kia in Boulder. I am here today to talk to you guys about the 2014 Kia Forte. This car comes in two trim levels, the LX and the EX and today we are going to go over a little of both.
So we are going to start by looking under the hood today. This here is our LX trim level. It comes with a 1.8 liter engine, 4 cylinders, it produces a 148 horsepower. The EX comes with a slightly larger engine at 2.0 liters which produces a 173 horsepower. Both are 6 speed transmissions.
Alright, so on the LX you are going to get 15 inch steel wheels with hubcaps. On the EX you are going to get standard 16 inch alloy wheels.
On the EX model you have power folding outside mirrors. As you look at the exterior styling of this vehicle you can tell that it is very sporty, European and sleek.
This vehicle is great in fuel economy. It gets 25 miles to the gallon in the city, 36 on the highway and 29 combined.
So I will open the truck for all of you to take a look. As you can see this car comes with plenty of storage space in the back and just in case you do not have enough there is 60 — 40 split folding seats for extra room for things like skies and snowboards.
Alright so in the back here you do have your LATCH safety restraints for child seats. You also have 3 point seatbelts on every seat in the back.
So now we are going to go over some of the interior features of the vehicle. As you can see here you got power windows, power locks, and power mirrors. On the left side of the steering wheel you have the Active Eco System button. What this does is regulate your gear ratios and your air conditioning just a little bit to provide for the best fuel economy. You also have Electronic Stability Control. What this feature does is keeps you from over-steering or under-steering into a wide turn.
As you can see here, you have steering wheel mounted controls for your audio system. You can adjust the volume, or the mode. You can control everything though voice activation. You can also answer or decline phone calls and adjust your trip meter which displays here.
You have your standard lights and windshield wiper controls on the left and right side of the steering wheel and here you got your audio system. This comes with AM , FM and Sirius satellite radio, CD and MP3 capability. You have AUX and USB connectivity and Blue Tooth capability as well. You got your heating and air condition system here. And down here you have a feature we call the Sportmatic Transmission. This operates just like a standard automatic also though you can slide it over to this left side here and you can choose to change gears yourself by going up or down. Also this vehicle comes with 6 standard airbags including side curtain airbags, ABS brakes, Electronic Stability Control, and Electronic Brake Force Distribution.
So that wraps it up today for the 2014 Kia Forte. Come on by to Fisher Kia in Boulder and speak to me Mitch Davis or anyone of our Kia staff and take a test ride for yourself in a great new Kia Forte.