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2018 Kia Forte near Cross Plains, WI

The 2018 Kia Forte: A Compact with a Lot to Offer Cross Plains Drivers

Cross Plains is something like a quintessential small Wisconsin town. Home to little more than a couple thousand residents, this village enjoys all the benefits of a cozy rural town while simultaneously enjoying close access to the larger city of Madison and all its business and entertainment possibilities. You might even say that Cross Plains is a compact place that offers an incredible array of exciting attributes and opportunities, a place where a dynamic compact car like the 2018 Kia Forte is perfect for.

The 2018 Kia Forte is a standout choice in the compact sedan market. It's a vehicle that's sleek on the outside and surprisingly spacious on the inside. This car has a lot going for it and would make the perfect vehicle addition to many Cross Plains garages. See what we mean with the following quick look at just a few of the outstanding facets of this beautiful compact sedan:

A Top LIst of Top Attributes of the 2018 Kia Forte Available Near Cross Plains

  • Spacious seats. First things first, compact sedans receive that classification because they are generally compact. In general, this class makes up for the smallest of cars on the market. And yet, the 2018 Kia Forte is surprisingly spacious given its compact car designation. Even adults over six feet will enjoy being able to stretch their feet out in the back -- and not have to worry about their head slamming into the roof when climbing in or out.
  • Stellar exterior styling. When you buy a new vehicle, you want it to look nice. After all, big item cars like vehicles say something about us whether we want them to or not. In either case, most Cross Plains drivers are sure to love the bold and beautiful exterior styling of the 2018 Kia Forte. This sedan boasts a striking front grille that centers between the two unique curves of the front headlight covers. In the rear are dual exhaust tips that give the sedan a sportier, racing-style appearance. And that sporty look is backed by with the vehicle's sporty yet incredibly stable handling that makes this a fun and exciting vehicle to drive whether it's around town or across the country.
  • Strong in safety. This latest Kia Forte did remarkably well in all of its collision testings, earning the highest scores possible both by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Its high rankings are thanks in part to the outstanding body design of the sedan that enables it to safely absorb and redirect impacts in the event of a collision to minimize occupant injury. This model also offers a long list of available active driver safety features like a lane keeping assist, blind spot monitor, and lane departure warning.
  • User-intuitive infotainment system. Every 2018 Kia Forte comes packed with a touchscreen display screen that's outfitted with Kia's stellar UVO infotainment system. This is a user-friendly system that makes it easy to stream your contacts, audio, and navigation from your phone with user-intuitive menus that are easy to navigate.

Test Drive the 2018 Kia Forte Today at a Dealership Near Cross Plains

Our team at Russ Darrow Mazda of Madison loves the attributes of the 2018 Kia Forte and love showing it off. Which is why we want to invite you down to our dealership near Cross Plains. Come see our wide selection of Kia Fortes, learn more about the available trims and their differences, and then take your favorite picks for a test-drive!

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  • 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
Multi-function 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
Door sill trim scuff plate

Convenience Features

Cupholders front, rear
Steering wheel tilt and telescopic
One-touch windows 1
Cargo area light
Cruise control
Power steering
Retained accessory power
Multi-function remote keyless entry, panic alarm, trunk release
Power windows lockout button
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, cruise control, 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
Battery maintenance-free
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

Awards

Award
Best Vehicles By Class: Midsize Cars (2018 Model)
- GreenerCars.org

Award
Customer Love Index Winner: Brand Under 26k (2018 Model)
- Strategic Vision

Award
Top 10 Sedans (2018 Model)
- Autobytel

Crash-Test Ratings

2018 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

Dealership Information

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III SULEV30 ?
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.
7
1
7
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
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.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III ULEV70 ?
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.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
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.
Yes

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.
7
1
7
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
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.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 70 ?
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.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
7
1
7
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.
Yes

Additional Vehicle Information

Sales Hours

608-716-3192

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Current Inventory

There are currently no 2018 Kia Forte LX 4dr Sedan 6A for Sale in inventory

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Your Kia Maintenance Schedule

There's a lot of work that goes into owning a car, especially if you want to keep yours in good shape for many miles to come. The best way to make sure your Kia lasts a long time and runs smoothly the whole time you drive it is to schedule regular maintenance. In fact, a little bit of maintenance can save you tons of potential repair costs. One of the toughest parts about keeping up with maintenance on your Kia is knowing when it's time to take your car to a mechanic. The best thing you can do is talk with your local Kia dealer and figure out a schedule for when you can take your car in. If you're in the Madison, WI, area, the best place to schedule your Kia service is Russ Darrow Kia of Madison.

Finding Your Kia’s Maintenance Schedule

Determining how often you need to have your Kia serviced starts with figuring out the recommended intervals between various types of service. For example, your tires need to be changed a lot more often than transmission fluid but not nearly as often as you should change your oil. You can find more information about the recommended intervals between each type of service by reading your owner's manual or talking to a mechanic.

In addition to keeping up with the little maintenance tasks, you should also have a tune-up done at certain milestones to make sure you're keeping everything in good shape. A lot of mechanics will recommend you have a 30,000, 60,000 and 90,000-mile maintenance appointment at the very least. However, you should never wait until the next maintenance appointment if you think there's something wrong with your Kia.

The Russ Darrow Kia of Madison Difference

Simply knowing how important it is to take care of your Kia isn't enough; you also need to make sure you're putting your trust in the right mechanic. If you're looking for a good place to schedule Kia service near Monona, WI, the folks at Russ Darrow Kia of Madison can help you get things sorted out. Not only can we check your Kia today to make sure there aren't any problems, but we can also set up a service schedule that works for you. Remembering to take your Kia in for service can be tough, especially if you've got a busy life. With the help of a Kia service schedule from the folks at Russ Darrow Kia of Madison, you can keep your Kia up and running and in great shape for years to come.