Used 2015 Kia Forte

2015 Kia Forte
List price range
$9,990 - $16,599

Pros

  • Spacious interior for both sedan and coupe
  • many features available
  • strong engines on EX and SX trims
  • easy-to-use controls
  • lengthy warranty coverage.

Cons

  • Below average fuel efficiency
  • ride quality sometimes unrefined
  • middling frontal-impact safety scores.

Used 2015 Kia Forte for Sale

Kia Forte 2015 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
28,461 miles
List$10,950
Est.Loan: $205/mo
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Kia Forte 2015 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
73,012 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
LX
List$9,395
Est.Loan: $176/mo
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%28LFT%29 Too new for the lot%2521 Coming Soon%2521. FitzWay Plus Used, Maryland State Inspection
Kia Forte 2015 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
29,184 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
LX
(2)
Fairfax Motors
16.9 mi away
List$11,750
Est.Loan: $220/mo
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$300 Below Market
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* SUPER CLEAN * LIKE NEW * CLEAN CARFAX * ONE OWNER * LOCALLY OWNED * Why pay higher prices when you can buy directly from us with our no HASSLE and HAGGLE free pricing?? Our prices are competitive in the market and compete or beat other dealerships. The buying experience with Fairfax Motors is the best! Fairfax Motors is family owned and operated in Fairfax, Virginia offering cars for sale and buying services to the DMV area for 24 years. Our owner has built successful and long term relationships with our customers with them returning to purchase cars from us time and time again. Our entire staff offers transparency with each customer from our knowledgeable sales staff to our dynamic managers and all the way to our very experienced Finance Director who has been in the business for 40 years! We offer Finance and Extended Warranty options, plus detailing services to keep your car looking beautiful. We need your cars to fill out inventory, so we take all trades and buy cars too! Stop dreading the car buying process and start having fun! Still aren't sure? Our customers love to show us love and share their buying experience with the world. Come see us at Fairfax Motors for your next vehicle purchase.
Kia Forte 2015
85,152 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
LX
Auto Expo
17 mi away
List$7,995
Est.Loan: $150/mo
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Kia Forte 2015 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
23,931 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
LX
Auto Connection
19 mi away
List$10,414
Est.Loan: $195/mo
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Kia Forte 2015 Koup EX 2dr Coupe (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
34,669 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
Koup EX
Koons Outlet
21.5 mi away
List$9,990
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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One Owner 2015 Kia Forte EX Coupe, Equipped with Auxiliary audio input, Bluetooth, Satellite radio. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE%3A - Lowest Prices Every Day%3A Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy%3A This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked%2521 RECALL NOTICE%3A Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov 4-Wheel Disc Brakes,6 Speakers,6.5J x 16' Alloy Wheels,ABS brakes,AM/FM radio%3A SiriusXM,Air Conditioning,Brake assist,Bumpers%3A body-color,CD player,Cloth Seat Trim,Delay-off headlights,Driver door bin,Driver vanity mirror,Dual front impact airbags,Dual front side impact airbags,Electronic Stability Control,Front Bucket Seats,Front Center Armrest,Front Sport Seats,Front anti-roll bar,Front fog lights,Front reading lights,Front wheel independent suspension,Fully automatic headlights,Heated door mirrors,Illuminated entry,Leather Shift Knob,Leather steering wheel,Low tire pressure warning,MP3 decoder,Occupant sensing airbag,Outside temperature display,Overhead airbag,Overhead console,Panic alarm,Passenger door bin,Passenger vanity mirror,Power door mirrors,Power steering,Power windows,Radio%3A AM/FM/CD/MP3/Satellite Audio System,Rear seat center armrest,Rear window defroster,Remote keyless entry,Speed control,Speed-sensing steering,Split folding rear seat,Steering wheel mounted audio controls,Tachometer,Telescoping steering wheel,Tilt steering wheel,Traction control,Trip computer,Turn signal indicator mirrors,Variably intermittent wipers
Kia Forte 2015 EX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
35,305 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
EX
List$11,999
Est.Loan: $224/mo
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Brown's Arlington Honda has a wide selection of exceptional pre-owned vehicles to choose from, including this 2015 Kia Forte. Start enjoying more time in your new ride and less time at the gas station with this 2015 Kia Forte. It's not a misprint. And the odometer isn't broken. This is a very low mileage Kia Forte. A rare find these days. This is the one. Just what you've been looking for. More information about the 2015 Kia Forte: The Forte is a compact sedan that's one size down from the Kia Optima and one up from the Kia Rio. It competes in a crowded segment, against some very established nameplates like the Toyota Corolla, Honda Accord, Nissan Sentra, Hyundai Elantra, Volkswagen Jetta and Ford Focus, as well as the relatively new Chevrolet Cruze and Dodge Dart. The Kia stands out for offering a little more equipment for the same price--as well as some standout comfort options, such as a heated steering wheel and cooled driver's seat. There's also a choice between two engines, a fuel-efficient 1.8L and the stronger 2.0L so every buyer can find the right combination of power and fuel economy. Interesting features of this model are standout comfort and convenience options, Stylish exterior, choice of powertrains, great list of standard equipment, and fuel-efficiency
Kia Forte 2015 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
56,280 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
LX
List$9,995
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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This 2015 Kia Forte 4dr LX features a 1.8L 4 CYLINDER 4cyl Gasoline engine. It is equipped with a Automatic transmission. The vehicle is Black with a Gray interior. It is offered As-Is, extended warranty is available. - Power Steering| Power Door Locks| Power Mirrors| Clock| Tachometer| Telescoping Steering Wheel| Steering Wheel Radio Controls| Driver Airbag| Passenger Airbag| Side Airbags| Rear Defogger| Intermittent Wipers| AM/FM| CD Player| Aux. Audio Input| Bluetooth| Center Arm Rest| Child Proof Door Locks| Heated Mirrors| Premium Sound| Remote Fuel Door| Remote Trunk Lid| Roll Stability Control| Side Curtain Airbags| Tire Pressure Monitor| Vanity Mirrors - Contact SALES DEPARTMENT at 703-369-7777 or FINISHLINEAUTOVA@GMAIL.COM for more information. -
Kia Forte 2015 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
31,743 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
LX
List$10,950
Est.Loan: $205/mo
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Kia Forte 2015 EX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
41,156 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
EX
CarMax
25.1 mi away
List$12,998
Est.Loan: $243/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Fleet
Kia Forte 2015 EX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
33,968 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
EX
List$12,995
Est.Loan: $243/mo
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Kia Forte 2015 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
36,196 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
LX
List$10,991
Est.Loan: $205/mo
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You can find this 2015 Kia Forte LX and many others like it at DARCARS Toyota Silver Spring. This wonderfully fuel-efficient vehicle offers a supple ride, quick acceleration and superior styling without sacrificing MPGs. In addition to being well-cared for, this Kia Forte has very low mileage making it a rare find. Driven by many, but adored by more, the Kia Forte LX is a perfect addition to any home. More information about the 2015 Kia Forte%3A The Forte is a compact sedan that's one size down from the Kia Optima and one up from the Kia Rio. It competes in a crowded segment, against some very established nameplates like the Toyota Corolla, Honda Accord, Nissan Sentra, Hyundai Elantra, Volkswagen Jetta and Ford Focus, as well as the relatively new Chevrolet Cruze and Dodge Dart. The Kia stands out for offering a little more equipment for the same price--as well as some standout comfort options, such as a heated steering wheel and cooled driver's seat. There's also a choice between two engines, a fuel-efficient 1.8L and the stronger 2.0L so every buyer can find the right combination of power and fuel economy. Interesting features of this model are standout comfort and convenience options, Stylish exterior, choice of powertrains, great list of standard equipment, and fuel-efficiency Prices exclude tax, tags, and %2524300 dealer processing charge. All Inventory listed is subject to prior sale. DARCARS is not responsible for misprints or typographical errors in equipment or pricing. 13.2 Gal. Fuel Tank,2 12V DC Power Outlets,3.065 Axle Ratio,4-Way Passenger Seat -inc%3A Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement,4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS Front Vented Discs Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control,60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat,68-Amp/Hr 600CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection,90 Amp Alternator,ABS And Driveline Traction Control,Air Filtration,Airbag Occupancy Sensor,Analog Display,Auto Off Projector Beam Halogen Headlamps w/Delay-Off,Black Grille w/Chrome Surround,Black Side Windows Trim,Body-Colored Door Handles,Body-Colored Front Bumper,Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding,Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent,Cargo Area Concealed Storage,Cargo Features -inc%3A Spare Tire Mobility Kit,Cargo Space Lights,Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim,Clearcoat Paint,Cloth Seat Trim,Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags,Day-Night Rearview Mirror,Delayed Accessory Power,Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins,Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors,Driver Foot Rest,Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags,Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags,Electric Power-Assist Steering,Electronic Stability Control %28ESC%29,Engine%3A 1.8L I4 DOHC D-CVVT,Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting,Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster,Front Anti-Roll Bar,Front Bucket Seats -inc%3A 6-way adjustable driver's seat,Front Center Armrest,Front Cupholder,Front Windshield -inc%3A Sun Visor Strip,Front-Wheel Drive,Full Carpet Floor Covering,Full Cloth Headliner,Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets,Fully Galvanized Steel Panels,Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers,Gauges -inc%3A Speedometer Odometer Engine Coolant Temp Tachometer Trip Odometer and Trip Computer,HVAC -inc%3A Underseat Ducts,Illuminated Glove Box,Interior Trim -inc%3A Chrome Interior Accents,Light Tinted Glass,Low Tire Pressure Warning,Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints,Manual Air Conditioning,Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column,Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc%3A Rear Center 3 Point Height Adjusters and Pretensioners,Outside Temp Gauge,Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Down,Power Door Locks,Power Rear Windows,Radio w/Seek-Scan Clock and Speed Compensated Volume Control,Rear Child Safety Locks,Rear Cupholder,Remote Releases -Inc%3A Mechanical Cargo Access and Mechanical Fuel,Seats w/Cloth Back Material,Side Impact Beams,Single Stainless Steel Exhaust,Spare Tire Mobility Kit,Streaming Audio,Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs,Tires%3A P195/65R15 -inc%3A low rolling resistance,Torsion Beam Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs,Transmission%3A 6-Speed Automatic -inc%3A active eco system and sportmatic 3.065 Axle Ratio,Trip Computer,Trunk Rear Cargo Access,Urethane Gear Shift Knob,Variable Intermittent Wipers,Vinyl Door Trim Insert,Wheels%3A 6.0J x 15' Steel w/Full Covers,Window Grid Antenna
Kia Forte 2015 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6M)
42,980 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
LX
CarMax
28.5 mi away
List$11,599
Est.Loan: $217/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final purchase will be made in VA, and excludes tax, title, tags and $299 CarMax processing fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.
Kia Forte 2015 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
35,750 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
LX
List$11,295
Est.Loan: $211/mo
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Kia Forte 2015 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
44,801 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
LX
List$9,990
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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Kia Forte 2015 Forte5 SX 4dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
87,956 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
Forte5 SX
List$9,900
Est.Loan: $185/mo
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Kia Forte 2015 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
24,018 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
LX
(18)
Cowles Nissan
30.1 mi away
List$10,294
Est.Loan: $192/mo
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Kia Forte 2015 EX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
44,337 miles
Used 2015
Kia Forte
EX
List$12,290
Est.Loan: $230/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

Upscale design, quality and value underscore the 2015 Kia Forte's appeal. It's certainly a great choice for a small sedan, hatchback or coupe.

vehicle overview

To better compete in the small car segment, Kia redesigned the Forte last year. We were pretty impressed with the result, and it earned an Ford Focus and Mazda 3 are class leaders for their sophisticated blend of comfort, dynamism and impressive real-world fuel economy. Also notable are the Honda Civic, Kia's cousin the Hyundai Elantra and the 2015 Volkswagen Golf. These are well-rounded models with lots of refinement and comfort. But with its roomy interior, upscale features, strong engine lineup and sharp styling, the 2015 Kia Forte, which earns a spot in both our 2015 Sedan and Coupe Buying Guides, is an excellent choice if you're shopping for an affordable sedan, coupe or hatchback.

trim levels & features

The 2015 Kia Forte is available as a sedan in LX and EX trim levels. The two-door coupe (Koup) and four-door hatchback (Forte 5) are available in EX and SX trims.

Standard features on the LX sedan include 15-inch steel wheels, heated mirrors, air-conditioning, full power accessories, a trip computer, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a height-adjustable driver seat, a 60/40-split-folding rear seat, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and a four-speaker sound system with a CD player, satellite radio, a USB/iPod interface and an auxiliary input jack.

Optional for the LX is the Popular package, which includes keyless entry, cruise control, two additional speakers, upgraded seat trim and other interior upgrades, including extra storage, a sliding console armrest and a fold-down rear center armrest.

Spring for the EX, and you get all of the above plus a more powerful engine, 16-inch alloy wheels, adjustable steering effort, foglights, LED running lights, power-folding outside mirrors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a cooling glovebox.

Both Forte sedans are available with Kia's Uvo eServices infotainment system with a rearview camera and upgraded wheels (16-inch alloy wheels for the LX and 17s on the EX).

For the EX the optional Premium package adds a sunroof, keyless ignition and entry, leather upholstery, heated front and rear seats, a heated steering wheel, a ventilated eight-way power driver seat with memory (still a manual-adjustment seat on the Koup), an auto-dimming rearview mirror and illuminated exterior door handles.

The EX Technology package includes xenon headlights, LED taillights, an upgraded display screen, dual-zone air-conditioning, rear seat vents, a navigation system, HD radio and upgraded Uvo functionality.

The EX hatchback and coupe essentially mirror the sedan. The SX versions include those features but with a sportier mission and mechanicals: a turbocharged engine, 18-inch wheels and unique front and rear styling. Option packages for the coupe and hatchback essentially echo those for the EX sedan.

performance & mpg

The Forte LX is powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine making 145 horsepower and 130 pound-feet of torque. Power runs to the front wheels through a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The EPA fuel economy estimates for the Forte LX sedan are 31 mpg combined (26 city/39 highway) for the 1.8-liter engine and automatic transmission. With the manual transmission it's rated at 30 mpg combined (25/37).

The EX gets a 2.0-liter four-cylinder generating 173 hp and 154 lb-ft of torque. On the sedan and hatchback, this engine comes only with the six-speed automatic, but on the coupe, you can also get it with the manual transmission. Forte EX sedans with the 2.0-liter engine rate 29 mpg combined (25 city/36 highway), but we were impressed with the 32 mpg the Forte EX achieved on our Edmunds evaluation route. EX hatchbacks and automatic-equipped EX coupes rate 28 mpg combined, but have slightly lower highway figures. Manual-shift Forte EX coupes come in at 27 mpg combined (24/33).

The SX versions of the Forte Koup and Forte 5 have a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder good for 201 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque. On both body styles, you have a choice of the six-speed manual or six-speed automatic. Kia Forte SX hatchbacks rate 24 mpg combined (21/29) with either transmission. For the Koup, fuel economy estimates stand at 25 mpg combined (22/29) with the manual and the same 25 mpg combined (22/30) with the automatic, which gives an extra 1 mpg on the highway.

In Edmunds testing, a Kia Forte EX sedan accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 8.1 seconds, while a Forte SX Koup with a manual transmission did the sprint in 7.0 seconds. Both times are exceptionally quick for the compact car segment.

safety

Every 2015 Kia Forte comes standard with antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front side airbags and side curtain airbags. A rearview camera is optional. The optional Uvo telematics service includes roadside assistance, emergency crash notification and secondary driver (i.e., teenage) monitoring features including notifications for exceeding curfew, vehicle speed and vehicle location limits.

In Edmunds brake testing, a Forte EX sedan came to a stop from 60 mph in 121 feet, while a Forte SX Koup turned in a 118-foot effort. Both are slightly better than average for this segment.

Government crash tests of the 2015 Forte sedan saw it earn a top overall score of five stars (out of five), with four stars for overall frontal-impact protection and rollover performance and five stars for overall side-impact protection.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the Forte its highest score of "Good" in its moderate-overlap frontal-offset impact test as well for the side-impact, roof-strength and whiplash protection (seatbelts and head restraints) tests. In the agency's small-overlap frontal-offset impact test, however, the Forte scored the second-lowest rating of "Marginal."

driving

The 173-hp four-cylinder in the 2015 Kia Forte EX is one of the stronger engines you'll find in this class. This output doesn't translate to blazing acceleration, but in general, the EX is quicker than the norm. The only downside is that the 2.0-liter sounds and feels a bit buzzy during hard acceleration. The available 201-hp turbocharged 1.6-liter engine makes for a lively experience in both the hatchback and coupe and is one of the strongest engines you'll find in the class.

The automatic transmission provides smooth gearchanges, and it's surprisingly responsive with downshifts during typical passing and merging situations. The slick-shifting six-speed manual is also quite a bit of fun if you're so inclined.

Most shoppers in this segment will likely be satisfied with the Forte's overall ride quality. But the Forte's suspension is occasionally a bit firm and unrefined. Rougher roads produce a somewhat busy ride, unlike rivals like the Focus and Mazda 3, both of which have a more isolated ride over broken pavement. Those cars are also sportier when going around turns; the Forte feels steady, but not particularly engaging.

interior

Far from being an economy car stuffed with gadgets, the new Kia Forte boasts a handsome cabin furnished with quality materials that, in the higher trim levels, would give premium-brand compacts a run for their money. What's more, the Forte's high-tech features are well designed and easy to use. The touchscreen interface, with its large, logically positioned "buttons," is one of the best examples of this technology, regardless of market segment or price range.

Seat comfort front and rear is very good thanks to thick, well-bolstered seats. Even 6-foot adults should be comfortable sitting in back. The Forte sedan is also very generous when it comes to cargo capacity, boasting a trunk capacity of 14.9 cubic feet. The Forte 5 hatchback offers 23.2 cubic feet.

Even the two-door Koup is surprisingly practical, with a 13.3-cubic-foot trunk that rivals many compact sedans. Its backseat is also spacious enough for adults and reasonably easy to reach. Unfortunately, the driver seat is mounted a bit high, and as a result some of our taller editors found it difficult to get comfortable behind the wheel.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2015 Kia Forte.

Sporty Looking car with a ok feature list.
Steven Cress, 8/13/2015
At the time I was looking for a used vehicle to purchase after I seen how cheap KIA's were and the warranty they came with I decided to purchase one. I bought this vehicle from my local KIA dealership on 7/10/2015 brand new off the lot. This car has a nice list of features/options you are able to get and customize like any other car. I was always a ford vehicle customer in the past until I purchase a 2010 CHEVY Malibu (JUNK) which was a complete nightmare I hated that car so I end up trading it for this. I purchased the EX Trim of the Forte, because of the options I seen on the car I was impressed with the price value of the sticker. Comparing to other compact cars this is a great value that not many can compete with. Pros: -Warranty- (Keep this in mind if you are purchasing a KIA dealers may try to add on extras not needed) 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty 5-year/60,000-mile limited basic warranty 5-year/100,000-mile limited anti-perforation warranty 5-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance plan -Luxury Side- Automatic Folding Mirrors Push Button Start Heated/Air Cooling Driver Seat Heated Passenger Seats Dual Climate Control -Technology Side- Back Up Camera Satellite Radio UVO System (AMAZING) Navigation With the UVO System you can log into your account and see your driving score and base on the score it will give you tips. -Performance- Handles Great around turns 2.0L Engine Gas Direct Injection Highway Driving I have seen 34 MPG Around my area is rural I usually get approximately 29-32 MPG Cons: Acceleration is a bit slow at times It would be pretty cool if the GPS screen is a pinch to zoom type of screen Feature list on website is limited even for the ex trim Wish it had some interior lighting for at night like on most the newer ford cars Resale Value isn't all that great on KIA's Carpet Floor Mats is a option that should be standard not paying extra for it (Pay $75 for it) Back up camera can be a bit foggy at times
Would not buy another KIA
Marie OKeefe, 8/9/2015
The resale value is terrible. I have owned the car for 2 yrs and things have not gotten better. Mileage has not improved. Brought it in for an oil change and they said they did an upgrade on the tire pressure system. Got in my car..and the tire indicator was blinking Told them what was going on and was told to give it a couple of days to adjust. 5 days later it is still on, back to the dealer ..they tell me it showed a code and was fine. I get in the car..still tire pressure light is on. Go back to shop...only to find out that they now have to order a part. I didn't ask for the update. I asked for an oil change..once the part is in..it will be my 3rd trip back to the dealer's in less than two weeks. Shouldn't happen when all I wanted was an oil change. Can't wait to get another car. This car vibrates when foot is on the break...dealer says it is normal but I don't see anything that says it is normal. It also hesitates when going from 40 to 50. Gas mileage is awful about 18 mpg. Again dealer says it will better better when it is broken in. I have had the car for 6 months but it only has about 1200 miles. I am bringing it to the dealer again for its regular check up and hopefully this time they will check it out thoroughly. Doesn't impress me at this point.
bad hesitate bad ... dangerous
mike, 4/30/2016
sticky steering , not centering , real bad hesitation at lower speed , taking off . I had it to the floor at one time for at least 4 sec. before getting out of the way!
love my forte
caseyeymer@ymail.com, 4/27/2016
The car drives great really love the interior design. The touch screen radio is plus and the back up camera. Cowboy kia did a great job on finding the right for me. Definitely would recommend them to anyone.
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Features & Specs

MPG
22 city / 30 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
201 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
22 city / 29 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed manual
Gas
201 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
25 city / 34 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
173 hp @ 6500 rpm
MPG
24 city / 33 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed manual
Gas
173 hp @ 6500 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover10.3%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Marginal
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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Used 2015 Kia Forte Overview

The Used 2015 Kia Forte is offered in the following submodels: , , . Available styles include LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A), EX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6A), LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6M), Forte5 EX 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6A), Forte5 SX 4dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 6A), Forte5 SX 4dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 6M), Koup SX 2dr Coupe (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 6A), Koup SX 2dr Coupe (1.6L 4cyl Turbo 6M), Koup EX 2dr Coupe (2.0L 4cyl 6A), and Koup EX 2dr Coupe (2.0L 4cyl 6M).

What's a good price on a Used 2015 Kia Forte?

Save up to $300 on one of 107 Used 2015 Kia Forte for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $6,995 as of08/18/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2015 Kia Forte trim styles:

  • The Used 2015 Kia Forte LX is priced between $6,995 and$13,998 with odometer readings between 2770 and162650 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Kia Forte EX is priced between $9,995 and$16,995 with odometer readings between 7320 and80581 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Kia Forte Forte5 EX is priced between $11,137 and$16,644 with odometer readings between 22296 and54826 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Kia Forte Forte5 SX is priced between $9,900 and$16,995 with odometer readings between 9845 and87956 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Kia Forte Koup EX is priced between $9,990 and$13,599 with odometer readings between 14988 and34669 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Kia Forte Koup SX is priced between $16,599 and$16,599 with odometer readings between 23585 and23585 miles.

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