2016 Kia Forte5

Sal Collaziano

Heavy lies the crown...
Staff member

Carrying over into 2016, the Forte5’s stunning European-inspired hatchback design continues to deliver a wealth of technology, safety and performance features in the five-door version of its award-winning sedan sibling.

Previously available in two trim levels, the 2016 Forte5 is now offered in three trims – LX, EX and SX – with three different engine choices. The new Forte5 LX features a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, the EX comes with a 2.0-liter gasoline direct injected (GDI) four-cylinder engine, while the sportier SX trim offers a 1.6-liter turbocharged GDI four-cylinder. The SX comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission and a six-speed automatic with paddle shifters is available. Continue reading...