Now arriving for Charlotte Kia at Keffer Kia is the all-new 2012 Kia Forte! This impressive updated vehicle combines the performance capabilities and exceptional technologies you would expect from a Kia.
Customers looking for a new Kia near Gastonia can take the 2012 Kia Forte for a test drive today by coming down to our reputable dealership. Drivers can also take the first step in owning or leasing the new Forte by calling one of our dedicated sales associates at (704) 209-9901 or sending us an e-mail right now!
2012 Kia Forte For Sale Near Gastonia
The 2012 Kia Forte is a four-door sedan that can be found at our trusted Kia dealership serving Charlotte in three different trim levels: the base LX, the upgraded EX and the top-of-the-line SX.
Charlotte Kia customers have a choice of two different engines for the new Forte: a 2.0L four-cylinder engine that is able to generate 156 hp and 144 lb/ft of torque for the LX and EX models and a 2.4L four-cylinder engine capable of producing 173 hp and 168 lb/ft of torque in the SX version.
Paired with the 2.0L in the LX is six-speed manual transmission with overdrive. Optional in this trim for Gastonia Kia drivers, but standard in the EX and SX is six-speed electronically controlled Sportmatic® transmission with overdrive.
The gas savings that the 2012 Forte offers has been impressing Charlotte Kia shoppers. The 2.0L manual-transmission models get an EPA-estimated 34 mpg highway and 25 mpg city, whereas the 2.0L automatic-transmission autos get an EPA-estimated 36 mpg highway and 26 mpg city.
With the available EX Fuel Economy Package, this trim level can get one more mile per gallon for both highway and city driving. The 2.4L engine delivers an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 32 mpg highway and 23 mpg city.
The base LX gives Gastonia Kia consumers a four-speaker AM/FM audio system with SiriusXM™ satellite radio, an MP3-compatible CD player and USB and auxiliary audio input jacks, an EcoMinder fuel efficiency monitor, a six-way adjustable driver’s seat, a 60/40-split folding rear seat and Bluetooth® wireless technology with steering wheel-mounted controls.
A six-speaker audio system, steering wheel-mounted cruise control, an outside temperature display, remote keyless entry, power windows and locks and heated outside mirrors with turn signal indicators are added in the EX.
Charlotte Kia buyers and lessees who upgrade to the SX can leverage a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, sport cloth seat trim and a supervision meter cluster with a trip computer that is optional in the EX.
Other available options that can be found in the 2012 Forte sedans available to Gastonia Kia motorists consist of a navigation system with SiriusXM Traffic rear camera display, heated leather front seats, front automatic temperature control, a power tilt sunroof, an auto-dimming rear view mirror and pushbutton startup with a Smart Key.
Safety features like an advanced airbag system, electronic stability control, a traction control system, a four-wheel antilock braking system, electronic brake force distribution and a brake assist system are equipped to give drivers peace of mind.