2016 Kia Forte Koup 2.0 EX 6MT Canada Prices

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The 2016 Kia Forte Koup did not make many changes to it this time. This may be because of how positive the reaction has been on the looks, power, and fuel efficiency of the compact coupe.




Full Review

The 2016 Kia Forte Koup is definitely made to push more drivers to acknowledge the importance and convenience of a compact coupe. Even though Kia hasn’t really made any massive alterations to the new Forte Koup, they have made enough for them to be noticeable and more convenient for drivers. The Korean manufacturer, Kia has made its changes with small redesigns here and there, and some added features in the interior.

The exterior hasn’t changed much from the previous model in this line up. The grille looks to be the same shape which also seems to be Kia’s signature design for it. They use that same design as a grille for most of their vehicles. Which may be because it suits the overall build of the Kia’s since they also share the same sort of shape in their line ups. The headlights are also a great shape to complement the grille. They fit right at the sides of the grille making it blend in perfectly and ultimately help the look of the front view. The headlights are powered by a strip of LED lighting on the top of the frame. Underneath that, there are standard fog lights which have nothing special done to them.  Moving to the rear view of the compact coupe, we can see Kia hasn’t made any changes to it, which isn’t a bad thing. They probably feel that it wouldn’t be necessary to modify the rear since it’s already the perfect design for them.

Taking a look at the interior look, there isn’t anything that’s eye-catching. The centre console seems to have a larger screen size with very simple to use functions around it. There is nothing too flashy about the seat designs and overall layout in the front. Everything seems to be very standard. In terms of space, Kia has done a great job of creating more space inside than the typical coupe. Surprisingly, they have created some legroom and headroom for passengers in the back, in which most of them shouldn’t feel too uncomfortable.

Under the hood we can see Kia uses a 1.8-litre 4-cylinder engine which is able to push about 148 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque. They also offer a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine which is able to push 173 horsepower and 196 pound-feet of torque. Both these engines run on a 6-speed manual and automatic transmission. In terms of fuel efficiency, the second engine described requires about 9.0 litres to drive 100 kilometres in both the city and highway.

The 2016 Kia Forte Koup is a great car if it is the type of car you are looking for, which would have to be a compact coupe. It excels in many key factors like looks, power, and fuel efficiency compared to some of its competitors. With these few minor changes, they are sure to get more drivers on board to the Kia Forte Koup family.

2016 Kia Forte Koup
Reviewed by Unhaggle on .
Rating: 8.2 / 10



Trim / StyleMSRPEst. Monthly PaymentAverage PriceInvoice Price
1.6 SX 6AT$25,395 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
1.6 SX 6MT$24,195 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
1.6 SX Luxury 6AT$28,795 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
2.0 EX 6AT$22,495 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
2.0 EX 6MT$21,295 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
2.0 EX Sunroof 6AT$23,495 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price

Latest Incentives

March 01, 2017 thru March 31, 2017
Cash
Trim / StyleMSRPCash Incentive before taxCash Incentive after tax
2.0 EX 6MT$21,295$4,750$0
2.0 EX 6AT$22,495$4,750$0
2.0 EX Sunroof 6AT$23,495$4,750$0
1.6 SX 6MT$24,195$4,750$0
1.6 SX 6AT$25,395$4,750$0
1.6 SX Luxury 6AT$28,795$4,750$0
Finance
Trim / StyleRebate before taxRebate after tax24364860728496
2.0 EX 6MT$4,750$02.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%N/A
2.0 EX 6AT$4,750$02.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%N/A
2.0 EX Sunroof 6AT$4,750$02.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%N/A
1.6 SX 6MT$4,750$02.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%N/A
1.6 SX 6AT$4,750$02.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%N/A
1.6 SX Luxury 6AT$4,750$02.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%2.90%N/A
Lease
Trim / StyleRebate before taxRebate after tax24364860728496
2.0 EX 6MT$4,750$0N/A5.90%5.90%5.90%N/AN/AN/A
2.0 EX 6AT$4,750$0N/A5.90%5.90%5.90%N/AN/AN/A
2.0 EX Sunroof 6AT$4,750$0N/A5.90%5.90%5.90%N/AN/AN/A
1.6 SX 6MT$4,750$0N/A5.90%5.90%5.90%N/AN/AN/A
1.6 SX 6AT$4,750$0N/A5.90%5.90%5.90%N/AN/AN/A
1.6 SX Luxury 6AT$4,750$0N/A5.90%5.90%5.90%N/AN/AN/A

General Specs

Engine 2.0000 L
Horsepower @RPM173
Fuel TypeUnleaded
Body typeCoupe
Number of Doors2
Passenger5
Drive TrainFront Wheel Drive
Transmission TypeManual
Power and Performance:

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 a six-speed automatic transmission. The EPA's fuel economy estimates for the Forte LX sedan are 31 mpg combined (26 city/39 highway) with the automatic. The LX manual returns 30 mpg combined (25/37).

The EX gets a 2.0-liter four-cylinder generating 173 hp and 154 lb-ft of torque (148 lb-ft with SULEV emissions). 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 rate 28 mpg combined (24 city/35 highway), but we were impressed with the 32 mpg that a Forte EX achieved on our Edmunds evaluation route.

Read more at Edmunds.

Interiors and Special Features:

The 2016 Kia Forte is much more than just an economy car stuffed with gadgets. Boasting a handsome cabin furnished with quality materials in the higher trim levels (EX and SX), the Forte gives premium-brand compacts a run for their money. In addition, the Forte's high-tech features are well-designed and easy to use. Its touchscreen interface, with large, logically positioned virtual buttons, is one of the better examples of this technology.

Read more at Edmunds.

Safety features:

Every 2016 Kia Forte comes standard with antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front side airbags and side curtain airbags. A rearview camera is optional on LX and standard on EX. The optional Uvo eServices telematics bundle includes roadside assistance, emergency crash notification and secondary driver (i.e., teenage) monitoring features that include notifications when curfew, vehicle speed and vehicle location limits are exceeded.

Read more at Edmunds.


Audio

MP3 player
6 speakers
Antenna
Audio system with AM/FM radio, satellite radio, CD player (reads MP3 format), touch screen and colour screen
Audio Connectivity: includes input AUX jack front and USB front
Remote audio controls: steering wheel mounted

Body Exterior

Front and rear mud flaps

Brakes

Hill holder
ABS
Electronic brake distribution
Brake assist system
4 disc brakes (2 ventilated)

Bumpers

Front and rear bumpers

Charges

Charges: Air Conditioning Tax $ 100.00
Delivery/freight charge: $ 1,560.00

Convenience

Cargo area light
Driver modes includes steering
Internal Hard Drive : 0.70 GB storage
Bluetooth ; includes phone connection and includes music streaming
2 12V in front
UVO voice activating system; includes radio and phone
Coming home device
2 passenger assist handles
Garage door opener
Rear camera parking distance sensors
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror
Remote control trunk/hatch release
Cruise control
Front reading lights

Dimensions

Internal dimensions: front headroom (mm): 970, rear headroom (mm): 925, front hip room (mm): 1,366, rear hip room (mm): 1,360, front leg room (mm): 1,073, rear leg room (mm): 913, front shoulder room (mm): 1,419, rear shoulder room (mm): 1,346 and interior volume (litres): 2,614
Cargo capacity(in litres): all seats in place: 378
External dimensions: overall length (mm): 4,530, overall width (mm): 1,780, overall height (mm): 1,410, wheelbase (mm): 2,700, front track (mm): 1,546, rear track (mm): 1,550 and curb to curb turning circle (mm): 10,320

Doors

Chrome exterior door handles
Doors: driver and passenger : front hinged

Engine

Engine: 2.0L in-line four-cylinder D-CVVT with VVT
Emissions data: CO2: 4,238 kg/yr

Engine Performance

Power: 173 hp @ 6,500 rpm; 154 ft lb of torque @ 4,700 rpm
Fuel consumption(L/100km) : city= 10.0 ; highway= 7.4 ; combined= 8.8 ;
Performance:

Fuel

Fuel system: gasoline direct injection
Fuel tank: 50 litre capacity
Fuel: unleaded ( 87 octane)

Instrumentation

Tachometer
External temperature
Multi-function display screen 4.3, touch screen and 1
Trip computer: includes avg speed, avg fuel econ, current fuel econ and fuel range
Main dashboard display

Interior Trim

Floor covering: none
Floor mats
Luxury trim: leather on shifter, carbon fiber look on center floor console and carbon fiber look on dashboard

Lights

Front fog lights
Daytime running lights
LED side indicator lights and day time running lights
Headlights: halogen with projector beam lens halogen
Headlight control with dusk sensor

Locks

Remote keyless power locks

Paint

Black paint

Safety

LATCH
Rear seat belts for driver, rear seat belts for passenger, 3-point rear seat belts for centre
Height adjustable front seat belts with pre-tensioners for driver and passenger
2 height adjustable head restraints for front seats and rear seats
Front side airbags
Intelligent driver and passenger front airbag
Dynamic steering
Front to rear curtain airbags
Airbags 6

Seats

Front seat centre armrest
Easy entry
Rear seat centre armrest
Front driver seat : heated, bucket ; details: manual height, front passenger seat : heated, bucket
Rear seats: split-folding bench with seating for three
Seat upholstery: cloth
Seating: 5 passengers

Service

Intermediate service 12,000, 6 and variable distance/period
Main service variable distance/period

Steering

Leather multi-function steering wheel ; includes height adjustment and telescopic adjustment
Power steering type

Storage

Full floor console with covered storage, partial overhead console
Cupholders in front row

Suspension

Independent front strut suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs, semi-independent rear torsion beam suspension with coil springs

Transmission

Electronic traction control
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) stability control
Transmission: 6-speed manual ; incl. shifter on floor
4.188:1 axle ratio
Front-wheel drive

Ventilation

Ventilation system with cabin filter
Air conditioning

Version

Version information 01 Jul 2016
Date introduced:
Data completeness
Powertrain type : combustion
2-door coupe
Trim level: EX

Visibility

Tinted glass
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
Front power windows with 2 express
Windscreen wiper de-icer
Auto-dimming rear view mirror
Driver and passenger door mirror: heated, body colour, power adjustable with indicator lights
Electrically foldable mirrors
Rear window with defroster

Warranty

Roadside assistance warranty: 60 months/ 100,000 km
Warranty whole vehicle - Total: 60 months/ 100,000 km
Warranty powertrain - Total: 60 months/ 100,000 km
Anti-corrosion warranty: 60 months/ Unlimited km
Paint warranty: 36 months/ 60,000 km
Warranty whole vehicle - OEM: 60 months/ 100,000 km
Warranty powertrain - OEM 60 months/ 100,000 km

Weights

Weights: published curb weight (kg): 1,279 and Manufacturer’s own

Wheels

Front and rear alloy wheels: 17"x 7.0"
Tire kit
Front and rear all-season tires 215/45/S includes: low rolling resistance