Archive for the ‘Forte’ Category

Kia among top three auto brands to win the most 2019 IIHS awards

Monday, January 14th, 2019
2019 Kia Sorento driving through a neighborhood

2019 Kia vehicle safety award winners

The 2019 model year has been a great one for Kia. It has brought a variety of redesigned Kia vehicles with new tech in addition to top safety awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In fact, Kia was one of the top three automotive brands to earn the most 2019 safety awards from the IIHS. A total of eight Kia models earned the IIHS’ coveted safety awards at a time when the Institute implemented more stringent requirements. (more…)

What is the difference between the 2019 vs. 2018 Kia Forte?

Monday, December 31st, 2018
2019 Kia Forte vs. 2018 Kia Forte

Introducing the all-new 2019 Kia Forte! The sleek model has been fully redesigned for 2019 with a new Intelligent Variable Transmission for better fuel economy in addition to more standard technologies. On the outside, the 2019 Kia Forte is striking with smooth, aerodynamic curves and a confident stance. In fact, the 2019 Kia Forte draws much of its design inspiration from the new Kia Stinger. That said, how does the 2019 Forte compare to the 2018 model? (more…)

Fresh new color choices for 2019 Kia Forte

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
2019 Kia Forte driving at dusk

2019 Kia Forte color options

The 2019 Kia Forte is now in stock at Archer Kia and is available in a variety of sleek color choices. Whether you’re looking for a sleek black or a vibrant orange, there are many options to choose from! While the 2019 Kia Forte does carry over many colors from the 2018 model year, there are many changes. For example, the Forte is no longer available in Snow White Pearl, Phantom Gray, Garnet Red or Titanium Bronze for 2019. However, the 2019 Forte does receive a new color option in the form of Fire Orange.

Sharp new look, premium features for 2019 Kia Forte

Monday, September 17th, 2018
Kia Forte downtown

2019 Kia Forte interior photos

Introducing the all-new 2019 Kia Forte! This sleek sedan has been redesigned with a fresh, sporty new look from the inside to the outside. The Forte draws inspiration from the Kia Stinger, but maintains its own signature look and feel. While it’s very apparent from the outside that the Forte has been redesigned, what does the interior look like? Here are some of the latest photos of the brand-new model. (more…)

What are the base trim features for the 2018 Kia Forte?

Friday, June 22nd, 2018
Rear end of a 2018 Kia Forte

2018 Kia Forte LX Pricing and Features

When it comes to compact cars, sometimes it feels like the price can seem too good to be true. With automotive prices ever on the rise, it’s almost shocking to find a new car that can reasonably fit into the average budget. Despite having plenty of modern features, it seems like the MSRP of the 2018 Kia Forte is stuck in the past. Which is the one thing we like to see outdated, right? We won’t tell Kia if you don’t. Here is what you need to know about pricing for the LX trim of the 2018 Kia Forte along with what features you can expect for this cost. (more…)

2019 Kia Forte standard features and audio systems

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
2019 Kia Forte Front View of Red Exterior with Sunset and Ocean Backdrop

The fan-favorite Forte is entering its third generation in the 2019 model year and the Kia community couldn’t be more excited! All-new and fully redesigned, virtually everything about the Forte has been enhanced and improved upon. With advancements in every regard—technology, engineering, design, and so on—the 2019 Forte is truly the most fantastic model yet. This, of course, raises countless questions about all of the changes and improvements that went into the third-generation Forte. For example, “What are the 2019 Kia Forte standard features and audio systems?” We have the answers you’ve been looking for, so keep on reading! (more…)

Which colors is the 2018 Forte available in?

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
2018 Kia Forte in white

2018 Kia Forte exterior paint color options

If Kia has been known for anything in the past few decades, it’s that its models look great. Kia is an automaker that has made a longstanding commitment to advanced and unique design. Kia models’ attractive design features and state-of-the-art technology improves drivers’ driving experience and make driving safer, easier, and more comfortable than ever before. Lending further to style are available color options. The whole team here at Archer Kia of Houston wants to make sure that you know about all of the benefits that come along with Kia ownership or leasing, so we put together this post with pictures of the 2018 Kia Forte exterior paint color options. Check out this blog post to learn more! (more…)

What You Need to Know about the 2019 Forte

Friday, January 19th, 2018
2019 Kia Forte in Red and White

What is New for the 2019 Kia Forte

The 2019 Kia Forte isn’t just the 2018 model with a couple of changes. No, the 2019 Forte is the newest generation of this fan-favorite Kia car. With significant changes to its exterior styling, the spaciousness of the interior, technology upgrades, as well as better fuel economy, the 2019 Kia Forte really is the best one yet. Keep on reading to learn everything you need to know about what is new for the 2019 Kia Forte. (more…)

Top-Rated Compact Sedan Receives Premium Safety Rating

Friday, July 28th, 2017
Red Exdterior Side View - 2017 Kia Forte Earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus

2017 Kia Forte Earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus

The 2017 Kia Forte has been earning a lot of praise everywhere it’s gone, but, of course, there’s nothing like receiving some awards along the way. Already decorated with many awards, Kia was overjoyed when the 2017 Kia Forte earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). What does this mean exactly? Keep on reading! (more…)

Learn How To Drive A Manual Transmission Vehicle In 300 Words

Monday, January 30th, 2017

How To Drive Stick

The manual transmission is fighting for its life in a world where the automatic transmission is now superior in every way except for enjoyment. Kia knows that there are still many of us that prefer a manual transmission, and that is why the 2017 Kia Forte still comes standard with a six-speed manual gearbox. Here is how to drive it. Follow it as literally as you can, like when following a recipe. (more…)