One of the most important aspects to consider when purchasing a new vehicle is how safe it is. Fortunately for those of you who have your eye on the 2017 Kia Forte, the affordable sedan has a wide array of protective elements that you can be proud of. Here are the standard and available safety features of the 2017 Forte.
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2017 Kia Forte safety features
From basic protective features, such as air bags and ABS, to advanced technologies, the new Forte has you covered in terms of safety. Among the long list of safety features of the 2017 Kia Forte, here are a few of the most notable:
- Blind Spot Detection System with Lane-Change Assist
- Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
- Lane Departure Warning System
- Lane Keep Assist System
- Forward Collision Warning System
- Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
- Rear-Camera Display
IIHS Top Safety Pick+ awarded to the 2017 Forte
After scoring very well in a variety of crashworthiness tests, headlights analysis, and an examination of its crash-prevention systems, the Kia Forte was awarded a Top Safety Pick+ rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The Forte’s available HID projector-beam headlights with automatic high beams received a Good rating, while the optional autonomous emergency braking system received a Superior rating. Every safety component of the 2017 Forte played a part in earning it this prestigious award and keeping passengers safe on the road.
If you would like to experience the impressive safety of the 2017 Kia Forte, we invite you to check out our new Forte inventory at Kia of Old Saybrook and schedule a time to get behind the wheel at your convenience.