In these days Kia of Mexico introduces in the country a improved range of the Forte that stands out for improving the value for money thanks to the arrival of a new block more efficient.
Andstéticamente do not expect to find changes in relation to the Forte marketed to date in Mexico, given that Kia has not wanted to change anything of a product that is really working well. In the interior nor changes have been made, leaving the main mechanics.
The previous block 2.0 petrol with multipoint injection and 150 horsepower says good-bye and in their place includes the new 2.0 Atkinson-cycle that is much more efficient. It is true that you lose some strength and declare 147 horses but the loss worth taking into account savings in fuel.
Those interested in the updated Forte will be able to choose between the gearbox six-speed manual or the automatic with the same number of relations. The average consumption in the first case it stays in the 5.6 L/100 while the second one manages to reduce it to 5.3 L/100km vs 6.3 L/100 from the previous multipoint.
The levels of completion are referred to as L, LX, EX and SX. From the most simple to include dual frontal airbag, stability control, ABS, EBD, wizard-start on slopes, electric windows, air conditioning, audio system, bluetooth, USB, trip computer and power mirrors.
The finish LX adds fog lights, auto on lights, rear seat-folding, armrest center rear, porta-glasses, side airbags and curtain, sound system with 4.3-inch display and the practical rear view camera.
level EX adds alloy wheels of 16 inches, mirrors-folding with integrated indicator, armrest front center, steering wheel and gear knob in leather, air conditioning with outlets for the rear seats, multimedia system with screen of seven inches, AppleCarPlay, Android Auto, cruise control, steering FlexSteer, sensors parking front and rear, etc
finally, the SX adds alloy wheels of 17 inches, automatic climate control of two areas, selector drive modes, leather upholstery, aluminum pedals, interior mirror photosensitive, driver’s seat with two adjustments, electrical, lights daytime running Led, electric sunroof sliding, back spoiler and tail chromed exhaust.
The prices recommended are the following:
- 2.0 i 16v 147 HP L 240.900 pesos (12.929$)
- 2.0 i 16v 147 HP LX 268.900 pesos (14.432$)
- 2.0 i 16v 147 HP LX AT 284.900 pesos (15.294$)
- 2.0 i 16v 147 HP EX 298.900 pesos (16.046$)
- 2.0 i 16v 147 HP EX AT 315.900 pesos (16.958$)
- 2.0 i 16v 147 HP SX AT 345.900 pesos (18.570$)