2021 Kia Forte
#56 of 2021 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons
#137 of all 2021 vehicles
The Forte, a mainstay of Kia's lineup since 2010, is a small sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The Forte has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Kia offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2021 Kia Forte has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0574% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.5567%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0574% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.5567% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Kia Forte is 23% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2021 Kia Forte is 14% more likely to result in a fatal accident.
2021 Kia Forte offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.
Active safety features on the 2021 Kia Forte can protect loved ones by reducing accident severity and preventing accidents. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2021 Kia Forte: Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA). Some safety features are optional on the 2021 Kia Forte--- although they add to the cost, one should consider the benefits of Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) and Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA).
Some safety technologies get a lot of press, but another may also improve safety. Optional side mirror turn signals can help when you don't see a vehicle in your blind spot, by alerting them to your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other driver to avoid an accident with you.