In a flash.

The Forte5 embodies Kia’s continued commitment to safety. It comes standard with advanced passive safety features, like the comprehensive airbags and seat-belt systems, built to be your first line of defense in any crash.


The 2018 Kia Forte5 comprehensive airbags system

The advance airbag system features dual front, front-seat-mounted side, and full-length side curtain airbags. High-tech sensors can detect the level of an impact and presence of a front passenger, helping to control airbag inflation.

Three-point seat belts in the 2018 Kia Forte5

Every seat comes with three-point belts for added security with over-the-lap and shoulder straps. The front seats have height-adjustable seat-belt anchors to ensure a proper fit, as well as pretensioners that help restrain passengers in certain collisions.

Child seat LATCH system in the 2018 Kia Forte5

Securely and conveniently install a child seat with the Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system. Plus, rear child-safety door locks allow you to turn off the interior door-opening mechanism, preventing passengers from opening the rear doors from the inside.

Active Systems.

Every journey brings the expected and the unexpected. And every Forte5 is designed to deliver a precise response during both. Featuring active safety systems that work automatically when you need them, the Forte5 helps give you enhanced control on any road.


TCS, ESC, HAC and VSM controls in the 2018 Kia Forte5

A suite of active technologies designed to keep you in control. The Traction Control System (TCS) helps avoid wheel spin when you accelerate, while Electronic Stability Control (ESC) helps you stay on course with improved stability. Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) offers increased steering control when driving in harsh road conditions, and Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC) helps keep your vehicle in place as you move off an incline.

EBD, ABS and BAS braking system in the 2018 Forte5

Experience advanced braking for more precise control. Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD) helps deliver more consistent braking as weight load and distribution change. The Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) helps reduce skidding, and the Brake Assist System (BAS) senses emergency braking situations and increases braking when needed.

Tire-pressure monitoring system in the 2018 Forte5

The Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) continuously monitors the inflation pressure in all four tires and warns you when the pressure drops below a specified range.

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