Safety technology on the 2019 Kia Forte

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Forte on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at 7:36 pm
left side view of red kia forte

Safety, safety, safety. It’s been preached to us from the moment we sat down in our first driver’s ed. class. No matter what you drive or how often you drive, safety should always be at the front of your mind. The Kia Forte is a great compact family car, so let’s explore some of its advanced safety features. 


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2019 Kia Forte safety features 

Today’s modern world moves faster than it ever has before. That can be taken metaphorically and literally. In a literal sense, our vehicles speed down the roads faster than ever and we see automotive accidents all the time. You’re far more likely to get into an automobile accident than a plane crash. We’re not trying to scare you, we just want you to be well-informed. The following safety features are available on the 2019 Kia Forte to make it as safe as possible. 

  • Blind spot monitoring 
  • Rear cross-traffic alert 
  • Forward collision avoidance 
  • Smart cruise control 
  • Anti-lock brakes 
  • Front and rear crumple zones 
  • Lane keep assist 
  • Parking distance warning 


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Active safety vs. Passive safety 2019 Kia Forte in red driving down the road

What is the difference between these types of safety features? It’s pretty simple, actually. Active safety features, such as rear cross-traffic alert, blind spot monitoring, and collision avoidance, are meant to prevent accidents from happening in the first place. Passive features, meanwhile, are designed to limit the damage of a crash that cannot be avoided. Passive safety features include airbags, crumple zones, and automatic braking, which is also an active feature. The Forte comes with plenty of both kinds of safety features, so you can rest assured that you are secure when behind the wheel of this great compact ride. 


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