Feature Highlights: What Active Safety Technologies are in the 2020 Kia Forte?

With total vehicle automation still a long way into the future, staying alert at the wheel is still the best way to prevent accidents. That said, there are many current automotive technologies capable of supplementing your attentive driving, providing an extra degree of protection during your journeys through Arvada and Westminster. The 2020 Kia Forte offers a full suite of these systems, and many are included as standard equipment. Here's a quick look at the Kia Forte's DRIVEWiSE features:

Standard Safety Features

The Kia Forte FE includes the following active safety features:

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist: This system monitors the road ahead for stopped or slowed vehicles. It will provide an alert if the driver is following too closely or if a collision appears imminent. It can even apply automatic emergency braking if the driver is unable to respond in time.

  • Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keeping Assist: These systems work together to keep the Forte on a straight path. They monitor lane markings on the road and warn the driver of unintentional drifting. They can also apply subtle corrective steering to direct the vehicle back to the center of the lane.

  • Driver Attention Warning: This system monitors for signs of drowsy or distracted driving and provides an alert if it might be time to take a break.

Available Safety Features

These features are available via the upper trim levels or options packages:

  • Smart Cruise Control: This system enhances regular cruise function by maintaining a preset distance between the Forte and leading vehicles. It slows down and speeds up automatically with the flow of traffic.

  • Blind Spot Collision Warning with Lane Change Assist: This system monitors the blind spots and provides a visual alert if a vehicle enters the blind spot, so the driver knows when it's safe to change lanes.

  • Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning: When in reverse, this system monitors for vehicles approaching from either side, so the driver knows when it's safe to back out of a driveway or parking spot.

Test Drive the Kia Forte near Denver and Lakewood

If you'd like a closer look at these features and more, visit Grand Kia in Thornton, CO, where you can get behind the wheel for a test drive. We'd be happy to give you a tour.

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