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MADE FOR Thrill Seekers

An inspiring drive made to stir your senses.

Explore Forte Koup


    Front Design

    The front of the Forte Koup is sleek and sophisticated — accentuated by its aggressive lower grille.


    Rear Design

    Koup leaves a lasting impression with its available dual exhaust and rear diffuser. Adding to this sleek, refined look are available LED lightbar taillights.

  • Made for A DASH OF FLASH


    Any wheel will take you places — these will do it in style. We’ve redesigned the wheels, including a new 18” alloy option, so that they’re sportier and more aggressive.



    The 2017 Forte Koup is a stunner, inside and out. From the new seating patterns to the enhanced interior trim, you’ll be surrounded in style during every commute.



    With the standard 7-inch display audio infotainment system, easily connect your music via Bluetooth®1. Just say the word. Plus, finding your way has never been more intuitive with the available voice-activated multimedia interface with navigation2



    Comfort, your way. With available dual-zone automatic climate control, heated steering wheel, heated and air-cooled front seats, driving in comfort is easier than ever.

  • Made for QUICK ESCAPES


    Get on your way in a snap. With your Forte’s available Smart Key, get behind the wheel and on the road without fumbling for keys with the convenience of push-button start.

Feature Highlights

Model Range



  • 164 HP | 151 lb. ft.
  • Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone connectivity
  • 7-inch Display Audio with Android Auto®
  • Heated sideview mirrors
  • Rearview camera

Well-equipped from


EX AT Sunroof


  • 164 HP | 151 lb. ft.
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Drive Mode Select (Eco/Normal/Sport)
  • Power sunroof

Well-equipped from


SX AT Luxury


  • 201 HP | 195 lb. ft.
  • Leather seats
  • 18” machined-finish alloy wheels
  • Multimedia interface with navigation
  • Air-cooled front seats

Well-equipped from



Exterior Colours

Interior Colours


  • FeatureEXSX
    17" machine-finished alloy wheels -
    18" machine-finished alloy wheels- 
    P215/45R17 tires -
    P225/40R18 tires- 
    Tire mobility kit  
    Sport-tuned suspension- 
    Power tilt and sliding sunroofAT 
    Automatic headlights  
    LED positioning lights  
    Xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights- 
    Fog lights -
    LED ‘halo-style’ projection fog lights- 
    LED light bar taillights- 
    Power sideview mirrors  
    Heated sideview mirrors  
    Power folding sideview mirrors  
    LED sideview mirror signal repeaters  
    Body coloured sideview mirrors -
    Piano black sideview mirrors- 
    Body coloured door handles with chrome accents -
    Piano black door handles with chrome accents- 
    Black and chrome sport grille surround- 
    Piano black bumper bar and rear diffuser panel -
    Carbon fibre patterned bumper bar and rear diffuser panel- 
    Windshield wiper de-icer  
    Aeroblade windshield wipers- 
    Solar glass  
    Stainless steel exhaust tip -
    Dual stainless steel exhaust tips- 
    Splash guards  
    - = Not available, AT = Automatic transmission
  • FeatureEXSX
    Air conditioning  
    Dual-zone automatic climate control- 
    Rear cooling ventilation  
    Auto-defog system with Clean Air ionizer- 
    AM/FM/MP3/satellite radio6  
    7-inch Display Audio -
    Bluetooth® hands-free cell phone connectivity1  
    AUX and USB input ports  
    Android Auto® smartphone integration4,5  
    Multimedia interface with navigation2- 
    LCD instrument cluster  
    Enhanced LCD/TFT Supervision instrument cluster- 
    Trip computer  
    Tilt and telescopic steering column  
    Steering wheel-mounted cruise control  
    Steering wheel-mounted audio controls  
    Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters- 
    Power windows  
    Express up/down front windows  
    Obstacle-detecting front windows  
    Power door locks  
    Two-turn driver side unlock  
    Central door lock  
    Remote keyless entry with panic function  
    Smart Key with push-button start- 
    Front console dual cupholders  
    Dual front console 12V power outlets  
    Sliding front tray cover  
    Centre console sliding armrest with storage compartment  
    Rear centre armrest  
    Map light with sunglass holder  
    Welcome lighting system- 
    Illuminated vanity mirrors  
    Cooling glove box- 
    Drive mode selectAT 
    - = Not available, AT = Automatic transmission
  • FeatureEXSX
    Cloth seats -
    Leather seats- 
    Heated front seats  
    Air-cooled front seats- 
    Height adjustable driver seat  
    Seatbelt extension guide  
    60:40 folding rear seats  
    Soft touch interior trim  
    Carbon fibre patterned trim  
    Leather-wrapped steering wheel  
    Leather-wrapped gear shift knob  
    Alloy pedals- 
    - = Not available, AT = Automatic Transmission
  • FeatureEXSX
    Dual advanced front airbags  
    Dual front side-mounted impact airbags  
    Dual side curtain airbags  
    Height adjustable front and rear headrests  
    4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)  
    Electronic stability control (ESC)  
    Vehicle stability management (VSM)  
    Hill-assist control (HAC)  
    Auto-dimming rearview mirror  
    Rearview camera3  
    Impact sensing auto door unlock  
    - = Not available, AT = Automatic Transmission


  • 2.0L GDI
    1.6L T-GDI
    2.0L, GDI Inline 4-cylinder, all aluminum1.6L, Turbo-GDI Inline 4-cylinder, all aluminum
    Valve Train
    DOHC, 16 valve, Dual-cam variable valve timing (D-CVVT)
    164 hp @ 6,200 rpm201 hp @ 6,000 rpm
    151 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm195 lb.-ft. @ 1,500 - 4,500 rpm
    Variable Intake System (VIS), Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)Twin-scroll turbocharger, Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)
    Compression Ratio
    Fuel Management
    Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
    6-speed manual; available 6-speed Sportmatic automatic, drive mode select (AT)7-speed dual-clutch, Sportmatic automatic
    Fuel Economy, 5 cycle testing, L/100km (City/Highway)
     Manual TransmissionAutomatic Transmission
    2.0L GDI9.9 / 7.69.6 / 7.3
    1.6L T-GDI-9.6 / 7.4
  • Dimensions, mm (in.)
    Wheelbase2,700 (106.3)
    Length4,530 (178.3)
    Width1,780 (70.1)
    Height1,410 (55.5)
    Ground clearance140 (5.5)
    Head room (front/rear)970 / 925 (38.2 / 36.4)
    Hip room (front/rear)1,366 / 1,360 (53.8 / 53.5)
    Shoulder room (front/rear)1,419 / 1,346 (55.9 / 53.0)
    Leg room (front/rear)1,073 / 913 (42.2 / 35.9)
    Capacities, L (cu. ft.)
    Interior volume2,614 (92.3)
    Interior volume with sunroof2,580 (91.1)
    Cargo capacity378 (13.3)
    Fuel tank capacity, L50
  • Curb Weight, kg (lb.)
    Manual Transmission1,289 - 1,342 (2,842 - 2,959)-
    Automatic Transmission1,309 - 1,362 (2,886 - 3,003)1,353 - 1,390 (2,983 - 3,064)
  • Body & Chassis
    LayoutFront engine, front wheel drive
    Body typeUnibody
    Front suspensionIndependent, MacPherson strut, coil springs with stabilizer barSport tuned, independent, MacPherson strut, coil springs with stabilizer bar
    Rear suspensionCoupled torsion beam axle with gas shock absorberSport tuned, coupled torsion beam axle with gas shock absorber
    SteeringElectric power steering
  • Brakes
    Type4-wheel disc
    ABS4-sensor, 4-channel
    Front, mm (in.)280 (11.0) vented discs; SX: 300 (11.8) vented discs
    Rear, mm (in.)262 (10.3) solid discs

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  • 1 - The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. A compatible Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled cell phone is required to use Bluetooth hands-free wireless technology.
  • 2 - When equipped with the navigation system, French voice commands may be limited.
  • 3 - Please note that your vehicle may not be equipped with all features described. This also applies to safety-related systems and functions. None of the features we describe are intended to replace the driver’s responsibility to exercise due care while driving and are not a substitute for safe driving practices. Some features may have technological limitations. For additional information regarding the various features, including their limitations and restrictions, please refer to your vehicle’s Owner’s Manual.
  • 4 - Compatible smartphone required. Data rates may apply, please check with your wireless service provider.
  • 5 - Google, Google Play, Google Maps, and Android Auto are trademarks of Google Inc. Google Maps ©2016 Google.
  • 6 - SiriusXM® satellite radio service includes 3 month trial and is available in the 10 provinces and three territories of Canada, and the 48 contiguous states of the U.S. Monthly subscription sold separately after three trial months.

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