Kia Forte EX 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
21,990
Updated: 
28 Dec 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Year: 
2019
Total Seating: 
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
Navigation: 
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Gravity Grey
#666d79
Aurora Black Pearl
#191a1a
Snow White Pearl
#ffffff
Fire Orange
#fe6356
Currant Red
#b5484b

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Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Kia Forte pairs stylish good looks with a lot of features, making it a compact sedan standout.

Pros
Long hood, short trunk shape
Lots of safety and tech for money
Good fuel economy
Spacious interior

Cons
Not particularly quick
Some rivals are cheaper to start
Base Forte FE hardly lavish
No hatchback—for now

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Kia Forte ranked #1 in Compact Cars. Currently the Kia Forte has a score of 8.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 16 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Cavernous trunk volume
User-friendly technology
Plenty of rear legroom
Good fuel economy

Cons
So-so engine power
Slightly stiff ride quality

By: 
usnews.com

The Kia Forte sedan has been fully redesigned for 2019.

Pros
Plenty of features for the money
Strong fuel economy estimates
Generous warranty coverage

Cons
Stiff ride quality
Back seat isn't quite as roomy as those of some rivals

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
30.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
40.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
Torque: 
132ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
Horsepower: 
147hp
at 6 200rpm
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
Side view Camera: 
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.70in
Width: 
70.90in
Height: 
56.50in
Ground Clearance: 
5.30in
Wheel Base: 
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.80
Front Hip Room: 
53.00in
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.10in
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
Rear Hip Room: 
51.10in
Rear leg room: 
35.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
14.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
19.50degrees
Curb Weight: 
2762.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
Techometer: 
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
Compass: 
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
leatherette
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
6 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
Climate Control: 
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
Video monitor: 
no
More Entertainment: 
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
6 total speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
Wheel size: 
17 x 7.0 in.
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
Stability control: 
yes
Traction control: 
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
emergency braking preparation
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system

Options

Packages: 
EX Launch Edition
EX Gray Interior Color Package
EX Red Interior Color Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Applique
Mud Guards
Trunk Cargo Hook
Wheel Locks
Paint Protection Package
Interior Options: 
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelink
Interior Lighting Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Cargo Mat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black SOFINO, leatherette
#242424
Gray SOFINO, leatherette
#848381
Red SOFINO, leatherette
#873934