At first glance the Kia Forte 2019 model appears to be nothing more than a short suburban vehicle. However, nothing is farther from the truth this car is the perfect combination of good-looking and functional.
The 2019 Kia Forte went through a complete redesign to meet the modern customers desire
2019 Kia Forte fuel economy ratings
The 2019 Kia Forte comes in 4 different models, the FE model, LXS, S and EX model. The FE model comes in two different transmission models, with one having a manual 6 speed transmission and the other having an automatic intelligent variable transmission. Every other model comes with the Intelligent variable transmission as their standard drivetrain.
The Kia Forte utilizes a 2.0-liter, 4 inline cylinder engine on all four models, with the engine generating about 132 lb-foot of torque and 147 hp and generates some decent acceleration. The engine which makes use of the fuel injector delivers one of the best fuel economy rating. For all models using the intelligent variable transmission as its standard transmission, its city fuel economy rating is 30 mpg, and highway EPA rating is 40 mpg and a combined EPA rating of 34 mpg. However, for the 6 speed manual transmission, its city EPA rating stands at 27 mpg, highway rating of 37 mpg and combined EPA rating of 31 mpg.
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2019 Kia Forte comes with Anti-Lock braking system to better its performance even on wet surfaces
2019 Kia Forte Exterior features
The Kia Forte comes in 7 different colors ranging from jet black to blue. Depending on your preferences you can purchase the vehicle in any of these colors. Another amazing external feature of the Kia Forte 2019 model is its smart trunk. This hands-free feature allows you to get more done. The Smart Trunk automatically opens up when it detects you behind it. There’s no longer a need for you to perform difficult balancing acts with the groceries, all you need to do is stand behind the car trunk for just long enough.
The 2019 Kia Forte comes with a standard 2.0 Liter 4 cylinder inline engine
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2019 Kia Forte Interior Features
The interior of the Kia Forte 2019 model is truly a testament to affordable luxury, from its sleek 8 inch touch screen, to its top performance audio system with 4 four strategically positioned sound speakers. An internal feature which makes the user interface of the Kia Forte interesting is its Android and Apple play feature which is very easy to use and very engaging too.
The Kia Forte also boasts of a Bluetooth wireless connectivity and mobile phone hands-free system. In addition, the car has power windows. Remote keyless entry also lends a touch of class to the Forte 2019.
The Kia Forte comes with a power sun-roof
The 2019 Kia Forte offers you a wireless charging option, no need for cords and chargers. All you need to do is have your compatible phone and charge it. Another cool feature is the Rear Park distance warning which makes use of sonar sensor system to detect obstacles that you may have missed when attempting to reverse or park.
The FE model of the Kia Forte comes with both manual and automatic transmission
The builders of the Forte 2019 model also took into consideration the small day to day essentials that are needed to ensure that your ultimate comfort is attained. Tiny considerate features such as overhead sunglasses holder, interior lighting with delay, illuminated ignition key lock cylinder, front and rear door bottle holders are almost afterthought comfort details but with the Kia Forte every detail is carefully planned and included to ensure that it fits the car design making the finished product elegant and efficient.
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The deco tone inside a Forte 2019 embraces the luxury and simplicity
2019 Kia Forte Safety & other features
The sleek design of the car does not affect the degree of safety invested into it. With dual front airbags and dual side airbags, it is obvious that the full safety of the driver and passenger were issues of topmost priority in the minds of the engineers.
In addition, the car also sports Side-Impact door beams. Front and back end crumple zones in the event of a collision. There are also Lower anchors and tethers for children (LATCH). Three point seatbelts are included to ensure that there are no injuries sustained as a result of the seatbelts themselves. Other features include a Tire pressure monitoring system to help you anticipate and prevent flat tire incidents that leave you stranded.
The 2019 Kia Forte comes with the forward and reverse collision warning
The car also comes with fog lights, daytime running lights and high beam projector lights. All of which are controlled by a central system. Also, the car comes equipped with glass sunroof and its 15 inch wheels give the car good ground clearance making navigating easier.
It also comes with a Traction Control mechanism that improves handling when the car losses contact on one tire, the system automatically increases power to the tire with the most tractive force. Aside this, the 2019 Kia Forte Hill assist control that stops the car from rolling backwards when you take off your foot from to brake to accelerator. Other safety features include the rear door child-safety locks, parking and reverse warning and the forward and reverse collision warning.
The Kia Forte was built to ensure complete satisfaction by the buyer, as a result, several additional features can be included to your final package to ensure that your final purchase is fully satisfactory.
Some of these additional features include: An automatic dimming mirror with a compass. Yet another amazing extra feature is the Remote Start feature which allows you to start your car from a distance. This feature is invaluable in situations where there is an emergency and there is a need to hurry. Additional features include, Hood deflectors, license plate frames, Splash guards for both front and rear wheels among other features. However, if you desire to personalize your Kia Forte, there are additional features available to you.
How much is a 2019 Kia Forte?
The asking price for a 2019 Kia Forte starts at $17,790 (~N6.5 million) to $21,990 (~N8 million) making it not only sleek and comfortable but just as easily affordable. This is truly the perfect vehicle for your family and is perfect for driving on a budget while still looking great. In summary the Kia Forte 2019 model is an amazing and versatile car for everyone. So, what are you waiting for? Go get your Kia now!