2019 Kia Forte 

"In short, the Kia Forte has grown up. It's more refined and sportier, while boasting more tech."

- KBB.com

Performance

The 2019 Kia Forte is back and redesigned, and it's going to be just as popular as its previous generations. Like in the previous model, this generation is powered by a 2.0-liter Nu 4-cylinder engine, but it's now more fuel-efficient with an Atkinson Cycle technology. The six speed manual FE trim provides EPA estimated 37 mpg highway and 31 mpg combined. If you choose the FE with available intelligent continuously variable automatic transmission (IVT), the EPA fuel economy increases to over 40 mpg highway and 35 mpg combined. Three electronic drive modes let you choose from Normal, Smart, and Sport, so you'll always be surprised by how fun it is to drive the 2019 Forte.

  • Available intelligent variable automatic transmission (IVT)
  • Available six-speed manual transmission
  • Available 147 horsepower
  • Available 132 lb-ft of torque

Design

Kia has a good eye for redesigning vehicles to fit the needs of the driver, and they've continued to do so with the 2019 Kia Forte. This model has been inspired by the sporty design of the Kia Stinger, and it shows with a sleeker and more aerodynamic exterior. It's also larger, with about an extra inch in width and height, which helps to add more legroom and space for passengers. An available power sunroof allows a feeling of openness and lets passengers opt for fresh air, or they can choose to keep the roof closed on colder days and use the standard dual-zone climate control.

  • Available 60/40 split-folding seats
  • Increased cabin size
  • Available power sunroof
  • Standard dual-zone climate control
2019 Kia Forte interior2019 Kia Forte dashboard

Technology

Our Toledo Kia dealership near Adrian and Wauseon is proud to carry Kia models for their ability to incorporate the latest tech and amenities into new vehicles. The 2019 Kia Forte is no exception, with its standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto that connects to the available eight-inch touchscreen. The Forte also offers available UVO eServices that help you keep track of your Forte model's parking location, driving habits and maintenance requirements, and also connects to your smartphone on the go. The available center-console pad allows your compatible smartphone to charge so you are always connected, even when you haven't had time to stop and recharge.

  • Available voice command navigation
  • Available UVO eServices
  • Available eight-inch touchscreen display
  • Available center-console charging pad

Safety

The latest 2019 Kia Forte is here for those who don't want to sacrifice safety for style and technology. Luckily, this model carries it all, especially smart tech that anticipates the unexpected. It offers standard forward collision-avoidance assistance, smart cruise control, blind spot collision warning, rear cross traffic collision warning, standard lane departure warning, and parking distance warning-reverse so you're protected from obstacles you might have missed. Not to mention the new high-strength steel body and illuminating LED headlights effortlessly keep you safe while you drive and in case of emergency.

  • Standard forward collision-avoidance assistance
  • Available smart cruise control
  • Available rear cross traffic collision warning
  • Standard lane departure warning

For more information on the 2019 Kia Forte, contact us at Taylor Kia of Toledo. Located in Toledo, we also proudly serve the Adrian and Wauseon areas.

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Taylor Kia of Toledo

6300 W Central Avenue
Directions Toledo, OH 43615

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  • Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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  • Sunday Closed