What New Features are the 2020 Kia Forte Bringing?

By Product Expert | Posted in Coming Soon, Kia Forte on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 at 8:26 pm
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2020 Kia Forte Specs and Features

As Kia’s rock-star compact, the Kia Forte has been a totem model for the brand’s push toward offering luxury vehicle features and style in the mass-market price range. Having been completely overhauled last year, the Kia Forte’s value proposition has never been stronger in a market that is reluctant to invest any significant R&D into what it sees as a declining sedan segment.

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With the 2020 Kia Forte now being announced and arriving shortly to your Friendliest, neighborhood Kia dealer, we wanted to share some of the incredible standard features and specs you can expect to find on the small and dynamic sedan.

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2020 Kia Forte Specs

The 2020 Kia Forte improves on the 2019 model by introducing new performance dynamics and specifications. For the first time in a bunch of years, the Kia Forte sedan features a choice in powertrain options:

  • 0-liter 4-cylinder engine
    • Standard on FE, LXS, GT-Line and EX trim levels
    • 147 horsepower @ 6,200 RPM
    • 132 lb-ft. of torque @ 4,500 RPM
    • Paired to 6-speed manual transmission (standard FE) or IVT (available on FE, standard on LXS, GT-Line and EX)
  • 6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine
    • Standard on GT trim level
    • 201 horsepower @ 6,000 RPM
    • 195 lb-ft. of torque @ 1,500-4,500 RPM
    • Paired to 7-speed DCT (standard) or 6-speed manual transmission (available)

2020 Kia Forte Features

The 2020 Kia Forte brings plenty of great standard and available features to the model including:

  • LED projection headlights with escort function
  • LED taillights
  • Supervision Meter Cluster with 4.2-inch color display
  • Sofino seating with heat
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar support
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped, sport-type steering wheel
  • Dual-zone, fully-automatic air conditioning
  • 8-inch touchscreen audio display unit with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Harmon/Kardon® Premium, 320-watt audio system with 8 speakers, subwoofer and Clari-Fi technology
  • Wireless charger
  • Push-button start with Smart Key and Smart Trunk
  • Kia Drive Wise active safety features
  • Steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters

Get the Energetic 2020 Kia Forte at Friendly Kia!

At Friendly Kia, we have the 2020 Kia Forte in stock. For more information on the model or to schedule a test drive, contact us today!

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One Response to “What New Features are the 2020 Kia Forte Bringing?”

  1. Bill says:

    I am looking for a car with a c-d slot for my classical recordings Most cars do not offer this feature. I hardly ever use my radio. Does the Forte have this feature? Bill

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