Kia Forte is a five-seat small-size vehicle in the Sedan category. For the 2019 model year, there are four trim-lines to choose from, all with the same engine that produces 173 horsepower. EPA-estimated annual regular gasoline expense is $1,550 to $1,600, which over the course of five years will save you $2,500 in extra fuel spending. It has a 4-stars overall crash safety rating by NHTSA. Leasing a 2019 Kia Forte LXS IVT will set you back at least $179 per month.
According to research by Vehie.com, auto brokers currently offer special lease program on 2019 Kia Forte LXS IVT starting from $179 a month with $2,999 due at signing.
2019 Forte has a relatively long wheelbase ( 106.3 in) and a wider body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 2707 - 2903 lbs.
2019 Forte seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only one measurement - shoulders - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on legs, hips, and head. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Forte ia a class-leader on only two measurements - shoulders and head - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on hips. Trunk volume is the largest among its peers with 15.3 cu. ft.
2019 Forte LX
2019 Forte S
2019 Forte EX
2019 Forte FE
|Engine||2.0 L/122||2.0 L/122||2.0 L/122||2.0 L/122|
|HP||173 hp||173 hp||173 hp||173 hp|
|Drivetrain||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|City||30 - 31 MPG||30 - 31 MPG||30 - 31 MPG||30 - 31 MPG|
|Highway||40 - 41 MPG||40 - 41 MPG||40 - 41 MPG||40 - 41 MPG|
|Combined||34 - 35 MPG||34 - 35 MPG||34 - 35 MPG||34 - 35 MPG|
|Annual Fuel Cost||$1,550 - $1,600||$1,550 - $1,600||$1,550 - $1,600||$1,550 - $1,600|
2019 Forte Sedan comes in four trim levels, with an average price that is $1,700 less compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average more powerful engine, Forte has a class-leading fuel economy of 35 mpg.
2019 Forte Sedan has a 4-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, like all of its peers. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed seventy-two complaints, which is less than the average for its rivals. There are also two recalls issued by Kia, which by itself is a relatively low number.