2019 Kia Forte

  • $179 /mo. Lease From
  • $17,690 MSRP From
  • 34.5 mpg AVG, Comb.
  •      Safety Rating
  • 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 $1,000 to $1,050, which over the course of five years will save you $1,500 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.

Offers

Lease
2019 Kia Forte Lease Offer Trend

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.

Exterior

2019 Kia Forte Exterior Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions

  • Width:
  • Width W/O Mirrors: 70.9 in
  • Length: 182.7 in
  • Height: 56.5 in
  • Wheelbase: 106.3 in

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.

Interior

2019 Forte - First Row

First Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 42.2 inHip Room: 53 inHead Room: 38.8 inShoulder Room: 56.1 in
2019 Forte - Second Row

Second Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 35.7 inHip Room: 51.1 inHead Room: 37.5 inShoulder Room: 55.3 in
2019 Forte - Cargo Area

Trunk Volume

15.3 ft3

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.

Full Specifications

Trim

2019 Forte LX

2019 Forte S

2019 Forte EX

2019 Forte FE

Starging MSRP$19,090$20,190$21,990$17,690
Engine2.0 L/1222.0 L/1222.0 L/1222.0 L/122
HP173 hp173 hp173 hp173 hp
DrivetrainFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
City30 - 31 MPG30 - 31 MPG30 - 31 MPG30 - 31 MPG
Highway40 - 41 MPG40 - 41 MPG40 - 41 MPG40 - 41 MPG
Combined34 - 35 MPG34 - 35 MPG34 - 35 MPG34 - 35 MPG
Annual Fuel Cost$1,000 - $1,050$1,000 - $1,050$1,000 - $1,050$1,000 - $1,050

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.

Safety

2019 Kia Forte Front Crash Test    
Front Crash Rating
2019 Kia Forte Side Crash Test    
Side Crash Rating
2019 Kia Forte Side Pole Crash Test    
Side Pole Crash Rating
  • Complaints: 35
  • Recalls: 1

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 thirty-five complaints, which is less than the average for its rivals. There is also one recall issued by Kia, which by itself is a relatively low number.

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Last updated on Aug 06, 2019 - 13:23:31 ET
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