Kia Forte is a five-seat small-size vehicle in the Sedan category. For the 2020 model year, there are five trim-lines to choose from, all with the same engine that produces 147 to 201 horsepower. EPA-estimated annual regular gasoline expense is $1,000 to $1,200, 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.
2020 Forte has a relatively long wheelbase ( 106.3 in) on a narrower body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 2707 - 2903 lbs.
2020 Forte seats five adults. It has larger than average room for first-row passengers on four measurement, legs, shoulders, hips, and head. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Forte ia a class-leader on only one measurement - head - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on legs and shoulders. Trunk volume is the largest among its peers with 15.3 cu. ft.
2020 Forte FE
2020 Forte LXS
2020 Forte EX
2020 Forte GT-Line
2020 Forte GT
|Engine||2.0 L/122||2.0 L/122||2.0 L/122||2.0 L/122||1.6 L/97|
|HP||147 hp||147 hp||147 hp||147 hp||201 hp|
|Drivetrain||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|City||29 - 31 MPG||29 - 31 MPG||29 - 31 MPG||29 - 31 MPG||27 MPG|
|Highway||40 - 41 MPG||40 - 41 MPG||40 - 41 MPG||40 - 41 MPG||35 MPG|
|Combined||33 - 35 MPG||33 - 35 MPG||33 - 35 MPG||33 - 35 MPG||30 MPG|
|Annual Fuel Cost||$1,000 - $1,100||$1,000 - $1,100||$1,000 - $1,100||$1,000 - $1,100||$1,200|
2020 Forte Sedan comes in five trim levels, with an average price that is $2,774 less compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average more powerful engine, Forte has higher-than-average combined fuel economy of 32.6 mpg.
2020 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 one complaint, which is less than the average for its rivals.