What’s New in the 2019 Kia Forte Compact Car?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Forte, New Vehicles, Safety, Technology on Monday, February 19th, 2018 at 4:50 pm
2019 Kia Forte driving down street past palm trees

2019 Kia Forte Performance Features and Release Date

Back and better than ever, Kia is proud to introduce the new 2019 Kia Forte compact car. One of Kia’s most popular models over the past few years, drivers should be even more excited for the 2019 Forte. Why? The 2019 Kia Forte premiered at the North American International Auto Show with a brand-new redesign. However, that doesn’t just mean a new appearance. Come and discover all of the new specs, technology, and features that are found in the upcoming 2019 Kia Forte!

2019 Kia Forte models outside a fancy dealership

2019 Kia Forte interior dashboard and seating

Driver-Centered Technology

Kia’s new suite of technology is made to assist the 2019 Forte’s driver in every way. That includes features for entertainment, safety, and more! For starters, the 2019 Kia Forte’s infotainment touchscreen has been enlarged to 8 inches. Additionally, it includes Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ connectivity to stream music and video from apps, along with messaging and Bluetooth®. Elsewhere, Kia’s new and improved Advanced Driver Assistance Systems impress and protect, including both driver-assistance and safety features. Along with previous safety features being a standard inclusion, the new 2019 Kia Forte now also has Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist and Smart Cruise Control.

An Efficient and Powerful Engine

The 2019 Kia Forte is not a hybrid model, but it wisely uses aspects of hybrid technology to improve its own fuel efficiency up to a combined MPG of 35 for city and highway driving. Additionally, this implementation of technology also helps to silence noise in the cabin even when switching gears and quickly accelerating. With all of these improvements to comfort and cost-saving, the 2019 Kia Forte still produces 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque.


2018 Kia Forte Paint Color Options


Learn More About the 2019 Forte in Akron, OH

It’s unclear when the 2019 Kia Forte will be released for consumer sales as Kia hasn’t given an official release date. However, you can expect some time due to the 2018 Kia Forte’s fairly recent release date. That means that Kia only has more time to perfect and improve this new model. To learn more, contact us here at the VanDevere Kia dealership. Our sales team will be able to assist you with any further questions you might have. Call or visit today to stay up to date on all new Kia models!

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