The 2019 Kia Forte has won over a lot of auto enthusiasts since its recent debut.
This compact size sedan from Kia is receiving top reviews for performance and style since the big reveal.
This is the third generation of Kia’s best selling compact sedan.
The new look for 2019 has chiseled lines and cleaner detailing with a distinctive tiger-nose grille.
In the rear full-width LED accent taillights give a standout appearance.
This new version of the Forte is slightly long, slightly higher, and slightly wider, which increases rear passenger legroom and also increases the trunk capacity.
With a slightly lower rear profile, the vehicle takes on a coupe style look that provides a nice silhouette on the road.
Powered by a 2.0 L, Atkinson-cycle inline 4 cylinder engine that provides 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque, the powertrain is completed with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The powertrain package provides a high level of fuel efficiency.
Inside, the driver’s cockpit is clean and uncluttered with all controls within easy reach.
The front seats have a wrap-around design an there is ample storage in the centre console.
When you’re behind the wheel there is a feeling of space thanks to the over all cabin design and attention to detail.
A standard 8-inch touchscreen is centred on the console and comes with standard Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Additonal features include a 320-watt Harman Kardon premium audio system and a wireless phone charger.
When it comes to driver assist functions, there is a full suite of options available.
Lane-Keeping Assist and Blind-Spot Collision Warning come standard from Kia’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems suit.
Available assist functions include adaptive cruise control, and forward collision avoidance assist.
Judging from the reviews that are filling the auto magazines and websites, the new 2019 Kia Forte will continue to be a best seller in the compact sedan market.