How Powerful is the 2020 Kia Forte GT?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Forte, New Models on Thursday, August 8th, 2019 at 8:00 am
2020 Kia Forte GT exterior closeup shot of headlights, grille, and GT badge

2020 Kia Forte GT Engine Specs and Performance Features 

After a redesign for its 2019 model year, the biggest new addition to the Kia Forte model for its 2020 model year update is the brand-new GT trim level. Today, we’ll look at the horsepower, setup, and cost of the 2020 Kia Forte GT compared to the standard 2020 Kia Forte.


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2020 Kia Forte GT Engine Options and Engine Specs

The standard 2020 Kia Forte model is equipped with a 2L inline 4 engine. This produces 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque.

The 2020 Kia Forte GT model upgrades to a 1.6L turbocharged inline 4 engine. This produces 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque.

2020 Kia Forte interior shot of front seating upholstery with red stitching, steering wheel, and dashboard layout

2020 Kia Forte GT with blue paint color exterior rear shot closeup of headlight design and GT model name badge

2020 Kia Forte GT Transmission Options

The 2020 Kia Forte GT model comes with two transmission options.

 

7-Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission

6-Speed Manual Transmission

2020 Kia Forte GT Cost/Pricing

The baseline FE trim of the 2020 Kia Forte model has a starting MSRP of $17,790.

The GT trim level of the 2020 Kia Forte model has two distinct prices depending on a driver’s choice of transmission.

A 2020 Kia Forte GT with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission has a starting MSRP of $22,290.

A 2020 Kia Forte GT with a 6-speed manual transmission has a starting MSRP of $22,890.

2020 Kia Forte GT Release Date

The 2020 Kia Forte GT will release along with the rest of the 2020 Kia Forte trim levels in the last quarter of 2019.


2020 Kia Forte New Trim Levels and Pricing


Learn More About New Kia Models in Kenosha, WI

For more information concerning the 2020 Kia Forte GT performance trim, the standard 2020 Kia Forte compact sedan model, or any other current or upcoming Kia vehicles, please continue to read our blog, browse through our online inventory, and contact us here at the Palmen Kia dealership. The Palmen Kia team can be reached online, by phone, or with a visit to our dealership located in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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