What are the Differences Between the 2020 and 2019 Kia Forte?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Kia Forte, Model Comparison on Monday, September 9th, 2019 at 7:03 pm
2020 Kia Forte vs 2019 Kia Forte

2020 Kia Forte vs 2019 Kia Forte

The most recent 2020 Kia model to release to the American automotive market is the update Forte compact sedan. After receiving a major redesign for its 2019 model year, things aren’t quite as extensive this time around, but a few notable updates still make the 2020 Kia Forte well worth looking into. So, today, we see what has all changed from year to year. It’s the 2020 Kia Forte vs the 2019 Kia Forte!

2020 Kia Forte GT  Performance Features

2020 Kia Forte Sedan and 2019 Kia Forte Sedan – Model Comparison


Model 2020 Kia Forte 2019 Kia Forte
Baseline Engine 2L Inline 4 2L Inline 4
Horsepower 147 147
Torque (lb-ft) 132 132
Upgraded Engine 1.6L Turbocharged Inline 4 N/A
Horsepower 201 N/A
Torque (lb-ft) 195 N/A
Standard Transmission 6-Speed Manual 6-Speed Manual
Additional Transmission Option(s) Infinitely Variable, 7-Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic Continuously Variable-Speed Automatic
Starting MSRP $17,790 $17,790


Other specifications and measurements, such as cargo, fuel tank, and seating capacities, have remained consistent from the 2019 to 2020 Kia Forte model.

2020 Kia Forte Color Options

Test Drive the 2020 Kia Forte in Kenosha, WI

The 2020 Kia Forte sedan is now out and available across the USA! In stock here at the Palmen Kia dealership, we welcome drivers to schedule a test drive with this updated compact sedan of the Kia brand! Additionally, to learn more about the 2020 Kia Forte or any other Kia model, please continue to read our blog and contact us. The Palmen Kia staff can be reached online, by phone, or with a visit to our dealership located in Kenosha, Wisconsin where we serve the surrounding cities of Racine, Milwaukee, Chicago, and more!

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