The Redesigned 2019 Kia Forte Is Roomy, Fuel-Efficient, and Loaded with Technology
If you're in the market for a roomy, economical, feature-filled compact car, the 2019 Kia Forte should be your first choice. Kia made the Forte longer and wider for 2019, giving it more seating and cargo volume. Its redesigned exterior looks similar to the Kia Stinger, with a longer hood, swept-back headlamps, and a rakish roofline. It also has more standard technology, and people in the Pendleton and Greenville, SC areas can choose from numerous Forte models at Kia of Anderson.
The New Kia Forte Has a Re-worked Suspension and Upgraded Steering
Kia re-worked the suspension of the Kia Forte for 2019 to give it improved precision and control. Its enhanced rigidity and available continuously variable automatic transmission improves handling and lateral responsiveness. Steering feel is upgraded as well, due to advances in its Motor Driven Power Steering system. The new Forte comes with a 2.0-liter engine that puts out 147 horsepower for plenty of pep on your daily commute. Drivers in the Anderson and Clemson, SC areas who want to save at the fuel pump will appreciate that the Kia Forte gets up to 31 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway. It comes standard with front-wheel drive and you can choose between Standard, Sport, and Comfort driving modes to suit the road conditions or your personal driving style. The Forte also has a traction control system, electronic stability control, vehicle stability management, and hill-start assist for easy maneuverability in most any environment.
The Kia Forte Has an Upscale Cabin with a Wealth of Features
You can relax on your way home from work in the 2019 Kia Forte, which has an upscale cabin with comfortable front seats and plenty of rear-seat legroom. Cloth upholstery is standard, but leatherette upholstery is available. The new Forte also has one of the largest trunks in its class, with 15.3 cubic feet of space. An available split-folding rear seat and hands-free power trunk add to its storage versatility. The Forte's front area has a more open feel than before, with clean lines, minimal buttons, a freestanding touchscreen, and tasteful metallic trim. Its infotainment features are straightforward and user friendly, and its quick at responding to inputs as well as switching between menus. The base Forte FE model comes standard with an 8.0-inch touchscreen featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support. Other standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, a four-speaker stereo, a USB port, and Bluetooth. Optional features include a sunroof, remote start, proximity key entry, navigation, and wireless phone charging.
The 2019 Kia Forte Has More Standard Safety Features Than Before
Your safety always comes first, and people in the Pendleton and Greenville areas can feel secure knowing that the 2019 Kia Forte has lots of driver assistance technology that can "look out for them" on the road and help them spot hazards they might otherwise miss. Previous models had a standard rearview camera, but Kia added driver attention monitoring, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and lane keep assist as standard features for 2019. Optional safety features include adaptive headlights, automatic high beams, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, reverse parking sensors, pedestrian detection, and adaptive cruise control, which uses radar to detect vehicles in front of you under certain conditions and slows down or accelerates your Forte as needed. The 2019 Kia Forte is a spacious, comfortable, and well-equipped compact car at a reasonable price. Stop by Kia of Anderson and test drive one today.