2020 Kia Forte Performance | Harlingen, TX
The 2020 Kia Forte is an efficient and stylish sedan, known for its abundance of comfort and convenience features, spacious interior, and leading safety technologies. Medical professionals who value innovative safety technologies and easy maneuverability for fitting in tight hospital garage parking spots are drawn to the Kia Forte. Entrepreneurs going into business for themselves value the Forte thanks to its low cost to purchase and fuel — and its leading infotainment tech for easily staying in touch with clients and suppliers. The Forte also delivers reliable performance, which makes it the right choice for any driver.
The 2020 Forte is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, mated to either a six-speed manual gearbox or an intelligent variable automatic transmission with Sportmatic®. This engine is good for 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque.
Manual models achieve up to 27 mpg in the city and 37 on the highway.* If you go with an automatic transmission, you can expect even greater efficiency at 31 mpg in the city and 41 on the highway.*
GT power upgrade
The Kia Forte is available as a high-performance GT model, which gets you a sizable upgrade in power. The engine lurking under the hood is a turbocharged 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder that cranks out 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. You can marry this engine to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission with paddle shifters or a six-speed manual gearbox.
Automatic models manage up to 27 mpg in the city and 35 on the highway while manual models see a slight dip in performance to 25 mpg in the city and 32 on the highway.* Available large front brakes and high flow active exhaust increase the performance of the Forte GT, which rides on 18-inch two-tone wheels with available Michelin® Pilot Sport 4 Summer Tires.
Contact Bert Harlingen Kia in Harlingen, Texas, to schedule a test drive of the 2020 Kia Forte.
*MPG: Based on EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle’s condition.