2020 Kia Forte Williamsburg VA
2020 Kia Forte at Williamsburg Kia
There is so much more to the Kia Forte than meets the eye! While the competition continues to cut corners in the number of features that they offer, the Forte provides a rich driving experience as well as a multitude of safety features and smartphone integration even at the entry-level. Completely redesigned last year, the Kia Forte remains one of the most intriguing sedans on the market, and that continues when you look under the hood as the sedan ends its engine lineup with a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder with 201 horsepower. If you’re looking for a sedan that offers you plenty of value that gives you a ton of features without sacrificing the ride quality, then the 2020 Kia Forte is undoubtedly worth a look.
- 2.0-Liter Four-Cylinder
- 147 Horsepower
- Six-Speed Manual Transmission
- Blind-Spot Monitoring
- Forward Collision Warning
- Electric Stability Control
- Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
- Heated Front Seats
- Keyless Entry/Ignition
What engines are there to choose from?
Most consumers who purchase the 2020 Kia Forte are greeted with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque, which connects to a six-speed manual transmission on the FE. Optional on the FE and the standard on all other trims is a continuously variable automatic transmission. The top-level GT is powered by turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder, which pumps out 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque, which comes with the choice of either the six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. All versions of the Kia Forte come with front-wheel drive.
What are notable features on the 2020 Kia Forte?
Five trim levels are available for the 2020 Kia Forte, which means that no matter what version you choose, your Forte will be packed to the brim with standard features. Coming standard on the FE is 15-inch steel wheels and automatic headlights. Tech features are impressive as the FE includes an 8-inch touchscreen with a four-speaker sound system and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The LXS adds to this with 16-inch alloy wheels, selective drive modes, and soft-touch dash and door surfaces. Moving up to the GT-Line model gets you more luxury items, including heated mirrors, keyless entry and ignition, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a six-speaker audio system. The EX adds dual-zone climate control, rear air vents, heated and ventilated front seats, simulated leather upholstery, and satellite radio. Rounding out the lineup is the GT, which is the most comprehensive of the lot with a fully independent rear suspension, more massive front breaks, and dual exhaust pipes. Also coming standard are LED headlights, automatic high-beam control, ambient interior lighting, and rear air vents. There are even a few option packages to consider. The GT-Line has a Premium package that includes two USB chargers, voice recognition, and satellite radio. The EX has a Special Editon package which has a rear spoiler and a navigation system.
What are some of the safety features?
With an impressive amount of safety features, the 2020 Kia Forte is one of the safest vehicles you can buy. Standard on all versions of the Forte is forward collision warning, automatic emergancy braking, lane departure warning, and lane-keeping assist. The GT-Line adds to this with a blind-spot monitor with rear-cross traffic alert. Also available is Forward-Collision Warning Assist, which is designed to mitigate and avoid accidents and can even apply the breaks in situations that call for it. Each version of the Kia Forte also comes with six airbags with sensors that help monitor the severity of an impact as well the presence of a front passenger, which helps manage the inflation of each airbag.
Final Thoughts on the 2020 Kia Forte
The 2020 Kia Forte provides you an impressive amount of features, two capable engines, and a full amount of safety features to help keep you driving with confidence. With cutting edge features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and dual-zone climate control, you will be driving in comfort and style. Meanwhile, safety features such as blind-spot monitoring and forward collision-warning assist help to keep you safe and secure while traversing the open road. The next step in the process is to head down to the dealership and take a test drive! We promise you won’t be disappointed in this impeccable sedan. You can also browse our inventory right on our website!