The red 2019 Kia forte compact car performance

Driven to impress.

Expressive Stinger-inspired design, dynamic performance and agile handling make the new 2019 Kia Forte a force to be reckoned with. With seamless acceleration, confident cornering and better control, this is a driving experience as unique as you are. It’s easy to own the fast lane with the polished performance of Forte.


Kia Forte Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS)

Responsive handling for impressive performance.

Forte’s enhanced rigidity improves handling and lateral responsiveness. Steering feel is upgraded too, thanks to enhancements in the Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) system. Reworked suspension and throttle increase precision and control, while a standard 6-speed manual transmission ups engine responsiveness.


Intelligent Variable Transmission of the 2019 Forte

Powerfully efficient.

Forte offers an impressive combination of performance and efficiency. The enhanced motor benefits from advanced technologies that help boost performance and help improve fuel efficiency in a variety of situations. Meanwhile, an available all-new Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) is designed to improve on traditional CVTs, with its adaptive style shift logic for smoother, more linear acceleration.


Sport mode of the 2019 Kia Forte compact car

Optimize every drive.

Whether you’re craving more performance, or prefer to cruise in comfort, the 2019 Forte offers both and lets you choose. From the added steering and throttle responsiveness of Sport mode to the optimal balance of smooth acceleration and comfortable ride of Comfort mode, you get to customize each drive.


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