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Kia Forte

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11 Model Years

Forte - 11 Model Years

The Kia Forte is available as a sedan and a hatchback. The 2020 Forte starts at $17,890 (MSRP), with a destination charge of $965. It gets EPA-estimated 28-35 MPG combined.
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Commuters

Commuter vehicles have a minimum EPA-estimated mileage of 30 mpg combined. May require specific trim level and/or optional features.

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Eco-Friendly Shoppers

Eco-Friendly vehicles have a minimum EPA-estimated mileage of 35 mpg combined and include hybrids, diesels and even a few fuel-sipping gas-only cars. May require specific trim level and/or optional features.

2010–2020 Forte Generation, 2020 Kia Forte model shown Showing the 2020 Kia Forte
MSRP Range $17,890–$23,090
Consumer Rating
(4.5) 53 reviews
Combined MPG 28-35
Body Styles Sedan
Read About the 2020 Model 2020 Forte Articles
  • MSRP Range $2,524–$27,180
  • Consumer Rating
    (4.8) 142 reviews
  • Combined MPG 31-34
  • Body Styles Sedan
Read About the 2019 Model 2019 Forte Articles
  • MSRP Range $8,897–$15,741
  • Consumer Rating
    (4.9) 239 reviews
  • Combined MPG 27-32
  • Body Styles Hatchback, Sedan
Notable Features in 2018
  • Cruise control now standard
  • Five-seat compact sedan or hatchback
  • Turbocharged engine available
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Current List Price $8,642–$15,650
  • Consumer Rating
    (4.9) 574 reviews
  • Combined MPG 25-32
  • Body Styles Hatchback, Sedan
Notable Features in 2017
  • Sedan and hatchback refreshed for 2017
  • New front styling
  • New base engine
  • Adds multimedia and safety technology
  • SX models get a turbocharged engine and new transmission
  • New S trim for sedan models
  • Current List Price $7,116–$15,040
  • Consumer Rating
    (4.7) 108 reviews
  • Combined MPG 24-30
  • Body Styles Hatchback, Sedan
Notable Features in 2016
  • Sedan and hatchback body styles
  • Related to Hyundai Elantra
  • Several four-cylinder engines
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Current List Price $5,711–$13,471
  • Consumer Rating
    (4.5) 86 reviews
  • Combined MPG 24-30
  • Body Styles Hatchback, Sedan
Notable Features in 2015
  • Improved gas mileage for 2015
  • Related to Hyundai Elantra
  • Ventilated driver's seat, heated steering wheel available
  • Two four-cylinder engines
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Current List Price $4,187–$12,651
  • Consumer Rating
    (4.5) 119 reviews
  • Combined MPG 24-29
  • Body Styles Hatchback, Sedan
Notable Features in 2014
  • Redesigned sedan for 2014
  • Longer, wider than predecessor
  • Related to Hyundai Elantra
  • Available ventilated driver's seat, heated steering wheel
  • Two four-cylinder engines
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Current List Price $2,819–$12,183
  • Consumer Rating
    (4.0) 60 reviews
  • Combined MPG 27-31
  • Body Styles Hatchback, Sedan
Notable Features in 2013
  • Power-folding side mirrors now available
  • Sedan, coupe or hatchback
  • Choice of four-cylinder engines
  • Standard USB port
  • Optional push-button start
  • Current List Price $3,322–$10,278
  • Consumer Rating
    (4.4) 57 reviews
  • Combined MPG 27-31
  • Body Styles Hatchback, Sedan
Notable Features in 2012
  • Sedan, coupe or hatchback
  • Choice of four-cylinder engines
  • Standard USB port
  • Optional push-button start
  • Current List Price $2,247–$10,431
  • Consumer Rating
    (4.6) 44 reviews
  • Combined MPG 27-31
  • Body Styles Hatchback, Sedan
Notable Features in 2011
  • Newly optional six-speed automatic for 2011
  • Sedan, coupe or hatchback
  • Choice of four-cylinder engines
  • Standard USB port
  • Optional push-button start
  • Current List Price $2,674–$8,802
  • Consumer Rating
    (4.6) 86 reviews
  • Combined MPG 27-29
  • Body Styles Sedan
Notable Features in 2010
  • New for 2010
  • Standard USB port
  • Standard Bluetooth cell phone connectivity
  • Standard stability system
  • Available Fuel Economy Package

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