2020 Kia Forte Specs


A midsize sedan like the Kia Forte is a great choice for your daily commute and taking your family to the beach. It’s efficient, safe, and offers lots of room to stretch out. To show drivers in D’Iberville, Gulfport, and Hattiesburg, MS, what it can do for you, the team at Pat Peck Kia put together this look at the 2020 Kia Forte specs.

Kia Forte Performance

2020 Kia ForteThe 2020 Kia Forte offers two reliable engines and excellent fuel economy. The base engine can get up to an EPA-estimated 31 city/41 highway MPG.* This 2.0L 4-cylinder engine is also fun to drive with 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. It comes with a 6-speed manual transmission but also offers an Intelligent Variable Transmission.

A turbocharged 1.6L 4-cylinder engine is also available to provide you with more power under the hood. It gets up to 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. It’s also available with both transmissions and offers good fuel economy with an EPA-estimated 27 city/35 highway MPG.*

Kia Forte Interior

2020 Kia Forte InteriorThe interior of the 2020 Kia Forte provides you with a comfortable ride. Woven cloth seats come standard, but stylish SOFINO seats are also available. To give the cabin a sporty feel, a D-shaped leather-wrapped steering wheel is available as well. You can find lots of ways to get comfortable behind the wheel, too, with a 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat.

The front row features 38.8 inches of headroom and 42.2 inches of legroom. Passengers in the back seat can relax with 37.5 inches of headroom and 35.7 inches of legroom. There’s also plenty of room in the trunk. With 15.3 cubic feet of cargo room, you’ll have space for golf bags, groceries, or all your beach gear.

Kia Forte Safety

2020 Kia Forte in RedWith six airbags and an energy-absorbing steel frame, the 2020 Kia Forte was designed to help keep you safe. It’s even been named a 2020 TOP SAFETY PICK by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This safe design starts with a strong steel cage that features side-impact door beams. Inside, you’ll be protected a pair of front airbags, front seat-mounted side airbags, and a couple of full-length side curtain airbags that cover both rows of seats.

To help prevent accidents, the Kia Forte offers lots of smart driver-assistance features. For example, when you put your car in Reverse, the Rear-Camera Display gives you a closer look at what’s behind you. Some of the technology that will give you more awareness while you drive includes:

  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning

Test Drive the Kia Forte

To learn more about the 2020 Kia Forte specs, visit Pat Peck Kia and take a test drive. The 2020 Kia Forte offers peace of mind, a comfortable drive, and convenient fuel economy to drivers and families in D’Iberville, Gulfport, and Hattiesburg, MS.


* EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle’s condition. These estimates reflect EPA’s revised coefficients beginning with some 2017 models.

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