2020 Kia Forte near Pensacola, FL

Kia really gained prominence for its lineup of efficient and nimble coupes and sedans. The 2020 Kia Forte in Pensacola, FL is just one year removed from a radical redesign that vastly updated its exterior style which borrows heavily from the high-performance Stinger. For the new model year, the 2020 Forte carries over everything that helped the redesigned model to reestablish its foothold in an increasingly competitive class of the automotive industry. Additionally, Kia has introduced a pair of new trim grades that build upon the work that was done for the previous model year. Team Gunther Kia customers looking for something that straddles the divide between performance and efficiency, which is also equipped with the automaker’s latest safety and connectivity technology, can start the pre-ordering process before the 2020 Forte arrives at the showroom by calling, 877-885-7998.

The 2020 Kia Forte can be equipped with features available in two new trim grades, GT Line and GT. Kia has placed the new GT Line trim ahead of the entry-level FE trim and the next-step-up LXS models. The 2020 Forte GT is the new top-of-the-line trim grade. Tech-savvy customers should definitely take a closer look at the 2020 Kia Forte. All trim grades of the new compact sedan are outfitted with a version of the automaker’s infotainment system that is compatible with the Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ suites of applications. The level of technology found in the 2020 Forte isn’t limited to the infotainment system. Every 2020 Kia Forte coming to the Team Gunther Kia showroom features several driver assistance systems. Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keeping Assist-Line are standard on all trim grades.

 

A photo of the engine used by the 2020 Kia Forte.

Performance Specs

Team Gunther Kia customers will have two engine options to consider when they are shopping for the 2020 Kia Forte. The standard powertrain equipment consists of a 2.0-liter, inline four-cylinder engine attached to a six-speed manual transmission. A continuously variable transmission is also available. The base engine will produce 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. The top-of-the-line GT trim uses a 201-horsepower, turbocharged 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine.

A photo of the front dashboard used by the 2020 Kia Forte.

Active Safety Features

While all trims grades of the 2020 Kia Forte come with several cutting-edge active safety systems, higher trims are equipped with even more advanced safety features. The new GT trim offers Blind Spot Collision Warning with Lane Change Assist, Rear-Cross Traffic Collision Warning, Smart Cruise Control and Parking Distance Warning-Reverse as an optional add-on package. The EX and GT-Line trims make many of those systems standard equipment.