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2019 Kia Forte near Shorewood, WI

Introducing the 2019 Kia Forte: A Stylish Sedan for the Ever-Stylish Shorewood Driver

Shorewood is a gorgeous, maple-studied town on the shores of Lake Michigan. The community is renown for its forward-thinking, pedestrian-friendly downtown layout and outstanding parks and recreation offerings. Take for instance the historic Hubbard Park with its five acres of terraced, wooded terrain that stretches along the Milwaukee River's eastern bank. This park once served as a popular resort destination with a series of amusement park amenities. Today, it's a quiet place to relax and spend time with friends and family members -- but to get there often takes a drive and if it's time to upgrade your wheels, then you might consider the 2019 Kia Forte.

The 2019 Kia Forte is a compact sedan that is one of the auto manufacturer's best selling models -- for good reasons. This is a car that nicely combines quality, features, and performance capabilities. It also happens to have one of the highest fuel economy ratings in its class. For all these reasons and more, the 2019 Kia Forte makes for a highly attractive vehicle for Shorewood drivers. Just take a look at these desirable facets of the model and why you should give it a test drive this spring:

A Look at the Top Attributes of the 2019 Kia Forte: A Stylish Sedan for the Ever-Stylish Shorewood Driver

  • Outstanding balance of power and efficiency. The 2019 Kia Forte comes standard with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that generates a highly impressive 132 pound-feet of torque and 147 horsepower. That's a nice bit of acceleration that'll ensure you have no issues getting up hills or passing slower vehicles on the highway or back country roads. But this engine doesn't just offer owns plenty of get-up-and-go capabilities, it also does this efficiently. This model enjoys an outstanding 31 miles per gallon in the city and 41 mpg on the highway when paired with the optional CVT or 27 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway when paired with the standard six-speed manual transmission.
  • Spacious and comfortable interior. This model might technically be classified as a compact sedan, but inside it feels like anything but. The 2019 Kia Forte boasts an incredibly spacious interior with ample leg, hip, and headroom both in the back and front. Plus, in addition to plenty of space for people, the Fore offers an exciting amount of small-item storage and has one of the largest trunks in its class with 15.3 cubic feet of rear cargo-hauling options.
  • New exterior design features. If you're debating whether to go with this year's 2019 model or find a new 2018 Kia Forte model for sale, then one thing to note is that this year saw a change in the exterior design. The 2019 Kia Forte has a sleeker shape than its predecessor with an elongated hood and a shorter rear trunk set-up. Kia also updated the head and taillights shape for a more wrap-around look, and those lights now come with the option of brighter and bolder LED lighting.

Test Drive the Bold 2019 Kia Forte Today at a Dealership Near Shorewood

The Kia Forte is a solid sedan and one that starts out at the remarkably low MSRP $17,790. To learn more about the many amenities of this model and to see the differences between it and previous year models, as well as the different features in each trim, come on down and visit us at Russ Darrow Kia of Wauwatosa. You'll find our friendly dealership and service staff just a short drive away from your home in Shorewood.

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  • Features
  • Specs

Features

Features

  • Safety
  • Mechanical
  • Technology
  • Comfort
  • Interior
  • Exterior

Safety

Safety

Rearview monitor in dash
Driver attention alert system
Autonomous braking
Pre-collision warning system audible warning, visual warning
Lane keeping assist
Automatic emergency braking front
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Energy absorbing steering column
Impact sensor door unlock
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Emergency interior trunk release
Camera system rearview
Impact absorbing bumpers
Lane deviation sensors
Crumple zones front, rear

Airbags

Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, rear

Security

2-stage unlocking doors
Anti-theft system alarm with remote
Power door locks auto-locking

Mirrors

Side mirror adjustments power, manual folding

Mechanical

Drivetrain

Drive mode selector
Axle ratio 4.89

Brakes

Rear brake type disc
Rear brake diameter 10.3
Front brake diameter 11.0
Front brake type ventilated disc
Braking assist
Electronic brakeforce distribution
ABS 4-wheel
Power brakes

Suspension

Front suspension classification independent
Rear suspension classification semi-independent
Front struts MacPherson
Rear suspension type torsion beam
Rear spring type coil
Front stabilizer bar
Front spring type coil
Front suspension type lower control arms
Rear shock type gas
Front shock type gas

Stability and Traction

Stability control
Traction control
Hill holder control

Engine

Battery saver
Battery maintenance-free
Alternator 120 amps

Technology

Audio System

Auxiliary audio input Bluetooth, jack, USB, iPod/iPhone
Radio touch screen display, AM/FM
Antenna type mast
Total speakers 4
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control

Telematics

Electronic messaging assistance with read function, voice operated
Wireless data link Bluetooth
Phone hands free

In Car Entertainment

Connected in-car apps Google POIs, Google search, app marketplace integration
Infotainment Apple CarPlay ready, Android Auto ready
Infotainment screen size 8 in.

Instrumentation

Instrument cluster screen size 3.5 in.
Trip computer
Driver information system
Clock
Gauge tachometer
Digital odometer
External temperature display
Multi-function display
Fuel economy display MPG, range
Warnings and reminders low oil level, low fuel level, low washer fluid, tire fill alert
Trip odometer

Comfort

Comfort Features

Shift knob trim urethane
Armrests rear folding
Floor material carpet
Steering wheel trim urethane
Door sill trim scuff plate

Convenience Features

Cupholders front, rear
Steering wheel tilt and telescopic
One-touch windows 1
Reading lights front
Multi-function remote illuminated entry, keyless entry, panic alarm, trunk release
Cargo area light
Cruise control
Power steering
Retained accessory power
Power windows lockout button
Courtesy lights door
Overhead console front
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, cruise control, phone, voice control
Rearview mirror manual day/night
Vanity mirrors dual
Power outlet(s) two 12V front
Assist handle passenger side, rear
Center console front console with armrest and storage
Storage sunglasses holder, door pockets, accessory hook

Air Conditioning

Front air conditioning automatic climate control
Front air conditioning zones dual
Rear vents second row
Air filtration

Interior

Steering

Turns lock-to-lock 2.4
Steering ratio 12.7

Seats

Driver seat manual adjustments height, 6, reclining
Rear headrests 3, fixed
Passenger seat manual adjustments 6, reclining
Rear seat folding split
Front headrests 2, adjustable
Front seat type bucket
Upholstery cloth
Rear seat type 60-40 split bench

Seatbelts

Seatbelt pretensioners front
Seatbelt warning sensor front
Rear seatbelts 3-point
Front seatbelts 3-point
Emergency locking retractors front

Exterior

Lights

Daytime running lights
Taillights rear center
Headlights auto delay off, auto on/off, halogen

Tires and Rims

Tire type all season
Wheels alloy
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Spare tire kit tire sealant, inflator kit

Windows

Window defogger rear
Front wipers variable intermittent
Power windows safety reverse
Solar-tinted glass front, rear

Exterior Features

Front bumper color body-color
Mirror color body-color
Door handle color body-color
Exhaust tip color chrome
Grille color chrome surround, black
Rear bumper color body-color
Rocker panel color body-color
Window trim black

Specs

Specs

Drive Type

Drive Type FWD

Seating

Standard Seating 5
Max Seating 5
Head Room (front) 38.8 in
Head Room (rear) 37.5 in
Hip Room (front) 53 in
Hip Room (rear) 51.1 in
Shoulder Room (front) 56.1 in
Shoulder Room (rear) 55.3 in
Leg Room (front) 42.2 in
Leg Room (rear) 35.7 in
Seating Rows 2

Measurements of Size & Shape

Length 182.7 in
Width 70.9 in
Width (without mirrors) 70.9 in
Height 56.5 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in
Ground Clearance 5.3 in
Angle of Approach 14.7 degrees
Angle of Departure 19.5 degrees
Track Width (front) 61.2 in
Track Width (rear) 61.6 in

Measurements of Weight

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 3792 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Range 3001-4000 lbs
Curb Weight 2903 lbs

Interior Dimensions

Cargo Volume 15.3 cu ft
Interior Volume 96 cu ft

Performance Specifications

Turning Circle 34.8 ft

Fuel Tanks

Fuel Capacity 14.0 Gallons

Wheels and Tires

Front Tire Type P205/55R16
Front Wheel Diameter 16.0 x 6.5 in
Rear Tire Type P205/55R16
Rear Wheel Diameter 16.0 x 6.5 in

Awards

Award
10 Best Interiors Nominee (2019 Model)
- Wards Auto

Award
Best Cars for the Money: Finalist (2019 Model)
- US News

Award
Best Fleet Value in America: Passenger Cars (2019 Model)
- Vincentric

Award
Best Vehicles By Class: Midsize Cars (2019 Model)
- GreenerCars.org

Award
Car of the Year: Contender (2019 Model)
- Motor Trend

Award
Driver's Choice Award: Best Small Car (2019 Model)
- MotorWeek

Award
Drivers Choice: Best New Car On A Budget (2019 Model)
- The Car Connection

Award
Initial Quality: Highest Ranked in Compact Car Segment (2019 Model)
- J.D. Power and Associates

Award
Performance and Design: Highest Ranked in Compact Car Segment (2019 Model)
- J.D. Power and Associates

Award
Vehicle Satisfaction Award: Compact Car (2019 Model)
- Auto Pacific

Award
World Car Design of the Year: Nominee (2019 Model)
- World Car of the Year

Award
World Car of the Year: Nominee (2019 Model)
- World Car of the Year

Crash-Test Ratings

2019 Kia Forte 4 DR FWD

Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Side Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Pole Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Combined Front
N/A
Side Combined Rear
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Rollover
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star

Dealership Information

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III SULEV30 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
7
1
7
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
8
1
8
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III ULEV70 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
8
1
8
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 30 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
7
1
7
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
8
1
8
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 70 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
8
1
8
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

Additional Vehicle Information

Sales Hours

414-867-3027

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Current Inventory

There are currently no 2019 Kia Forte LXS 4dr Sedan for Sale in inventory

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