What is the difference between the 2019 vs. 2018 Kia Forte?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Forte, New Vehicles on Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 11:03 pm
2019 Kia Forte vs. 2018 Kia Forte

Introducing the all-new 2019 Kia Forte! The sleek model has been fully redesigned for 2019 with a new Intelligent Variable Transmission for better fuel economy in addition to more standard technologies. On the outside, the 2019 Kia Forte is striking with smooth, aerodynamic curves and a confident stance. In fact, the 2019 Kia Forte draws much of its design inspiration from the new Kia Stinger. That said, how does the 2019 Forte compare to the 2018 model?

When the two are side-by-side, it’s easy to notice the design differences. The 2019 Kia Forte has a new larger grille, redesigned headlights and an updated cabin with a new, larger touchscreen. The new 2019 Forte also boasts more cargo space, standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and more safety technologies. In fact, even the base 2019 Kia Forte is standard with blind-spot collision warning, rear cross-traffic collision warning and much more.


Read More: What colors does the 2019 Kia Forte come in?


2019 Kia Forte VS 2018 Kia Forte
Standard  Projection headlights N/A
Available Launch Edition  N/A
Available Intelligent Variable Transmission N/A
Standard  Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Available

See the new Forte at Archer Kia today!

Here you will find a great selection of 2019 Kia Forte models to choose from. The new Forte is available in a variety of colors and four trims, including the FE, LXS, S and EX. Which model is right for you? Each 2019 Kia Forte is standard with automatic headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, a four-speaker sound system, a rearview camera, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning and lane keeping assist.

Moving up in trim adds on even more premium features, including satellite radio, an upgraded sound system, keyless entry, heated side mirrors, push-button ignition, ventilated front seats, a keyless trunk opener and much more.

We invite you to explore all the features and capabilities of the new 2019 Kia Forte with a test drive. Our friendly team of Kia experts can answer any questions you might have and will help you find the perfect vehicle. Stop by and see us!


2019 Kia Forte on the race track
2018 Kia Forte in a white building

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