The specific 2019 Kia Forte Koup is one of the models from Kia Forte line-up. This line-up consists of 2-door sedan, hatchback and 2-door coupe, which is known under the name Koup. Its changes for this model year are not extensive, but, regardless, 2019 Kia Forte Koup has a lot to offer. Its modern design was upgraded just a year ago, therefore Kia didn’t need to do much. Still fresh from last year redesign, new Koup brings great styling, good performance, nice features, all at an affordable price.
2019 Kia Forte Interior and Exterior
South Korean automaker redesigned its Forte Koup for previous model year, and these recent changes were the main reason for its lack of changes now. Front end of the vehicle is more aggressive than before, amended with great-looking HID headlights. Its body is shaped in a way that offers best aerodynamics, yet to look great. Like all other Kia Fortes, Koup comes available in two trims, including base EX and upper SX.
Its exterior features (standard) include chrome door handles, heated power mirrors painted in body paint, LED turn signals mounted on the mirror, automatic light control, solar glass, projector beam headlights, fog lights, LED positioning lights, heated rear glass, chrome exhaust tips, 16-inch alloy wheels and alternating windshield wipers. On the inside, 2019 Kia Forte Koup comes with numerous standard and optional features. Its standards, among others, include 6-speaker audio system with AM/FM/CD/MP3/SiriusXM, Bluetooth connection, USB/AUX inputs, steering wheel mounted controls, cruise control… Beside these mentioned ones, Forte Koup also offers numerous others, such as remote entry, power windows and door locks, trip computer and various other.
2019 Kia Forte Engine
Slightly unusual, but this small car has two engine options. So if you opt for either trim, you will get different engines. On the base trim EX, Kia Forte Koup comes with a 2.0-liter inline-4 engine with 173 horsepower and 154 lb-ft of torque. Under the hood of the SX is placed a turbocharged 1.6-liter inline-4 engine with 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are packed with a 6-speed manual transmission as standard or 6-speed automatic as optional. For EX with manual transmission fuel economy is rated at 24/33/27 mpg and with automatic 25/34/28 mpg, or a mile more for every parameter (city/hwy/combined). For the SX, EPA-estimated fuel economy is rated at 22/29/25 mpg with manual and 22/30/25 mpg city/hwy/combined with automatic.
2019 Kia Forte Price and Release Date
New Kia Forte Koup is already available for sale. Kia released its specs and prices, and the model can purchased now. Base EX starts at $18,590 and the SX at $20,590.