What are the Differences Between the 2018 and 2019 Kia Forte?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Forte on Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 1:13 pm
Comparison image of a silver 2019 Kia Forte and a silver 2018 Kia Forte

Differences Between the 2018 and 2019 Kia Forte 

The Kia Forte has been one of the better compact vehicles on the market for a number of years. The 2018 Kia Forte has received several awards, which show it is highly respected in the compact car marketplace. The 2019 Forte has recently arrived at Kia dealerships, including Performance Kia in Moosic, PA. Let’s see what changes have been made from the 2018 Forte to the 2019 Forte! 

Kia Forte Design Changes 

The design improvements of the Kia Forte is one of the main differences between the 2018 and 2019 models. The 2019 Forte features a sportier design with an elongated profile and hood creases. These offer a more sophisticated style and improve upon the 2019 Forte’s aerodynamic design. These changes between the 2018 and 2019 models also add more interior volume. Cargo capacity for the 2019 Forte is increased to 15.1 cubic feet and passenger headroom and legroom is also improved by these design changes.  

Exterior view of a silver 2018 Kia Forte parked under an overpass

Exterior view of a red 2019 Kia Forte driving down a closed racetrack

Kia Forte Technology Improvements 

In addition to the design improvements, the 2019 Kia Forte also features improved technology features as well. These changes to the tech features on the 2019 Forte improve phone connectivity, sound quality, and even safety. Changes to the technology of the 2019 Kia Forte include the following features: 

  • 8-Inch Color Touchscreen 
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ Connectivity 
  • Harman Kardon 320-Watt Premium Sound System 
  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning 
  • Lane Keeping Assist 
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist 
  • Smart Cruise Control 

More Forte Info: What Infotainment Features Does the 2019 Kia Forte Have? 


Get a New Kia Forte at Performance Kia 

If you are looking for more information about the differences between the 2018 and 2019 Kia Forte, contact the staff at Performance Kia today! Our team is happy to answer any questions that you may have. Visit our dealership in Moosic, PA today! 

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