How Far Can the 2019 Kia Forte Go with One Tank of Gas?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Forte on Friday, October 12th, 2018 at 3:35 pm
Red 2019 Kia Forte driving through a city

2019 Kia Forte Fuel Economy and Driving Range

A compact sedan is one of the most popular vehicle choices for drivers who are looking to travel on a budget. While there are plenty of options on the market, none are as awesome as the 2019 Kia Forte. This vehicle underwent a makeover that included a new suspension system that gives it a sportier handling. Even with the improved dynamics, efficiency was not sacrificed.

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What Kind of Engine Does the 2019 Kia Forte Have?

The 2019 Kia Forte is outfitted with an Atkinson Cycle 2.0L DOHC I-4 engine, which produces 147 horsepower and 132 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine can be paired with either a 6-speed manual transmission or an Intelligent Continuously Variable Transmission with Sportmatic. The transmission you choose will determine your fuel economy and driving range:


Estimated City Fuel Economy: 27 mpg
Estimated Highway Fuel Economy: 37 mpg
Fuel Tank Capacity: 14.0 gallons
Estimated City Driving Range: 378 miles
Estimated Highway Driving Range: 518 miles


Estimated City Fuel Economy: 30 to 31 mpg
Estimated Highway Fuel Economy: 40 to 41 mpg
Fuel Tank Capacity: 14.0 gallons
Estimated City Driving Range: 420 to 434 miles
Estimated Highway Driving Range: 560 to 574 miles

Please note that all calculations were made using numbers provided by Kia and full tanks of fuel. We recommend refueling once you reach the quarter-tank mark to prevent engine damage. Your actual fuel economy and driving range will vary due to your driving style, the upkeep of your 2019 Kia Forte, current weather/road conditions, elevations encountered, etc.

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Find the 2019 Kia Forte at Performance Kia!

We now have the 2019 Kia Forte available at our dealership, so come and visit us today to check it out and take it out for a test drive! If you have any questions about the 2019 Kia Forte or any other vehicle in the Kia model lineup, please feel free to contact us.

Front/side profile of a red 2019 Kia Forte

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