Meet the 2019 Kia Forte5


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The 2019 Kia Forte5 I Kia of Auburn

The third-generation compact 2019 Kia Forte5 is here, and car buyers are eagerly waiting to know more about this brainchild of Kia. The new Kia Forte5 in Auburn has a much broader design, which has been increased by 0.8 inches from its previous version. It much longer, measuring about 182.7 inches, which levels it with its major rivals like Corolla, Civic, Mazda3, and Impreza. At the same time, the height of this sedan has increased by 0.2 inches and comes with a 15.3 cubic feet of cargo room—so you can pack and store to your heart’s content in the new Kia Forte5 in Auburn.

There are four trim levels of this sedan: FE, LXS, S, and EX. All trim levels come with a 2.0-liter, 16-valve, I-4, Atkinson Cycle engine. All the versions come with Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT) and Multi-Point Injection (MPI). Talking about Horsepower (ULEV-II) and Horsepower (SULEV), all trim levels of this sedan provide a good 147 horsepower at 6,200 rpm. The torque of all versions is 132 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm. The second-gen Forte provided good fuel efficiency at 25/34 mpg with the manual and 29/37 mpg with the six-speed automatic settings. The new Kia Forte5 takes fuel efficiency a step ahead and proves to be a good deal in the longer term. The CVT of the new model achieves better fuel economy compared to the manual, marked at 31/41 mpg. The manual achieves 27/37 mpg, which is considered much better than the previous version.

Last but not least, the new Kia Forte5 in Auburn has an incredibly plush interior. The basic FE model comes with a standard 8.0-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integrations. Other standard features include dual-zone climate control, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, forward collision avoidance assist and warning, and driver attention warning. UVO eServices, LED daytime running headlights and taillights, SiriusXM satellite radio and tweeter speakers, and voice recognition make it quite an advanced sedan.



Source: Kia