The Convenient, Intelligent Forte

The Kia Forte received a total redesign in the 2019 model year, and is back for 2020 to continue to prove its excellence. The Forte is a popular compact car that continually leads its class year after year, and it's not hard to see why. The 2020 Kia Forte exemplifies Kia's strengths: undeniable quality and value. For 2020, Kia expanded the Forte's trim lineup with two new trims geared to performance: the GT-Line and the GT. All trim levels come with an impressive suite of standard technology features that includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The 2020 Kia Forte is available in these trim levels:

  • FE
  • LXS
  • GT-Line
  • EX
  • GT
  • GT M/T

The base FE trim comes standard with smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and a touchscreen infotainment center, as well as smart safety features including emergency breaking, lane departure warning. Next, the LXS offers drive mode select, auto headlights, and an intelligent variable automatic transmission. In the GT-Line, you'll enjoy blind spot detection, push-button start, LED rear combination lights, and more. The EX includes a leatherette interior, LED headlights, sport-tuned suspension, and steering-wheel paddle shifters. The GT adds high-flow active exhaust, a turbocharged engine, sport seats, and the option for Harman Kardon sound and a sunroof. The GT M/T completes the trims levels and adds rear parking sensors, wireless device charging, a power sunroof, and a six-speed manual transmission.

If you're in the market for a practical compact car that doesn't sacrifice style or features for an affordable price, the should be your top pick. Come visit our and take this incredible compact for a spin on the road. We would be happy to walk you through the various trim levels and features more in-depth to help you find the trim that's right for you.

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Interior Review of the 2020 Kia Forte

The Forte seats five passengers with a surprising amount of legroom and elbow room for adult passengers. Drivers with children need not shy away from the Forte, the rear row is equipped with two full sets of LATCH car seat connectors that are easy to locate and use. The cloth seating found in lower trim levels is comfortable, as is the leatherette material found in upper trims. You can customize the cabin through the trim levels to include offerings such as dual-zone automatic climate control, ambient lighting, a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat, premium sound, and a wireless charging pad. There's plenty of room for grocery bags, backpacks, and vacation gear alike in the 15.3-cubic-foot trunk.

Exterior Review of the 2020 Kia Forte

The 2020 Forte is available in eight stunning colors:

  • Aurora Black Pearl
  •  Deep Sea Blue
  • Gravity Grey
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Currant Red
  • Clear White
  • Fire Orange
  • Silky Silver
  • Performance of the 2020 Kia Forte

    The 2020 Forte offers an effortless, steady ride that handles with grace around corners and curves. Several powertrain options deliver plenty of energy for daily driving, while drivers wanting more sporty handling will be delighted by the GT trim variations. The Forte's base engine is a 147-horsepower 4-cylinder paired with either a six-speed manual transmission or an available automatic. The GT trims offer a 201-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder, while paddle shifters and sport-tuned suspension make for an engaging drive. the GT M/T's six-speed manual allows you to take charge of shifting gears, and side sills, rear spoiler, and sport grille add athletic attitude to its sleek profile.

    Available Technology Features

    Available Technology Features

    • Wireless Device Charging 
    •  Push-Button Start 
    • Harmon Kardon Sound 
    • Android AutoTM/Apple CarPlayTM 
    • Touchscreen
    Available Safety Features

    Available Safety Features

    • Automatic Emergency Braking 
    • Rear Cross Traffic Alert 
    • Lane Departure Warning 
    • Blind Spot Detection 
    • Smart Cruise Control 

Find the Kia Forte in Kia of Lynchburg

If the Kia Forte sounds like the right compact car for zipping around Lynchburg, come visit us at you'd be surprised how affordable this feature-packed car is, and it's even better with our special offers and deals. Stop by our dealership and take the 2020 Forte for a test drive. We think you'll fall even more in love with this compact after you take it for a spin on the roads. If you're still weighing your options, we invite you to explore our other outstanding Kia models, we're confident that we have just the right vehicle for you at our dealership. Come see us and find out just how easy it can be to drive home in your new Kia today!