Does Kia make performance cars besides the Stinger?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Forte on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 5:06 pm
2020 Kia Forte GT blue front view

What is the 2020 Kia Forte GT?

The Kia Stinger had many people excited before its release, and after its release, everyone from journalists to car buyers gave it praise, but that’s had many asking will Kia make another performance model besides the Stinger? Allow us to introduce you to the Forte GT coming in 2020. What is the 2020 Kia Forte GT? Prepare to be impressed!

2020 Kia Forte GT back badgeIs the Forte GT a special trim?

The Forte GT is its own trim that will sit at the top of the Forte lineup in 2020. The GT trim is available with two additional packages dubbed the GT1 and the GT2. With the GT1 package, you will get a majority of the available Forte safety features including blind spot collision warning, lane change assist, and rear cross traffic collision warning.

Both the GT1 and GT2 packages also give you LED overhead lighting, a 320-watt premium sound system, wireless charging, a sunroof, and more. If you opt for the GT2 package, then you even get smart cruise control along with heated and ventilated SOFINO GT sport seating that also adds 10-way power adjustment to the driver’s seat.


Features of the 2019 Forte


2020 Kia Forte GT turbo engine

Engine specs in the 2020 Forte GT have?

The Forte comes standard with an already impressive 147-horsepower 2.0-liter engine, but for the Forte GT, something special was required. The Forte GT comes with a 1.6-liter turbo that is able to produce 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. That’s impressive for a compact car like the Forte.


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2020 Kia Forte GT manual transmission

Transmission options for the 2020 Forte GT

A true performance vehicle needs a manual option, and Kia will not let you down. The Forte GT can either be optioned with a 6-speed manual transmission or an ultra-fast and smooth 7-speed dual clutch transmission with paddle shifters. Pick which transmission suits your style.


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What is the Forte GT Line?

The naming convention here is a little out of the ordinary. Don’t let it confuse you, but the GT Line is actually a trim below the available GT. It gets many of the visual cues of the GT model along with some of the options, but it doesn’t get the engine.

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