Are you thinking of driving the Kia Forte around the Philadelphia, Levittown, Langhorne, Bristol, Fairless Hills, Bensalem, Morrisville, and Yardley, PA, areas? We think that's great! This is a popular pick among many local drivers. However, before you stop by our dealership for a test drive, we recommend reading through a few of these Fred Beans Kia of Langhorne reviews.

Reading the reviews can help you understand this Kia sedan a little better, so that you know exactly what you're looking for during your test drive. Are you ready to get started? Check out the links below, then give us a call to get behind the wheel!



Kia Forte Interior

Despite being a compact Kia car, the Kia Forte interior gives you plenty of space to settle in and get comfortable. It features two rows of seats for five passengers, including the driver.

It has a total interior volume of 96 cubic feet and enough trunk space for 15.3 cubic feet of luggage, sporting equipment, or groceries. As the driver, you'll get to enjoy a comfortable ride behind the wheel since you'll have over 42 inches of front legroom and nearly 39 inches of front headroom.

You can also make the most of every drive with available heated and ventilated front seats. Plus, it comes standard with an 8-inch touch-screen display in the center stack with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility. With these systems, quickly look up directions, tune into your favorite podcasts, and make hands-free calls.

Kia Forte Trim Levels

The Kia Forte comes in six different trim levels: FE, LXS, GT-Line, EX, GT, and GT Manual. If you want the standard trim, go for the FE. This configuration gives you a lot to work with, including a 147-horsepower engine, smart safety features, and a 6-way adjustable driver's seat.

The other trim levels build on the standard one, with additions ranging from innovative technologies to various performance systems and design options. Depending on the trim you choose, you can enjoy a premium audio system, a wireless phone charger, and Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control.

Kia Forte EX

Kia Forte FE

Kia Forte GT 

Kia Forte GT-Line 

Kia Forte LXS 

Kia Forte GT Manual

Engine Options

With the Kia Forte, you'll also have your choice of two different engines. The standard 2.0L 4-cylinder engine comes paired with either a standard 6-speed manual transmission or the available Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT). This engine generates 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque.

The other option is the 1.6L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that comes with the GT and GT Manual trim levels. This engine produces 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. It is also either paired with the 7-speed Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission (DCT) featuring paddle shifters or the 6-speed manual transmission.

Kia Forte Gas Mileage

As you'd expect from a compact ride, the Kia Forte is a pretty efficient Kia sedan. With the 147-horsepower engine and the available Intelligent Continuously Variable Transmission (IVT), it achieves an EPA-estimated 31 city/41 highway MPG.1 

With the same engine and the standard 6-speed manual transmission, you'll get an EPA-estimated 27 city/37 highway MPG.1

The Kia Forte is able to achieve such a high fuel economy because it's equipped with Front-Wheel Drive (FWD). This system helps to lower your Kia sedan's curb weight and keeps it more fuel-efficient. It also offers a fuel tank capacity of 14 gallons.

Kia Forte Specs

Kia Forte Configurations

Kia Forte Trim Levels

Kia Forte MPG

Kia Forte Safety Ratings

The Kia Forte was awarded a 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) on the basis of its Good ratings in all areas of crashworthiness-including roof strength, driver-side and passenger-side overlap, and head restraints & seats.

It also received a Superior" rating in the area of front crash prevention: vehicle-to-vehicle. This refers to the work of the standard Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) and the available Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) with Pedestrian Detection features. These features work together to alert you to potential hazards up ahead and automatically hit the brakes-if necessary-to try to avoid an oncoming collision.

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Advanced Safety Features

Beyond its ability to help prevent frontal collision, the Kia Forte also comes with other features to help you enjoy a safer driving experience. In addition to Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist-Line will help you travel safely within the lines of your lane by applying corrective steering when you begin to drift.

Driver Attention Warning also comes standard with the Kia Forte, which keeps you focused on driving and lets you know when it's best to take a break during a longer trip.

There are many other available driver-assistive features you can get, including:

  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) System
  • Lane Change Assist (LCA)
  • Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW)
  • Smart Cruise Control (SCC)

You can also opt for the available Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) with Pedestrian Detection to help you while driving around the busy streets of the city.

Keeping You Protected

There are many other safety features to provide you with added peace of mind. The Forte is equipped with many types of airbags to keep you and your loved ones protected in case of an emergency. This includes dual front advanced airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, and dual front seat-mounted side airbags.

To provide you with excellent handling and stable driving for safe control over your ride, the Kia Forte also comes standard with Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), and Traction Control System (TCS).

Whether you are entering a curve or the light is about to turn red, the Forte is also standardly equipped with the Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD) system and the Brake Assist System (BAS) to give you the braking power you need.


Take the Wheel of the Kia Forte

If you've had a chance to check out our Kia Forte reviews, then you're probably excited to get behind the wheel and try it out. If that's the case, contact the team at Fred Beans Kia of Langhorne and we'll show you everything this Kia sedan brings with it for the Philadelphia, Levittown, Langhorne, Bristol, Fairless Hills, Bensalem, Morrisville, and Yardley, PA areas.

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1 EPA fuel economy estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and your vehicle's condition. These estimates reflect EPA's revised coefficients beginning with some 2017 models.


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