What Level of Performance is Offered by the 2020 Kia Forte Engine Options?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Forte on Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 at 6:49 pm
Exterior view of a blue 2020 Kia Forte

2020 Kia Forte Engine Options

Are you in the market for a new compact sedan that offers great performance output along with the superior fuel economy which compact sedans are known for? If so, then you should definitely consider taking a closer look at the terrific performance output offered by the 2020 Kia Forte engine options for yourself today! Customers can explore the 2020 Forte in our inventory here at Kia of Irvine today! Join us today and we can explore the performance output offered by the 2020 Kia Forte engine options together!

Image of the 2020 Kia Forte base engine

2020 Kia Forte
2.0L I-4 Engine

The base engine for the 2020 Kia Forte is a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that provides both terrific fuel economy and reliable engine performance output. This engine can generate up to 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque while allowing the 2020 Forte to maintain fuel economy ratings of 31 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway. When equipped with the 6-speed manual transmission, fuel economy is reduced to 27 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. Customers will find the 2.0L 4-cylinder engine on the FE, LXS, GT-Line, and EX trim levels of the 2020 Kia Forte.

Image of the 2020 Kia Forte turbo engine

2020 Kia Forte
1.6L Turbo I-4 Engine

The 2020 Kia Forte secondary engine is a 1.6L turbo 4-cylinder engine. This engine generates more performance output than the base engine but does offer slightly lower fuel economy as well. The turbo engine is able to generate 201 horsepower and up to 195 pound-feet of torque. When equipped with the 7-speed Dual-Clutch Transmission and the turbo engine, the 2020 Forte can achieve fuel economy ratings of 27 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. Fuel economy is slightly decreased when this engine is equipped with the 6-speed manual transmission and reaches 25 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. The 1.6L turbo engine is only available on the GT trim level of the 2020 Kia Forte.

Customers can explore both of the 2020 Kia Forte engine options for themselves right here at Frank Boucher Kia of Racine today!


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