J.D. Power

2019 Kia Forte

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2019 Kia Forte Ratings
87
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
87
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Great
89/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Great
88/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Great
90/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Great
81/100
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2019 Kia Forte after 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Rear visibility
  • The vehicle's voice recognition and bluetooth

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2019 Kia Forte during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Comfort of the driver's seat
  • Vehicle stability in poor conditions

Performance Specs

MPG City

27 - 31

MPG Hwy

37 - 41

Horsepower

147

Transmission

1 speed, CVT w/OD, 6 speed, Manual w/OD

Engine

Regular Unleaded I-4

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

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J.D. Power Award Winner

Performance Award Winner

Awarded to the models with the highest owner ratings for design and performance after the first 90 days of ownership

Quality Award Winner

Awarded to the brands/models with the fewest problems reported per 100 owners during the first 90 days of ownership
2019 Kia Forte JD Power Award Winner
2019 Kia Forte

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