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2020 Kia Forte

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2020 Kia Forte Ratings
85
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Years

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
85
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Great
90/100
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
84/100
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
82/100
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.

Best Compact Car of 2020

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2020 Kia Forte after 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle's ability to hold personal items exactly where you want them
  • Experience of using voice assistance in your vehicle
  • Ease of getting in/out of the [rear/second row] seats

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2020 Kia Forte during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • How well your vehicle steers/handles in slippery conditions
  • Effectiveness of your vehicle's headlights
  • How well your vehicle's interior stays at the desired temperature

Performance Specs

MPG City

25 - 31

MPG Hwy

32 - 41

Horsepower

147 - 201

Transmission

1 speed, CVT w/OD, 6 speed, Manual w/OD, 7 speed, Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

Engine

Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4, Regular Unleaded I-4

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

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J.D. Power Award Winner

Quality Award Winner

Awarded to the brands/models with the fewest problems reported per 100 owners during the first 90 days of ownership
2020 Kia Forte JD Power Award Winner
2020 Kia Forte

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