Archive for the ‘Kia Forte’ Category

If you’ll be sharing your new car with a new driver, these are the models to consider

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Best Kia Vehicles for New Drivers in 2019

The 2019-2020 school year has started for most people in our area or will be starting very soon. If you have older students at or near driving age, you’re probably looking for vehicle options. Thankfully, U.S. News & World Report has picked the best Kia vehicles for new drivers in 2019 as the Forte compact sedan and Soul compact crossover SUV/wagon. For those who might be new to buying cars, U.S. News & World Report is one of the most respected consumer advocacy publications. The magazine tested several vehicles in areas like reliability scores, safety scores and the availability of advanced crash avoidance systems. Both Kia vehicles ranked among the best of the group with a price range between $25,000 and $30,000. (more…)

The GT badge more than just a slick piece of marketing for Kia vehicles

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
A close-up photo of the GT badge used by the Kia Forte.

What does GT mean for Kia vehicles?

Kia has built its reputation on vehicles that are efficient and affordable. Those elements are still very much on display with the inventory available at showrooms, like the one hosted by Kia of Mankato. However, the automaker is shifting its narrative a bit – especially with a couple of its sedans. If you pay as close attention to what the automaker has been producing, you may have noticed that there are a couple of models wearing a ‘GT’ badge. So, what does GT mean for Kia vehicles? Lots of automakers have slapped a GT label on their cars with little meaningful change to go with it. A few members of the Kia of Mankato product expert team did a little looking around for answers and this is what they found. (more…)

Kia proves its vehicles can be counted on for the fifth consecutive year

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
A left profile photo of the Kia Sportage parked in front of a city skyline.

Are Kia cars and SUVs reliable?

There are a lot of considerations that go into the decision to buy or lease a vehicle. For many potential owners, reliability is going to be at, or near the top of their list of reasons to choose one automaker over another. Kia is in the enviable position of being one of the most reliable vehicle manufacturers operating in the United States. This isn’t just puffery made to entice a buyer with empty promises. We have the data to back up any answers to the question, ‘Are Kia cars and SUVs reliable?’ A recently released J.D Power and Associates Initial Quality Study placed Kia in the top of all non-luxury automotive brands. Drilling down to another level, we can see that a quartet of popular models fared well on an individual basis. (more…)

What are some of the 2019 Kia Forte’s features?

Monday, March 11th, 2019
2019 Kia Forte driving around a curve

Take a look at the newest features to the 2019 Kia Forte 

Kia has gone above and beyond with the new 2019 Kia Forte in its technology advancements. The makers behind the 2019 Kia Forte were absolutely driven to give Kia owners the newest and best features. Read more to learn what new features have been added. 

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What is the Fuel Economy Rating of the 2019 Kia Forte?

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
2019 Kia Forte driving on a road

2019 Kia Forte Fuel Economy Rating 

As you begin your search for a new car that can offer you the fuel efficiency you need every day to save money on gas, you’ll find that there are many vehicles that promise to deliver the fuel economy rating you are looking for. However, not all of them can give you the numbers that you want and need every day. The new 2019 Kia Forte not only gives you the efficiency you desire, but it also delivers the performance you’ve always wanted at a price that you can afford. Keep reading to learn more what about the fuel economy rating for each trim level and transmission option of the 2019 Kia Forte is.  (more…)

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