Kia Forte in Mankato

If there is one compact car that is perfect for South Central Minnesota, it is the Kia Forte. The Forte is right at home here in Mankato, with its sharp-looking, Stinger-inspired exterior and sporty interior. In addition to seating five comfortably, makes every mile count by returning great fuel economy.

The sharp-looking Forte gets its looks from the Stinger. The lower front end and sharper lines from front to back, plus excellent access to the cabin through four wide opening doors. You will love the new headlamps that feature a circular LED daytime running light and a cool set of LED taillamps.

As with the exterior, the cabin takes its cues from its bigger, sportier brother. The cockpit is driver-focused, something Kia does for all of its vehicles. A clear set of instruments and a TFT information screen gives you all of the information you need. Your UVO infotainment system is easily connectable through your smartphone using Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

There is comfortable and supportive seating for up to five people. There is also a huge trunk with 15.3 cubic feet of expandable space, accessible by the hands-free SmartTrunk system.

The Forte offers features not available on its competitors, such as available heated and ventilated seats, UVO eServices that control your vehicle from your mobile device, a wireless charging pad for your devices, and many more! Plus, your Forte is designed to keep and your passengers safe with a suite of driver assist features. These features include Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW), Driver Attention Warning (DAW), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA), Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Change Assist (LCA), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Lane Keeping Assist-Line (LKA-L), Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW), and Smart Cruise Control (SCC).

Standard power comes from a 147-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Connected to the new Intelligent Variable Transmission, the Forte can achieve up to 41 MPG. You can also get the Forte with a standard six-speed manual transmission on the FE model.

For a lot more excitement, step up to the GT model with its 201-horsepower 1.6-liter turbocharged engine. You can either choose a six-speed manual gearbox or a seven-speed dual clutch transmission to make it all happen across town or state lines.

The Forte is backed by Kia’s industry-leading new vehicle warranty is covered for 5 years or 60,000 miles, along with our Powertrain Warranty that goes up to 20 years or 200,000 miles.

The key to the Forte is its value. It has the best value for the money of any vehicle in its class! Prices start from $17,790.

Come see the new Kia Forte at Kia of Mankato today. Take a test drive and see why it is one of the best values in its class!

2020 Kia Forte Trims

FE – starting at $17,790

Capabilities and Comfort

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine with 147 HP
  • 6-Speed Manual Transmission
  • Cruise Control w/ Steering Wheel Controls
  • Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Hands-Free Connectivity
  • Available Automatic Transmission up to 41 MPG

Convenience and Innovation

  • 8.0-inch Touch-Screen Display
  • Rear-Camera with Dynamic Parking Guidance
  • Apple CarPlay® Smartphone Integration
  • Android Auto™ Smartphone Integration
  • Auto Headlights

Safety Technology

  • Auto Emergency Braking Technology
  • Lane Keeping Technology
  • Lane Departure Warning Technology
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

LXS – starting at $19,190

Capabilities and Comfort

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine with 147 HP
  • Intelligent Variable Automatic Transmission
  • 29/40/33 MPG (City/Highway/Combined)
  • 16" Machine Finish Alloy Wheels
  • 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seat

Convenience and Innovation

  • 8.0-inch Touch-Screen Display
  • Rear-Camera with Dynamic Parking Guidance
  • Apple CarPlay® Smartphone Integration
  • Android Auto™ Smartphone Integration
  • Auto Headlights

Safety Technology

  • Auto Emergency Braking Technology
  • Lane Keeping Technology
  • Lane Departure Warning Technology
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

GT-Line – starting at $20,390

Capabilities and Comfort

  • GT-Line Exterior with Sport Grille, Side Sills, Rear Spoiler
  • 17-inch Graphite Finish Alloy Wheels
  • Sport Seats w/ Black SOFINO and Cloth Seat Trim
  • D-Shaped Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel, Alloy Sport Pedals
  • Projector Beam Headlights, Fog Lights, LED Rear Lamps
  • Available Sunroof, Harman Kardon Audio, and more

Convenience and Innovation

  • 8.0-inch Touch-Screen Display
  • Rear-Camera with Dynamic Parking Guidance
  • Apple CarPlay® Smartphone Integration
  • Android Auto™ Smartphone Integration
  • Smart Key w/ Push-Button Start
  • 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seat

Safety Technology

  • Auto Emergency Braking Technology
  • Blind-Spot Detection Technology
  • Lane Keeping Technology
  • Lane Departure Warning Technology
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert Technology
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)

EX – starting at $21,990

Capabilities and Comfort

  • 2.0 liter, DOHC, 16-valve I-4, Atkinson Cycle
  • 17-inch Alloy Wheels, Fog Lights
  • SOFINO Synthetic Leather Trim
  • Power Driver Seat, Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Smart Trunk™
  • Available Sunroof, Harman Kardon Audio, and more

Convenience and Innovation

  • 8-inch Touch-Screen Display, UVO eServices & Voice Recognition
  • Rear-Camera with Dynamic Parking Guidance
  • Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™ Smartphone Integration
  • Additional USB Inputs
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control
  • Smart Key w/ Push-Button Start

Safety Technology

  • Auto Emergency Braking Technology
  • Blind-Spot Detection Technology
  • Lane Keeping Technology
  • Lane Departure Warning Technology
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert Technology
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)

GT – starting at $22,990

Capabilities and Comfort

  • 1.6L 4-Cyl Turbo with 201HP, 7-Speed DCT w/ Paddle Shifters
  • Sport-tuned Suspension, High-Flow Active Exhaust
  • GT Exterior with Sport Grille, Side Sills, Rear Spoiler
  • 18-inch Alloy Wheels, LED Headlights, Fog Lights
  • Sport Seats w/ SOFINO and Cloth Seat Trim, D-Shape Steering Wheel
  • Available Sunroof, Harman Kardon Audio, and more

Convenience and Innovation

  • 8-inch Touch-Screen Display, UVO eServices & Voice Recognition
  • Rear-Camera with Dynamic Parking Guidance
  • Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™ Smartphone Integration
  • Additional USB Inputs
  • Smart Key w/ Push-Button Start
  • 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seat

Safety Technology

  • Auto Emergency Braking Technology
  • Lane Keeping Technology
  • Lane Departure Warning Technology
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • High Beam Assist (HBA)
  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)

GT Manual – starting from $22,890

Capabilities and Comfort

  • 1.6L 4-Cyl Turbo with 201HP, 6-Speed Manual Transmission
  • Sport-tuned Suspension, High-Flow Active Exhaust
  • GT Exterior with Sport Grille, Side Sills, Rear Spoiler
  • 18-inch GT Alloy Wheels
  • Sport Seats w/ SOFINO and Cloth Seat Trim, D-Shape Steering Wheel
  • Sunroof, LED Headlights, Fog Lights

Convenience and Innovation

  • 8-inch Touch-Screen Display, UVO eServices & Voice Recognition
  • Rear-Camera with Dynamic Parking Guidance
  • Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™ Smartphone Integration
  • Harman Kardon Audio System, Wireless Charger
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Smart Key w/ Push-Button Start

Safety Technology

  • Auto Emergency Braking Technology
  • Blind-Spot Detection Technology
  • Lane Keeping Technology
  • Lane Departure Warning Technology
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert Technology
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
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