2019 Kia Forte Trim Overview

2019 Grey Kia Forte

Meet the sedan that's changing everything: the 2019 Kia Forte! Sleek and sporty, the all-new Forte is the perfect way to upgrade your daily drive. The experts at Southlake Kia in Merrillville, IN, compiled the information you need to decide which Forte trim is best for you. Browse our new inventory, then match your favorite model with one of our Forte lease deals to save big.

If you have any questions about the 2019 Kia Forte trim differences, contact a Southlake Kia product specialist by filling out our online form or call (219) 947-1600.

Standard Features

The 2019 Kia Forte is where style meets comfort. Efficient as ever and redesigned for the new model year, this modern sedan is available in four different trims: the Forte FE, Forte LXS, Forte S, and Forte EX. View standard features that can be found on all new Kia Forte models below.

  • 2.0L DOHC I4 engine with 147 HP
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
  • Bluetooth® technology
  • Driver attention warning
  • Dynamic parking guidance
  • Hill assist control
  • Rear camera display

FE vs. LXS

Dare to be inspired every time you drive the 2019 Kia Forte! This all-new sedan boasts an impeccable interior design and athletic stance. Add on exciting performance and responsive handling and you have a driving experience to remember. Explore the top features of the Kia Forte FE and LXS trims below.

Kia Model

Top Features

Forte FE

Starting at $17,690 MSRP

  • 8-in. touch-screen display
  • Dual 12V outlets
  • Forward collision avoidance-assist w/ warning
  • Lane departure warning & keeping assist-line
  • Solar control glass
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio & hands-free phone controls
  • USB/auxiliary input jack

Forte LXS

Starting at $19,090 MSRP

All FE features plus:

  • Black gloss sport bumper accents
  • Chrome exhaust tip
  • Drive mode select
  • Intelligent variable transmission w/ Sportmatic®
  • Smart Trunk™

2019 Kia Forte tech features

S vs. EX

Relax with the peace of mind that only comes from state-of-the-art safety features. The 2019 Kia Forte is readily equipped with innovative tech features that keep you connected and protected throughout every journey. Discover the available features on the new Kia Forte S and EX models below.

Kia Model

Top Features

Forte S

Starting at $20,190 MSRP

All LXS features plus:

  • Additional Tweeter speakers
  • Front fog lights
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel & gear shift
  • Power sunroof
  • Premium tricot cloth seat trim
  • UVO eServices 8-in. touch-screen display, voice recognition, & SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

Forte EX

Starting at $21,990 MSRP

All S features plus:

  • Blind spot collision warning
  • Chrome window molding
  • Dual USB charging ports
  • Harmon/Kardon® premium audio w/ Clari-Fi™
  • Heated exterior mirrors
  • Heated & ventilated front seats
  • Lane change assist
  • Mirror-mounted LED turn signal indicators
  • Perimeter approach lighting
  • Rear cross traffic collision warning
  • Smart key w/ push-button start
  • SOFINO™ leatherette seat trim
  • Wireless phone charger

Schedule a Test Drive Today at Southlake Kia

Convinced the all-new Kia Forte is for you? Explore our new inventory to view all available 2019 Kia Forte models on our lot. Then, schedule a test drive at Southlake Kia in Merrillville, IN, and we'll put you behind the wheel of your favorite Forte trim. You can also check out our 2019 Forte lease specials to see how you can take this capable sedan home today! To learn more about the 2019 Kia Forte FE versus LXS versus S versus EX, get in touch with the Southlake Kia team at (219) 947-1600 or fill out our online form.

2019 Kia Forte driving on street