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2019 Kia Forte for Sale in Carlsbad, CA


2019 Kia Forte

Starting at $18,690.00

Please see our incentives page for available current offers

Red Forte

Awards

Award
10 Best Interiors Nominee (2019 Model)
- Wards Auto

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Best Cars for the Money: Finalist (2019 Model)
- US News

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Best Fleet Value in America: Passenger Cars (2019 Model)
- Vincentric

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Best Vehicles By Class: Midsize Cars (2019 Model)
- GreenerCars.org

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Car of the Year: Contender (2019 Model)
- Motor Trend

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Driver's Choice Award: Best Small Car (2019 Model)
- MotorWeek

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Drivers Choice: Best New Car On A Budget (2019 Model)
- The Car Connection

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Initial Quality: Highest Ranked in Compact Car Segment (2019 Model)
- J.D. Power and Associates

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Performance and Design: Highest Ranked in Compact Car Segment (2019 Model)
- J.D. Power and Associates

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Vehicle Satisfaction Award: Compact Car (2019 Model)
- Auto Pacific

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World Car Design of the Year: Nominee (2019 Model)
- World Car of the Year

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World Car of the Year: Nominee (2019 Model)
- World Car of the Year

Performance

This athletic vehicle houses a powerful 2.0L 147-hp powertrain capable of delivering 132 lb.-ft. of torque. It also features enhanced control thanks to the Motor-Driven Power Steering System. An improved suspension and throttle means you’ll have even more precision and control as you take your turns. The Forte also has features designed to let you optimize each drive you take. Whether you want an aggressive, exhilarating ride or a luxurious, smooth journey, you can easily switch between the Sport and Comfort modes.

Heated and Ventilated front seats

Comfort

You’re certain to be impressed with the 2019 Kia Forte once you get behind its wheel. Upgrade to the Forte’s Sofino Leatherette upholstery and enjoy all the comfort and appearance of leather with less of its long-term wear. Choose the all-black, two-tone gray, or red seat trim to match your own unique style. The front seats offer three available heat settings which can warm you up during the chilly months of the year and ventilation which can cool you at two different fan speeds by circulating air through the perforated seat backs.

Technology

The 2019 Kia Forte houses luxurious features that help ensure all your drives are enjoyable. Stay connected with your vehicle and the outside world by easily syncing your vehicle with your smartphone1. Your Forte even acts as a wireless charger for your device. And if you’re away from your vehicle but still need to access certain features, you can easily find its location or monitor guest drivers via your smartphone. With just a few words, use the Forte’s Voice Command Navigation to keep your route as accurate as possible, and with the available UVO eServices1, stay out of traffic and ahead of the game with real-time updates.

Dashboard and Steering wheel

Safety

Most importantly, you will be safeguarded while behind the wheel of your Forte. This vehicle is filled with a number of accident prevention systems that both passively and actively work to keep you confident and unharmed when you take a drive. Next generation driver-assist technologies use cameras and radars to monitor all around your car and keep you alert. You won’t be invincible behind the wheel of the Forte, but its features will certainly give you ample help whenever you’re on the road.

Crash-Test Ratings

2019 Kia Forte 4 DR FWD

Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star
Front Crash Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Side Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Pole Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Combined Front
N/A
Side Combined Rear
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Rollover
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star

Additional Vehicle Information

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-III ULEV70 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
8
1
8
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 70 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
8
1
8
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
Yes

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  • Features
  • Specs

Features

Features

  • Safety
  • Mechanical
  • Technology
  • Comfort
  • Interior
  • Exterior

Safety

Safety

Rearview monitor in dash
Driver attention alert system
Autonomous braking
Pre-collision warning system audible warning, visual warning
Lane keeping assist
Automatic emergency braking front
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Energy absorbing steering column
Impact sensor door unlock
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Emergency interior trunk release
Camera system rearview
Impact absorbing bumpers
Lane deviation sensors
Crumple zones front, rear

Airbags

Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, rear

Security

2-stage unlocking doors
Anti-theft system alarm with remote
Power door locks auto-locking

Mirrors

Side mirror adjustments power, manual folding

Mechanical

Drivetrain

Drive mode selector
Axle ratio 4.89

Brakes

Rear brake type disc
Rear brake diameter 10.3
Front brake diameter 11.0
Front brake type ventilated disc
Braking assist
Electronic brakeforce distribution
ABS 4-wheel
Power brakes

Suspension

Front suspension classification independent
Rear suspension classification semi-independent
Front struts MacPherson
Rear suspension type torsion beam
Rear spring type coil
Front stabilizer bar
Front spring type coil
Front suspension type lower control arms
Rear shock type gas
Front shock type gas

Stability and Traction

Stability control
Traction control
Hill holder control

Engine

Battery saver
Battery maintenance-free
Alternator 120 amps

Technology

Audio System

Auxiliary audio input Bluetooth, jack, USB, iPod/iPhone
Radio touch screen display, AM/FM
Antenna type mast
Total speakers 4
Radio data system
Speed sensitive volume control

Telematics

Electronic messaging assistance with read function, voice operated
Wireless data link Bluetooth
Phone hands free

In Car Entertainment

Connected in-car apps Google POIs, Google search, app marketplace integration
Infotainment Apple CarPlay ready, Android Auto ready
Infotainment screen size 8 in.

Instrumentation

Instrument cluster screen size 3.5 in.
Trip computer
Driver information system
Clock
Gauge tachometer
Digital odometer
External temperature display
Multi-function display
Fuel economy display MPG, range
Warnings and reminders low oil level, low fuel level, low washer fluid, tire fill alert
Trip odometer

Comfort

Comfort Features

Shift knob trim urethane
Armrests rear folding
Floor material carpet
Steering wheel trim urethane
Door sill trim scuff plate

Convenience Features

Cupholders front, rear
Steering wheel tilt and telescopic
One-touch windows 1
Reading lights front
Multi-function remote illuminated entry, keyless entry, panic alarm, trunk release
Cargo area light
Cruise control
Power steering
Retained accessory power
Power windows lockout button
Courtesy lights door
Overhead console front
Steering wheel mounted controls audio, cruise control, phone, voice control
Rearview mirror manual day/night
Vanity mirrors dual
Power outlet(s) two 12V front
Assist handle passenger side, rear
Center console front console with armrest and storage
Storage sunglasses holder, door pockets, accessory hook

Air Conditioning

Front air conditioning automatic climate control
Front air conditioning zones dual
Rear vents second row
Air filtration

Interior

Steering

Turns lock-to-lock 2.4
Steering ratio 12.7

Seats

Driver seat manual adjustments height, 6, reclining
Rear headrests 3, fixed
Passenger seat manual adjustments 6, reclining
Front headrests 2, adjustable
Front seat type bucket
Upholstery cloth
Rear seat type bench

Seatbelts

Seatbelt pretensioners front
Seatbelt warning sensor front
Rear seatbelts 3-point
Front seatbelts 3-point
Emergency locking retractors front

Exterior

Exterior Features

Exhaust hidden
Front bumper color body-color
Mirror color body-color
Door handle color body-color
Grille color chrome surround, black
Exhaust tip color stainless-steel
Rear bumper color body-color
Rocker panel color body-color
Window trim black

Tires and Rims

Wheel covers full
Tire type all season
Wheels steel
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Spare tire kit tire sealant, inflator kit

Lights

Daytime running lights
Taillights rear center
Headlights auto delay off, auto on/off, halogen

Windows

Window defogger rear
Front wipers variable intermittent
Power windows safety reverse
Solar-tinted glass front, rear

Specs

Specs

Drive Type

Drive Type FWD

Seating

Standard Seating 5
Max Seating 5
Head Room (front) 38.8 in
Head Room (rear) 37.5 in
Hip Room (front) 53 in
Hip Room (rear) 51.1 in
Shoulder Room (front) 56.1 in
Shoulder Room (rear) 55.3 in
Leg Room (front) 42.2 in
Leg Room (rear) 35.7 in
Seating Rows 2

Measurements of Size & Shape

Length 182.7 in
Width 70.9 in
Width (without mirrors) 70.9 in
Height 56.5 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in
Ground Clearance 5.3 in
Angle of Approach 14.7 degrees
Angle of Departure 19.5 degrees
Track Width (front) 61.5 in
Track Width (rear) 61.9 in

Measurements of Weight

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 3792 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Range 3001-4000 lbs
Curb Weight 2903 lbs

Interior Dimensions

Cargo Volume 15.3 cu ft
Interior Volume 96 cu ft

Performance Specifications

Turning Circle 34.8 ft

Fuel Tanks

Fuel Capacity 14.0 Gallons

Wheels and Tires

Front Tire Type P195/65R15
Front Wheel Diameter 15.0 x 6.0 in
Rear Tire Type P195/65R15
Rear Wheel Diameter 15.0 x 6.0 in

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DrivetrainFWD
 
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Reviews

Strongly Recommend

Cody Bentson
CA
1-22-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I found a used Jeep Cherokee on this dealerships lot while searching online. It was generously priced and looked to be in great condition. I am from the Bay Area and work a typical 9-to-5, so flying down there mid-week and driving it back would have been a real hassle. I called the dealership to see what they would do for me. I was put in contact with one of their sales associates, Robert Sozanni. Robert was an absolute pleasure to work with! Clearly I had concerns about buying a vehicle online. Robert told me he was there to answer any questions I had. He walked out to the vehicle and did a full exterior and interior inspection for me. He told me about all the bells and whistles on the vehicle. I felt a lot more comfortable about buying the vehicle once I had spoken with Robert. Alright, I am ready to buy this thing and have it shipped up north! John Littlefield and Mike Dufour were the two front office members that I worked with. They were both huge helps in getting me all the documents I needed. They shipped my documents overnight to my office, with a return overnight UPS envelop. They had no concerns about working with my credit union, or the fact that I was never going to actually show up to purchase the vehicle. Robert personally saw my Jeep off as my shipping agent came to pick it up. Robert kept me up-to-date the entire time with the current state of the process. I couldn't speak more highly of this dealership! I strongly recommend anyone in the market for a new vehicle to go check them out.

Another 5 Star Experience

Janelle Roselli
Carlsbad, CA
9-17-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Another great experience at Kia Carlsbad in their service department. I had to take the time to write a review because I went there for an oil change and one of the guys had called out sick. Everyone was so incredibly slammed, I could imagine that they were having a very tough day. But you would never believe it by the way they were acting. Every one was in high spirits! They were working efficiently, yet making sure we all felt taken care of. I thought since they were so busy my service might take longer than usual, but they were right on time. Kory even made me feel extra special by remembering my name! And on top of it all, my car was squeaky clean and running great! Another 5 star experience! Thanks guys! And keep up the good work!

I appreciate the honesty

Adriano Macchietto
CA
3-2-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I went in for service on my vehicle. Kory Enger helped me out. Very helpful, friendly and likable. They got the service done is less time than expected and addressed every issue that I had with the vehicle. I generally got an honest vibe from the place. I came in believing that I might have needed an alignment, but they determined that it wasn't necessary. I appreciated that they were upfront whereas most other dealers would have jumped on the chance to do an unnecessary alignment. I have been to both Kia Irvine and North County for service in the past. Both of which have sold me services that I later found out I didn't need. I generally don't like going into a dealership and having to determine if what the mechanics are telling me is true or not. I appreciate the honesty here so I'll be coming here for future maintenance work.

Pleasant Experience

Sandeep Mandava
Carlsbad
11-12-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

They have a great hangout area if you are here for servicing your car. The staff is good and supportive. I had pleasant experience leasing and getting my car serviced here.

Hands Down Best Customer Service

Bearness V
CA
3-2-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I just bought a used car here and the customer service, hands down, was the best I've ever experienced from a car dealership! From Tyler, Toby, to the finance manager (sorry I forgot his name), they were more than helpful in answering all my questions, and doing their best to meet my needs and requirements for a vehicle. I would not hesitate to buy another vehicle from there or go back for servicing and maintenance. Thank you, Gentleman, for making an arduous process so much more pleasant with your patience, assistance, and stellar customer service! I would highly recommend this dealer to anyone who is looking for a vehicle.

Excellent Service

Del Hickman
CA
2-14-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Excellent Service Department! An A/C problem another Kia dealer couldn't find in 5 hours, they found in 1 hour!

High Fives!!!!

Ryan Williams
San Diego
3-20-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I recently bought a 2019 KIA Optima. Ryan Lyle was AWESOME!!! hats off, thumbs up and high fives!!! I look forward to buying another vehicle from him in the near future! Keep up the excellent work!!!

Very Pleased

Christopher Wallace Solstice
CA
4-25-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Very pleased. They were extremely helpful and worked with us for a great price. The staff couldn’t have been more helpful and professional. I love our car.

Very Good Service

Belinda Canez
Carlsbad
4-1-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Very good service, easy drop off for the regular maintenance of my Chevy Bolt. They are accommodating as well with your schedule.

Amazing Experience

Matthew Villalobos
California
4-11-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I had an amazing experience working with Tyler at Premier. I drive past the store everyday on my way to the office and often look to see if they received any new cars that would be good to keep at my Park City house. I am always impressed with the quality of inventory and one day found exactly what I was looking for. After I inquired about a new SUV they got in stock, Tyler immediately emailed me back and made himself readily available to address my needs . It was ready for me to test drive when I got there. All of my questions were answered right away. We quickly agreed on a fair price and the paperwork was a breeze. It is refreshing to work with genuinely nice and friendly people. Tyler went above and beyond delivering the car to my office. To top it off, he even helped install the roof racks that came with the car. The customer experience I received was exceptional and rare in today's marketplace. I highly recommend Premier for all your car buying needs.

Nothing but honestly and integrity

Frankie Celindro
California
12-12-2018
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Mike Lambresi does an outstanding job at running this Kia Store! Coupled with his team Robert in sales and Sean in Fiance. This trio made the deal smooth and easy! I called up and pre negeocated my purchase. Nothing but honesty and integrity. My financing was in place within a few hours with multiple options of financing for our situation. Sean in the finance department had us in and out 35 mins! Painless!! I suggest you ask for him the next time your buy a car from Premier Kia in Carlsbad. You’ll be happy you I did as I am! THANK YOU ALL again for helping my daughter dial in a great deal with creative financing on a Nice car that was fast and easy!! . - Very happy customer!!

Outstanding Service

John Bendos
California
1-31-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I have bought 6 cars from them and their service is outstanding . Not only professional and thourough, but accommodating to my schedule and needs

Very Happy

Dan Smith
CA
2-1-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I was very happy with my experience in purchasing a car from this dealership. I can recommend Tyler as a sales person that I would work with again in a heartbeat. I reached out to multiple Kia dealers before opting to work with this one. Yeah, there was some price negotiation, but it was all very reasonable and respectful and I drove away happy.

2019 Kia Optima

Ryan Williams
Carlsbad
1-17-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I recently bought a 2019 Kia Optima. Ryan Lyle was AWESOME!!! hats off, thumbs up and high fives!!! I look forward to buying another vehicle from him in the near future! Keep up the excellent work!!!

Very Pleased

Christopher Wallace Solstice
California
11-15-2018
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Very pleased. They were extremley helpful and worked with us for a great price. The stadd couldn`t have been more helpful and professional. I love our car.

Stoked!

Marry Clair N
Encinitas, CA
8-1-2018
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Good people. Very organized. Serviced my Kia quickly. Affordable prices, they didn't try to nickel and dime me. It felt very genuine. I was happy to have taken my car there! I left feeling stoked :)

Best dealer

Mikkael P
South Portland, ME
8-12-2018
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

We went in with one specific car in mind. A red Kia Niro hybrid EX we saw on their website. I'd been pining for the niro for months. Since I test drove it back in (March?)! I've had bad experiences at many car dealer ships. My credit isn't perfect and I often find dealers PUSHING me into a car THEY pick for me. This Kia dealer was the exception. Ryan was good to us. Hearing our concerns. Working with the numbers we were laying out for him. What we expected to pay versus what we were seeing. They worked magic with those numbers. Though we're paying more than expected, it was mistakes on our part, not theirs. I'm vastly happy with the help we received and the vehicle I got. On top of that, the finance department was top notch! Sean G. was extremely transparent and even offered us a deal on our extended coverage. When we need a new car, I will definitely be back.

Awesome Job

Tali C
Carlsbad, California
8-25-2018
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Premier Kia did an awesome job! They worked all day to get me the price I wanted and color I wanted def go ahead and ask for Marcela :) she is awesome!

LOVE my car!

Holly M
Carlsbad, California
7-7-2018
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Had another great car buying experience yesterday at Premier Kia. I normally despise buying cars. Daniel Skerry who helped me was amazing! Very responsive, honest, no nonsense, and gave me a great deal on a new Stinger without all the back and forth. If you are thinking about a Kia you should definitely go to Premier and talk to Daniel. :) I LOVE my car!!!

Great Service

Carrie Frunzi-Mitchell
California
5-1-2018
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Excellent service department, service not only with a smile but also a great sense of humor too!

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