Longer, taller and wider seems to be a thing with debuting sedan and compact cars at this yearís Detroit Auto Show
. And the same is true for the third-generation 2019 Kia Forte. Even more interesting, though perhaps unsurprising, is that designers borrowed some design cues from the Stinger.
2019 Kia Forte Borrows Stinger Styling
Following the Stingerís
lead, the third-generation Forte is sleeker and more stylish. A long hood and short deck gives it an overall more fastback-like shape. The front end is more athletic-looking as well with a Stinger-esque headlamp design. The all-new Forte offers projection or full LED headlights.
Underneath it all, Kia says itís strengthened the steel frame and given the Forte stronger seat frames. (The current 2018 Forte sedan achieved an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick Plus