2019 Kia Forte K3 GT Sedan Redesign, Release Date, Price, & Spy Shots

2019 Kia Forte K3 GT Sedan Redesign, Release Date, Price, & Spy Shots – When Kia launched the first photos of the new K3 GT Hatchback last calendar month, the company also mentioned a sedan version was in the performs.

2019 Kia K3 GT Sedan
2019 Kia K3 GT Sedan

We currently get to observe that model for the first time good manners of two new recognized photos, showing the Korean-spec K3 GT Sedan in all its beauty. As with the hatchback version, it will get a 1.6-liter T-GDi turbocharged gasoline engine, great for 201 hp (204 PS) and 195 lb-ft (265 Nm) of torque. The Kia K3 GT also features a sportier set up for the steering and suspension with a multi-hyperlink rear set-up, as properly as larger brake discs at the front.

2019 Kia K3 GT Sedan Specs
2019 Kia K3 GT Sedan Specs

Like the Euro-spec Kia Ceed GT, the engine is hooked to a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. However, when the K3 GT Sedan crosses over to the United States as the Forte GT, it will likely be available exclusively with the DCT. Appearance-intelligent, the K3 GT Sedan features a related body kit as the hatch, consisting of sportier bumpers with a gloss black splitter at the front and a diffuser at the rear, red accents on the grille and over the diffuser, a boot lid spoiler, and 18-inch alloys with red detailing.

2019 Kia K3 GT Sedan Review
2019 Kia K3 GT Sedan Review

Other exclusive features include the dual exhaust ideas as properly as the gloss black mirror caps and side sill moldings. We haven’t received interior photos for the second, but the Forte GT’s cabin shouldn’t be a surprise for individuals who have presently noticed the Ceed GT. Count on a flat-bottomed steering wheel, sports seats, aluminum pedals, as well as red stitching on the seats, steering wheel, gearshift gaiter, and door cards. There must be a couple of GT images on the back on the seat backrests too. Prices in Korea start from KRW19,300,000 (the equal of $17,100) for the base model with manual transmission.