2020 Kia Forte Tires

2020 Kia Forte Tires Sizes, Speed Ratings, and Inflation

Not sure about your Kia Forte tire size? Use the following chart to find information on tire size, speed rating, and inflation.

Trim Level Tire Size Speed Rating Inflation in PSI F/R
2020 Kia Forte GT* Shop 225/40R18 W 35 PSI/35 PSI
2020 Kia Forte GT* Shop 225/40ZR18 (Y) 35 PSI/35 PSI
2020 Kia Forte EX Shop 225/45R17 W 33 PSI/33 PSI
2020 Kia Forte LXS Shop 205/55R16 H 33 PSI/33 PSI
2020 Kia Forte FE Shop 195/65R15 T 33 PSI/33 PSI
2020 Kia Forte GT-Line Shop 225/45R17 W 33 PSI/33 PSI

2020 Kia Forte GT*

- Size: Shop 225/40R18

- Speed Rating: W

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

2020 Kia Forte GT*

- Size: Shop 225/40ZR18

- Speed Rating: (Y)

- Inflation F/R: 35 PSI/35 PSI

2020 Kia Forte EX

- Size: Shop 225/45R17

- Speed Rating: W

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

2020 Kia Forte LXS

- Size: Shop 205/55R16

- Speed Rating: H

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

2020 Kia Forte FE

- Size: Shop 195/65R15

- Speed Rating: T

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

2020 Kia Forte GT-Line

- Size: Shop 225/45R17

- Speed Rating: W

- Inflation F/R: 33 PSI/33 PSI

* Note: these models have different tire sizes depending on vehicle options.

Buy Tires for 2020 Kia Forte

Buying new tires can be easy and quick, especially when you're equipped with quality information from the tire experts that know! That's one reason it's a good idea to visit us when you're ready to buy new  2020 Kia Forte tires. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for  Kia Forte tires for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Whether you need a tire that's designed to improve fuel economy, take tight corners, or handle off-road terrain, you'll find good tires that match your budget.

View the tires Kia recommends for 2020 Fortes, plus important information about Kia Forte tire pressure, tire size, and speed rating. Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for tires and you'll experience our best service. As one of our tire managers, Ruben, says, “I make sure you know which tire is the best fit for your car, not only for performance but safety.”

Other than getting the proper tire size, there are a couple of other factors to consider when buying Kia Forte tires like how and where you drive, and how much you want to spend. If you live in Louisiana, you probably won't want to buy studdable snow tires. In Colorado, though, there's a good chance you'll want Kia Forte snow tires for a good portion of the year, and maybe even all-season tires for year-round comfort and versatility.

Think about where you live (countryside vs. city vs. mountains) and the kind of unexpected weather you're likely to experience when evaluating your driving conditions. Many drivers who live in states that experience all four seasons choose to purchase two sets of tires: one for winter and one for summer. That way, they can maximize their Kia Forte's performance during both seasons. Other drivers prefer to purchase one all-season set to limit trips to the tire shop and make sure their vehicle is prepared in the rain, sleet, snow, or sun!

Your personal driving style is the next factor to consider. Do you enjoy pushing your Kia Forte to the limits? Adventuring where other vehicles can't? If you're a big off-roading fan you forges paths where others can't, you have very different needs than a long-distance commuter who sticks to the highway. You'll want tires that can stand up to dirt, gravel, stone, sand, and more. A larger tire with stiff sidewalls and a wide tread pattern can help prevent punctures and encourage stability in uneven road conditions. But if you mostly drive around the city, a Kia Forte tire that offers low rolling resistance for better fuel efficiency might be exactly what you want. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for help selecting the tire that's right for you, or get started by browsing tires that fit your vehicle. You're only a few clicks away from finding the right 2020 Kia Forte tire for your needs.

Good Tire Brands for Kia Fortes

You have so many options when it comes to tire brands that work for Kia Fortes. Firestone and Bridgestone are two of the most popular. Kia Forte Firestone tires are tires you can count on. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio by Harvey Firestone. He was a passionate inventor from the start. Firestone saw a future in automobile tires, so he started making and testing farm, truck, and passenger tires. Fun fact: in 1908, Firestone's company introduced the first all-rubber, non-skid tire! Firestone Tires has been dedicated to staying one step ahead of the competition since day one, all thanks to Harvey Firestone. Today, Firestone is one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world. They make 8,000 different tires for all sorts of vehicles — including 2020 Kia Fortes.

Bridgestone is another top choice for Kia Forte tires. Shojiro Ishibashi founded The Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. in Japan in 1931. His company merged with The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1990. Today, Bridgestone Tires has more than 55,000 employees and 50 production facilities throughout the Americas. The company remains an international leader in tire and rubber technology, providing world-class service, tires, and more to communities worldwide. In the words of founder Shojiro Ishibashi, Bridgestone is dedicated worldwide to "serve society with superior quality." What are you waiting for? If you want to drive with peace of mind, buy Bridgestone tires for a 2020 Kia Forte today!

Kia Forte Tire Installation & Rotation

Firestone Complete Auto Care installs more tires on more cars than most other companies. We're your one-stop shop for tire installation, rotation, and ongoing maintenance! We make it easy to buy new 2020 Kia Forte tires online and book an installation appointment at the same time. Many stores are open on Saturday and Sunday for your convenience.

Recommended Tires for Your 2020 Kia Forte

What tires are best for a 2020 Kia Forte? The following tire brands and types are a great fit for your Kia Forte.

Firestone ALL SEASON
ALL SEASON

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell All Season
All Season

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Blizzak WS90
Blizzak WS90

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter
Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter
Champion Fuel Fighter

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone DriveGuard
DriveGuard

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus
Ecopia EP422 Plus

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone FT140
FT140

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Firehawk AS
Firehawk AS

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500
Firehawk Indy 500

  • Gold Pledge Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Primewell PS830/850
PS830/850

  • Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Primewell PS890 Touring
PS890 Touring

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Bridgestone Potenza RE050A I RFT
Potenza RE050A I RFT

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza RE980AS
Potenza RE980AS

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza S-04 PP
Potenza S-04 PP

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Potenza S001
Potenza S001

  • Platinum Pact Limited Warranty
  • Summer
  • Performance
Bridgestone Turanza QUIETTRACK
Turanza QUIETTRACK

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Primewell Valera Sport AS
Valera Sport AS

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Performance
Firestone WEATHERGRIP
WEATHERGRIP

  • None
  • All-Season
  • Passenger Tires
Firestone Winterforce 2
Winterforce 2

  • None
  • Winter
  • Winter

Questions About 2020 Kia Forte Tires

Inspecting and caring for your tires is one of the best ways to help them last. Get answers to common Kia Forte tire questions and learn how to care for new tires.

  • Is Kia tire inflation important? A small decrease in tire pressure can have a big impact on your driving. Maintaining proper tire pressure can help improve braking time, increase fuel economy, and boost tire lifespan.
  • Why are there numbers on the side of my Kia Forte tires? Your tire sidewall numbers tell you the recommended load carrying capacity, speed rating, treadwear, traction, and tire size. Talk to a tire technician to learn how to read Kia tire numbers.
  • How do I check the tread depth on my Kia tires? All you need is a penny. Hold the penny so that Abraham Lincoln is facing you, then place your penny into a tread groove upside down. If you can see the top of Abe’s head, your tread is shallow and it might be time for new Kia Forte tires.

Kia Forte Tires Are Around the Corner

When it's time to buy new tires for your vehicle, turn to the skilled technicians at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Browse tires online and schedule an installation appointment today!