2023 Kia Forte Exterior

What's New for the 2023 Kia Forte?

The 2023 Kia Forte has added some styling upgrades to the front and rear. With a relatively affordable price, this compact Kia sedan now has a 10.25-inch infotainment system with enhanced connectivity.


What Are the 2023 Forte Trims & Features?

The Forte is offered in five trim levels: LX, LXS, GT-Line, GT, and GT Manual. The entry-level LX trim is far from a downgrade. It comes loaded with many of today's hottest features. Kia's user-friendly infotainment system features an 8.0-inch touchscreen, which can be wirelessly linked to your smartphone through Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. A few of the other conveniences include a rearview monitor, remote keyless entry, and Bluetooth.


Another notch up the trim ladder is the Forte LXS. A stylish set of 16-inch alloy wheels boosts its curb appeal. Soft-touch materials give the interior a more upscale feel. Meanwhile, this trim's optional Technology package adds even more advanced safety features.


Drivers seeking a racier look will love the GT-Line trim. Interior upgrades consist of a 10.25-inch touchscreen with navigation, sport seats, and a Smart Key with a push-button start.


Equipped with a more powerful engine and a sports-tuned suspension, the Forte GT is built for drivers who demand an elevated level of performance. It also comes equipped with a wireless phone charger and LED headlights.


While the GT Manual trim is similar, it comes standard with more upgrades. Highlights include an eight-speaker Harman Kardon premium sound system, a power sunroof, and heated sport seats. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 summer tires also further enhance the car's cornering capabilities.

 2023 Kia Forte Interior

How Much Horsepower Does the 2023 Forte Have?

The Forte comes standard with an economical 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine. Its 147-horsepower output is perfect for daily commuting. An Intelligent Variable Transmission helps optimize fuel efficiency. Drivers who desire a stronger punch will be interested in the Forte GT's turbocharged engine. It cranks out a stimulating 201 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. Choose between a seven-speed DCT automatic and a six-speed manual transmission. To ensure a racy sound, Kia equips the GT trims with a sport exhaust.


What Safety Features Does the 2023 Forte Include?

Some great features come standard on the new Forte, including:Auto Emergency Braking and Lane Keeping. Other driving aids are offered on the higher trim levels. Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go promises to make your highway drive less stressful.


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