Coming fresh with a makeover in the compact sedan market – the 2022 Kia Forte seals the deal as a worthy contender. The sedan comes with an intriguing set of safety, technology, and interior features. Boasting a sleek exterior look and impressive performance, the 2022 Kia Forte proves its potential as a world-class sedan. Schedule a test drive of the model at Motion Kia, and our team will help you with more information.
The engine comes standard with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that generates 147 horsepower and 132 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine pairs with a CVT automatic and achieves up to 31/41 mpg city/highway with the FE model. The GT trim, though, delivers 201 horsepower with 195 lb.-ft. Of torque with a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. You can choose from a six-speed manual transmission and a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The fuel economy comes out to 22/31 mpg on manual and 27/35 on automatic, respectively.
For the exterior, the upgrades include a subtly revised grille, front and rear bumpers have been given a more muscular look, and the lighting is changed on GT-Line and GT trims. Fresh wheel designs and a new trunk lid spoiler are among other upgrades. And for the infotainment system, it gets an 8.0-inch touchscreen standard on all trims, with an available 10.3-inch screen. And to top it off, all trims get a 4.2-inch digital instrument cluster display.
Nevertheless, safety is, without a doubt, a high priority for Kia. The 2022 Kia Forte ranks high on safety rating due to abundant standard safety features. It includes forward-collision warning, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane keep and departure warning assist, automatic high beams and driver attention warning, and lane following assist. Along with that, Kia upgraded the blind spot and rear cross-traffic collision avoidance assist. Kia’s highway driving assist and adaptive cruise control help the vehicle maintain set distance and speed settings.